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25 Pa. Code § 126.413. Exemptions.

§ 126.413. Exemptions.

 (a)  The following new motor vehicles are exempt from the Pennsylvania Clean Vehicles Program requirements of this subchapter:

   (1)  Emergency vehicles.

   (2)  A light-duty vehicle transferred by a dealer to another dealer for ultimate sale outside of this Commonwealth.

   (3)  A light-duty vehicle transferred for use exclusively off-highway.

   (4)  A light-duty vehicle transferred for registration out-of-State.

   (5)  A light-duty vehicle granted a National security or testing exemption under section 203(b)(1) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C.A. §  7522(b)(1)).

   (6)  A light-duty vehicle held for daily lease or rental to the general public which is registered and principally operated outside of this Commonwealth. For purposes of this paragraph, a light-duty vehicle is deemed to be principally operated outside of this Commonwealth if it is registered outside of this Commonwealth in accordance with the Inter-Jurisdictional Agreement on Apportioning Vehicle Registration Fees developed under the Intermodal Surface Transportation and Efficiency Act of 1991 (Pub. L. 102-240, 105 Stat. 1914), and known as the International Registration Plan, or a successor plan for apportioning vehicle registration fees internationally.

   (7)  A light-duty vehicle engaged in interstate commerce which is registered and principally operated outside of this Commonwealth.

   (8)  A light-duty vehicle acquired by a resident of this Commonwealth for the purpose of replacing a vehicle registered to the resident which was damaged, or became inoperative, beyond reasonable repair or was stolen while out of this Commonwealth if the replacement vehicle is acquired out of this Commonwealth at the time the previously owned vehicle was either damaged or became inoperative or was stolen.

   (9)  A light-duty vehicle transferred by inheritance or court decree.

   (10)  A light-duty vehicle defined as a military tactical vehicle or engines used in military tactical vehicles including a vehicle or engine excluded from regulation under 40 CFR 85.1703 (relating to application of section 216(2)).

   (11)  A light-duty vehicle titled or registered in this Commonwealth before December 9, 2006.

   (12)  A light-duty vehicle having a certificate of conformity issued under the Clean Air Act and originally registered in another state by a resident of that state who subsequently establishes residence in this Commonwealth and upon registration of the vehicle provides satisfactory evidence to the Department of Transportation of the previous residence and registration.

   (13)  A vehicle transferred for the purpose of salvage.

 (b)  To title or register an exempted vehicle, the person seeking title or registration shall provide satisfactory evidence, as determined by the Department of Transportation, demonstrating that the exemption is applicable.


   The provisions of this §  126.413 amended December 8, 2006, effective December 9, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 7424. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (250846) to (250847).

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