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  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 20.3. Automotive Repair [9880 - 9889.68]

  ( Chapter 20.3 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1578. )

ARTICLE 8. Lamp and Brake Adjustment Certificates [9889.15 - 9889.19]
  ( Heading of Article 8 amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1433, Sec. 8. )


As used in this article, “station,” “licensed station,” and “licensed adjuster” have the same meaning as defined in Article 6 (commencing with Section 9888.1).

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1433, Sec. 9.)


Whenever a licensed adjuster in a licensed station upon an inspection or after an adjustment, made in conformity with the instructions of the bureau, determines that the lamps or the brakes upon any vehicle conform with the requirements of the Vehicle Code, the adjuster shall, when requested by the owner or driver of the vehicle, issue a certificate of adjustment on a form prescribed by the director, which certificate shall contain the date of issuance, the make and registration number of the vehicle, the name of the owner of the vehicle, and the official license of the station.

(Amended by Stats. 2019, Ch. 497, Sec. 15. (AB 991) Effective January 1, 2020.)


The director may charge a fee for lamp and brake adjustment certificates furnished to licensed stations. The fee charged shall be established by regulation and shall not produce a total estimated revenue which, together with license fees or certification fees charged pursuant to Sections 9886.3, 9887.2, and 9887.3, is in excess of the estimated total cost to the bureau of the administration of this chapter. The fee charged by licensed stations for lamp and brake adjustment certificates shall be the same amount the director charges.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1433, Sec. 12.)

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