Health and Safety Code Section 43211 Manufacturers and Dealers
Manufacturers and Dealers
43211. No new motor vehicle shall be sold in California that does not meet the emission standards adopted by the state board, and any manufacturer who sells, attempts to sell, or causes to be offered for sale a new motor vehicle that fails to meet the applicable emission standards shall be subject to a civil penalty of five thousand dollars ($5,000) for each such action.
Any penalty recovered pursuant to this section shall be deposited into the General Fund.