V C Section 27317 Vehicles Air Bags Prohibitions

Vehicles: Air Bags: Prohibitions

27317.  A person who installs, reinstalls, rewires, tampers with, alters, or modifies for compensation, a vehicle’s computer system or supplemental restraint system, including, but not limited to, the supplemental restraint system’s onboard system performance indicators, so that it falsely indicates the supplemental restraint system is in proper working order, or who knowingly distributes or sells a previously deployed air bag or previously deployed air bag component that will no longer meet the original equipment manufacturing form or function for proper operation, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to five thousand dollars ($5,000) or by imprisonment in a county jail for up to one year, or by both the fine and imprisonment.

Amended Sec. 1, Ch. 97, Stats. 2012. Effective January 1, 2013.