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(d) Subdivision (a) does not apply to a transfer of ownership and registration under any of the following circumstances:
(1) In any district in which biennial certification is required and a valid certificate was issued in connection with the most recent renewal of registration of the vehicle, and the transfer occurred not more than 60 days following the date by which that renewal of registration was required.

(2) The transferor is either the parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sibling, or spouse of the transferee.

(3) A vehicle registered to a sole proprietorship is transferred to the proprietor as owner.
(4) The transfer is between companies whose principal business is leasing vehicles, if there is no change in the lessee or operator of the vehicle or between the lessor and the person who has been, for at least one year, the lessee's operator of the vehicle.
(5) The transfer is between the lessor and lessee of the vehicle, if there is no change in the lessee or operator of the vehicle.
(6) The vehicle was manufactured prior to the 1966 model-year.

Utilize Box B
(subtitled Certificate of Compliance Exemption)
of the DMV Form called STATEMENT OF FACTS.
This family member loophole only works on the transfer smog.
Please do not abuse this loophole.
If too many citizens abuse this loophole than
the Legislature might authorize the DMV to institute
counter-top DNA analysis, and the DMV would finally be
getting what they have always wanted, your blood as well as your money.
Do not abuse this one....OK Granpa.....

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