State Window Tinting Laws:
Nebraska through Oregon




STATE FRONT
SIDES
REAR
SIDES
BACK
WINDOW
VISOR NET/FILM
NE 35% 20% 20% AS1 OR 5" FILM
NV 35% ANY% ANY% AS1 NET
NH NO 35% 35% 6" NET
NJ NO ANY% ANY% NO NET
NM 20% 20% 20% AS1 OR 5" NET
NY 70% 70% ANY% 6" NET
NC 35% 35% 35% AS1 or 6" NET
ND 50% ANY% ANY% 70% NET
OH 50% ANY% ANY% 70% NET
OK 25% 25% 25% AS1 OR 5" NET
OR 35% 35% 35% 6" NET


Updated: Jan 16 2007
These laws may not be current and are often enforced differently by different PD's. In all cases, refer to you local authority for enforcement policies, current laws, rules or regulations. Your current state law is the final authority, not this website! The numbers represent the percentage of light transmitted through the tinted glass, so the lower the number, the darker the film allowed. Generally the films are sold as 5%(limo), 20%(dark), 35%(medium), 50%(light).
S.U.V.s often have different regulations, which are not listed here.


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Nebrasa Window Tint Law



Windshield and windows; tinting; sunscreening; prohibited acts;
terms, defined.
LAW 60-6,257.




(1) It shall be unlawful for a person to drive a motor vehicle
   required to be registered in this state upon a highway:

   (a) If the windows in such motor vehicle are tinted so
       that the driver's clear view through the windshield or side or
       rear windows is reduced or the ability to see into the motor
       vehicle is substantially impaired;

   (b) If the windshield has any sunscreening material
       that is not clear and transparent below the AS-1 line or if it
       has a sunscreening material that is red, yellow, or amber in
       color above the AS-1 line;

   (c) If the front side windows have any sunscreening or
       other transparent material that has a luminous reflectance of
       more than thirty-five percent or has light transmission of less
       than thirty-five percent;

       (d) If the rear window or side windows behind the front
       seat have sunscreening or other transparent material that has a
       luminous reflectance of more than thirty-five percent or has
       light transmission of less than twenty percent except for the
       rear window or side windows behind the front seat on a
       multipurpose vehicle, van, or bus; or

   (e) If the windows of a camper, motor home, pickup
       cover, slide-in camper, or other motor vehicle do not meet the
       standards for safety glazing material specified by federal law in
       49 C.F.R. 571.205.

(2) For purposes of this section and sections 60-6,258
   and 60-6,259:

   (a) AS-1 line shall mean a line extending from the
       letters AS-1, found on most motor vehicle windshields, running
       parallel to the top of the windshield or shall mean a line five
       inches below and parallel to the top of the windshield, whichever
       is closer to the top of the windshield;

   (b) Camper shall mean a structure designed to be
       mounted in the cargo area of a truck or attached to an incomplete
       vehicle with motive power for the purpose of providing shelter
       for persons;

   (c) Glass-plastic glazing material shall mean a
       laminate of one or more layers of glass and one or more layers of
       plastic in which a plastic surface of the glazing faces inward
       when the glazing is installed in a vehicle;

   (d) Light transmission shall mean the ratio of the
       amount of total light, expressed in percentages, which is allowed
       to pass through the sunscreening or transparent material to the
       amount of total light falling on the motor vehicle window;

   (e) Luminous reflectance shall mean the ratio of the
       amount of total light, expressed in percentages, which is
       reflected outward by the sunscreening or transparent material to
       the amount of total light falling on the motor vehicle window;

   (f) Motor home shall mean a multipurpose passenger
       vehicle that provides living accommodations;

   (g) Multipurpose vehicle shall mean a motor vehicle
       designed to carry ten or fewer passengers that is constructed on
       a truck chassis or with special features for occasional off-road
       use;

   (h) Pickup cover shall mean a camper having a roof and
       sides but without a floor designated to be mounted on and
       removable from the cargo area of a truck by the user;

   (i) Slide-in camper shall mean a camper having a roof,
       floor, and sides designed to be mounted on and removable from the
       cargo area of a truck by the user; and

   (j) Sunscreening material shall mean a film, material,
       tint or device applied to motor vehicle windows for the
       purpose of reducing the effects of the sun.

Nevada Tint Law

266:58-a. Tinted Glass.


NRS 484.6195 Restrictions on tinting of windshield or side or rear window.


1. As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires,
  "light transmission" means the ratio of the amount of light
  which is allowed to pass through a product or material to the amount
  of light which falls on it.

2. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 3, 4 and 5 a person shall not:

(a) Place, install, affix or apply upon the windshield or any side or
   rear window of a motor vehicle which is required to be registered
   in this state; or

(b) Operate on any highway a motor vehicle required to be registered
   in this state on which there has been placed, installed, affixed
   or applied upon the windshield or any side or rear window of the
   motor vehicle, any transparent material which alters the color or
   reduces the light transmission of the windshield or side or rear
   window.

3. The prohibition set forth in subsection 2 does not apply to:

(a) A window that is to the immediate right or left of the driver
   if the window is:

(1) Nonreflective; and

(2) Has a total light transmission through the combination, if any,
   of transparent material and safety glazing of not less than
   35 percent with a tolerance of 7 percent.

(b) A side window that is to the rear of the driver, or a rear
   window, if the vehicle has outside mirrors on each side that
   are located so as to reflect to the driver a view of
   the highway through each mirror for a distance of not less
   than 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle.

(c) Any transparent material that is installed, affixed or applied
   to the topmost portion of the windshield if:

(1) The bottom edge of the material is not less than 29 inches
   above the undepressed driver?s seat when measured from a point
   5 inches in front of the bottom of the backrest with the driver?s
   seat in its rearmost and lowermost position with the vehicle on a
   level surface; and

(2) The material is not red or amber in color.

4. The prohibition set forth in paragraph (b) of subsection 2 does
  not apply to a motor vehicle with a model year of 1993 or older,
  if transparent material was placed, installed, affixed or applied
  upon the windshield or any side or rear window of the motor vehicle
   before July 1, 1993.

5. This section does not prohibit the operation or sale of a motor
  vehicle which has a windshield or windows that are covered by
  or treated with any material, if the vehicle was sold when new
  or could have been sold when new with such material as standard
  or optional equipment without violating any federal statute or
  regulation governing the sale at the time of manufacture.

6. The director may, by regulation, provide for exemptions and
  exceptions from the provisions of subsection 2.

7. For the purposes of NRS 483.473, a violation of subsection 2
  is not a moving traffic violation.

New Hampshire Tint Law

266:58-a. Tinted Glass.

I. It shall be unlawful to sell or inspect any motor vehicle in this state
which has after market tinting on the windshield or on the windows to the
left and right of the driver.
II. It shall be unlawful to install after market tinting on the windshield
or on the windows to the left and right of the driver on any motor vehicle
which is registered in this state.

III. It shall be unlawful to drive on any way any motor vehicle registered
in this state which has after market tinting on the windshield or on the
windows to the left and right of the driver. Where after market tinting is
applied to windows to the rear of the driver, outside rear view mirrors
shall be required on both the left and right side of the vehicle for the use
of the driver and a front seat passenger. The light transmittance of after
market tinted windows where they are allowed shall not be less than 35
percent.

III-a. Persons who require for medical reasons after market tinting on the
windshield or on the windows to the left and right of the driver may apply
for a special permit pursuant to RSA 266:61-a, IX.

IV. The commissioner shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A relative to the
administration and enforcement of this section.

V. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit after market
tinting of the windshield of a vehicle with a strip not wider than 6 inches
located at the very top of the windshield, provided that the light
transmittance of the strip shall not be less than 35 percent.

VI. Any natural person or any other person who violates the provisions of
this section shall be guilty of a violation.

New Mexico

  "66-3-846.  Windshields must be unobstructed and
Equipped with wipers, Windows must be transparent

A.  No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster or other
    nontransparent material upon or in the front windshield, windows to
    the immediate right and left of the driver or in the rearmost window
    if the latter is used for driving visibility, except as provided in
    Section 66-3-846.1 NMSA 1978.  The rearmost window is not necessary
    for driving visibility where outside rearview mirrors are attached
    to the vehicle.

B.  The windshield on every motor vehicle except a motorcycle shall be
    equipped with a device for cleaning rain, snow or other moisture
    from the windshield, which device shall be so constructed as to
    be controlled or operated by the driver of the vehicle.

C.  Every windshield wiper upon a motor vehicle shall be maintained in
    good working order."


66-3-846.1. Sun Screening Material on Windshields and Windows --
    Requirements, violation, penalty

A.  A person shall not operate on any street or highway a motor
   vehicle that is registered or required to be registered in this
   state if that motor vehicle has a sun screening material on the
   windshield or any window that does not comply with the requirements
   of this section.

B.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, a sun screening material:

   (1)  when used in conjunction with the windshield, shall be
nonreflective, shall not be red, yellow or amber in color
and shall be used only along the top of the windshield, not
extending downward beyond the ASI line or more than five inches
from the top of the windshield, whichever is closer to the
top of the windshield; and

   (2)  when used in conjunction with the safety glazing materials
of the side wings or side windows located at the immediate
right and left of the driver, the side windows behind the
driver and the rearmost window shall be nonreflective, shall
have a light transmission of not less than twenty percent and
shall be used only on the windows of a motor vehicle equipped
with one right and one left outside rearview mirror.

C.  Each manufacturer shall:

   (1)  certify to the division that a sun screening material used
by that manufacturer is in compliance with the nonreflectivity
and light transmission requirements of this section;

   (2)  provide a label not to exceed one and one-half square inches in
size that:

(a)  is installed permanently and legibly between the sun
      screening material and each glazing surface to which it
      is applied;

(b)  contains the manufacturer's name, the date that the sun
      screening material was manufactured and the percentage
      of light transmission; and

(c)  is placed in the left lower corner of each glazing
surface when facing the motor vehicle from the
      outside; and

   (3)  include instructions with the sun screening material for
proper installation, including the affixing of the label
specified in this subsection.

     D.  No person shall:

    (1)  offer for sale or for use any sun screening
  1material for motor vehicle use not in compliance
  with this section; or

    (2)  install any sun screening material on motor
  vehicles intended for operation on any street
  or highway without permanently affixing the
  label specified in Subsection C of this section.

     E.  The provisions of this section do not apply to a motor
nbsp; vehicle registered in this state in the name of a person,
  or the person's legal guardian, who has an affidavit
  signed by a physician or an optometrist licensed to
  practice in this state that states that the person has
  a physical condition that makes it necessary to equip
  the motor vehicle with sun screening material that is
  in violation of this section.  The affidavit shall be
  in the possession of the person with such a physical
  condition, or the person's legal guardian, at all
  times while being transported in the motor vehicle.

     F.  The light transmission requirement of this section does
  not apply to windows behind the driver on truck tractors,
  buses, recreational vehicles, multi-purpose passenger
  vehicles and motor homes. The provision of this section
  shall not apply to motor vehicle glazing which complies
  with federal motor vehicle standards.

     G.  The provisions of this section do not apply to motor
  vehicles that have sun screening material on the
  windshield or any window prior to the effective date
  of this section.

     H.  As used in this section:

  (1)  "light transmission" means the ratio of the amount
       of total light that passes through a product or
       material, expressed in percentages, to the amount
nbsp;      of the total light falling on the product or material;
  (2)  "manufacturer" means any person engaged in the
       manufacturing or assembling of sun screening products
       or materials designed to be used in conjunction with
       motor vehicle glazing materials for the purpose of
       reducing the effects of the sun;
  (3)  "nonreflective" means designed to absorb light rather
       that to reflect it; and
  (4)  "sun screening material" means any film material,
       substance, device or product that is designed to be
       used in conjunction with motor vehicle safety glazing
       materials for reducing the effects of the sun.

I.  Any person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a
   petty misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine
   of not more than seventy-five dollars ($75.00)."

NEW YORK

Chapter 775, Title III, Article 9, Section 375, Subdivision 12-16

12. It shall be unlawful to operate on any public highway or street in
this state any motor vehicle registered in New York  state  unless  such
vehicle  be  equipped with safety glass wherever glass is used in doors,
windows and windshields. For  the  purposes  of  this  subdivision,  any
device  other  than  a  trailer,  which is attached to or carried upon a
motor vehicle and which lawfully can be occupied while the motor vehicle
is in motion, shall be considered a part of such motor vehicle.
12-a.  (a)  Every  motor  vehicle, except a motorcycle, when driven or
operated upon a public highway, road or street shall be equipped with  a
front   windshield  in  a  fixed  and  more  or  less  upright  position
constructed of safety glass as defined in subdivision fourteen  of  this
section and required by subdivisions eleven and twelve hereof. No person
shall drive any motor vehicle with  any  sign  or  other  nontransparent
material  other  than a certificate or paper required to be displayed by
law upon the front windshield or the sidewings or side windows on either
side forward of or adjacent to the operator's seat.
(b) No person shall operate any motor vehicle upon any public highway,
road or street:
(1)  the  front  windshield  of  which  is  composed of, covered by or
treated with any material which has a light transmittance of  less  than
seventy  percent  unless such materials are limited to the uppermost six
inches of the windshield; or
(2)  the  sidewings or side windows of which on either side forward of
or adjacent to the operator's  seat  are  composed  of,  covered  by  or
treated  with  any material which has a light transmittance of less than
seventy percent; or
(3)  if  it  is  classified as a station wagon, sedan, hardtop, coupe,
hatchback  or  convertible  and  any  rear  side  window  has  a   light
transmittance of less than seventy percent; or
(4)  the  rear  window  of which is composed of, covered by or treated
with any material which has a light transmittance of less  than  seventy
percent.  A  rear  window  may  have  a light transmittance of less than
seventy percent if the vehicle is equipped with  side  mirrors  on  both
sides  of  the  vehicle so adjusted that the driver thereof shall have a
clear and full view of the road and condition  of  traffic  behind  such
vehicle.
(c)  Any  person  required for medical reasons to be shielded from the
direct rays of the sun and/or  any  person  operating  a  motor  vehicle
belonging  to  such  person  or  in  which  such  person  is an habitual
passenger shall be exempt from the provisions of subparagraphs  one  and
two  of  paragraph (b) of this subdivision provided the commissioner has
granted an exemption and notice of such  exemption  is  affixed  to  the
vehicle  as  directed  by  the  commissioner.  The  applicant  for  such
exemption must provide a physician's statement with the reason  for  the
exemption,  the  name  of  the  individual  with  a  medically necessary
condition  operating  or  transported  in  the  vehicle,  the   specific
condition   involved,  and  the  minimum  level  of  light  transmission
required. The commissioner shall only  authorize  exemptions  where  the
medical  condition  certified by the physician is contained on a list of
medical conditions prepared by the commissioner of  health  pursuant  to
subdivision sixteen of section two hundred six of the public health law.
If such  such exemption is granted, the commissioner shall make a record
thereof  and  shall  distribute a sufficiently noticeable sticker to the
applicant to be attached to any window so shielded or  altered  pursuant
to such exemption.
(d)  The  commissioner  may  test any window for a person who has been
charged with violating this subdivision. If such window is found  to  be
in  conformity  with  this  subdivision,  a small label attesting to the
conformity shall be affixed to the window tested.
(e) On and after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-two, no person
shall manufacture, sell, offer  for  sale,  equip  or  operate  a  motor
vehicle   in   this  state  in  violation  of  the  provisions  of  this
subdivision, except  that  a  person  may  operate  a  nineteen  hundred
ninety-one   or  earlier  model  year  vehicle  without  violating  this
subdivision if the windows on said vehicle were in conformity with  this
subdivision  as  it  existed  on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred
ninety-one.
(f) The commissioner shall make such rules and regulations as he shall
deem necessary to carry out the provisions of this subdivision.
13.  It  shall  be  unlawful  for  any  person, firm or corporation to
replace glass in doors, windows, or windshields of motor vehicles unless
such replacement be made with safety glass.
14. The term "safety glass" as used in this section shall be construed
to mean any product composed of glass, so  manufactured,  fabricated  or
treated  as  substantially to prevent shattering and flying of the glass
when struck or broken, or such  other  or  similar  product  as  may  be
approved by the commissioner.
15.  The commissioner of motor vehicles shall maintain a list of types
of glass approved  by  him  as  conforming  to  the  specifications  and
requirements  for  safety  glass as set forth in this section, and shall
not issue a license for or relicense any motor vehicle  subject  to  the
provisions  of  subdivisions eleven and twelve unless such motor vehicle
be equipped as therein provided with such approved type of glass.
16.  The owner and operator of any motor vehicle operated in violation
of the provisions of subdivisions eleven and twelve shall be guilty of a
traffic infraction. In case of the violation of such subdivisions by any
common carrier or person operating under a permit issued by  the  public
service  commission  (or  other  authorized body or person), said permit
shall be revoked, or, in the discretion of the  commissioner,  suspended
until  the  provisions  of such subdivisions are satisfactorily complied
with.

North Carolina

   Section 1.  G.S. 20-127, as amended by Chapter 683 of the
1993 Session Laws (Reg. Sess. 1994), reads as rewritten:
"? 20-127.    Windows and windshield wipers.

(a)  Windshield Wipers. -- A vehicle that is operated on a
    highway and has a windshield must have a windshield wiper
    to clear rain or other substances from the windshield in
    front of the driver of the vehicle  and the windshield wiper
    must be in good working order.  If a vehicle has  more than
    one windshield wiper to clear substances from the windshield,
    all the windshield wipers must be in good working order.

(b)  Window Tinting Restrictions. -- A window of a vehicle that  is
    operated on a highway or a public vehicular area must comply with
    this  subsection.  The windshield of the vehicle may be tinted
    only along the  top of the windshield and the tinting may not
    extend more than five inches below the top of the windshield or
    below the AS1 line of the windshield,  whichever measurement is
    longer.  Any other window of the vehicle may be  tinted in
    accordance with the following restrictions:

   (1)  The total light transmission of the tinted
window must be at least thirty-five percent (35%).
A vehicle window that,  by use of a light meter
approved by the Commissioner, measures a total
light transmission of more than thirty-two
nbsp;       percent (32%) is conclusively  presumed to meet
this restriction.
   (2)  The light reflectance of the tinted window must
be twenty percent (20%) or less.
   (3)  Tinted film or another material used to tint the
window must be nonreflective and must be a color
  nbsp;     other than red,  yellow, or amber.

(c)  Tinting Exceptions. -- The window tinting restrictions in
    subsection (b) of this section apply without exception to the
    windshield  of a vehicle. The window tinting restrictions in
    subdivisions (b)(1) and  (b)(2) of this section do not apply to
    any of the following vehicle  windows:
   (1)  A window of an excursion passenger vehicle, as
defined in G.S. 20-4.01(27)a. (2)  A window of a
for-hire passenger vehicle, as  defined in
nbsp;       G.S. 20-4.01(27)b.
   (3)  A window of a common carrier of passengers, as
defined in G.S. 20-4.01(27)c.
   (4)  A window of a motor home, as defined in
G.S. 20-4.01(27)d2.
   (5)  A window of an ambulance, as defined in
G.S. 20-4.01(27)f.
   (6)  The rear window of a property-hauling vehicle,
as defined in G.S. 20-4.01(31).
   (7)  A window of a limousine.
   (8)  A window of a law enforcement vehicle.
nbsp;  (9)  A window of a multipurpose vehicle that is  behind
the driver of the vehicle.  A multipurpose vehicle
is a passenger  vehicle that is designed to carry
10 or fewer passengers and either is  constructed
on a truck chassis or has special features designed
for  occasional off-road operation.  A minivan and
a pickup truck are  multipurpose vehicles.
   (10) A window of a vehicle that is registered in  another
state and meets the requirements of the state in
which it is  registered.

(d)  Violations. -- A person who does any of the following  commits a
    misdemeanor of the class set in G.S. 20-176:


   (1)  Applies tinting to the window of a vehicle  that
is subject to a safety inspection in this State
and the resulting  tinted window does not meet the
window tinting restrictions set in this  section.

   (2)  Drives on a highway or a public vehicular area
        a vehicle that has a window that does not meet
the window tinting  restrictions set in this section.

(e)  Defense. -- It is a defense to a charge of driving a  vehicle with
     an unlawfully tinted window that the tinting was removed  within
     15 days after the charge and the window now meets the window
     tinting restrictions.  To assert this defense, the person charged
     must  produce in court, or submit to the prosecuting attorney before
     trial, a  certificate from the Division of Motor Vehicles or the
     Highway Patrol  showing that the window complies with the
     restrictions."

North Dakota Tint Law

"An individual may not operate a motor vehicle with any object, material, or tinting displayed, affixed, or applied on the front windshield or any window unless the object, material, or tinting in conjunction with the windshield upon which it is displayed, affixed, or applied has a light transmittance of at least seventy percent (70%). This does not apply to windows behind the operator if the vehicle is equipped with outside mirrors on both sides that meet the requirements (39-21-38 & 39-21-39 NDCC)."

Oklahoma

A.  As used in this section:
   1.  "Glass coating material" or "sunscreening devices" means
materials, films, applications or devices which are used in
conjunction with approved vehicle glazing materials for the purpose
of reducing the effects of sun;
2.  "Light transmission" means the percentage of total light
which is allowed to pass through a window;
   3.  "Luminous reflectance" means the ratio of the amount of total
light, expressed in percentages, which is reflected outward by the
glass coating material or sunscreening device to the amount of total
light falling on the glass coating material;
   4.  "Manufacturer" means:
a.   a person who engages in the manufacturing or assembling
of sunscreening devices, or
a person who fabricates, laminates, or tempers glazing
materials, incorporating the capacity to reflect or to
reduce the transmittance of light during the
manufacturing process;
   5.  "Multipurpose vehicle" means any vehicle capable of carrying
goods or persons and which is manufactured on a truck frame; and
   6.  "Window" means the windshield, side or rear glass of a motor
vehicle, including any glazing material, glass coating or
sunscreening device.
B.  It is unlawful for a person to sell, install, or to operate a
motor vehicle with any object or material placed, displayed,
installed, affixed, or applied upon the windshield or side or rear
windows, or with any object or material so placed, displayed,
installed, affixed, or applied in or upon the motor vehicle so as to
obstruct or reduce a driver's clear view through the windshield or
side or rear windows, except as provided by this section.
C.  It is unlawful for any person to place, install, affix, or
apply any transparent material upon the windshield or side or rear
windows of any motor vehicle if such material alters the color or
reduces the light transmittance of such windshield or side or rear
windows except as provided in this section.
D.  This section shall not apply to:
   1.  Side or back windows that have a substance or material in
conjunction with glazing material that has a light transmission of
at least twenty-five percent (25%) and a luminous reflectance of at
most twenty-five percent (25%);
   2.  Front side wing vents and windows that have a substance or
material not attached in conjunction with glazing material which is
used by a vehicle operator on a moving vehicle during daylight hours;
   3.  Rearview mirrors;
   4.  Adjustable nontransparent sun visors which are mounted
       forward of the side windows and are not attached to the glass;
   5.  Signs, stickers, or other materials which are displayed in a
forty-nine-square-inch area in the lower corner of the windshield
farthest removed from the driver or signs, stickers, or other
materials which are displayed in a forty-nine-square-inch area in the
lower corner of the windshield nearest the driver;
   6.  Direction, designation, or termination signs on buses, if the
signs do not interfere with the driver's clear view of approaching
       traffic;
   7.  Rear window wiper motors;
   8.  Rear window defrosters or defoggers;
   9.  Rear truck lid handle or hinges;
  10.  Side windows to the rear of the driver or back windows that
have a substance or material in conjunction with glazing material
       that has a light transmission of at least ten percent (10%) and a
       luminous reflectance of at most twenty-five percent (25%) on all
       vehicles manufactured prior to 1996 year models, if the motor vehicle
       is equipped with outside mirrors on both left and right hand sides of
       the vehicle that are so located as to reflect to the driver a view of
       the highway through each mirror for a distance of at least two
       hundred (200) feet to the rear of the motor vehicle;
  11.  Transparent material which is installed, affixed, or applied
       to the topmost portion of the windshield if:
a.   it does not extend downward beyond the AS-1 line or
      more than five (5) inches from the top of the
      windshield, whichever is closer to the top of the
      windshield, and
b.   the material is not red or amber in color;
  12.  All windows to the rear of the driver's seat in a vehicle
       licensed as a bus, as defined by Section 1-105 of this title, or a
       taxicab, as defined by Section 1-174 of this title; and
  13.  Vehicles not subject to registration in the State of
       Oklahoma.
E.  This section shall not prohibit the use and placement of
    federal, state, or political subdivision certificates on any window
    as are required by applicable laws.
F.  Louvered materials, when installed as designed, shall not
    reduce the area of the driver's visibility below fifty percent (50%)
    as measured on a horizontal plane.  When such materials are used in
    conjunction with the rear window, the measurement shall be made based
    upon the driver's view from inside the rearview mirror.
G.  Each manufacturer shall certify to the Commissioner of Public
    Safety that the product or material he manufactures or assembles is
    in compliance with the reflectivity and transmittance requirements of
    this section.
H.  A person who sells or installs objects or materials regulated
    by this section shall set forth in a written statement, which shall
    be a part of the contract for sale or installation, that the
    installation of such object or material to the driver's or
    passenger's side window may be illegal in some states.  Such notice
    shall be in bold-face type.
I.  The Commissioner of Public Safety, upon application from a
    person required for medical reasons to be shielded from the direct
    rays of the sun, supported by written attestation of such fact from a
    physician licensed pursuant to Section 495 of Title 59 of the
    Oklahoma Statutes, may issue an exemption from the provisions of this
    section for a motor vehicle belonging to such person or in which such
    person is a habitual passenger.  Any person may operate a vehicle or
    alter the color or reduce the light transmitted through the side or
    rear windows of a vehicle in accordance with an exemption issued by
    the Commissioner.
J.  Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon
    conviction, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished as
    provided for in Section 17-101 of this title.
K.  The provisions of this section shall not apply to implements
    of husbandry as defined by this title.
L.  The provisions of this section shall not apply to automobile
    manufacturers that comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard
    205 or to multipurpose vehicles with windows that are in compliance
    with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 205, regardless of whether
    the glass coating material or sunscreening device is added by the
    automobile manufacturer or a manufacturer as defined by this section.
M.  The provisions of this section shall not apply to law
    enforcement vehicles which are owned by the state or a political
    subdivision thereof.

Oregon Tint Law

815.221 Tinting; authorized and prohibited materials; certificate.

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person may apply
   tinting material to the windows of a motor vehicle in compliance with
   this section.

(2) Tinting material may be applied to the side and rear windows of
   a motor vehicle if:

   (a) The tinting material has a light transmittance of 50 percent or
       more;
   (b) The tinting material has a light reflectance of 13 percent or
       less; and
   (c) The total light transmittance through the window with the
       tinting material applied is 35 percent or more.

(3) Tinting material that has a lower light transmittance or
   produces a lower total light transmittance than permitted in
   subsection (2)(a) and (c) of this section may be applied to the top
   six inches of a windshield. Tinting material may not be applied to any
   other portion of the windshield.

(4) Tinting material that has a lower light transmittance or
   produces a lower total light transmittance than permitted in
   subsection (2)(a) and (c) of this section may be applied to all
   windows of a multipurpose passenger vehicle that are behind the
   driver. This subsection applies only to vehicles that are equipped
   with rearview mirrors on each side of the vehicle. The windows as
   tinted shall meet the requirements for AS-3 glazing material
   established by 49 C.F.R. s571.205 (1993) and the American National
   Standards Institute standards incorporated by reference in that
   federal regulation. For purposes of this subsection, a " multipurpose
   passenger vehicle" is a motor vehicle with motive power that is
   designed to carry 10 or fewer persons and is constructed either on a
   truck chassis or with special features for occasional off-road
   operation.

(5) Tinting material that has a lower light transmittance or
   produces a lower total light transmittance than permitted in
   subsection (2)(a) and (c) of this section may be applied to the side
   and rear windows of a vehicle registered in the name of a person, or
   the person's legal guardian, if the person has an affidavit signed by
   a validly licensed physician or optometrist stating that the person
   has a physical condition requiring window tinting that produces a
   lower light transmittance than allowed by this section. The affidavit
   required by this subsection shall be kept in the vehicle and shall be
   shown to a police officer who inquires about the tint.

(6) The following types of tinting material are not permitted:
   (a) Mirror finish products.
   (b) Red, gold, yellow, amber or black material.
   (c) Tinting material that is in liquid preapplication form and is
       brushed or sprayed on.
(7) Each person who installs window tinting material in compliance
   with this section shall give the person who requested the installation
   a certificate stating:
   (a) The name and address of the person who installed the tint;
   (b) The light transmittance of the tinting material;
   (c) The light reflectance of the tinting material; and
   (d) That the total light transmittance through each window with the
       tinting material applied is not less than 35 percent.
(8) The certificate issued under subsection (7) of this section
   shall be kept in the motor vehicle and shall be shown to a police
   officer who inquires about the tint.
(9) Prohibitions and penalties related to the standards established
   under this section are provided under ORS 815.222.
   <1995 c.263 s2>

815.222 Illegal window tinting; penalty.

(1) A person commits the offense of illegal window tinting if the
   person applies window tinting material that does not comply
   with ORS 815.221 or applies window tinting material to a window
   of a motor vehicle that is not authorized by ORS 815.221 to be
   equipped with window tinting material.

(2) A person commits the offense of operating a vehicle with illegal
   window tinting if the person operates a vehicle registered or required
   to be registered in Oregon that is equipped with window tinting
   material that is not in compliance with or authorized by ORS 815.221.

(3) Each offense described in this section is a Class B traffic
   infraction.

PA Motor Vehicle Code
Ch. 45 75 Section 4524 (e)(1)
(e) Sun screening and other materials prohibited.

(1) No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sun screening device or other material which does not permit a person to see or view the inside of the vehicle through the windshield, side wing or side window of the vehicle.

(2) This subsection does not apply to:

(i) A vehicle which is equipped with tinted windows of the type and specification that were installed by the manufacturer of the vehicle or to any hearse, ambulance, government vehicle or any other vehicle for which a currently valid certificate of exemption has been issued in accordance with regulations adopted by the department.

(ii) A vehicle which is equipped with tinted windows, sun screening devices or other materials which comply with all applicable Federal regulations and for which a currently valid certificate of exemption for medical reasons has been issued in accordance with regulations adopted by the department.

(3) A certificate of exemption shall be issued by the department for a vehicle which is:

(i) Registered in this Commonwealth on the effective date of this subsection and is equipped with a sun screening device or other material prohibited under paragraph (I) on the effective date.

(ii) Equipped with tinted windows, sun screening devices or other materials for a physical condition that makes it necessary to equip the motor vehicle with sun screening material which would be of a light transmittance or luminous reflectance in violation of this section.

(A) A certificate of exemption for medical reasons shall be issued only if the owner or registrant of the vehicle, or a person residing in the household of the owner or registrant who regularly drives or is driven in the vehicle, suffers from a physical condition deter-mined by the department, in consultation with the Medical Advisory Board, to justify the exemption.

(B) Any person requesting an exemption for medical reasons shall have his physical condition certified to the department by a licensed physician or optometrist.

(4) A certificate of exemption issued under this subsection shall be carried in the vehicle and displayed on request of a police officer.

(5) Upon the sale or transfer of the vehicle to any person who does not qualify under paragraph (2)(ii), the exemption shall be null and void. Prior to the sale or transfer of an exempt vehicle, it shall be the sole responsibility of !he owner or seller of a formerly exempt vehicle to remove all sun screening or other materials from the vehicle. At the time of the sale or transfer of a formerly exempt vehicle, the owner shall remove and destroy the certificate of exemption for physical reasons and provide the purchaser with a notarized statement setting forth the name and address of the owner or seller, the vehicle identification number, year and model, and the business entity and process used to remove the sun screening or other material.

Updated 7/28/2010




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