Um, I had to have State Patrol do an inspection on my bike due to it having a salvage title. It passed inspection just fine. The previous owner hacked off the bottom of the fender, no fender elimation kit at all, just literally cut the bottom half of it off, but it also did not lose any of the rear lights in the modification. No one said anything about it being that way at the inspection.
(Of course, they probaly did not know what it was supposed to look like with that silly fender)