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S1461.....................................................by TRANSPORTATION MOTOR VEHICLES - LICENSE PLATES - Adds to existing law to create a firefighters special motor vehicle license plate program. 02/18 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/21 Rpt prt - to Transp 02/25 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/28 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/02 3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0 AYES -- Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry, Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Thorne, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- None Floor Sponsor -- Frasure Title apvd - to House 03/03 House intro - 1st rdg - to Transp 03/07 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/08 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/14 3rd rdg - PASSED - 44-21-5 AYES -- Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe, Campbell, Chase, Cheirrett, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Hadley, Hammond, Hansen(29), Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones, Judd, Kempton, Kunz, Lake, Mader, Marley, Meyer, Montgomery, Pearce, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sellman, Shepherd, Smylie, Stoicheff, Stone, Trail, Zimmermann NAYS -- Alltus, Bruneel, Callister, Gagner, Gould, Kellogg, Kendell, Linford, Loertscher, Mortensen, Moss, Moyle, Sali, Schaefer, Smith, Stevenson, Taylor, Tilman, Wheeler, Wood, Mr Speaker Absent and excused -- Clark, Crow, Geddes, Hansen(23), McKague Floor Sponsor - Ridinger Title apvd - to Senate 03/15 To enrol 03/16 Rpt enrol - Pres signed 03/17 Sp signed 03/20 To Governor 03/22 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 50 Effective: 01/01/01
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1461 BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES; AMENDING SECTION 49-402, 3 IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE CORRECT REFERENCES AND TO CLARIFY DEPOSIT OF CER- 4 TAIN FEES; AMENDING CHAPTER 4, TITLE 49, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A 5 NEW SECTION 49-418C, IDAHO CODE, TO ESTABLISH A FIREFIGHTERS SPECIAL 6 LICENSE PLATE PROGRAM; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 8 SECTION 1. That Section 49-402, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 9 amended to read as follows: 10 49-402. ANNUAL REGISTRATION. (1) The annual fee for operating each pickup 11 truck and each other motor vehicle having a maximum gross weight not in excess 12 of eight thousand (8,000) pounds shall be: 13 Vehicles one (1) and two (2) years old ............................ $48.00 14 Vehicles three (3) and four (4) years old ......................... $36.00 15 Vehicles five (5) and six (6) years old ........................... $36.00 16 Vehicles seven (7) and eight (8) years old ........................ $24.00 17 Vehicles over eight (8) years old ................................. $24.00 18 There shall be twelve (12) registration periods, starting in January for 19 holders of validation registration stickers numbered 1, and proceeding consec- 20 utively through December for holders of validation registration stickers num- 21 bered 12, each of which shall start on the first day of a calendar month and 22 end on the last day of the twelfth month from the first day of the beginning 23 month. Registration periods shall expire midnight on the last day of the reg- 24 istration period in the year designated by the validation registration 25 sticker. The numeral digit on the validation registration stickers shall, as 26 does the registration card, fix the registration period under the staggered 27 plate system of Idaho for the purpose of reregistration and notice of expira- 28 tion. 29 A vehicle that has once been registered for any of the above designated 30 periods shall, upon reregistration, be registered for the period bearing the 31 same number, and the registration card shall show and be the exclusive proof 32 of the expiration date of registration and licensing. Vehicles may be ini- 33 tially registered for less than a twelve (12) month period, or for more than a 34 twelve (12) month period, and the fee prorated on a monthly basis if the frac- 35 tional registration tends to fulfill the purpose of the monthly series regis- 36 tration system. 37 (2) For all motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles the annual fee shall be 38 nine dollars ($9.00). For operation of an ATV off the public highways, the fee 39 specified in section 67-7122, Idaho Code, shall also be paid. Registration 40 exemptions provided in section 49-426(2), Idaho Code, apply to all-terrain 41 vehicles and motorcycles used for the purposes described in that subsection 42 (2). 43 (3) For all motor homes the fee shall be as specified in subsection (1) 2 1 of this section and shall be in addition to the fees provided for in section 2 49-445, Idaho Code. 3 (4) Registration fees shall not be subject to refund. 4 (5) A financial institution or repossession service contracted to a 5 financial institution repossessing vehicles under the terms of a security 6 agreement shall move the vehicle from the place of repossession to the finan- 7 cial institution's place of business on a repossession plate. The repossession 8 plate shall also be used for demonstrating the vehicle to a prospective pur- 9 chaser for a period not to exceed ninety-six (96) hours. The registration fees 10 for repossession plates shall be as required in subsection (1) of this section 11 for a vehicle one (1) and two (2) years old. All other fees required under 12 chapter 4, title 49, Idaho Code, shall be in addition to the registration fee. 13 The repossession plate shall be issued on an annual basis by the department. 14 (6) In addition to the annual registration fee in this section, there 15 shall be an initial program fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) and an annual 16 program fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) for all special license plate programs 17 for those license plates issued pursuant to sections 49-404A, 49-407, 49-408, 18 49-409, 49-414, 49-416 and 49-418, Idaho Code. For special plates issued pur- 19 suant to sections 49-406 and 49-406A, Idaho Code, there shall be an initial 20 program fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) but there shall be no annual 21 renewal fee. For special plates issued pursuant to sections 49-417, 49-417A, 22 49-417B, 49-418A, 49-418B, 49-418C, 49-419, 49-419A and 49-420, Idaho Code, 23 there shall be an initial program fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) and an 24 annual program fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). For special plates issued25 pursuant to section 49-418A, Idaho Code, the initial program fee and the26 annual renewal fee shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).The fees contained in this 27 subsection shall be applicable to all new special plate programs. The initial 28 program fee and the annual program fee shall be deposited asin the state 29 highway account and shall be used to fund the cost of administration of spe- 30 cial license plate programs, unless otherwise specified by law. for each pro-31 gram.32 SECTION 2. That Chapter 4, Title 49, Idaho Code, be, and the same is 33 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des- 34 ignated as Section 49-418C, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: 35 49-418C. FIREFIGHTERS LICENSE PLATES. (1) On and after January 1, 2001, 36 any person who is the owner of a vehicle registered under the provisions of 37 section 49-402, Idaho Code, or registered under any other section of law for 38 which the purchase of special plates is allowed, may apply for and, upon 39 department approval, receive special firefighters license plates in lieu of 40 regular license plates. Availability of firefighters license plates for other 41 vehicles shall be subject to the rules, policies and procedures of the depart- 42 ment. 43 (2) In addition to the regular registration fee required in chapter 4, 44 title 49, Idaho Code, the applicant shall be charged a fee of thirty-five dol- 45 lars ($35.00) for the initial issuance of plates, and twenty-five dollars 46 ($25.00) upon each succeeding annual registration. Ten dollars ($10.00) of the 47 initial fee and ten dollars ($10.00) of the renewal fee shall be deposited in 48 the state highway account and shall be used to fund the cost of administration 49 of this special license plate program. Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of each 50 initial fee and fifteen dollars ($15.00) of each renewal fee shall be trans- 51 ferred by the state treasurer to the Idaho fire chiefs association in Boise, 52 Idaho, and shall be used exclusively for the fire safety education of fire- 53 fighters, fire chiefs and the general public. 3 1 (3) Whenever title or interest in a vehicle registered under the provi- 2 sions of this section is transferred or assigned, the owner may transfer the 3 special plates to another vehicle upon payment of the required transfer fees. 4 The owner may only display the plates on another vehicle upon receipt of the 5 new registration from the department. 6 (4) The firefighters license plate shall be of a color and design in 7 accordance with the provisions of section 49-402C, Idaho Code. The distin- 8 guishing feature of the license plate shall be a representation of firefight- 9 ers in action. The design and any slogan on the plate shall be acceptable to 10 the Idaho fire chiefs association and shall be approved by the department uti- 11 lizing a numbering system as determined by the department. Initial costs of 12 the plate program, including costs of plate design, shall be paid by the Idaho 13 fire chiefs association. 14 (5) Sample firefighters license plates may be purchased for a fee of 15 thirty dollars ($30.00), ten dollars ($10.00) of which shall be deposited in 16 the state highway account and twenty dollars ($20.00) of which shall be trans- 17 ferred to the Idaho fire chiefs association. No additional fee shall be 18 charged for personalizing sample plates. 19 SECTION 3. This act shall be in full force and effect on and after Janu- 20 ary 1, 2001.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS10068 This legislation creates firefighters license plates as one more option in the series of special license plates. FISCAL NOTE No impact on General Fund. Minimally adds additional funding to the state highway account, depending on the number of plate sales. Initial costs of the plate program, including costs of plate design, shall be paid by the Idaho Fire Chiefs Association. CONTACT: Senator Evan Frasure Phone: 332-1315 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE S 1461