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HOUSE BILL NO. 606 – MV license plate/Elks rehab hospitl


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H0606.........................................by TRANSPORTATION AND DEFENSE
LICENSE PLATES - Adds to and amends existing law relating to special motor
vehicle license plates to establish an Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Hospital
special license plate program.
02/09    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/10    Rpt prt - to Transp
02/17    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/20    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/23    3rd rdg - PASSED - 50-15-5
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bilbao,
      Block, Boe, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Collins, Deal, Denney,
      Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Garrett, Hart, Henbest,
      Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, LeFavour, Loertscher, Martinez, McKague,
      Miller, Mitchell, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould,
      Ring, Ringo, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8),
      Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie(Luker), Snodgrass, Trail, Wills,
      Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bolz, Clark, Crow, Harwood, Lake,
      Mathews, McGeachin, Moyle, Roberts, Rusche, Smith(24), Stevenson
      Absent and excused -- Black, Brackett, Field(23), Sali, Wood
    Floor Sponsor - Bilbao
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/24    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Transp
03/10    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/13    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/14    3rd rdg - PASSED - 23-9-3
      AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Coiner,
      Compton, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Goedde, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst,
      Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Richardson, Schroeder,
      Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- Cameron, Corder, Darrington, Geddes, Hill, Jorgenson, Little,
      Stegner, Williams
      Absent and excused -- Burtenshaw, Pearce, Sweet
    Floor Sponsor - Marley
    Title apvd - to House
03/15    To enrol
03/16    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/17    Pres signed - To Governor
03/22    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 118
         Effective: 01/01/07

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-eighth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2006
                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 606
  1                                        AN ACT
  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, each neighborhood electric vehicle and each other motor vehicle  having
 12    a  maximum  gross  weight not in excess of eight thousand (8,000) pounds shall
 13    be:
 14        Vehicles one (1) and two (2) years old ............................ $48.00
 15        Vehicles three (3) and four (4) years old ......................... $36.00
 16        Vehicles five (5) and six (6) years old ........................... $36.00
 17        Vehicles seven (7) and eight (8) years old ........................ $24.00
 18        Vehicles over eight (8) years old ................................. $24.00
 19        There shall be twelve (12) registration periods, starting in  January  for
 20    holders of validation registration stickers numbered 1, and proceeding consec-
 21    utively  through December for holders of validation registration stickers num-
 22    bered 12, each of which shall start on the first day of a calendar  month  and
 23    end  on  the last day of the twelfth month from the first day of the beginning
 24    month. Registration periods shall expire midnight on the last day of the  reg-
 25    istration  period  in  the  year  designated  by  the  validation registration
 26    sticker. The numeral digit on the validation registration stickers  shall,  as
 27    does  the  registration  card, fix the registration period under the staggered
 28    plate system of Idaho for the purpose of reregistration and notice of  expira-
 29    tion.
 30        A  vehicle  that  has once been registered for any of the above designated
 31    periods shall, upon reregistration, be registered for the period  bearing  the
 32    same  number,  and the registration card shall show and be the exclusive proof
 33    of the expiration date of registration and licensing.  Vehicles  may  be  ini-
 34    tially registered for less than a twelve (12) month period, or for more than a
 35    twelve (12) month period, and the fee prorated on a monthly basis if the frac-
 36    tional  registration tends to fulfill the purpose of the monthly series regis-
 37    tration system.
 38        (2)  For all school buses operated either by a nonprofit, nonpublic school
 39    or operated pursuant to a service contract with a school district  for  trans-
 40    porting  children  to  or  from  school  or in connection with school approved
 41    activities, the annual fee shall be twenty-four dollars ($24.00).
 42        (3)  For all motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles operated upon the public
 43    highways the annual fee shall be nine dollars ($9.00).  For  operation  of  an
  1    all-terrain  vehicle  or motorcycle off the public highways, the fee specified
  2    in section 67-7122, Idaho Code, shall be paid.  Registration  exemptions  pro-
  3    vided  in  section  49-426(2),  (3)  and (4), Idaho Code, apply to all-terrain
  4    vehicles and motorcycles used for the purposes described in  subsections  (2),
  5    (3) and (4) of section 49-426, Idaho Code.
  6        (4)  For  all  motor homes the fee shall be as specified in subsection (1)
  7    of this section and shall be in addition to the fees provided for  in  section
  8    49-445, Idaho Code.
  9        (5)  Registration fees shall not be subject to refund.
 10        (6)  A  financial  institution  or  repossession  service  contracted to a
 11    financial institution repossessing vehicles under  the  terms  of  a  security
 12    agreement  shall move the vehicle from the place of repossession to the finan-
 13    cial institution's place of business on a repossession plate. The repossession
 14    plate shall also be used for demonstrating the vehicle to a  prospective  pur-
 15    chaser for a period not to exceed ninety-six (96) hours. The registration fees
 16    for repossession plates shall be as required in subsection (1) of this section
 17    for  a  vehicle  one  (1) and two (2) years old. All other fees required under
 18    chapter 4, title 49, Idaho Code, shall be in addition to the registration fee.
 19    The repossession plate shall be issued on an annual basis by the department.
 20        (7)  In addition to the annual registration fee  in  this  section,  there
 21    shall  be an initial program fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) and an annual
 22    program fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) for all special license plate programs
 23    for those license plates issued pursuant to sections 49-404A, 49-407,  49-408,
 24    49-409,  49-414,  49-416,  49-418  and 49-418D, Idaho Code. For special plates
 25    issued pursuant to sections 49-406 and 49-406A, Idaho Code, there shall be  an
 26    initial  program  fee  of  twenty-five  dollars ($25.00) but there shall be no
 27    annual renewal fee. For special plates issued pursuant  to  sections  49-416A,
 28    49-416B,   49-416C,  49-417,  49-417A,  49-417B,  49-417C,  49-418A,  49-418B,
 29    49-418C, 49-418E, 49-419, 49-419A, 49-419B, 49-419C, 49-419D, 49-420, 49-420A,
 30    49-420B, 49-420C, 49-420D, 49-420E and 49-420G, Idaho Code, there shall be  an
 31    initial  program fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) and an annual program fee
 32    of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). The fees contained in this  subsection  shall
 33    be  applicable  to all new special plate programs. The initial program fee and
 34    the annual program fee shall be deposited in the  state  highway  account  and
 35    shall be used to fund the cost of administration of special license plate pro-
 36    grams, unless otherwise specified by law.
 37        SECTION  2.  That  Chapter  4,  Title  49, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
 38    hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and  des-
 39    ignated as Section 49-418E, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
 40        49-418E.  IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL PLATES. (1) On and after Jan-
 41    uary  1,  2007,  any person who is the owner of a vehicle registered under the
 42    provisions of section 49-402, Idaho Code, or registered under any  other  sec-
 43    tion of law for which the purchase of special plates is allowed, may apply for
 44    and,  upon department approval, receive special Idaho elks rehabilitation hos-
 45    pital license plates, which shall be referred to as "Idaho  elks"  plates,  in
 46    lieu of regular license plates. The provisions of this section shall not apply
 47    to any vehicle with a registered maximum gross weight over twenty-six thousand
 48    (26,000)  pounds. Availability of Idaho elks license plates for other vehicles
 49    shall be subject to the rules, policies and procedures of the department.
 50        (2)  In addition to the regular registration fee required  in  chapter  4,
 51    title 49, Idaho Code, the applicant shall be charged a fee of thirty-five dol-
 52    lars  ($35.00)  for  the  initial  issuance of plates, and twenty-five dollars
 53    ($25.00) upon each succeeding annual registration. Ten dollars ($10.00) of the
  1    initial fee and ten dollars ($10.00) of the renewal fee shall be deposited  in
  2    the state highway account and shall be used to fund the cost of administration
  3    of  this  special  license plate program. Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of each
  4    initial fee and fifteen dollars ($15.00) of each renewal fee shall  be  trans-
  5    ferred  by  the  state treasurer for deposit to the  Idaho elks rehabilitation
  6    hospital located in Boise, Idaho, and shall be used by the hospital in provid-
  7    ing rehabilitative programs and services in specialized areas including  pedi-
  8    atrics, brain injury, stroke, hearing and balance, the wound clinic, and phys-
  9    ical, speech and occupational therapies.
 10        (3)  Whenever  title  or interest in a vehicle registered under the provi-
 11    sions of this section is transferred or assigned, the owner may  transfer  the
 12    special  plates to another vehicle upon payment of the required transfer fees.
 13    The owner may only display the plates on another vehicle upon receipt  of  the
 14    new registration from the department.
 15        (4)  The Idaho elks license plate shall be of a color and design in accor-
 16    dance  with  the provisions of section 49-402C, Idaho Code. The design and any
 17    slogan on the plate shall be acceptable to the governing board  of  the  Idaho
 18    elks rehabilitation hospital and shall be approved by the Idaho transportation
 19    department  utilizing a numbering system as determined by the department. Ini-
 20    tial costs of the plate program, including costs of  plate  design,  shall  be
 21    paid by the Idaho elks rehabilitation hospital.
 22        (5)  Sample Idaho elks license plates may be purchased for a fee of thirty
 23    dollars  ($30.00),  ten  dollars  ($10.00)  of which shall be deposited in the
 24    state highway account and twenty dollars ($20.00) of  which  shall  be  trans-
 25    ferred  to the Idaho elks rehabilitation hospital located in Boise, Idaho, and
 26    shall be used by the hospital in providing rehabilitative  programs  and  ser-
 27    vices in specialized areas including pediatrics, brain injury, stroke, hearing
 28    and  balance,  the  wound clinic, and physical, speech and occupational thera-
 29    pies.
 30        SECTION 3.  This act shall be in full force and effect on and after  Janu-
 31    ary 1, 2007.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                             RS 15769

Relating to special Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Hospital License
Plate, amending Section 49-418A, Idaho Code, to expand the special
motor vehicle license plate program to include the Idaho Elks
Rehabilitation Hospital License Plate.

                          FISCAL NOTE

There will be no fiscal impact to the State of Idaho.  The cost
of design and printing will be paid by a private donor.


Name: Representative Carlos Bilbao 
Phone: (208) 332-1000

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                         H 606