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SB 174: "An Act excluding certain trucks from the definition of 'passenger vehicle' for purposes of the passenger vehicle rental tax; and providing for an effective date."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 174                                                                         
01 "An Act excluding certain trucks from the definition of 'passenger vehicle' for purposes                                
02 of the passenger vehicle rental tax; and providing for an effective date."                                              
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1.  AS 43.52.099(2) is amended to read:                                                                  
05                 (2)  "passenger vehicle" means a motor vehicle as defined in                                            
06       AS 28.40.100 that is driven or moved on a highway or other public right-of-way in the                             
07       state, but does not include                                                                                       
08                      (A)  a commercial motor vehicle as that term is defined in                                         
09            AS 28.40.100;                                                                                                
10                      (B)  emergency or fire equipment that is necessary to the                                          
11            preservation of life or property;                                                                            
12                      (C)  a farm vehicle that is controlled and operated by a farmer,                                   
13            used to transport agricultural products, farm machinery, or farm supplies to or                              
14            from that farmer's farm, not used in the operations of a common or contract                                  
01            motor carrier, and used within 150 miles of the farmer's farm;                                               
02                      (D)  a recreational vehicle; [OR]                                                                  
03                      (E)  a taxicab; or                                                                             
04                      (F)  a rental truck; in this subparagraph, "rental truck"                                      
05            means a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than                                    
06            8,500 pounds that is designed, used, or maintained primarily for the                                     
07            transportation of personal property;                                                                     
08    * Sec. 2.  This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).