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HB 10: "An Act relating to the registration fee for noncommercial trailers and to the motor vehicle tax for trailers."

00                              HOUSE BILL NO. 10                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to the registration fee for noncommercial trailers and to the motor                                    
02 vehicle tax for trailers."                                                                                              
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 28.10.411(f) is amended to read:                                                                   
05            (f)  A resident 65 years of age or older on January 1 of the year the vehicle is                             
06       registered or a resident with a disability that limits or impairs the ability to walk and                         
07       who provides proof of that disability as provided in 23 C.F.R. 1235.2 is entitled to an                           
08       exemption from the registration fee required under this section for one vehicle subject                           
09       to registration under AS 28.10.421(b)(1), (2), or (5), or (j) [(6)]. An exemption may                     
10       not be granted except upon written application for the exemption on a form prescribed                             
11       by the department.                                                                                                
12    * Sec. 2. AS 28.10.421 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                              
13            (j)  When a person registers a trailer not used or maintained for the                                        
14       transportation of persons or property for hire or for other commercial use, including a                           
01       boat trailer, baggage trailer, box trailer, utility trailer, house trailer, travel trailer, or a                  
02       trailer rented or offered for rent, a person may choose to pay a biennial registration fee                        
03       of $30 or a one-time registration fee of $100. If the person chooses to pay the one-time                          
04       registration fee, no additional registration fees are required if the same person who                             
05       initially registered the trailer continues to own the trailer. A new owner of a trailer                           
06       previously registered under this subsection shall register and pay the biennial                                   
07       registration fee or the one-time registration fee as provided in this subsection.                                 
08    * Sec. 3. AS 28.10.431(b) is amended to read:                                                                      
09            (b)  The biennial tax is levied upon motor vehicles subject to the registration                              
10       fee under AS 28.10.411 and 28.10.421 and is based upon the age of vehicles as                                     
11       determined by model year in the first year of the biennial period, according to the                               
12       following schedule:                                                                                               
13                         Tax According to Age of                                                                         
14                               Vehicle                                                                                   
15                           Since Model Year:                                                                             
16                                                             8th                                                         
17                         1st  2nd  3rd  4th  5th  6th 7th or over                                                        
18     Motor Vehicle                                                                                                       
19     (1)  motorcycle    $ 17 $ 15 $ 13 $ 10 $ 7 $ 5 $ 4      $ 4                                                         
20     (2)  vehicles specified  21 99 77   55   39   28   19   16                                                          
21      in AS 28.10.421(b)(1)                                                                                              
22     (3) vehicles specified 121 99  77   55   39   28   19   16                                                          
23      in AS 28.10.421(b)(3)                                                                                              
24     (4) vehicles specified                                                                                              
25      in AS 28.10.421(c)(1)-(4)                                                                                          
26      5,000 pounds or less  121 99  77   55   39   28   19   16                                                          
27      5,001-12,000 pounds  198 154 121   99   77   55   33   22                                                          
28      12,001-18,000 pounds  447 392 348 304 260 227 205      194                                                         
29      18,001 pounds or over  546 469 403 348 304 260 216     194                                                         
30     (5) vehicles specified  198 154 121 99   77   55   33   22                                                          
31      in AS 28.10.421(b)(4)                                                                                              
01     (6) vehicles specified 17 15   13   10   7    5    4     4                                                          
02      in AS 28.10.421(j) and                                                                                         
03      paying a biennial                                                                                              
04      registration fee                                                                                               
05      [AS 28.10.421(b)(6)]                                                                                               
06     (7) vehicles specified  121 99 77   55   39   28   19   16                                                          
07      in AS 28.10.421(d)(8)                                                                                              
08     (8) vehicles specified  121 99 77   55   39   28   19   16                                                          
09      in AS 28.10.421(b)(2)                                                                                              
10     (9) vehicles eligible  88                                                                                           
11      for dealer                                                                                                         
12      plates under                                                                                                       
13      AS 28.10.421(d)(9)                                                                                                 
14     (10) vehicles specified 51                                                                                  
15      in AS 28.10.421(j) and                                                                                         
16      paying a one-time                                                                                              
17      registration fee.                                                                                              
18    * Sec. 4. AS 28.10.421(b)(6) is repealed.