HB 64: "An Act relating to permanent motor vehicle registration; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 64 01 "An Act relating to permanent motor vehicle registration; and providing for an effective 02 date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 28.10.108(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) Except for a vehicle registered under AS 28.10.152 or 28.10.155, a vehicle 06 required to be registered under this chapter shall be registered under the procedures set 07 out in this section. 08 * Sec. 2. AS 28.10 is amended by adding a new section to read: 09 Sec. 28.10.155. Permanent motor vehicle registration. (a) The owner of a 10 motor vehicle, other than a commercial motor vehicle, that is required to be registered 11 under this chapter may elect to permanently register the motor vehicle in lieu of 12 registration under AS 28.10.108 if the vehicle is at least eight years old. The 13 permanent registration expires when the owner transfers or assigns the owner's title or 14 interest in the vehicle. A permanent registration may not be renewed. On receiving the
01 proper application and fees, the department shall issue to the registered owner 02 registration plates, tabs, and a permanent registration form. 03 (b) The fees for permanent registration must equal the fees that would be 04 applicable if the motor vehicle were registered under AS 28.10.108, except that the 05 permanent registration fee rate equals the lesser of five times the rate established in 06 AS 28.10.421 or $100.00 and the motor vehicle registration tax levied under 07 AS 28.10.431, if any, equals the lesser of five times the rate established in 08 AS 28.10.431(b) or $100.00. Except as provided in AS 28.10.423(b), the owner of a 09 permanently registered motor vehicle is not required to pay other fees or taxes under 10 this chapter. 11 * Sec. 3. AS 28.10.423 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 12 (b) In addition to the permanent registration fee established in AS 28.10.155, a 13 $2 fee is imposed on the owner of each permanently registered motor vehicle required 14 to be inspected under an emission control program established in AS 46.14.400 or 15 46.14.510. That fee shall be collected biennially. 16 * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect January 1, 2012.