CSHB 176(TRA): "An Act relating to experimental vehicles."

00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 176(TRA) 01 "An Act relating to experimental vehicles." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 28.10.181 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 04 (hh) Experimental vehicles. A vehicle manufacturer or distributor may apply 05 for experimental vehicle plates. A plate issued under this subsection may be used only 06 on an experimental vehicle present in the state for testing. The vehicle manufacturer 07 shall certify to the department that, at the conclusion of the testing, the experimental 08 vehicle was destroyed or removed from the state. Experimental vehicle plates issued 09 under this subsection are valid for a 12-month period and may be renewed for 10 additional 12-month periods, up to a maximum of 36 months, until the testing is 11 complete. Notwithstanding AS 28.10.201, an experimental vehicle may not be titled 12 under this chapter. In this subsection, "experimental vehicle" means a vehicle in the 13 developmental stage that has not yet reached production in the United States. 14 * Sec. 2. AS 28.10.201(a) is amended to read: 15 (a) Except as otherwise provided in (b) of this section or in AS 28.10.131,

01 [AND] 28.10.152, and 28.10.181(hh), every owner of a vehicle subject to registration 02 in this state shall apply for a certificate of title under this chapter.