Legislation Assigned to the House Motor Vehicles Committee (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

HB 0253 SupportDog and Cat License Plates Wendell Willard
3/27/2018 Senate Tabled Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
2017/03/24 - Report Agriculture Animal Control General County Government Health and Human Services
Nat. Res. & the Environment Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance Tags/Titles Todd Edwards
This legislation amends the special license plates to help fund dog and cat reproductive sterilization support.
HB 0412 NeutralMotor Vehicle Title Applications - Electronic Submittal Timothy Barr
7/1/2017 Effective Date Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance Tags/Titles
This legislation requires that applications for titles for commercial vehicles, apportioned vehicles, and all applications submitted by vehicle dealers must be submitted electronically to the Department of Revenue beginning in 2018.
HB 0438 NeutralOff-Road Vehicle Restrictions in Public Spaces Patricia Gardner
3/30/2017 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Motor Vehicles --
2017/02/24 - Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government Kathleen Bowen Law Enforcement
Public Safety and Courts Roads Traffic Enforcement
This legislation limits the ability to drive off-road vehicles on a highway or in a public space in a manner which poses a direct threat of harm to persons or property. 
HB 0761 NeutralElectronic Filing of Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title Jason Ridley
5/8/2018 Effective Date Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
2018/02/09 Report 2018/02/23 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance
Tags/Titles
This legislation allows motor vehicle dealers the option of electronic filing of applications for titles; current law requires dealers to file electronic applications. As a result, dealers would have the option of filing applications at county tag offices. In addition, a dealer would have the option of filing title applications in the county where the dealer is located rather than in the counties where the purchasers reside.
HB 0798 NeutralFirefighter License Plate - Eligibility Mandi Ballinger
2/12/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Motor Vehicles --
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Fire Services General County Government Kathleen Bowen Public Safety and Courts
Revenue & Finance Tags/Titles
This legislation changes the eligibility requirements for the firefighter prestige license plate. All firefighters and all volunteer firefighters would now be eligible for the license plate created for firefighters.  
HB 0862 NeutralLicense Plate Fees - Waiver for Specialty Plates for Alternative Fueled Vehicles Sam Teasley
2/12/2018 House Second Readers Motor Vehicles --
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Larry Ramsey Nat. Res. & the Environment Revenue & Finance
Tags/Titles
This bill would waive fees for the manufacturing and issuance of specialty license plates for alternative fueled vehicles.
HB 0898 NeutralFleet Vehicles Registration Alan Powell
7/1/2018 Effective Date Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance Tags/Titles
This bill would lower the threshold for a company to register its vehicles as a fleet from 1000 vehicles to 100 vehicles. The bill further lessens the requirements for such fleet registrations, and requires electronic registration with the Department of Revenue rather than county tag agents.
SB 0342 NeutralElimination of the Requirement that Law Enforcement take Custody of a Vehicle Without Valid License Plate Marty Harbin
5/8/2018 Veto V20 Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/16 Report 2018/03/23 Report Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement
Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance Tags/Titles
This legislation eliminates the requirement of law enforcement take custody of a vehicle that does not have a valid vehicle registration and allows the owner to present proof of payment or possession of the required decal.
SB 0409 NeutralRailroad Crossings When On Track Equipment Is Present Tyler Harper
5/3/2018 Act 401 Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Public Safety and Courts Traffic Enforcement
This legislation adds a definition of on-track equipment to the code and to the existing restrictions on railroad crossings. Cars must stop and look for on-track equipment at railroad crossings before moving across tracks and violations of this would result in a misdeneanor offense.
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