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6 This act modifies the Motor Vehicle Code by amending certain off-highway vehicle
7 registration provisions. This act takes effect on July 1, 2001.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 41-22-3, as last amended by Chapter 221, Laws of Utah 1993
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 41-22-3 is amended to read:
13 41-22-3. Registration of vehicles -- Application -- Issuance of stickers and card --
14 Proof of property tax payment -- Records.
15 (1) (a) Unless exempted under Section 41-22-9 , [
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17 vehicle on any public land, trail, street, or highway in this state unless the off-highway vehicle has
18 been registered under this chapter for the current year.
19 (b) Unless exempted under Section 41-22-9 , [
20 vehicle which can be used or transported on any public land, trail, street, or highway in this state,
21 unless it has been registered or is in the process of being registered under this chapter for the
22 current year.
23 (2) The owner of any off-highway vehicle requiring registration under this chapter shall
24 file an application for registration with the Motor Vehicle Division on forms approved by it.
25 (3) Each application for registration of an off-highway vehicle shall be accompanied by:
26 (a) evidence of ownership, a title, or a manufacturer's certificate of origin, and a bill of sale
27 showing ownership, make, model, horsepower or displacement, and serial number;
28 (b) the past certificate of registration; or
29 (c) the fee for a duplicate.
30 (4) [
34 stickers to be affixed to the vehicles as prescribed by the board and a registration card, which shall
35 be available for inspection on the vehicle at all times.
36 (5) The Motor Vehicle Division, before issuing a registration card and registration stickers,
37 shall require from each applicant a certificate from the county assessor of the county in which the
38 off-highway vehicle has situs for taxation. The certificate shall state one of the following:
39 (a) the property tax on the off-highway vehicle for the current year has been paid;
40 (b) in the county assessor's opinion, the tax is a lien on real property sufficient to secure
41 the payment of the tax; or
42 (c) the off-highway vehicle is exempt by law from payment of property tax for the current
44 (6) (a) All records of the division made or kept pursuant to this section shall be classified
45 by the Motor Vehicle Division in the same manner as motor vehicle records are classified under
46 Section 41-1a-116 .
47 (b) Division records are available for inspection in the same manner as motor vehicle
48 records pursuant to Section 41-1a-116 .
49 Section 2. Effective date.
50 This act takes effect on July 1, 2001.
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-4-00 8:34 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.