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S.B. 98






Sponsor: Sheldon L. Killpack

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the Motor Vehicles Code by amending provisions related to motor
             10      vehicle registration and titling.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    provides that the signature of an owner, rather than each owner, is required for a
             14      vehicle to be registered; and
             15          .    makes technical changes.
             16      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          None
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      AMENDS:
             22          41-1a-209, as last amended by Chapter 41, Laws of Utah 1999
             23          41-1a-506, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 1, Laws of Utah 1992
             25      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             26          Section 1. Section 41-1a-209 is amended to read:
             27           41-1a-209. Application for registration -- Contents.

             28          (1) An owner of a vehicle subject to registration under this part shall apply to the
             29      division for registration on forms furnished by the division.
             30          (2) The application for registration shall include:
             31          (a) the signature of [each] an owner of the vehicle to be registered;
             32          (b) the name, bona fide residence and mailing address of the owner, or business
             33      address of the owner if the owner is a firm, association, or corporation;
             34          (c) a description of the vehicle including the make, model, type of body, the model year
             35      as specified by the manufacturer, the number of cylinders, and the identification number of the
             36      vehicle; and
             37          (d) other information required by the division to enable it to determine whether the
             38      owner is lawfully entitled to register the vehicle.
             39          Section 2. Section 41-1a-506 is amended to read:
             40           41-1a-506. Exceptions to title requirements for manufactured homes or mobile
             41      homes.
             42          (1) Each manufactured home or mobile home in this state is subject to the titling
             43      provisions of this part except:
             44          (a) manufactured homes and mobile homes owned and operated by the federal
             45      government; and
             46          (b) manufactured homes and mobile homes that have been converted to real property
             47      [pursuant to Title 59, Chapter 2, Part 6,] under Section 70D-1-20 if:
             48          (i) an Affidavit Of Mobile Home Affixture has been issued by the division for that
             49      home; and
             50          (ii) the home is permanently affixed to real property.
             51          (2) A manufactured home or mobile home previously converted to real property but
             52      that has been separated from the real property is subject to the titling provisions of this part
             53      upon separation.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 11-29-04 1:02 PM

Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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