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MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTION AMENDMENTS

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2012 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: John Dougall

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Senate Sponsor: Curtis S. Bramble

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies provisions relating to S. [ the ] .S motor vehicle safety inspections.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    provides that if a title of a used motor vehicle is being transferred, a safety
             13      inspection issued for the motor vehicle during the previous 11 months may be used
             14      to satisfy the safety inspection requirement;
             15          .    reduces the frequency of the requirement that an owner of certain vehicles is
             16      required to obtain a safety inspection certificate prior to registering the vehicle;
             17          .    increases the registration fee for motor vehicles and motorcycles to offset the
             18      reduced revenues from the repeal of the safety inspection certificate fee;
             19          .    provides that a portion of the revenues from the increased motor vehicle and
             20      motorcycle registration fees shall be:
             21              .    deposited in the Public Safety Restricted Account; and
             22              .    used to pay a portion of the costs to employ highway patrol officers to police or
             23      patrol the highways within this state; and
             24          .    makes conforming changes.
             25      Money Appropriated in this Bill:


             26          This bill appropriates:
             27          .    $882,000 from the General Fund to the Utah Highway Patrol for six new highway
             28      patrol officers;
             29          .    $315,000 from the Transportation Fund Restricted - Department of Public Safety
             30      Account for seven additional highway patrol officers beginning January 1, 2013;
             31      and
             32          .    $630,000 from the Highway Patrol - Safety Inspections program to the Highway
             33      Patrol Field Operations program putting seven more officers in the field.
             34      Other Special Clauses:
             35          This bill provides an effective date.
             36      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             37      AMENDS:
             38          41-1a-205, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 36 and 210
             39          41-1a-1201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 189 and 268
             40          41-1a-1206, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 268
             41          41-3-303, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 2
             42          53-3-106, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 428
             43          53-8-204, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             44          53-8-205, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 155 and 311
             45          53-8-206, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 311
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             47      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             48          Section 1. Section 41-1a-205 is amended to read:
             49           41-1a-205. Safety inspection certificate required for renewal or registration of
             50      motor vehicle -- Exemptions.
             51          (1) If required in the current year, a safety inspection certificate, as required by Section
             52      53-8-205 , or proof of exemption from safety inspection shall be presented at the time of, and as
             53      a condition of, registration or renewal of registration of a motor vehicle.
             54          (2) (a) Except as provided in Subsections (2)(b), (c), and (d), the safety inspection
             55      required under this section may be made no more than two months prior to the renewal of
             56      registration.


             57          (b) (i) If the title of a used motor vehicle is being transferred, a safety inspection
             58      certificate issued for the motor vehicle during the previous [two] 11 months may be used to
             59      satisfy the requirement under Subsection (1).
             60          (ii) If the transferor is a licensed and bonded used motor vehicle dealer, a safety
             61      inspection certificate issued for the motor vehicle in a licensed and bonded motor vehicle
             62      dealer's name during the previous [six] 11 months may be used to satisfy the requirement under
             63      Subsection (1).
             64          (c) If the title of a leased vehicle is being transferred to the lessee of the vehicle, a
             65      safety inspection certificate issued during the previous [six] 11 months may be used to satisfy
             66      the requirement under Subsection (1).
             67          (d) If the motor vehicle is part of a fleet of 101 or more vehicles, the safety inspection
             68      required under this section may be made no more than 11 months prior to the renewal of
             69      registration.
             70          (3) (a) The following motor vehicles are exempt from this section:
             71          (i) except as provided in Subsection (3)(b), a new motor vehicle when registered the
             72      first time, if:
             73          (A) a new car predelivery inspection has been made by a dealer;
             74          (B) the dealer provides a written disclosure statement listing any known deficiency,
             75      existing with the new motor vehicle at the time of delivery, that would cause the motor vehicle
             76      to fail a safety inspection given in accordance with Section 53-8-205 ; and
             77          (C) the buyer signs the disclosure statement to acknowledge that the buyer has read and
             78      understands the listed deficiencies;
             79          (ii) a motor vehicle required to be registered under this chapter that bears a dealer plate
             80      or other special plate under Title 41, Chapter 3, Part 5, Special Dealer License Plates, except
             81      that if the motor vehicle is propelled by its own power and is not being moved for repair or
             82      dismantling, the motor vehicle shall comply with Section 41-6a-1601 regarding safe
             83      mechanical condition; and
             84          (iii) a vintage vehicle as defined in Section 41-21-1 .
             85          (b) A street-legal all-terrain vehicle registered in accordance with Section 41-6a-1509
             86      is subject to a safety inspection the first time that a person registers an off-highway vehicle as a
             87      street-legal all-terrain vehicle.


             88          (4) (a) A safety inspection certificate shall be displayed on:
             89          (i) all registered commercial motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of
             90      26,000 pounds or more;
             91          (ii) a motor vehicle with three or more axles, pulling a trailer, or pulling a trailer with
             92      multiple axles;
             93          (iii) a combination unit; and
             94          (iv) a bus or van for hire.
             95          (b) A commercial vehicle under Subsection (4)(a) is exempt from the requirements of
             96      Subsection (1).
             97          (5) A motor vehicle may be sold and the title assigned to the new owner without a
             98      valid safety inspection, but the motor vehicle may not be registered in the new owner's name
             99      until the motor vehicle complies with this section.
             100          Section 2. Section 41-1a-1201 is amended to read:
             101           41-1a-1201. Disposition of fees.
             102          (1) All fees received and collected under this part shall be transmitted daily to the state
             103      treasurer.
             104          (2) Except as provided in Subsections (3), (6), [and] (7), and (8) and Sections
             105      41-1a-422 , 41-1a-1220 , 41-1a-1221 , and 41-1a-1223 all fees collected under this part shall be
             106      deposited in the Transportation Fund.
             107          (3) Funds generated under Subsections 41-1a-1211 (1)(b)(ii), (6)(b)(ii), and (7) and
             108      Section 41-1a-1212 may be used by the commission to cover the costs incurred in issuing
             109      license plates under Part 4, License Plates and Registration Indicia.
             110          (4) In accordance with Section 63J-1-602.2 , all funds available to the commission for
             111      the purchase and distribution of license plates and decals are nonlapsing.
             112          (5) Except as provided in Subsection (3) and Section 41-1a-1205 , the expenses of the
             113      commission in enforcing and administering this part shall be provided for by legislative
             114      appropriation from the revenues of the Transportation Fund.
             115          (6) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (6)(b), the following portions of the
             116      registration fees imposed under Section 41-1a-1206 for each vehicle shall be deposited in the
             117      Centennial Highway Fund Restricted Account created under Section 72-2-118 :
             118          (i) $10 of the registration fees imposed under Subsections 41-1a-1206 (1)(a), (1)(b),


             119      (1)(f), (2), and (5);
             120          (ii) $1 of the registration fees imposed under Subsections 41-1a-1206 (1)(c)(i),
             121      (1)(c)(ii), and (1)(d)(ii);
             122          (iii) $2 of the registration fee imposed under Subsection 41-1a-1206 (1)(e)(ii);
             123          (iv) $3 of the registration fee imposed under Subsection 41-1a-1206 (1)(d)(i); and
             124          (v) $4.50 of the registration fee imposed under Subsection 41-1a-1206 (1)(e)(i).
             125          (b) When the highway general obligation bonds have been paid off and the highway
             126      projects completed that are intended to be paid from revenues deposited in the Centennial
             127      Highway Fund Restricted Account as determined by the Executive Appropriations Committee
             128      under Subsection 72-2-118 (6)(d), the portions of the registration fees deposited under
             129      Subsection (6)(a) for each vehicle shall be deposited in the Transportation Investment Fund of
             130      2005 created by Section 72-2-124 .
             131          (7) The following portions of the registration fees imposed under Section 41-1a-1206
             132      for each vehicle shall be deposited in the Transportation Investment Fund of 2005 created by
             133      Section 72-2-124 :
             134          (a) $20 of each registration fee collected under Subsections 41-1a-1206 (1)(a), (1)(b),
             135      (1)(c), (1)(d)(i), (1)(e)(i), (1)(f), (2)(a), and (5); and
             136          (b) 50 cents of each registration fee collected under Subsection 41-1a-1206 (1)(e)(ii).
             137          (8) Ninety-four cents of each registration fee imposed under Subsections
             138      41-1a-1206 (1)(a) and (b) for each vehicle shall be deposited in the Public Safety Restricted
             139      Account created in Section 53-3-106 .
             140          Section 3. Section 41-1a-1206 is amended to read:
             141           41-1a-1206. Registration fees -- Fees by gross laden weight.
             142          (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), at the time application is made for
             143      registration or renewal of registration of a vehicle or combination of vehicles under this
             144      chapter, a registration fee shall be paid to the division as follows:
             145          (a) [$42.50] $44.50 for each motorcycle;
             146          (b) [$41] $43 for each motor vehicle of 12,000 pounds or less gross laden weight,
             147      excluding motorcycles;
             148          (c) unless the semitrailer or trailer is exempt from registration under Section 41-1a-202
             149      or is registered under Section 41-1a-301 :


             150          (i) $31 for each trailer or semitrailer over 750 pounds gross unladen weight; or
             151          (ii) $28.50 for each commercial trailer or commercial semitrailer of 750 pounds or less
             152      gross unladen weight;
             153          (d) (i) $53 for each farm truck over 12,000 pounds, but not exceeding 14,000 pounds
             154      gross laden weight; plus
             155          (ii) $9 for each 2,000 pounds over 14,000 pounds gross laden weight;
             156          (e) (i) $69.50 for each motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles, excluding farm
             157      trucks, over 12,000 pounds, but not exceeding 14,000 pounds gross laden weight; plus
             158          (ii) $19 for each 2,000 pounds over 14,000 pounds gross laden weight; and
             159          (f) $45 for each vintage vehicle that is less than 40 years old.
             160          (2) (a) The initial registration fee for a vintage vehicle that is 40 years old or older is
             161      $40.
             162          (b) A vintage vehicle that is 40 years old or older is exempt from the renewal of
             163      registration fees under Subsection (1).
             164          (c) A vehicle with a Purple Heart special group license plate issued in accordance with
             165      Section 41-1a-421 is exempt from the registration fees under Subsection (1).
             166          (3) If a motor vehicle is operated in combination with a semitrailer or trailer, each
             167      motor vehicle shall register for the total gross laden weight of all units of the combination if the
             168      total gross laden weight of the combination exceeds 12,000 pounds.
             169          (4) (a) Registration fee categories under this section are based on the gross laden
             170      weight declared in the licensee's application for registration.
             171          (b) Gross laden weight shall be computed in units of 2,000 pounds. A fractional part
             172      of 2,000 pounds is a full unit.
             173          (5) The owner of a commercial trailer or commercial semitrailer may, as an alternative
             174      to registering under Subsection (1)(c), apply for and obtain a special registration and license
             175      plate for a fee of $130.
             176          (6) Except as provided in Section 41-6a-1642 , a truck may not be registered as a farm
             177      truck unless:
             178          (a) the truck meets the definition of a farm truck under Section 41-1a-102 ; and
             179          (b) (i) the truck has a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 12,000 pounds; or
             180          (ii) the truck has a gross vehicle weight rating of 12,000 pounds or less and the owner


             181      submits to the division a certificate of emissions inspection or a waiver in compliance with
             182      Section 41-6a-1642 .
             183          (7) A violation of Subsection (6) is a class B misdemeanor that shall be punished by a
             184      fine of not less than $200.
             185          (8) Trucks used exclusively to pump cement, bore wells, or perform crane services
             186      with a crane lift capacity of five or more tons, are exempt from 50% of the amount of the fees
             187      required for those vehicles under this section.
             188          Section 4. Section 41-3-303 is amended to read:
             189           41-3-303. Temporary permits -- Inspections required before issuance.
             190          (1) A dealer licensed in accordance with this chapter may not issue a temporary permit
             191      under Section 41-3-302 unless:
             192          (a) (i) the motor vehicle for which the temporary permit is issued has received and
             193      passed the safety inspection if required [by] in the current year under Section 53-8-205 within
             194      the previous six months;
             195          (ii) the safety inspection certificate was issued in the name of a licensed and bonded
             196      dealer; and
             197          (iii) a copy of the safety inspection certificate is given to the customer; and
             198          (b) the motor vehicle passed the emission inspection test required by Section
             199      41-6a-1642 .
             200          (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), a dealer may issue a temporary permit without a
             201      safety inspection certificate if the motor vehicle complies with the safety inspection as
             202      provided in Section 41-1a-205 .
             203          (3) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(b), a dealer may issue a temporary permit without
             204      proof of an emission inspection if:
             205          (a) the motor vehicle is exempt from emission inspection as provided in Section
             206      41-6a-1642 ;
             207          (b) the purchaser is a resident of a county that does not require emission inspections; or
             208          (c) the motor vehicle is otherwise exempt from emission inspections.
             209          (4) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), a dealer may sell a motor vehicle as is without
             210      having it safety or emission inspected provided that no temporary permit is issued.
             211          Section 5. Section 53-3-106 is amended to read:


             212           53-3-106. Disposition of revenues under this chapter -- Restricted account created
             213      -- Uses as provided by appropriation -- Nonlapsing.
             214          (1) There is created within the Transportation Fund a restricted account known as the
             215      "Department of Public Safety Restricted Account."
             216          (2) The account consists of money generated from the following revenue sources:
             217          (a) all money received under this chapter;
             218          (b) administrative fees received according to the fee schedule authorized under this
             219      chapter and Section 63J-1-504 ; [and]
             220          (c) S. [ moneys ] beginning on January 1, 2013, money .S received in accordance with
             220a      Section 41-1a-1201 ; and
             221          [(c)] (d) any appropriations made to the account by the Legislature.
             222          (3) (a) The account shall earn interest.
             223          (b) All interest earned on account money shall be deposited in the account.
             224          (4) The expenses of the department in carrying out this chapter shall be provided for by
             225      legislative appropriation from this account.
             226          (5) The amount in excess of $45 of the fees collected under Subsection 53-3-105 (24)
             227      shall be appropriated by the Legislature from this account to the department to implement the
             228      provisions of Section 53-1-117 , except that of the amount in excess of $45, $40 shall be
             229      deposited in the State Laboratory Drug Testing Account created in Section 26-1-34 .
             230          (6) All money received under Subsection 41-6a-1406 (6)(b)(ii) shall be appropriated by
             231      the Legislature from this account to the department to implement the provisions of Section
             232      53-1-117 .
             233          (7) Beginning in fiscal year 2009-10, the Legislature shall appropriate $100,000
             234      annually from the account to the state medical examiner appointed under Section 26-4-4 for
             235      use in carrying out duties related to highway crash deaths under Subsection 26-4-7 (1).
             236          (8) The division shall remit the fees collected under Subsection 53-3-105 (28) to the
             237      Bureau of Criminal Identification to cover the costs for the services the Bureau of Criminal
             238      Identification provides under Section 53-3-205.5 .
             238a          S. (9)(a) Beginning on January 1, 2013, the Legislature shall appropriate all money
             238b      received in the account under Section 41-1a-1201 to the Utah Highway Patrol Division for field
             238c      operations.
             238d          (b) The Legislature may appropriate additional money from the account to the Utah
             238e      Highway Patrol Division for law enforcement purposes.
             239           [ (9) ] (10) .S Appropriations to the department from the account are nonlapsing.


             240          Section 6. Section 53-8-204 is amended to read:
             241           53-8-204. Division duties -- Official inspection stations -- Permits -- Fees --
             242      Suspension or revocation -- Utah-based interstate commercial motor carriers.


             243          (1) The division shall:
             244          (a) conduct examinations of every safety inspection station permit applicant and safety
             245      inspector certificate applicant to determine whether the applicant is properly equipped and
             246      qualified to make safety inspections;
             247          (b) issue safety inspection station permits and safety inspector certificates to qualified
             248      applicants;
             249          (c) establish application, renewal, and reapplication fees in accordance with Section
             250      63J-1-504 for safety inspection station permits and safety inspector certificates;
             251          (d) provide instructions and all necessary forms, including safety inspection
             252      certificates, to safety inspection stations for the inspection of motor vehicles and the issuance
             253      of the safety inspection certificates;
             254          [(e) charge a $2 fee for each safety inspection certificate;]
             255          [(f)] (e) investigate complaints regarding safety inspection stations and safety
             256      inspectors;
             257          [(g)] (f) compile and publish all applicable safety inspection laws, rules, instructions,
             258      and standards and distribute them to all safety inspection stations and provide updates to the
             259      compiled laws, rules, instructions, and standards as needed;
             260          [(h)] (g) establish a fee in accordance with Section 63J-1-504 to cover the cost of
             261      compiling and publishing the safety inspection laws, rules, instructions, and standards and any
             262      updates; and
             263          [(i)] (h) assist the council in conducting its meetings and hearings.
             264          (2) (a) [(i)] Receipts from the fees established in accordance with Subsection
             265      (1)[(h)](g) are fixed collections to be used by the division for the expenses of the Utah
             266      Highway Patrol incurred under Subsection (1)[(h)](g).
             267          [(ii)] (b) Funds received in excess of the expenses under Subsection (1)[(h)](g) shall be
             268      deposited in the Transportation Fund.
             269          [(b) (i) The first $.75 of the fee under Subsection (1)(e) is a dedicated credit to be used
             270      solely by the Utah Highway Patrol for the expenses of administering this section.]
             271          [(ii) The remaining funds collected under Subsection (1)(e) shall be deposited in the
             272      Transportation Fund.]
             273          [(iii) The dedicated credits described under Subsection (2)(b)(i) are in addition to any


             274      other appropriations provided to administer the safety inspection program duties under this
             275      section.]
             276          (3) The division may:
             277          (a) before issuing a safety inspection permit, require an applicant, other than a fleet
             278      station or government station, to file a bond that will provide a guarantee that the applicant
             279      safety inspection station will make compensation for any damage to a motor vehicle during an
             280      inspection or adjustment due to negligence on the part of an applicant or the applicant's
             281      employees;
             282          (b) establish procedures governing the issuance of safety inspection certificates to
             283      Utah-based interstate commercial motor carriers;
             284          (c) suspend, revoke, or refuse renewal of any safety inspection station permit issued
             285      when the division finds that the safety inspection station is not:
             286          (i) properly equipped; or
             287          (ii) complying with rules made by the division; and
             288          (d) suspend, revoke, or refuse renewal of any safety inspection station permit or safety
             289      inspector certificate issued when the station or inspector has violated any safety inspection law
             290      or rule.
             291          (4) The division shall maintain a record of safety inspection station permits and safety
             292      inspector certificates issued, suspended, revoked, or refused renewal under Subsection (3)(c).
             293          (5) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             294      division shall make rules:
             295          (a) setting minimum standards covering the design, construction, condition, and
             296      operation of motor vehicle equipment for safely operating a motor vehicle on the highway;
             297          (b) establishing motor vehicle safety inspection procedures to ensure a motor vehicle
             298      can be operated safely;
             299          (c) establishing safety inspection station building, equipment, and personnel
             300      requirements necessary to qualify to perform safety inspections;
             301          (d) establishing age, training, examination, and renewal requirements to qualify for a
             302      safety inspector certificate;
             303          (e) establishing program guidelines for a school district that elects to implement a
             304      safety inspection apprenticeship program for high school students;


             305          (f) establishing requirements:
             306          (i) designed to protect consumers from unwanted or unneeded repairs or adjustments;
             307          (ii) for maintaining safety inspection records;
             308          (iii) for providing reports to the division; and
             309          (iv) for maintaining and protecting safety inspection certificates;
             310          (g) establishing procedures for a motor vehicle that fails a safety inspection;
             311          (h) setting bonding amounts for safety inspection stations if bonds are required under
             312      Subsection (3)(a); and
             313          (i) establishing procedures for a safety inspection station to follow if the station is
             314      going out of business.
             315          (6) The rules of the division:
             316          (a) shall conform as nearly as practical to federal motor vehicle safety standards
             317      including 49 S. [ CFR ] C.F.R. Parts .S 393, 396, 396 Appendix G, and Federal Motor Vehicle
             317a      Safety Standards
             318      205; and
             319          (b) may incorporate by reference, in whole or in part, the federal standards under
             320      Subsection (6)(a) and nationally recognized and readily available standards and codes on motor
             321      vehicle safety.
             322          Section 7. Section 53-8-205 is amended to read:
             323           53-8-205. Safety inspection required -- Frequency of safety inspection -- Safety
             324      inspection certificate required -- Out-of-state permits.
             325          (1) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (1)(b), a person may not operate on a highway
             326      a motor vehicle required to be registered in this state unless the motor vehicle has passed a
             327      safety inspection if required in the current year.
             328          (b) Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to:
             329          (i) a vehicle that is exempt from registration under Section 41-1a-205 ;
             330          (ii) an off-highway vehicle, unless the off-highway vehicle is being registered as a
             331      street-legal all-terrain vehicle in accordance with Section 41-6a-1509 ;
             332          (iii) a vintage vehicle as defined in Section 41-21-1 ;
             333          (iv) a commercial vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating over 26,000 pounds that:
             334          (A) is operating with an apportioned registration under Section 41-1a-301; and
             335          (B) has a valid annual federal inspection that complies with the requirements of 49


             336      C.F.R. S. Sec. .S 396.17; and
             337          (v) a trailer, semitrailer, or trailering equipment attached to a commercial motor vehicle
             338      described in Subsection (1)(a)(iv) that has a valid annual federal inspection that complies with
             339      the requirements of 49 C.F.R. S. Sec. .S 396.17.
             340          (2) Except as provided in Subsection (3), the frequency of the safety inspection shall be
             341      determined based on the age of the vehicle determined by model year and shall:
             342          (a) be required each year for a vehicle that is [eight] S. [ 12 ] 10 .S or more years old on
             342a      January 1;
             343      or
             344          [(b) every two years for each vehicle that is less than eight years old on January 1 as
             345      follows:]
             346          [(i) in odd-numbered years for a vehicle with an odd-numbered model year; and]
             347          [(ii) in even-numbered years for a vehicle with an even-numbered model year;]
             348          (b) for each vehicle that is less than S. [ 12 ] 10 .S years old on January 1, be required in
             348a      the fourth
             349      year S. [ , ] and .S the eighth year S. [ , and the tenth year ] .S ;
             350          (c) be made by a safety inspector certified by the division at a safety inspection station
             351      authorized by the division;
             352          (d) cover an inspection of the motor vehicle mechanism, brakes, and equipment to
             353      ensure proper adjustment and condition as required by department rules; and
             354          (e) include an inspection for the display of license plates in accordance with Section
             355      41-1a-404 .
             356          (3) (a) (i) A salvage vehicle as defined in Section 41-1a-1001 is required to pass a
             357      safety inspection when an application is made for initial registration as a salvage vehicle.
             358          (ii) After initial registration as a salvage vehicle, the frequency of the safety inspection
             359      shall correspond with the model year, as provided in Subsection (2).
             360          (b) A motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,001 pounds or more is
             361      required to pass a safety inspection annually.
             362          (4) (a) A safety inspection station shall issue two safety inspection certificates to the
             363      owner of:
             364          (i) each motor vehicle that passes a safety inspection under this section; and
             365          (ii) a street-legal all-terrain vehicle that meets all the equipment requirements in
             366      Section 41-6a-1509 .


             367          (b) A safety inspection station shall use one safety inspection certificate issued under
             368      this Subsection (4) for processing the vehicle registration.
             369          (c) A person operating a motor vehicle shall have in the person's immediate possession
             370      a safety inspection certificate or other evidence of compliance with the requirement to obtain a
             371      safety inspection under this section.
             372          (5) The division may:
             373          (a) authorize the acceptance in this state of a safety inspection certificate issued in
             374      another state having a safety inspection law similar to this state; and
             375          (b) extend the time within which a safety inspection certificate must be obtained by the
             376      resident owner of a vehicle that was not in this state during the time a safety inspection was
             377      required.
             378          Section 8. Section 53-8-206 is amended to read:
             379           53-8-206. Safety inspection -- Station requirements -- Permits not transferable --
             380      Certificate of inspection -- Fees -- Unused certificates -- Suspension or revocation of
             381      permits.
             382          (1) The safety inspection required under Section 53-8-205 may only be performed:
             383          (a) by a person certified by the division as a safety inspector; and
             384          (b) at a safety inspection station with a valid safety inspection station permit issued by
             385      the division.
             386          (2) A safety inspection station permit may not be assigned or transferred or used at any
             387      location other than a designated location, and every safety inspection station permit shall be
             388      posted in a conspicuous place at the location designated.
             389          (3) If required by the division, a record and report shall be made of every safety
             390      inspection and every safety inspection certificate issued.
             391          (4) A safety inspection station holding a safety inspection station permit issued by the
             392      division may charge[: (a) a fee as reimbursement for the safety inspection certificate fee as
             393      specified in Subsection 53-8-204 (1)(e); and (b)] a reasonable fee for labor in performing safety
             394      inspections, not to exceed:
             395          [(i)] (a) $7 or less for motorcycles and street-legal all-terrain vehicles;
             396          [(ii)] (b) unless Subsection (4)[(b)(i)](a) or [(iii)] (c) applies, $15 or less for motor
             397      vehicles; or


             398          [(iii)] (c) $20 or less for 4-wheel drive, split axle, and any motor vehicles that
             399      necessitate disassembly of front hub or removal of rear axle for inspection.
             400          (5) A safety inspection station may return unused safety inspection certificates in a
             401      quantity of 10 or more and shall be reimbursed by the division for the cost of the safety
             402      inspection certificates.
             403          (6) (a) Upon receiving notice of the suspension or revocation of a safety inspection
             404      station permit, the safety inspection station permit holder shall immediately terminate all safety
             405      inspection activities and return all safety inspection certificates and the safety inspection station
             406      permit to the division.
             407          (b) The division shall issue a receipt for all unused safety inspection certificates.
             408          Section 9. Appropriation.
             409          Under the terms and conditions of Utah Code Title 63J Chapter 1, Budgetary
             410      Procedures Act, the following sums of money are appropriated from resources not otherwise
             411      appropriated, or reduced from amounts previously appropriated, out of the funds or fund
             412      accounts indicated for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013. These
             413      are additions to amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2013.
             414          To Department of Public Safety -- Programs and Operations
             415              From General Fund    
$540,000

             416              From General Fund, One-time
$342,000

             417              From Transportation Fund Restricted -- Department of Public
             418                  Safety Account
$1,005,500

             419              From Dedicated Credits
($690,500)

             420              Schedule of Programs:
             421                  Highway Patrol -- Safety Inspections         ($630,000)
             422                  Highway Patrol -- Field Operations         $1,827,000
             423          Section 10. Effective date.
             424          (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), this bill takes effect on July 1, 2012.
             425          (2) The amendments to the following sections take effect on January 1, 2013:
             426          (a) Section 41-1a-205 ;
             427          (b) Section 41-1a-1201 ;
             428          (c) Section 41-1a-1206 ;


             429          (d) Section 41-3-303 ;
             430           S. [ (e) Section 53-3-106 ; ] .S
             431           S. [ (f) ] (e) .S Section 53-8-204 ;
             432           S. [ (g) ] (f) .S Section 53-8-205 ; and
             433           S. [ (h) ] (g) .S Section 53-8-206 .


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