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H.B. 267





Chief Sponsor: Lee B. Perry

Senate Sponsor: Peter C. Knudson

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the Motor Vehicles Code by amending provisions relating to vintage
             10      vehicles.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    defines a vintage travel trailer;
             14          .    amends the definition of a vintage vehicle to include a vintage travel trailer; and
             15          .    makes technical changes.
             16      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2012.
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      AMENDS:
             22          41-1a-226, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 210
             23          41-21-1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 268
             25      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             26          Section 1. Section 41-1a-226 is amended to read:
             27           41-1a-226. Vintage vehicle -- Signed statement -- Registration certificate.

             28          (1) The owner of a vintage vehicle applying for registration under this part shall
             29      provide a signed statement certifying that the vintage vehicle:
             30          (a) is owned and operated for the purposes enumerated in Section 41-21-1 ; and [that
             31      the vintage vehicle]
             32          (b) has been inspected and found safe to operate on the highways of this state.
             33          (2) A vintage travel trailer, as defined in Section 41-21-1 , is exempt from the
             34      requirement under Subsection (1)(b).
             35          Section 2. Section 41-21-1 is amended to read:
             36           41-21-1. Street rod and vintage vehicle defined.
             37          (1) (a) "Street rod" means a motor vehicle that:
             38          (i) (A) was manufactured in 1948 or before; or
             39          (B) (I) was manufactured after 1948 to resemble a vehicle that was manufactured in
             40      1948 or before; and
             41          (II) (Aa) has been altered from the manufacturer's original design; or
             42          (Bb) has a body constructed from non-original materials; and
             43          (ii) is primarily a collector's item that is used for:
             44          (A) club activities;
             45          (B) exhibitions;
             46          (C) tours;
             47          (D) parades;
             48          (E) occasional transportation; and
             49          (F) other similar uses.
             50          (b) "Street rod" does not include a motor vehicle that is used for general, daily
             51      transportation.
             52          (2) (a) "Vintage travel trailer" means a travel trailer, camping trailer, or fifth wheel
             53      trailer that is:
             54          (i) 30 years old or older, from the current year; and
             55          (ii) primarily a collector's item that is used for:
             56          (A) participation in club activities;
             57          (B) exhibitions;
             58          (C) tours;

             59          (D) parades;
             60          (E) occasional recreational or vacation use; and
             61          (F) other similar uses.
             62          (b) "Vintage travel trailer" does not include a travel trailer, camping trailer, or fifth
             63      wheel trailer that is used for the general, daily transportation of persons or property.
             64          [(2)] (3) (a) "Vintage vehicle" means a motor vehicle that:
             65          (i) is 30 years old or older[,] from the current year[,];
             66          (ii) displays a unique vehicle type special group license plate issued in accordance with
             67      Section 41-1a-418 ; and
             68          (iii) is primarily a collector's item[, and] that is used for:
             69          (A) participation in club activities[,];
             70          (B) exhibitions[,];
             71          (C) tours[,];
             72          (D) parades[,];
             73          (E) occasional transportation[,]; and
             74          (F) other similar uses[, but that is not used for general daily transportation].
             75          (b) "Vintage vehicle" does not include a motor vehicle that is used for general, daily
             76      transportation.
             77          [(b)] (c) "Vintage vehicle" includes a:
             78          (i) street rod[.]; and
             79          (ii) vintage travel trailer.
             80          Section 3. Effective date.
             81          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2012.

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    as of 1-12-12 10:54 AM

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