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First Substitute H.B. 199

Representative Jim Nielson proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
PARK MODEL RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

             2     
2014 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Jim Nielson

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Kevin T. Van Tassell

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the provisions to address the treatment of park model recreational
             10      vehicles.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    modifies the definition provision to address park model recreational vehicles;
             14          .    requires park model recreational vehicles to be registered and to obtain a decal;
             15          .    provides for fees;
             16          .    addresses titling requirements;
             17          .    exempts park model recreation vehicles from certain statutory requirements;
             18          .    exempts park model recreation vehicles from definition of motor vehicles for
             19      purposes of dealership regulation;
             20          .    addresses the uniform statewide fee; and
             21          .    makes technical changes.
             22      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             23          None
             24      Other Special Clauses:
             25          This bill takes effect on January 1, 2015.


             26      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             27      AMENDS:
             28           41-1a-102 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 266
             29           41-1a-201 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 1992, Chapter 1 and last amended by Laws of
             30      Utah 1992, Chapter 218
             31           41-1a-204 , as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1992, Chapter 1
             32           41-1a-229 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 1992, Chapter 1 and last amended by Laws of
             33      Utah 1992, Chapter 54
             34           41-1a-301 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             35           41-1a-401 , as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1992, Chapter 1
             36           41-1a-1206 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapters 356, 356, 397 and last
             37      amended by Coordination Clause, Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 397
             38           41-1a-1212 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             39           41-3-102 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 393
             40           59-2-405.2 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 397
             41      ENACTS:
             42           41-1a-506.1 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
             43     
             44      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             45          Section 1. Section 41-1a-102 is amended to read:
             46           41-1a-102. Definitions.
             47          As used in this chapter:
             48          (1) "Actual miles" means the actual distance a vehicle has traveled while in operation.
             49          (2) "Actual weight" means the actual unladen weight of a vehicle or combination of
             50      vehicles as operated and certified to by a weighmaster.
             51          (3) "All-terrain type I vehicle" has the same meaning provided in Section 41-22-2 .
             52          (4) "All-terrain type II vehicle" has the same meaning provided in Section 41-22-2 .
             53          (5) "Amateur radio operator" means any person licensed by the Federal
             54      Communications Commission to engage in private and experimental two-way radio operation
             55      on the amateur band radio frequencies.
             56          (6) "Branded title" means a title certificate that is labeled:


             57          (a) rebuilt and restored to operation;
             58          (b) flooded and restored to operation; or
             59          (c) not restored to operation.
             60          (7) "Camper" means any structure designed, used, and maintained primarily to be
             61      mounted on or affixed to a motor vehicle that contains a floor and is designed to provide a
             62      mobile dwelling, sleeping place, commercial space, or facilities for human habitation or for
             63      camping.
             64          (8) "Certificate of title" means a document issued by a jurisdiction to establish a record
             65      of ownership between an identified owner and the described vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor.
             66          (9) "Certified scale weigh ticket" means a weigh ticket that has been issued by a
             67      weighmaster.
             68          (10) "Commercial vehicle" means a motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer used or
             69      maintained for the transportation of persons or property that operates:
             70          (a) as a carrier for hire, compensation, or profit; or
             71          (b) as a carrier to transport the vehicle owner's goods or property in furtherance of the
             72      owner's commercial enterprise.
             73          (11) "Commission" means the State Tax Commission.
             74          (12) "Dealer" means a person engaged or licensed to engage in the business of buying,
             75      selling, or exchanging new or used vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors either outright or on
             76      conditional sale, bailment, lease, chattel mortgage, or otherwise or who has an established
             77      place of business for the sale, lease, trade, or display of vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors.
             78          (13) "Division" means the Motor Vehicle Division of the commission, created in
             79      Section 41-1a-106 .
             80          (14) "Essential parts" means all integral and body parts of a vehicle of a type required
             81      to be registered in this state, the removal, alteration, or substitution of which would tend to
             82      conceal the identity of the vehicle or substantially alter its appearance, model, type, or mode of
             83      operation.
             84          (15) "Farm tractor" means every motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm
             85      implement for drawing plows, mowing machines, and other implements of husbandry.
             86          (16) (a) "Farm truck" means a truck used by the owner or operator of a farm solely for
             87      his own use in the transportation of:


             88          (i) farm products, including livestock and its products, poultry and its products,
             89      floricultural and horticultural products;
             90          (ii) farm supplies, including tile, fence, and every other thing or commodity used in
             91      agricultural, floricultural, horticultural, livestock, and poultry production; and
             92          (iii) livestock, poultry, and other animals and things used for breeding, feeding, or
             93      other purposes connected with the operation of a farm.
             94          (b) "Farm truck" does not include the operation of trucks by commercial processors of
             95      agricultural products.
             96          (17) "Fleet" means one or more commercial vehicles.
             97          (18) "Foreign vehicle" means a vehicle of a type required to be registered, brought into
             98      this state from another state, territory, or country other than in the ordinary course of business
             99      by or through a manufacturer or dealer, and not registered in this state.
             100          (19) "Gross laden weight" means the actual weight of a vehicle or combination of
             101      vehicles, equipped for operation, to which shall be added the maximum load to be carried.
             102          (20) "Highway" or "street" means the entire width between property lines of every way
             103      or place of whatever nature when any part of it is open to the public, as a matter of right, for
             104      purposes of vehicular traffic.
             105          (21) (a) "Identification number" means the identifying number assigned by the
             106      manufacturer or by the division for the purpose of identifying the vehicle, vessel, or outboard
             107      motor.
             108          (b) "Identification number" includes a vehicle identification number, state assigned
             109      identification number, hull identification number, and motor serial number.
             110          (22) "Implement of husbandry" means every vehicle designed or adapted and used
             111      exclusively for an agricultural operation and only incidentally operated or moved upon the
             112      highways.
             113          (23) (a) "In-state miles" means the total number of miles operated in this state during
             114      the preceding year by fleet power units.
             115          (b) If fleets are composed entirely of trailers or semitrailers, "in-state miles" means the
             116      total number of miles that those vehicles were towed on Utah highways during the preceding
             117      year.
             118          (24) "Interstate vehicle" means any commercial vehicle operated in more than one


             119      state, province, territory, or possession of the United States or foreign country.
             120          (25) "Jurisdiction" means a state, district, province, political subdivision, territory, or
             121      possession of the United States or any foreign country.
             122          (26) "Lienholder" means a person with a security interest in particular property.
             123          (27) "Manufactured home" means a transportable factory built housing unit constructed
             124      on or after June 15, 1976, according to the Federal Home Construction and Safety Standards
             125      Act of 1974 (HUD Code), in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight body
             126      feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or when erected on site, is 400 or more
             127      square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling
             128      with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes
             129      the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems.
             130          (28) "Manufacturer" means a person engaged in the business of constructing,
             131      manufacturing, assembling, producing, or importing new or unused vehicles, vessels, or
             132      outboard motors for the purpose of sale or trade.
             133          (29) "Mobile home" means a transportable factory built housing unit built prior to June
             134      15, 1976, in accordance with a state mobile home code which existed prior to the Federal
             135      Manufactured Housing and Safety Standards Act (HUD Code).
             136          (30) "Motorboat" has the same meaning as provided in Section 73-18-2 .
             137          (31) "Motorcycle" means a motor vehicle having a saddle for the use of the rider and
             138      designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground.
             139          (32) (a) "Motor vehicle" means a self-propelled vehicle intended primarily for use and
             140      operation on the highways.
             141          (b) "Motor vehicle" does not include an off-highway vehicle.
             142          (33) (a) "Nonresident" means a person who is not a resident of this state as defined by
             143      Section 41-1a-202 , and who does not engage in intrastate business within this state and does
             144      not operate in that business any motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer within this state.
             145          (b) A person who engages in intrastate business within this state and operates in that
             146      business any motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer in this state or who, even though engaging in
             147      interstate commerce, maintains any vehicle in this state as the home station of that vehicle is
             148      considered a resident of this state, insofar as that vehicle is concerned in administering this
             149      chapter.


             150          (34) "Odometer" means a device for measuring and recording the actual distance a
             151      vehicle travels while in operation, but does not include any auxiliary odometer designed to be
             152      periodically reset.
             153          (35) "Off-highway implement of husbandry" has the same meaning as provided in
             154      Section 41-22-2 .
             155          (36) "Off-highway vehicle" has the same meaning as provided in Section 41-22-2 .
             156          (37) "Operate" means to drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle or to
             157      navigate a vessel.
             158          (38) "Outboard motor" means a detachable self-contained propulsion unit, excluding
             159      fuel supply, used to propel a vessel.
             160          (39) (a) "Owner" means a person, other than a lienholder, holding title to a vehicle,
             161      vessel, or outboard motor whether or not the vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor is subject to a
             162      security interest.
             163          (b) If a vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale or installment
             164      sale or mortgage of the vehicle with the right of purchase upon performance of the conditions
             165      stated in the agreement and with an immediate right of possession vested in the conditional
             166      vendee or mortgagor, or if the vehicle is the subject of a security agreement, then the
             167      conditional vendee, mortgagor, or debtor is considered the owner for the purposes of this
             168      chapter.
             169          (c) If a vehicle is the subject of an agreement to lease, the lessor is considered the
             170      owner until the lessee exercises his option to purchase the vehicle.
             171          (40) "Park model recreational vehicle" means a unit that:
             172          (a) is designed and marketed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping,
             173      travel, or seasonal use;
             174          (b) is not permanently affixed to real property for use as a permanent dwelling;
             175          (c) requires a special highway movement permit for transit; and
             176          (d) is built on a single chassis mounted on wheels with a gross trailer area not
             177      exceeding 400 square feet in the setup mode.
             178          [(40)] (41) "Personalized license plate" means a license plate that has displayed on it a
             179      combination of letters, numbers, or both as requested by the owner of the vehicle and assigned
             180      to the vehicle by the division.


             181          [(41)] (42) (a) "Pickup truck" means a two-axle motor vehicle with motive power
             182      manufactured, remanufactured, or materially altered to provide an open cargo area.
             183          (b) "Pickup truck" includes motor vehicles with the open cargo area covered with a
             184      camper, camper shell, tarp, removable top, or similar structure.
             185          [(42)] (43) "Pneumatic tire" means every tire in which compressed air is designed to
             186      support the load.
             187          [(43)] (44) "Preceding year" means a period of 12 consecutive months fixed by the
             188      division that is within 16 months immediately preceding the commencement of the registration
             189      or license year in which proportional registration is sought. The division in fixing the period
             190      shall conform it to the terms, conditions, and requirements of any applicable agreement or
             191      arrangement for the proportional registration of vehicles.
             192          [(44)] (45) "Public garage" means every building or other place where vehicles or
             193      vessels are kept and stored and where a charge is made for the storage and keeping of vehicles
             194      and vessels.
             195          [(45)] (46) "Receipt of surrender of ownership documents" means the receipt of
             196      surrender of ownership documents described in Section 41-1a-503 .
             197          [(46)] (47) "Reconstructed vehicle" means every vehicle of a type required to be
             198      registered in this state that is materially altered from its original construction by the removal,
             199      addition, or substitution of essential parts, new or used.
             200          [(47)] (48) "Recreational vehicle" has the same meaning as provided in Section
             201      13-14-102 .
             202          [(48)] (49) "Registration" means a document issued by a jurisdiction that allows
             203      operation of a vehicle or vessel on the highways or waters of this state for the time period for
             204      which the registration is valid and that is evidence of compliance with the registration
             205      requirements of the jurisdiction.
             206          [(49)] (50) (a) "Registration year" means a 12 consecutive month period commencing
             207      with the completion of all applicable registration criteria.
             208          (b) For administration of a multistate agreement for proportional registration the
             209      division may prescribe a different 12-month period.
             210          [(50)] (51) "Repair or replacement" means the restoration of vehicles, vessels, or
             211      outboard motors to a sound working condition by substituting any inoperative part of the


             212      vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor, or by correcting the inoperative part.
             213          [(51)] (52) "Replica vehicle" means:
             214          (a) a street rod that meets the requirements under Subsection 41-21-1 (1)(a)(i)(B); or
             215          (b) a custom vehicle that meets the requirements under Subsection
             216      41-6a-1507 (1)(a)(i)(B).
             217          [(52)] (53) "Road tractor" means every motor vehicle designed and used for drawing
             218      other vehicles and constructed so it does not carry any load either independently or any part of
             219      the weight of a vehicle or load that is drawn.
             220          [(53)] (54) "Sailboat" has the same meaning as provided in Section 73-18-2 .
             221          [(54)] (55) "Security interest" means an interest that is reserved or created by a security
             222      agreement to secure the payment or performance of an obligation and that is valid against third
             223      parties.
             224          [(55)] (56) "Semitrailer" means every vehicle without motive power designed for
             225      carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that
             226      some part of its weight and its load rests or is carried by another vehicle.
             227          [(56)] (57) "Special group license plate" means a type of license plate designed for a
             228      particular group of people or a license plate authorized and issued by the division in accordance
             229      with Section 41-1a-418 .
             230          [(57)] (58) (a) "Special interest vehicle" means a vehicle used for general
             231      transportation purposes and that is:
             232          (i) 20 years or older from the current year; or
             233          (ii) a make or model of motor vehicle recognized by the division director as having
             234      unique interest or historic value.
             235          (b) In making his determination under Subsection [(57)] (58)(a), the division director
             236      shall give special consideration to:
             237          (i) a make of motor vehicle that is no longer manufactured;
             238          (ii) a make or model of motor vehicle produced in limited or token quantities;
             239          (iii) a make or model of motor vehicle produced as an experimental vehicle or one
             240      designed exclusively for educational purposes or museum display; or
             241          (iv) a motor vehicle of any age or make that has not been substantially altered or
             242      modified from original specifications of the manufacturer and because of its significance is


             243      being collected, preserved, restored, maintained, or operated by a collector or hobbyist as a
             244      leisure pursuit.
             245          [(58)] (59) (a) "Special mobile equipment" means every vehicle:
             246          (i) not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property;
             247          (ii) not designed to operate in traffic; and
             248          (iii) only incidentally operated or moved over the highways.
             249          (b) "Special mobile equipment" includes:
             250          (i) farm tractors;
             251          (ii) off-road motorized construction or maintenance equipment including backhoes,
             252      bulldozers, compactors, graders, loaders, road rollers, tractors, and trenchers; and
             253          (iii) ditch-digging apparatus.
             254          (c) "Special mobile equipment" does not include a commercial vehicle as defined
             255      under Section 72-9-102 .
             256          [(59)] (60) "Specially constructed vehicle" means every vehicle of a type required to be
             257      registered in this state, not originally constructed under a distinctive name, make, model, or
             258      type by a generally recognized manufacturer of vehicles, and not materially altered from its
             259      original construction.
             260          [(60)] (61) "Title" means the right to or ownership of a vehicle, vessel, or outboard
             261      motor.
             262          [(61)] (62) (a) "Total fleet miles" means the total number of miles operated in all
             263      jurisdictions during the preceding year by power units.
             264          (b) If fleets are composed entirely of trailers or semitrailers, "total fleet miles" means
             265      the number of miles that those vehicles were towed on the highways of all jurisdictions during
             266      the preceding year.
             267          [(62)] (63) "Trailer" means a vehicle without motive power designed for carrying
             268      persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that no part of
             269      its weight rests upon the towing vehicle.
             270          [(63)] (64) "Transferee" means a person to whom the ownership of property is
             271      conveyed by sale, gift, or any other means except by the creation of a security interest.
             272          [(64)] (65) "Transferor" means a person who transfers his ownership in property by
             273      sale, gift, or any other means except by creation of a security interest.


             274          [(65)] (66) "Travel trailer," "camping trailer," or "fifth wheel trailer" means a portable
             275      vehicle without motive power, designed as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational, or
             276      vacation use that does not require a special highway movement permit when drawn by a
             277      self-propelled motor vehicle.
             278          [(66)] (67) "Truck tractor" means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for
             279      drawing other vehicles and not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the
             280      vehicle and load that is drawn.
             281          [(67)] (68) "Vehicle" includes a motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, off-highway vehicle,
             282      park model recreational vehicle, manufactured home, and mobile home.
             283          [(68)] (69) "Vessel" has the same meaning as provided in Section 73-18-2 .
             284          [(69)] (70) "Vintage vehicle" has the same meaning as provided in Section 41-21-1 .
             285          [(70)] (71) "Waters of this state" has the same meaning as provided in Section 73-18-2 .
             286          [(71)] (72) "Weighmaster" means a person, association of persons, or corporation
             287      permitted to weigh vehicles under this chapter.
             288          Section 2. Section 41-1a-201 is amended to read:
             289           41-1a-201. Function of registration -- Registration required.
             290      Unless exempted, a person may not operate and an owner may not give another person
             291      permission to operate a motor vehicle, combination of vehicles, trailer, semitrailer, vintage
             292      vehicle, off-highway vehicle, [or] vessel, or park model recreational vehicle in this state unless
             293      it has been registered in accordance with this chapter, Title 41, Chapter 22, Off-Highway
             294      Vehicles, or Title 73, Chapter 18, State Boating Act.
             295          Section 3. Section 41-1a-204 is amended to read:
             296           41-1a-204. Identification number inspection.
             297          (1) An application for first registration in this state of any vehicle may not be accepted
             298      by the division unless the identification number of that vehicle, other than new vehicles sold
             299      by dealers licensed in this state, has been inspected by a qualified identification number
             300      inspector under Part 8, Identification Numbers.
             301          (2) A park model recreational vehicle is exempt from this section.
             302          Section 4. Section 41-1a-229 is amended to read:
             303           41-1a-229. Display of gross laden weight.
             304          (1) Each vehicle registered by gross laden weight and exceeding 12,000 pounds of


             305      gross laden weight shall have the gross laden weight for which it is registered painted,
             306      stenciled, or shown by decal upon both the left and right sides of the vehicle, in a conspicuous
             307      place, in letters of a reasonable size as determined by the commission.
             308          (2) If vehicles are registered in combination, the gross laden weight for which the
             309      combination of vehicles is registered shall be displayed upon the power unit.
             310          (3) An owner or operator of a vehicle or combination of vehicles may not display a
             311      gross laden weight other than that shown on the certificate of registration of the vehicle.
             312          (4) A park model recreational vehicle is exempt from this section.
             313          Section 5. Section 41-1a-301 is amended to read:
             314           41-1a-301. Apportioned registration and licensing of interstate vehicles.
             315          (1) (a) An owner or operator of a fleet of commercial vehicles based in this state and
             316      operating in two or more jurisdictions may register commercial vehicles for operation under the
             317      International Registration Plan or the Uniform Vehicle Registration Proration and Reciprocity
             318      Agreement by filing an application with the division.
             319          (b) The application shall include information that identifies the vehicle owner, the
             320      vehicle, the miles traveled in each jurisdiction, and other information pertinent to the
             321      registration of apportioned vehicles.
             322          (c) Vehicles operated exclusively in this state may not be apportioned.
             323          (2) (a) If no operations were conducted during the preceding year, the application shall
             324      contain a statement of the proposed operations and an estimate of annual mileage for each
             325      jurisdiction.
             326          (b) The division may adjust the estimate if the division is not satisfied with its
             327      correctness.
             328          (c) At renewal, the registrant shall use the actual mileage from the preceding year in
             329      computing fees due each jurisdiction.
             330          (3) The registration fee for apportioned vehicles shall be determined as follows:
             331          (a) divide the in-jurisdiction miles by the total miles generated during the preceding
             332      year;
             333          (b) total the fees for each vehicle based on the fees prescribed in Section 41-1a-1206 ;
             334      and
             335          (c) multiply the sum obtained under Subsection (3)(b) by the quotient obtained under


             336      Subsection (3)(a).
             337          (4) Trailers or semitrailers of apportioned fleets may be listed separately as "trailer
             338      fleets" with the fees paid according to the total distance those trailers were towed in all
             339      jurisdictions during the preceding year mileage reporting period.
             340          (5) (a) (i) When the proper fees have been paid and the property tax or in lieu fee has
             341      been cleared under Section 41-1a-206 or 41-1a-207 , a registration card, annual decal, and
             342      where necessary, license plate, will be issued for each unit listed on the application.
             343          (ii) An original registration must be carried in each vehicle at all times.
             344          (b) Original registration cards for trailers or semitrailers may be carried in the power
             345      unit.
             346          (c) (i) In lieu of a permanent registration card or license plate, the division may issue
             347      one temporary permit authorizing operation of new or unlicensed vehicles until the permanent
             348      registration is completed.
             349          (ii) Once a temporary permit is issued, the registration process may not be cancelled.
             350      Registration must be completed and the fees and any property tax or in lieu fee due must be
             351      paid for the vehicle for which the permit was issued.
             352          (iii) Temporary permits may not be issued for renewals.
             353          (d) (i) The division shall issue one distinctive license plate that displays the letters APP
             354      for apportioned vehicles.
             355          (ii) The plate shall be displayed on the front of an apportioned truck tractor or power
             356      unit or on the rear of any apportioned vehicle.
             357          (iii) Distinctive decals displaying the word "apportioned" and the month and year of
             358      expiration shall be issued for each apportioned vehicle.
             359          (e) A nonrefundable administrative fee, determined by the commission pursuant to
             360      Section 63J-1-504 , shall be charged for each temporary permit, registration, or both.
             361          (6) Vehicles that are apportionally registered are fully registered for intrastate and
             362      interstate movements, providing the proper interstate and intrastate authority has been secured.
             363          (7) (a) Vehicles added to an apportioned fleet after the beginning of the registration
             364      year shall be registered by applying the quotient under Subsection (3)(a) for the original
             365      application to the fees due for the remainder of the registration year.
             366          (b) (i) The owner shall maintain and submit complete annual mileage for each vehicle


             367      in each jurisdiction, showing all miles operated by the lessor and lessee.
             368          (ii) The fiscal mileage reporting period begins July 1, and continues through June 30 of
             369      the year immediately preceding the calendar year in which the registration year begins.
             370          (c) (i) An owner-operator, who is a lessor, may be the registrant and the vehicle may be
             371      registered in the name of the owner-operator.
             372          (ii) The identification plates and registration card shall be the property of the lessor and
             373      may reflect both the owner-operator's name and that of the carrier as lessee.
             374          (iii) The allocation of fees shall be according to the operational records of the
             375      owner-operator.
             376          (d) (i) The lessee may be the registrant of a leased vehicle at the option of the lessor.
             377          (ii) If a lessee is the registrant of a leased vehicle, both the lessor's and lessee's name
             378      shall appear on the registration.
             379          (iii) The allocation of fees shall be according to the records of the carrier.
             380          (8) (a) Any registrant whose application for apportioned registration has been accepted
             381      shall preserve the records on which the application is based for a period of three years after the
             382      close of the registration year.
             383          (b) The records shall be made available to the division upon request for audit as to
             384      accuracy of computations, payments, and assessments for deficiencies, or allowances for
             385      credits.
             386          (c) An assessment for deficiency or claim for credit may not be made for any period for
             387      which records are no longer required.
             388          (d) Interest in the amount prescribed by Section 59-1-402 shall be assessed or paid
             389      from the date due until paid on deficiencies found due after audit.
             390          (e) Registrants with deficiencies are subject to the penalties under Section 59-1-401 .
             391          (f) The division may enter into agreements with other International Registration Plan
             392      jurisdictions for joint audits.
             393          (9) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (9)(b), all state fees collected under this
             394      section shall be deposited in the Transportation Fund.
             395          (b) The following fees may be used by the commission as a dedicated credit to cover
             396      the costs of electronic credentialing as provided in Section 41-1a-303 :
             397          (i) $5 of each temporary registration permit fee paid under Subsection (12)(a)(i) for a


             398      single unit; and
             399          (ii) $10 of each temporary registration permit fee paid under Subsection (12)(a)(ii) for
             400      multiple units.
             401          (10) If registration is for less than a full year, fees for apportioned registration shall be
             402      assessed according to Section 41-1a-1207 .
             403          (a) (i) If the registrant is replacing a vehicle for one withdrawn from the fleet and the
             404      new vehicle is of the same weight category as the replaced vehicle, the registrant must file a
             405      supplemental application.
             406          (ii) A registration card that transfers the license plate to the new vehicle shall be issued.
             407          (iii) When a replacement vehicle is of greater weight than the replaced vehicle,
             408      additional registration fees are due.
             409          (b) If a vehicle is withdrawn from an apportioned fleet during the period for which it is
             410      registered, the registrant shall notify the division and surrender the registration card and license
             411      plate of the withdrawn vehicle.
             412          (11) (a) An out-of-state carrier with an apportionally registered vehicle who has not
             413      presented a certificate of property tax or in lieu fee as required by Section 41-1a-206 or
             414      41-1a-207 , shall pay, at the time of registration, a proportional part of an equalized highway
             415      use tax computed as follows:
             416          (i) Multiply the number of vehicles or combination vehicles registered in each weight
             417      class by the equivalent tax figure from the following tables:
             418      Vehicle or Combination
Registered Weight

Age of Vehicle

Equivalent Tax
             419      12,000 pounds or less 12 or more years $10
             420      12,000 pounds or less 9 or more years but less than 12 years $50
             421      12,000 pounds or less 6 or more years but less than 9 years $80
             422      12,000 pounds or less 3 or more years but less than 6 years $110
             423      12,000 pounds or less Less than 3 years $150
             424      Vehicle or Combination
Registered Weight
    Equivalent
Tax
             425      12,001 - 18,000 pounds $150
             426      18,001 - 34,000 pounds 200
             427      34,001 - 48,000 pounds 300
             428      48,001 - 64,000 pounds 450
             429      64,001 pounds and over 600
             430          (ii) Multiply the equivalent tax value for the total fleet determined under Subsection
             431      (11)(a)(i) by the fraction computed under Subsection (3) for the apportioned fleet for the
             432      registration year.
             433          (b) Fees shall be assessed as provided in Section 41-1a-1207 .
             434          (12) (a) Commercial vehicles meeting the registration requirements of another
             435      jurisdiction may, as an alternative to full or apportioned registration, secure a temporary
             436      registration permit for a period not to exceed 96 hours or until they leave the state, whichever is
             437      less, for a fee of:
             438          (i) $25 for a single unit; and
             439          (ii) $50 for multiple units.
             440          (b) A state temporary permit or registration fee is not required from nonresident owners
             441      or operators of vehicles or combination of vehicles having a gross laden weight of 26,000
             442      pounds or less for each single unit or combination.
             443          (13) A park model recreational vehicle may not be registered under this section.
             444          Section 6. Section 41-1a-401 is amended to read:
             445           41-1a-401. License plates -- Number of plates -- Reflectorization -- Indicia of
             446      registration in lieu of or used with plates.
             447          (1) (a) The division upon registering a vehicle shall issue to the owner:
             448          (i) one license plate for a motorcycle, trailer, or semitrailer [and];
             449          (ii) one decal for a park model recreational vehicle, in lieu of a license plate, which
             450      shall be attached in plain site to the rear of the park model recreational vehicle; and
             451          (iii) two identical license plates for every other vehicle.
             452          (b) The license plate [shall be] or decal issued under Subsection (1)(a) is for the
             453      particular vehicle registered and may not be removed during the term for which the license
             454      plate or decal is issued or used upon any other vehicle than the registered vehicle.
             455          (2) The division may receive applications for registration renewal, renew registration,


             456      and issue new license plates or decals at any time prior to the expiration of registration.
             457          (3) (a) All license plates to be manufactured and issued by the division shall be treated
             458      with a fully reflective material on the plate face that provides effective and dependable
             459      reflective brightness during the service period of the license plate.
             460          (b) The division shall prescribe all license plate material specifications and establish
             461      and implement procedures for conforming to the specifications.
             462          (c) The specifications for the materials used such as the aluminum plate substrate, the
             463      reflective sheeting, and glue shall be drawn in a manner so that at least two manufacturers may
             464      qualify as suppliers.
             465          (d) The granting of contracts for the materials shall be by public bid.
             466          (4) (a) The commission may issue, adopt, and require the use of indicia of registration
             467      it considers advisable in lieu of or in conjunction with license plates as provided in this part.
             468          (b) All provisions of this part relative to license plates apply to these indicia of
             469      registration, so far as the provisions are applicable.
             470          Section 7. Section 41-1a-506.1 is enacted to read:
             471          41-1a-506.1. Exceptions to title requirements for park model recreational vehicles.
             472          (1) A park model recreational vehicle in this state and identified by the manufacturer as
             473      a 2015 year model or newer is subject to the titling provisions of this part.
             474          (2) The division may provide title to a park model recreational vehicle identified by the
             475      manufacturer as a 2014 year model or older if requested by the owner of the park model
             476      recreational vehicle.
             477          Section 8. Section 41-1a-1206 is amended to read:
             478           41-1a-1206. Registration fees -- Fees by gross laden weight.
             479          (1) Except as provided in Subsections (2) and (3), at the time application is made for
             480      registration or renewal of registration of a vehicle or combination of vehicles under this
             481      chapter, a registration fee shall be paid to the division as follows:
             482          (a) $44.50 for each motorcycle;
             483          (b) $43 for each motor vehicle of 12,000 pounds or less gross laden weight, excluding
             484      motorcycles;
             485          (c) unless the semitrailer or trailer is exempt from registration under Section 41-1a-202
             486      or is registered under Section 41-1a-301 :


             487          (i) $31 for each trailer or semitrailer over 750 pounds gross unladen weight; or
             488          (ii) $28.50 for each commercial trailer or commercial semitrailer of 750 pounds or less
             489      gross unladen weight;
             490          (d) (i) $53 for each farm truck over 12,000 pounds, but not exceeding 14,000 pounds
             491      gross laden weight; plus
             492          (ii) $9 for each 2,000 pounds over 14,000 pounds gross laden weight;
             493          (e) (i) $69.50 for each motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles, excluding farm
             494      trucks, over 12,000 pounds, but not exceeding 14,000 pounds gross laden weight; plus
             495          (ii) $19 for each 2,000 pounds over 14,000 pounds gross laden weight; and
             496          (f) (i) $69.50 for each park model recreational vehicle over 12,000 pounds, but not
             497      exceeding 14,000 pounds gross laden weight; plus
             498          (ii) $19 for each 2,000 pounds over 14,000 pounds gross laden weight;
             499          [(f)] (g) $45 for each vintage vehicle that is less than 40 years old.
             500          (2) At the time application is made for registration or renewal of registration of a
             501      vehicle under this chapter for a six-month registration period under Section 41-1a-215.5 , a
             502      registration fee shall be paid to the division as follows:
             503          (a) $33.50 for each motorcycle; and
             504          (b) $32.50 for each motor vehicle of 12,000 pounds or less gross laden weight,
             505      excluding motorcycles.
             506          (3) (a) The initial registration fee for a vintage vehicle that is 40 years old or older is
             507      $40.
             508          (b) A vintage vehicle that is 40 years old or older is exempt from the renewal of
             509      registration fees under Subsection (1).
             510          (c) A vehicle with a Purple Heart special group license plate issued in accordance with
             511      Section 41-1a-421 is exempt from the registration fees under Subsection (1).
             512          (4) If a motor vehicle is operated in combination with a semitrailer or trailer, each
             513      motor vehicle shall register for the total gross laden weight of all units of the combination if the
             514      total gross laden weight of the combination exceeds 12,000 pounds.
             515          (5) (a) Registration fee categories under this section are based on the gross laden
             516      weight declared in the licensee's application for registration.
             517          (b) Gross laden weight shall be computed in units of 2,000 pounds. A fractional part


             518      of 2,000 pounds is a full unit.
             519          (6) The owner of a commercial trailer or commercial semitrailer may, as an alternative
             520      to registering under Subsection (1)(c), apply for and obtain a special registration and license
             521      plate for a fee of $130.
             522          (7) Except as provided in Section 41-6a-1642 , a truck may not be registered as a farm
             523      truck unless:
             524          (a) the truck meets the definition of a farm truck under Section 41-1a-102 ; and
             525          (b) (i) the truck has a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 12,000 pounds; or
             526          (ii) the truck has a gross vehicle weight rating of 12,000 pounds or less and the owner
             527      submits to the division a certificate of emissions inspection or a waiver in compliance with
             528      Section 41-6a-1642 .
             529          (8) A violation of Subsection (7) is a class B misdemeanor that shall be punished by a
             530      fine of not less than $200.
             531          (9) Trucks used exclusively to pump cement, bore wells, or perform crane services
             532      with a crane lift capacity of five or more tons, are exempt from 50% of the amount of the fees
             533      required for those vehicles under this section.
             534          Section 9. Section 41-1a-1212 is amended to read:
             535           41-1a-1212. Fee for replacement of license plate decals.
             536          A fee established in accordance with Section 63J-1-504 shall be paid to the division for
             537      the replacement of a license plate decal required by Section 41-1a-402 or a decal required by
             538      Section 41-1a-401 .
             539          Section 10. Section 41-3-102 is amended to read:
             540           41-3-102. Definitions.
             541          As used in this chapter:
             542          (1) "Administrator" means the motor vehicle enforcement administrator.
             543          (2) "Agent" means a person other than a holder of any dealer's or salesperson's license
             544      issued under this chapter, who for salary, commission, or compensation of any kind, negotiates
             545      in any way for the sale, purchase, order, or exchange of three or more motor vehicles for any
             546      other person in any 12-month period.
             547          (3) "Auction" means a dealer engaged in the business of auctioning motor vehicles,
             548      either owned or consigned, to the general public.


             549          (4) "Board" means the advisory board created in Section 41-3-106 .
             550          (5) "Body shop" means a business engaged in rebuilding, restoring, repairing, or
             551      painting primarily the body of motor vehicles damaged by collision or natural disaster.
             552          (6) "Commission" means the State Tax Commission.
             553          (7) "Crusher" means a person who crushes or shreds motor vehicles subject to
             554      registration under Title 41, Chapter 1a, Motor Vehicle Act, to reduce the useable materials and
             555      metals to a more compact size for recycling.
             556          (8) (a) "Dealer" means a person:
             557          (i) whose business in whole or in part involves selling new, used, or new and used
             558      motor vehicles or off-highway vehicles; and
             559          (ii) who sells, displays for sale, or offers for sale or exchange three or more new or
             560      used motor vehicles or off-highway vehicles in any 12-month period.
             561          (b) "Dealer" includes a representative or consignee of any dealer.
             562          (9) (a) "Dismantler" means a person engaged in the business of dismantling motor
             563      vehicles subject to registration under Title 41, Chapter 1a, Motor Vehicle Act, for the resale of
             564      parts or for salvage.
             565          (b) "Dismantler" includes a person who dismantles three or more motor vehicles in any
             566      12-month period.
             567          (10) "Distributor" means a person who has a franchise from a manufacturer of motor
             568      vehicles to distribute motor vehicles within this state and who in whole or in part sells or
             569      distributes new motor vehicles to dealers or who maintains distributor representatives.
             570          (11) "Distributor branch" means a branch office similarly maintained by a distributor
             571      for the same purposes a factory branch is maintained.
             572          (12) "Distributor representative" means a person and each officer and employee of the
             573      person engaged as a representative of a distributor or distributor branch of motor vehicles to
             574      make or promote the sale of the distributor or the distributor branch's motor vehicles, or for
             575      supervising or contacting dealers or prospective dealers of the distributor or the distributor
             576      branch.
             577          (13) "Division" means the Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division created in Section
             578      41-3-104 .
             579          (14) "Factory branch" means a branch office maintained by a person who manufactures


             580      or assembles motor vehicles for sale to distributors, motor vehicle dealers, or who directs or
             581      supervises the factory branch's representatives.
             582          (15) "Factory representative" means a person and each officer and employee of the
             583      person engaged as a representative of a manufacturer of motor vehicles or by a factory branch
             584      to make or promote the sale of the manufacturer's or factory branch's motor vehicles, or for
             585      supervising or contacting the dealers or prospective dealers of the manufacturer or the factory
             586      branch.
             587          (16) "Franchise" means a contract or agreement between a dealer and a manufacturer of
             588      new motor vehicles or its distributor or factory branch by which the dealer is authorized to sell
             589      any specified make or makes of new motor vehicles.
             590          (17) "Manufacturer" means a person engaged in the business of constructing or
             591      assembling new motor vehicles, ownership of which is customarily transferred by a
             592      manufacturer's statement or certificate of origin, or a person who constructs three or more new
             593      motor vehicles in any 12-month period.
             594          (18) "Motorcycle" has the same meaning as defined in Section 41-1a-102 .
             595          (19) (a) "Motor vehicle" means a vehicle that is:
             596          (i) self-propelled;
             597          (ii) a trailer, travel trailer, or semitrailer; or
             598          (iii) an off-highway vehicle or small trailer.
             599          (b) "Motor vehicle" does not include:
             600          (i) mobile homes as defined in Section 41-1a-102 ;
             601          (ii) trailers of 750 pounds or less unladen weight; [and]
             602          (iii) farm tractors and other machines and tools used in the production, harvesting, and
             603      care of farm products[.]; and
             604          (iv) park model recreational vehicles as defined in Section 41-1a-102 .
             605          (20) "New motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle that has never been titled or
             606      registered and has been driven less than 7,500 miles, unless the motor vehicle is an
             607      off-highway vehicle, small trailer, trailer, travel trailer, or semitrailer, in which case the
             608      mileage limit does not apply.
             609          (21) "Off-highway vehicle" has the same meaning as provided in Section 41-22-2 .
             610          (22) "Pawnbroker" means a person whose business is to lend money on security of


             611      personal property deposited with him.
             612          (23) "Principal place of business" means a site or location in this state:
             613          (a) devoted exclusively to the business for which the dealer, manufacturer,
             614      remanufacturer, transporter, dismantler, crusher, or body shop is licensed, and businesses
             615      incidental to them;
             616          (b) sufficiently bounded by fence, chain, posts, or otherwise marked to definitely
             617      indicate the boundary and to admit a definite description with space adequate to permit the
             618      display of three or more new, or new and used, or used motor vehicles and sufficient parking
             619      for the public; and
             620          (c) that includes a permanent enclosed building or structure large enough to
             621      accommodate the office of the establishment and to provide a safe place to keep the books and
             622      other records of the business, at which the principal portion of the business is conducted and
             623      the books and records kept and maintained.
             624          (24) "Remanufacturer" means a person who reconstructs used motor vehicles subject to
             625      registration under Title 41, Chapter 1a, Motor Vehicle Act, to change the body style and
             626      appearance of the motor vehicle or who constructs or assembles motor vehicles from used or
             627      new and used motor vehicle parts, or who reconstructs, constructs, or assembles three or more
             628      motor vehicles in any 12-month period.
             629          (25) "Salesperson" means an individual who for a salary, commission, or compensation
             630      of any kind, is employed either directly, indirectly, regularly, or occasionally by any new motor
             631      vehicle dealer or used motor vehicle dealer to sell, purchase, or exchange or to negotiate for the
             632      sale, purchase, or exchange of motor vehicles.
             633          (26) "Semitrailer" has the same meaning as defined in Section 41-1a-102 .
             634          (27) "Small trailer" means a trailer that has an unladen weight of more than 750
             635      pounds, but less than 2,000 pounds.
             636          (28) "Special equipment" includes a truck mounted crane, cherry picker, material lift,
             637      post hole digger, and a utility or service body.
             638          (29) "Special equipment dealer" means a new or new and used motor vehicle dealer
             639      engaged in the business of buying new incomplete motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight
             640      of 12,000 or more pounds and installing special equipment on the incomplete motor vehicle.
             641          (30) "Trailer" has the same meaning as defined in Section 41-1a-102 .


             642          (31) "Transporter" means a person engaged in the business of transporting motor
             643      vehicles as described in Section 41-3-202 .
             644          (32) "Travel trailer" has the same meaning as provided in Section 41-1a-102 .
             645          (33) "Used motor vehicle" means a vehicle that has been titled and registered to a
             646      purchaser other than a dealer or has been driven 7,500 or more miles, unless the vehicle is a
             647      trailer, or semitrailer, in which case the mileage limit does not apply.
             648          (34) "Wholesale motor vehicle auction" means a dealer primarily engaged in the
             649      business of auctioning consigned motor vehicles to dealers or dismantlers who are licensed by
             650      this or any other jurisdiction.
             651          Section 11. Section 59-2-405.2 is amended to read:
             652           59-2-405.2. Definitions -- Uniform statewide fee on certain tangible personal
             653      property -- Distribution of revenues -- Rulemaking authority -- Determining the length of
             654      a vessel.
             655          (1) As used in this section:
             656          (a) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (1)(a)(ii), "all-terrain vehicle" means a motor
             657      vehicle that:
             658          (A) is an:
             659          (I) all-terrain type I vehicle as defined in Section 41-22-2 ; or
             660          (II) all-terrain type II vehicle as defined in Section 41-22-2 ;
             661          (B) is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Chapter 22, Off-Highway
             662      Vehicles; and
             663          (C) has:
             664          (I) an engine with more than 150 cubic centimeters displacement;
             665          (II) a motor that produces more than five horsepower; or
             666          (III) an electric motor; and
             667          (ii) notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a)(i), "all-terrain vehicle" does not include a
             668      snowmobile.
             669          (b) "Camper" means a camper:
             670          (i) as defined in Section 41-1a-102 ; and
             671          (ii) that is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Chapter 1a, Part 2,
             672      Registration.


             673          (c) (i) "Canoe" means a vessel that:
             674          (A) is long and narrow;
             675          (B) has curved sides; and
             676          (C) is tapered:
             677          (I) to two pointed ends; or
             678          (II) to one pointed end and is blunt on the other end; and
             679          (ii) "canoe" includes:
             680          (A) a collapsible inflatable canoe;
             681          (B) a kayak;
             682          (C) a racing shell;
             683          (D) a rowing scull; or
             684          (E) notwithstanding the definition of vessel in Subsection (1)[(aa)](bb), a canoe with
             685      an outboard motor.
             686          (d) "Dealer" is as defined in Section 41-1a-102 .
             687          (e) "Jon boat" means a vessel that:
             688          (i) has a square bow; and
             689          (ii) has a flat bottom.
             690          (f) "Motor vehicle" is as defined in Section 41-22-2 .
             691          (g) "Other motorcycle" means a motor vehicle that:
             692          (i) is:
             693          (A) a motorcycle as defined in Section 41-1a-102 ; and
             694          (B) designed primarily for use and operation over unimproved terrain;
             695          (ii) is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Chapter 1a, Part 2,
             696      Registration; and
             697          (iii) has:
             698          (A) an engine with more than 150 cubic centimeters displacement; or
             699          (B) a motor that produces more than five horsepower.
             700          (h) (i) "Other trailer" means a portable vehicle without motive power that is primarily
             701      used:
             702          (A) to transport tangible personal property; and
             703          (B) for a purpose other than a commercial purpose; and


             704          (ii) in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, for
             705      purposes of Subsection (1)(h)(i)(B), the commission may by rule define what constitutes a
             706      purpose other than a commercial purpose.
             707          (i) "Outboard motor" is as defined in Section 41-1a-102 .
             708          (j) "Park model recreational vehicle" is as defined in Section 41-1a-102 .
             709          [(j)] (k) "Personal watercraft" means a personal watercraft:
             710          (i) as defined in Section 73-18-2 ; and
             711          (ii) that is required to be registered in accordance with Title 73, Chapter 18, State
             712      Boating Act.
             713          [(k)] (l) (i) "Pontoon" means a vessel that:
             714          (A) is:
             715          (I) supported by one or more floats; and
             716          (II) propelled by either inboard or outboard power; and
             717          (B) is not:
             718          (I) a houseboat; or
             719          (II) a collapsible inflatable vessel; and
             720          (ii) in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             721      commission may by rule define the term "houseboat."
             722          [(l)] (m) "Qualifying adjustment, exemption, or reduction" means an adjustment,
             723      exemption, or reduction:
             724          (i) of all or a portion of a qualifying payment;
             725          (ii) granted by a county during the refund period; and
             726          (iii) received by a qualifying person.
             727          [(m)] (n) (i) "Qualifying payment" means the payment made:
             728          (A) of a uniform statewide fee in accordance with this section:
             729          (I) by a qualifying person;
             730          (II) to a county; and
             731          (III) during the refund period; and
             732          (B) on an item of qualifying tangible personal property; and
             733          (ii) if a qualifying person received a qualifying adjustment, exemption, or reduction for
             734      an item of qualifying tangible personal property, the qualifying payment for that qualifying


             735      tangible personal property is equal to the difference between:
             736          (A) the payment described in this Subsection (1)[(m)](n) for that item of qualifying
             737      tangible personal property; and
             738          (B) the amount of the qualifying adjustment, exemption, or reduction.
             739          [(n)] (o) "Qualifying person" means a person that paid a uniform statewide fee:
             740          (i) during the refund period;
             741          (ii) in accordance with this section; and
             742          (iii) on an item of qualifying tangible personal property.
             743          [(o)] (p) "Qualifying tangible personal property" means a:
             744          (i) qualifying vehicle; or
             745          (ii) qualifying watercraft.
             746          [(p)] (q) "Qualifying vehicle" means:
             747          (i) an all-terrain vehicle with an engine displacement that is 100 or more cubic
             748      centimeters but 150 or less cubic centimeters;
             749          (ii) an other motorcycle with an engine displacement that is 100 or more cubic
             750      centimeters but 150 or less cubic centimeters;
             751          (iii) a small motor vehicle with an engine displacement that is 100 or more cubic
             752      centimeters but 150 or less cubic centimeters;
             753          (iv) a snowmobile with an engine displacement that is 100 or more cubic centimeters
             754      but 150 or less cubic centimeters; or
             755          (v) a street motorcycle with an engine displacement that is 100 or more cubic
             756      centimeters but 150 or less cubic centimeters.
             757          [(q)] (r) "Qualifying watercraft" means a:
             758          (i) canoe;
             759          (ii) collapsible inflatable vessel;
             760          (iii) jon boat;
             761          (iv) pontoon;
             762          (v) sailboat; or
             763          (vi) utility boat.
             764          [(r)] (s) "Refund period" means the time period:
             765          (i) beginning on January 1, 2006; and


             766          (ii) ending on December 29, 2006.
             767          [(s)] (t) "Sailboat" means a sailboat as defined in Section 73-18-2 .
             768          [(t)] (u) (i) "Small motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle that:
             769          (A) is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Motor Vehicles; and
             770          (B) has:
             771          (I) an engine with 150 or less cubic centimeters displacement; or
             772          (II) a motor that produces five or less horsepower; and
             773          (ii) in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             774      commission may by rule develop a process for an owner of a motor vehicle to certify whether
             775      the motor vehicle has:
             776          (A) an engine with 150 or less cubic centimeters displacement; or
             777          (B) a motor that produces five or less horsepower.
             778          [(u)] (v) "Snowmobile" means a motor vehicle that:
             779          (i) is a snowmobile as defined in Section 41-22-2 ;
             780          (ii) is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Chapter 22, Off-Highway
             781      Vehicles; and
             782          (iii) has:
             783          (A) an engine with more than 150 cubic centimeters displacement; or
             784          (B) a motor that produces more than five horsepower.
             785          [(v)] (w) "Street motorcycle" means a motor vehicle that:
             786          (i) is:
             787          (A) a motorcycle as defined in Section 41-1a-102 ; and
             788          (B) designed primarily for use and operation on highways;
             789          (ii) is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Chapter 1a, Part 2,
             790      Registration; and
             791          (iii) has:
             792          (A) an engine with more than 150 cubic centimeters displacement; or
             793          (B) a motor that produces more than five horsepower.
             794          [(w)] (x) "Tangible personal property owner" means a person that owns an item of
             795      qualifying tangible personal property.
             796          [(x)] (y) "Tent trailer" means a portable vehicle without motive power that:


             797          (i) is constructed with collapsible side walls that:
             798          (A) fold for towing by a motor vehicle; and
             799          (B) unfold at a campsite;
             800          (ii) is designed as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational, or vacation use;
             801          (iii) is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Chapter 1a, Part 2,
             802      Registration; and
             803          (iv) does not require a special highway movement permit when drawn by a
             804      self-propelled motor vehicle.
             805          [(y)] (z) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (1)[(y)](z)(ii), "travel trailer" means a
             806      travel trailer:
             807          (A) as defined in Section 41-1a-102 ; and
             808          (B) that is required to be registered in accordance with Title 41, Chapter 1a, Part 2,
             809      Registration; and
             810          (ii) notwithstanding Subsection (1)[(y)](z)(i), "travel trailer" does not include:
             811          (A) a camper; or
             812          (B) a tent trailer.
             813          [(z)] (aa) (i) "Utility boat" means a vessel that:
             814          (A) has:
             815          (I) two or three bench seating;
             816          (II) an outboard motor; and
             817          (III) a hull made of aluminum, fiberglass, or wood; and
             818          (B) does not have:
             819          (I) decking;
             820          (II) a permanent canopy; or
             821          (III) a floor other than the hull; and
             822          (ii) notwithstanding Subsection (1)[(z)](aa)(i), "utility boat" does not include a
             823      collapsible inflatable vessel.
             824          [(aa)] (bb) "Vessel" means a vessel:
             825          (i) as defined in Section 73-18-2 , including an outboard motor of the vessel; and
             826          (ii) that is required to be registered in accordance with Title 73, Chapter 18, State
             827      Boating Act.


             828          (2) (a) In accordance with Utah Constitution Article XIII, Section 2, Subsection (6),
             829      beginning on January 1, 2006, the tangible personal property described in Subsection (2)(b) is:
             830          (i) exempt from the tax imposed by Section 59-2-103 ; and
             831          (ii) in lieu of the tax imposed by Section 59-2-103 , subject to uniform statewide fees as
             832      provided in this section.
             833          (b) The following tangible personal property applies to Subsection (2)(a) if that
             834      tangible personal property is required to be registered with the state:
             835          (i) an all-terrain vehicle;
             836          (ii) a camper;
             837          (iii) an other motorcycle;
             838          (iv) an other trailer;
             839          (v) a personal watercraft;
             840          (vi) a small motor vehicle;
             841          (vii) a snowmobile;
             842          (viii) a street motorcycle;
             843          (ix) a tent trailer;
             844          (x) a travel trailer; [and]
             845          (xi) a park model recreational vehicle; and
             846          [(xi)] (xii) a vessel if that vessel is less than 31 feet in length as determined under
             847      Subsection (6).
             848          (3) Except as provided in Subsection (4) and for purposes of this section, the uniform
             849      statewide fees are:
             850          (a) for an all-terrain vehicle, an other motorcycle, or a snowmobile:
             851      Age of All-Terrain Vehicle, Other Motorcycle, or Snowmobile Uniform Statewide Fee
             852      12 or more years $10
             853      9 or more years but less than 12 years $20
             854      6 or more years but less than 9 years $30
             855      3 or more years but less than 6 years $35
             856      Less than 3 years $45
             857          (b) for a camper or a tent trailer:


             858                  Age of Camper or Tent Trailer Uniform Statewide Fee
             859      12 or more years $10
             860      9 or more years but less than 12 years $25
             861      6 or more years but less than 9 years $35
             862      3 or more years but less than 6 years $50
             863      Less than 3 years $70
             864          (c) for an other trailer:
             865                  Age of Other Trailer Uniform Statewide Fee
             866      12 or more years $10
             867      9 or more years but less than 12 years $15
             868      6 or more years but less than 9 years $20
             869      3 or more years but less than 6 years $25
             870      Less than 3 years $30
             871          (d) for a personal watercraft:
             872                  Age of Personal Watercraft Uniform Statewide Fee
             873      12 or more years $10
             874      9 or more years but less than 12 years $25
             875      6 or more years but less than 9 years $35
             876      3 or more years but less than 6 years $45
             877      Less than 3 years $55
             878          (e) for a small motor vehicle:
             879                  Age of Small Motor Vehicle Uniform Statewide Fee
             880      6 or more years $10
             881      3 or more years but less than 6 years $15
             882      Less than 3 years $25
             883          (f) for a street motorcycle:
             884                  Age of Street Motorcycle Uniform Statewide Fee
             885      12 or more years $10
             886      9 or more years but less than 12 years $35
             887      6 or more years but less than 9 years $50
             888      3 or more years but less than 6 years $70
             889      Less than 3 years $95
             890          (g) for a travel trailer or park model recreational vehicle:
             891          Age of Travel Trailer or Park Model Recreational Vehicle Uniform Statewide Fee
             892      12 or more years $20
             893      9 or more years but less than 12 years $65
             894      6 or more years but less than 9 years $90
             895      3 or more years but less than 6 years $135
             896      Less than 3 years $175
             897          (h) $10 regardless of the age of the vessel if the vessel is:
             898          (i) less than 15 feet in length;
             899          (ii) a canoe;
             900          (iii) a jon boat; or
             901          (iv) a utility boat;
             902          (i) for a collapsible inflatable vessel, pontoon, or sailboat, regardless of age:
             903      Length of Vessel Uniform Statewide Fee
             904      15 feet or more in length but less than 19 feet in length $15
             905      19 feet or more in length but less than 23 feet in length $25
             906      23 feet or more in length but less than 27 feet in length $40
             907      27 feet or more in length but less than 31 feet in length $75
             908          (j) for a vessel, other than a canoe, collapsible inflatable vessel, jon boat, pontoon,
             909      sailboat, or utility boat, that is 15 feet or more in length but less than 19 feet in length:
             910                  Age of Vessel Uniform Statewide Fee
             911      12 or more years $25
             912      9 or more years but less than 12 years $65
             913      6 or more years but less than 9 years $80
             914      3 or more years but less than 6 years $110
             915      Less than 3 years $150
             916          (k) for a vessel, other than a canoe, collapsible inflatable vessel, jon boat, pontoon,
             917      sailboat, or utility boat, that is 19 feet or more in length but less than 23 feet in length:
             918                  Age of Vessel Uniform Statewide Fee
             919      12 or more years $50
             920      9 or more years but less than 12 years $120
             921      6 or more years but less than 9 years $175
             922      3 or more years but less than 6 years $220
             923      Less than 3 years $275
             924          (l) for a vessel, other than a canoe, collapsible inflatable vessel, jon boat, pontoon,
             925      sailboat, or utility boat, that is 23 feet or more in length but less than 27 feet in length:
             926                  Age of Vessel Uniform Statewide Fee
             927      12 or more years $100
             928      9 or more years but less than 12 years $180
             929      6 or more years but less than 9 years $240
             930      3 or more years but less than 6 years $310
             931      Less than 3 years $400
             932          (m) for a vessel, other than a canoe, collapsible inflatable vessel, jon boat, pontoon,
             933      sailboat, or utility boat, that is 27 feet or more in length but less than 31 feet in length:
             934                  Age of Vessel Uniform Statewide Fee
             935      12 or more years $120
             936      9 or more years but less than 12 years $250
             937      6 or more years but less than 9 years $350
             938      3 or more years but less than 6 years $500
             939      Less than 3 years $700
             940          (4) For registrations under Section 41-1a-215.5 , the uniform fee for purposes of this


             941      section is as follows:
             942          (a) for a street motorcycle:
             943                  Age of Street Motorcycle Uniform Statewide Fee
             944      12 or more years $7.75
             945      9 or more years but less than 12 years $27
             946      6 or more years but less than 9 years     $38.50
             947      3 or more years but less than 6 years $54
             948      Less than 3 years $73
             949          (b) for a small motor vehicle:
             950                  Age of Small Motor Vehicle Uniform Statewide Fee
             951      6 or more years $7.75
             952      3 or more years but less than 6 years $11.50
             953      Less than 3 years $19.25
             954          (5) Notwithstanding Section 59-2-407 , tangible personal property subject to the
             955      uniform statewide fees imposed by this section that is brought into the state shall, as a
             956      condition of registration, be subject to the uniform statewide fees unless all property taxes or
             957      uniform fees imposed by the state of origin have been paid for the current calendar year.
             958          (6) (a) The revenues collected in each county from the uniform statewide fees imposed
             959      by this section shall be distributed by the county to each taxing entity in which each item of
             960      tangible personal property subject to the uniform statewide fees is located in the same
             961      proportion in which revenues collected from the ad valorem property tax are distributed.
             962          (b) Each taxing entity described in Subsection (6)(a) that receives revenues from the
             963      uniform statewide fees imposed by this section shall distribute the revenues in the same
             964      proportion in which revenues collected from the ad valorem property tax are distributed.
             965          (7) (a) For purposes of the uniform statewide fee imposed by this section, the length of
             966      a vessel shall be determined as provided in this Subsection (7).
             967          (b) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (7)(b)(ii), the length of a vessel shall be
             968      measured as follows:
             969          (A) the length of a vessel shall be measured in a straight line; and
             970          (B) the length of a vessel is equal to the distance between the bow of the vessel and the


             971      stern of the vessel.
             972          (ii) Notwithstanding Subsection (7)(b)(i), the length of a vessel may not include the
             973      length of:
             974          (A) a swim deck;
             975          (B) a ladder;
             976          (C) an outboard motor; or
             977          (D) an appurtenance or attachment similar to Subsections (7)(b)(ii)(A) through (C) as
             978      determined by the commission by rule.
             979          (iii) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act,
             980      the commission may by rule define what constitutes an appurtenance or attachment similar to
             981      Subsections (7)(b)(ii)(A) through (C).
             982          (c) The length of a vessel:
             983          (i) (A) for a new vessel, is the length:
             984          (I) listed on the manufacturer's statement of origin if the length of the vessel measured
             985      under Subsection (7)(b) is equal to the length of the vessel listed on the manufacturer's
             986      statement of origin; or
             987          (II) listed on a form submitted to the commission by a dealer in accordance with
             988      Subsection (7)(d) if the length of the vessel measured under Subsection (7)(b) is not equal to
             989      the length of the vessel listed on the manufacturer's statement of origin; or
             990          (B) for a vessel other than a new vessel, is the length:
             991          (I) corresponding to the model number if the length of the vessel measured under
             992      Subsection (7)(b) is equal to the length of the vessel determined by reference to the model
             993      number; or
             994          (II) listed on a form submitted to the commission by an owner of the vessel in
             995      accordance with Subsection (7)(d) if the length of the vessel measured under Subsection (7)(b)
             996      is not equal to the length of the vessel determined by reference to the model number; and
             997          (ii) (A) is determined at the time of the:
             998          (I) first registration as defined in Section 41-1a-102 that occurs on or after January 1,
             999      2006; or
             1000          (II) first renewal of registration that occurs on or after January 1, 2006; and
             1001          (B) may be determined after the time described in Subsection (7)(c)(ii)(A) only if the


             1002      commission requests that a dealer or an owner submit a form to the commission in accordance
             1003      with Subsection (7)(d).
             1004          (d) (i) A form under Subsection (7)(c) shall:
             1005          (A) be developed by the commission;
             1006          (B) be provided by the commission to:
             1007          (I) a dealer; or
             1008          (II) an owner of a vessel;
             1009          (C) provide for the reporting of the length of a vessel;
             1010          (D) be submitted to the commission at the time the length of the vessel is determined in
             1011      accordance with Subsection (7)(c)(ii);
             1012          (E) be signed by:
             1013          (I) if the form is submitted by a dealer, that dealer; or
             1014          (II) if the form is submitted by an owner of the vessel, an owner of the vessel; and
             1015          (F) include a certification that the information set forth in the form is true.
             1016          (ii) A certification made under Subsection (7)(d)(i)(F) is considered as if made under
             1017      oath and subject to the same penalties as provided by law for perjury.
             1018          (iii) (A) A dealer or an owner that submits a form to the commission under Subsection
             1019      (7)(c) is considered to have given the dealer's or owner's consent to an audit or review by:
             1020          (I) the commission;
             1021          (II) the county assessor; or
             1022          (III) the commission and the county assessor.
             1023          (B) The consent described in Subsection (7)(d)(iii)(A) is a condition to the acceptance
             1024      of any form.
             1025          (8) (a) A county that collected a qualifying payment from a qualifying person during
             1026      the refund period shall issue a refund to the qualifying person as described in Subsection (8)(b)
             1027      if:
             1028          (i) the difference described in Subsection (8)(b) is $1 or more; and
             1029          (ii) the qualifying person submitted a form in accordance with Subsections (8)(c) and
             1030      (d).
             1031          (b) The refund amount shall be calculated as follows:
             1032          (i) for a qualifying vehicle, the refund amount is equal to the difference between:


             1033          (A) the qualifying payment the qualifying person paid on the qualifying vehicle during
             1034      the refund period; and
             1035          (B) the amount of the statewide uniform fee:
             1036          (I) for that qualifying vehicle; and
             1037          (II) that the qualifying person would have been required to pay:
             1038          (Aa) during the refund period; and
             1039          (Bb) in accordance with this section had Laws of Utah 2006, Fifth Special Session,
             1040      Chapter 3, Section 1, been in effect during the refund period; and
             1041          (ii) for a qualifying watercraft, the refund amount is equal to the difference between:
             1042          (A) the qualifying payment the qualifying person paid on the qualifying watercraft
             1043      during the refund period; and
             1044          (B) the amount of the statewide uniform fee:
             1045          (I) for that qualifying watercraft;
             1046          (II) that the qualifying person would have been required to pay:
             1047          (Aa) during the refund period; and
             1048          (Bb) in accordance with this section had Laws of Utah 2006, Fifth Special Session,
             1049      Chapter 3, Section 1, been in effect during the refund period.
             1050          (c) Before the county issues a refund to the qualifying person in accordance with
             1051      Subsection (8)(a) the qualifying person shall submit a form to the county to verify the
             1052      qualifying person is entitled to the refund.
             1053          (d) (i) A form under Subsection (8)(c) or (9) shall:
             1054          (A) be developed by the commission;
             1055          (B) be provided by the commission to the counties;
             1056          (C) be provided by the county to the qualifying person or tangible personal property
             1057      owner;
             1058          (D) provide for the reporting of the following:
             1059          (I) for a qualifying vehicle:
             1060          (Aa) the type of qualifying vehicle; and
             1061          (Bb) the amount of cubic centimeters displacement;
             1062          (II) for a qualifying watercraft:
             1063          (Aa) the length of the qualifying watercraft;


             1064          (Bb) the age of the qualifying watercraft; and
             1065          (Cc) the type of qualifying watercraft;
             1066          (E) be signed by the qualifying person or tangible personal property owner; and
             1067          (F) include a certification that the information set forth in the form is true.
             1068          (ii) A certification made under Subsection (8)(d)(i)(F) is considered as if made under
             1069      oath and subject to the same penalties as provided by law for perjury.
             1070          (iii) (A) A qualifying person or tangible personal property owner that submits a form to
             1071      a county under Subsection (8)(c) or (9) is considered to have given the qualifying person's
             1072      consent to an audit or review by:
             1073          (I) the commission;
             1074          (II) the county assessor; or
             1075          (III) the commission and the county assessor.
             1076          (B) The consent described in Subsection (8)(d)(iii)(A) is a condition to the acceptance
             1077      of any form.
             1078          (e) The county shall make changes to the commission's records with the information
             1079      received by the county from the form submitted in accordance with Subsection (8)(c).
             1080          (9) A county shall change its records regarding an item of qualifying tangible personal
             1081      property if the tangible personal property owner submits a form to the county in accordance
             1082      with Subsection (8)(d).
             1083          (10) (a) For purposes of this Subsection (10), "owner of tangible personal property"
             1084      means a person that was required to pay a uniform statewide fee:
             1085          (i) during the refund period;
             1086          (ii) in accordance with this section; and
             1087          (iii) on an item of tangible personal property subject to the uniform statewide fees
             1088      imposed by this section.
             1089          (b) A county that collected revenues from uniform statewide fees imposed by this
             1090      section during the refund period shall notify an owner of tangible personal property:
             1091          (i) of the tangible personal property classification changes made to this section
             1092      pursuant to Laws of Utah 2006, Fifth Special Session, Chapter 3, Section 1;
             1093          (ii) that the owner of tangible personal property may obtain and file a form to modify
             1094      the county's records regarding the owner's tangible personal property; and


             1095          (iii) that the owner may be entitled to a refund pursuant to Subsection (8).
             1096          Section 12. Effective date.
             1097          This bill takes effect on January 1, 2015.


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