7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies provisions relating to motor vehicle safety inspection programs.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ repeals the requirement that certain vehicles obtain a safety inspection certificate in
13 order to be registered and to operate on a highway; and
14 ▸ makes technical changes.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
16 This bill appropriates:
17 ▸ to the Highway Patrol - Field Operations, as an ongoing appropriation:
18 • from the Highway Patrol - Safety Inspections, $951,000.
19 Other Special Clauses:
20 This bill provides a special effective date.
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 13-51-107, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 461
24 41-1a-203, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 295
25 41-1a-205, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 412
26 41-1a-217, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 2
27 41-1a-226, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 400
28 41-3-303, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 207
29 41-6a-1508, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 412
30 41-6a-1509, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapters 412 and 454
31 41-6a-1642, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 258
32 53-8-205, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 412
33 53-8-206, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 429
35 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
36 Section 1. Section 13-51-107 is amended to read:
37 13-51-107. Driver requirements.
38 (1) Before a transportation network company allows an individual to use the
39 transportation network company's software application as a transportation network driver, the
40 transportation network company shall:
41 (a) require the individual to submit to the transportation network company:
42 (i) the individual's name, address, and age;
43 (ii) a copy of the individual's driver license, including the driver license number; and
44 (iii) proof that the vehicle that the individual will use to provide transportation network
45 services is registered with the Division of Motor Vehicles;
46 (b) require the individual to consent to a criminal background check of the individual
47 by the transportation network company or the transportation network company's designee; and
48 (c) obtain and review a report that lists the individual's driving history.
49 (2) A transportation company may not allow an individual to provide transportation
50 network services as a transportation network driver if the individual:
51 (a) has committed more than three moving violations in the three years before the day
52 on which the individual applies to become a transportation network driver;
53 (b) has been convicted, in the seven years before the day on which the individual
54 applies to become a transportation network driver, of:
55 (i) driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
56 (ii) fraud;
57 (iii) a sexual offense;
58 (iv) a felony involving a motor vehicle;
59 (v) a crime involving property damage;
60 (vi) a crime involving theft;
61 (vii) a crime of violence; or
62 (viii) an act of terror;
63 (c) is required to register as a sex offender in accordance with Title 77, Chapter 41, Sex
64 and Kidnap Offender Registry;
65 (d) does not have a valid Utah driver license; or
66 (e) is not at least 19 years of age.
67 (3) A transportation network company shall prohibit a transportation network driver
68 from accepting a request for a prearranged ride if the motor vehicle that the transportation
69 network driver uses to provide transportation network services fails to comply with:
73 (4) A transportation network driver, while providing transportation network services,
74 shall carry proof, in physical or electronic form, that the transportation network driver is
75 covered by insurance that satisfies the requirements of Section 13-51-108.
76 Section 2. Section 41-1a-203 is amended to read:
77 41-1a-203. Prerequisites for registration, transfer of ownership, or registration
79 (1) Except as otherwise provided, [
81 (a) obtain an identification number inspection under Section 41-1a-204;
85 provided under Section 41-6a-1642;
87 Section 41-1a-206 or 41-1a-207;
96 (2) In addition to the requirements in Subsection (1), an owner [
97 that has not been previously registered or that is currently registered under a previous owner's
98 name shall [
100 (3) [
101 registration renewal under Section 73-18-7 [
102 that is subject to the title provisions of this chapter unless a certificate of title has been or is in
103 the process of being issued in the same owner's name.
104 (4) [
105 registration renewal under Section 41-22-3 [
106 is subject to the [
107 in the process of being issued in the same owner's name.
108 Section 3. Section 41-1a-205 is amended to read:
109 41-1a-205. Safety inspection certificate required for commercial motor vehicles
110 and initial registration of street-legal ATVs.
148 (1) A salvage vehicle as defined in Section 41-1a-1001 must pass a safety inspection
149 when the owner makes the initial application to register the vehicle as a salvage vehicle.
151 41-6a-1509 is subject to a safety inspection[
152 off-highway vehicle as a street-legal all-terrain vehicle[
159 with multiple axles;
162 (e) a taxicab; and
163 (f) a motor vehicle operated by a ground transportation service provider as defined in
164 Section 72-10-601.
171 Section 4. Section 41-1a-217 is amended to read:
172 41-1a-217. Application for renewal of registration.
173 (1) [
175 (a) filing an application for registration renewal; and [
176 (b) paying the fees or taxes required under Subsection 41-1a-203(1).
177 (2) The applicant shall ensure that the application for registration renewal and the
178 payment for applicable fees or taxes [
180 if required under Section 41-6a-1642.
181 (3) The division shall issue a new registration card [
182 (a) the identical information with respect to the owner and the vehicle description
183 required by Section 41-1a-213; and
184 (b) the new expiration date.
185 Section 5. Section 41-1a-226 is amended to read:
186 41-1a-226. Vintage vehicle -- Signed statement -- Registration.
187 (1) The owner of a vintage vehicle who applies for registration under this part shall
188 provide a signed statement that the vintage vehicle:
189 (a) is owned and operated for the purposes described in Section 41-21-1; and
190 (b) is safe to operate on the highways of this state as described in Section 41-21-4.
191 (2) The signed statement described in Subsection (1) is in lieu of[
193 emissions inspection, from which a vintage vehicle is exempt under Subsection 41-6a-1642(3).
194 Section 6. Section 41-3-303 is amended to read:
195 41-3-303. Temporary permits -- Inspections required before issuance.
196 (1) [
197 with this chapter may not issue a temporary permit for a motor vehicle under Section 41-3-302
203 Section 41-6a-1642.
208 (2) A dealer may issue a temporary permit without proof of an [
209 inspection if:
210 (a) the motor vehicle is exempt from [
212 (b) the purchaser is a resident of a county that does not require [
213 inspections; or
214 (c) the motor vehicle is otherwise exempt from [
216 (3) A dealer may sell a motor vehicle as is without [
218 permit [
219 Section 7. Section 41-6a-1508 is amended to read:
220 41-6a-1508. Low-speed vehicle.
221 (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a low-speed vehicle is considered a
222 motor vehicle for purposes of the Utah Code including requirements for:
223 (a) traffic rules under Title 41, Chapter 6a, Traffic Code;
224 (b) driver licensing under Title 53, Chapter 3, Uniform Driver License Act;
225 (c) motor vehicle insurance under Title 41, Chapter 12a, Financial Responsibility of
226 Motor Vehicle Owners and Operators Act;
227 (d) vehicle registration, titling, vehicle identification numbers, license plates, and
228 registration fees under Title 41, Chapter 1a, Motor Vehicle Act;
229 (e) vehicle taxation under Title 59, Chapter 13, Motor and Special Fuel Tax Act, and
230 fee in lieu of property taxes or in lieu fees under Section 59-2-405;
231 (f) motor vehicle dealer licensing under Title 41, Chapter 3, Motor Vehicle Business
232 Regulation Act; and
235 Safety Belt Usage Act.
236 (2) (a) [
238 (i) complies with federal safety standards established in 49 C.F.R. 571.500; and [
240 (ii) is equipped with:
245 side and as far to the rear of the vehicle as practical;
248 device for cleaning rain, snow, or other moisture from the windshield; and
250 rearview mirror or an exterior rearview mirror on the passenger side.
251 (b) A low-speed vehicle that complies with this Subsection (2) and Subsection (3) and
252 that is not altered from the manufacturer is considered to comply with equipment requirements
253 under Part 16, Vehicle Equipment.
254 (3) A person may not operate a low-speed vehicle that has been structurally altered
255 from the original manufacturer's design.
256 (4) A low-speed vehicle is exempt from a motor vehicle emissions inspection and
257 maintenance program requirements under Section 41-6a-1642.
258 (5) (a) Except to cross a highway at an intersection, a low-speed vehicle may not be
259 operated on a highway with a posted speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour.
260 (b) In addition to the restrictions under Subsection (5)(a), a highway authority, may
261 prohibit or restrict the operation of a low-speed vehicle on any highway under its jurisdiction, if
262 the highway authority determines the prohibition or restriction is necessary for public safety.
263 (6) A person may not operate a low-speed vehicle on a highway without displaying on
264 the rear of the low-speed vehicle, a slow-moving vehicle identification emblem that complies
265 with the Society of Automotive Engineers standard SAE J943.
266 (7) A person who violates Subsection (2), (3), (5), or (6) is guilty of an infraction.
267 Section 8. Section 41-6a-1509 is amended to read:
268 41-6a-1509. Street-legal all-terrain vehicle -- Operation on highways --
269 Registration and licensing requirements -- Equipment requirements.
270 (1) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (1)(b), an all-terrain type I vehicle, utility type
271 vehicle, or full-sized all-terrain vehicle that meets the requirements of this section may be
272 operated as a street-legal ATV on a street or highway unless the highway is an interstate
273 freeway as defined in Section 41-6a-102.
274 (b) Unless a street or highway is designated as open for street-legal ATV use by the
275 controlling highway authority in accordance with Section 41-22-10.5, a person may not operate
276 a street-legal ATV on a street or highway in accordance with Subsection (1)(a) if the highway
277 is under the jurisdiction of:
278 (i) a county of the first class; or
279 (ii) a municipality that is within a county of the first class.
280 (2) A street-legal ATV shall comply with Subsection 41-1a-205(1), Subsection
281 53-8-205(1)(b), and the same requirements as:
282 (a) a motorcycle for:
283 (i) traffic rules under Title 41, Chapter 6a, Traffic Code;
284 (ii) registration, titling, odometer statement, vehicle identification, license plates, and
285 registration fees under Title 41, Chapter 1a, Motor Vehicle Act;
286 (iii) fees in lieu of property taxes or in lieu of fees under Section 59-2-405.2; and
287 (iv) the county motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance programs under
288 Section 41-6a-1642;
289 (b) a motor vehicle for:
290 (i) driver licensing under Title 53, Chapter 3, Uniform Driver License Act; and
291 (ii) motor vehicle insurance under Title 41, Chapter 12a, Financial Responsibility of
292 Motor Vehicle Owners and Operators Act; and
299 (c) an all-terrain type I or type II vehicle for off-highway vehicle provisions under Title
300 41, Chapter 22, Off-Highway Vehicles, and Title 41, Chapter 3, Motor Vehicle Business
301 Regulation Act, unless otherwise specified in this section.
302 (3) (a) [
303 being operated as a street-legal ATV shall [
304 (i) one or more headlamps that meet the requirements of Section 41-6a-1603;
305 (ii) one or more tail lamps;
306 (iii) a tail lamp or other lamp constructed and placed to illuminate the registration plate
307 with a white light;
308 (iv) one or more red reflectors on the rear;
309 (v) one or more stop lamps on the rear;
310 (vi) amber or red electric turn signals, one on each side of the front and rear;
311 (vii) a braking system, other than a parking brake, that meets the requirements of
312 Section 41-6a-1623;
313 (viii) a horn or other warning device that meets the requirements of Section
315 (ix) a muffler and emission control system that meets the requirements of Section
317 (x) rearview mirrors on the right and left side of the driver in accordance with Section
319 (xi) a windshield, unless the operator wears eye protection while operating the vehicle;
320 (xii) a speedometer, illuminated for nighttime operation;
321 (xiii) for vehicles designed by the manufacturer for carrying one or more passengers, a
322 seat designed for passengers, including a footrest and handhold for each passenger;
323 (xiv) for vehicles with side-by-side seating, seatbelts for each vehicle occupant; and
324 (xv) tires that:
325 (A) are not larger than the tires that the all-terrain vehicle manufacturer made available
326 for the all-terrain vehicle model; and
327 (B) have at least 2/32 inches or greater tire tread.
328 (b) [
329 all-terrain vehicle shall [
330 (i) two headlamps that meet the requirements of Section 41-6a-1603;
331 (ii) two tail lamps;
332 (iii) a tail lamp or other lamp constructed and placed to illuminate the registration plate
333 with a white light;
334 (iv) one or more red reflectors on the rear;
335 (v) two stop lamps on the rear;
336 (vi) amber or red electric turn signals, one on each side of the front and rear;
337 (vii) a braking system, other than a parking brake, that meets the requirements of
338 Section 41-6a-1623;
339 (viii) a horn or other warning device that meets the requirements of Section
341 (ix) a muffler and emission control system that meets the requirements of Section
343 (x) rearview mirrors on the right and left side of the driver in accordance with Section
345 (xi) a windshield, unless the operator wears eye protection while operating the vehicle;
346 (xii) a speedometer, illuminated for nighttime operation;
347 (xiii) for vehicles designed by the manufacturer for carrying one or more passengers, a
348 seat designed for passengers, including a footrest and handhold for each passenger;
349 (xiv) for vehicles with side-by-side seating, seatbelts for each vehicle occupant; and
350 (xv) tires that:
351 (A) do not exceed 44 inches in height; and
352 (B) have at least 2/32 inches or greater tire tread.
353 (c) [
354 equip the vehicle with wheel covers, mudguards, flaps, or splash aprons.
355 (4) (a) Subject to the [
356 a street-legal all-terrain vehicle, when operating a street-legal all-terrain vehicle on a highway,
357 may not exceed the lesser of:
358 (i) the posted speed limit; or
359 (ii) 50 miles per hour.
360 (b) An operator of a street-legal all-terrain vehicle, when operating a street-legal
361 all-terrain vehicle on a highway with a posted speed limit higher than 50 miles per hour, shall:
362 (i) operate the street-legal all-terrain vehicle on the extreme right hand side of the
363 roadway; and
364 (ii) equip the street-legal all-terrain vehicle with a reflector or reflective tape to the front
365 and back of both sides of the vehicle.
366 (5) (a) A nonresident operator of an off-highway vehicle that is authorized to be
367 operated on the highways of another state has the same rights and privileges as a street-legal
368 ATV that is granted operating privileges on the highways of this state, subject to the
369 restrictions under this section and rules made by the Board of Parks and Recreation, if the other
370 state offers reciprocal operating privileges to Utah residents.
371 (b) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
372 Board of Parks and Recreation shall establish eligibility requirements for reciprocal operating
373 privileges for nonresident users granted under Subsection (5)(a).
374 (6) Nothing in this chapter [
375 off-highway vehicle from operating the off-highway vehicle in accordance with Section
377 (7) A violation of this section is an infraction.
378 Section 9. Section 41-6a-1642 is amended to read:
379 41-6a-1642. Emissions inspection -- County program.
380 (1) The legislative body of each county required under federal law to utilize a motor
381 vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program or in which an emissions inspection
382 and maintenance program is necessary to attain or maintain any national ambient air quality
383 standard shall require:
384 (a) a certificate of emissions inspection, a waiver, or other evidence the motor vehicle
385 is exempt from emissions inspection and maintenance program requirements be presented:
386 (i) as a condition of registration or renewal of registration; and
387 (ii) at other times as the county legislative body may require to enforce inspection
388 requirements for individual motor vehicles, except that the county legislative body may not
389 routinely require a certificate of emission inspection, or waiver of the certificate, more often
390 than required under Subsection (6); and
391 (b) compliance with this section for a motor vehicle registered or principally operated
392 in the county and owned by or being used by a department, division, instrumentality, agency, or
393 employee of:
394 (i) the federal government;
395 (ii) the state and any of its agencies; or
396 (iii) a political subdivision of the state, including school districts.
397 (2) (a) The legislative body of a county identified in Subsection (1), in consultation
398 with the Air Quality Board created under Section 19-1-106, shall make regulations or
399 ordinances regarding:
400 (i) emissions standards;
401 (ii) test procedures;
402 (iii) inspections stations;
403 (iv) repair requirements and dollar limits for correction of deficiencies; and
404 (v) certificates of emissions inspections.
405 (b) The regulations or ordinances shall:
406 (i) be made to attain or maintain ambient air quality standards in the county, consistent
407 with the state implementation plan and federal requirements;
408 (ii) may allow for a phase-in of the program by geographical area; and
409 (iii) be compliant with the analyzer design and certification requirements contained in
410 the state implementation plan prepared under Title 19, Chapter 2, Air Conservation Act.
411 (c) The county legislative body and the Air Quality Board shall give preference to an
412 inspection and maintenance program that is:
413 (i) decentralized, to the extent the decentralized program will attain and maintain
414 ambient air quality standards and meet federal requirements;
415 (ii) the most cost effective means to achieve and maintain the maximum benefit with
416 regard to ambient air quality standards and to meet federal air quality requirements as related to
417 vehicle emissions; and
418 (iii) providing a reasonable phase-out period for replacement of air pollution emission
419 testing equipment made obsolete by the program.
420 (d) The provisions of Subsection (2)(c)(iii) apply only to the extent the phase-out:
421 (i) may be accomplished in accordance with applicable federal requirements; and
422 (ii) does not otherwise interfere with the attainment and maintenance of ambient air
423 quality standards.
424 (3) The following vehicles are exempt from the provisions of this section:
425 (a) an implement of husbandry;
426 (b) a motor vehicle that:
427 (i) meets the definition of a farm truck under Section 41-1a-102; and
428 (ii) has a gross vehicle weight rating of 12,001 pounds or more;
429 (c) a vintage vehicle as defined in Section 41-21-1;
430 (d) a custom vehicle as defined in Section 41-6a-1507; and
431 (e) to the extent allowed under the current federally approved state implementation
432 plan, in accordance with the federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 7401, et seq., a motor
433 vehicle that is less than two years old on January 1 based on the age of the vehicle as
434 determined by the model year identified by the manufacturer.
435 (4) (a) The legislative body of a county identified in Subsection (1) shall exempt a
436 pickup truck, as defined in Section 41-1a-102, with a gross vehicle weight of 12,000 pounds or
437 less from the emission inspection requirements of this section, if the registered owner of the
438 pickup truck provides a signed statement to the legislative body stating the truck is used:
439 (i) by the owner or operator of a farm located on property that qualifies as land in
440 agricultural use under Sections 59-2-502 and 59-2-503; and
441 (ii) exclusively for the following purposes in operating the farm:
442 (A) for the transportation of farm products, including livestock and its products,
443 poultry and its products, floricultural and horticultural products; and
444 (B) in the transportation of farm supplies, including tile, fence, and every other thing or
445 commodity used in agricultural, floricultural, horticultural, livestock, and poultry production
446 and maintenance.
447 (b) The county shall provide to the registered owner who signs and submits a signed
448 statement under this section a certificate of exemption from emission inspection requirements
449 for purposes of registering the exempt vehicle.
450 (5) (a) Subject to Subsection (5)(c), the legislative body of each county required under
451 federal law to utilize a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program or in
452 which an emissions inspection and maintenance program is necessary to attain or maintain any
453 national ambient air quality standard may require each college or university located in a county
454 subject to this section to require its students and employees who park a motor vehicle not
455 registered in a county subject to this section to provide proof of compliance with an emissions
456 inspection accepted by the county legislative body if the motor vehicle is parked on the college
457 or university campus or property.
458 (b) College or university parking areas that are metered or for which payment is
459 required per use are not subject to the requirements of this Subsection (5).
460 (c) The legislative body of a county shall make the reasons for implementing the
461 provisions of this Subsection (5) part of the record at the time that the county legislative body
462 takes its official action to implement the provisions of this Subsection (5).
463 (6) (a) An emissions inspection station shall issue a certificate of emissions inspection
464 for each motor vehicle that meets the inspection and maintenance program requirements
465 established in rules made under Subsection (2).
466 (b) The frequency of the emissions inspection shall be determined based on the age of
467 the vehicle as determined by model year and shall be required annually subject to the
468 provisions of Subsection (6)(c).
469 (c) (i) To the extent allowed under the current federally approved state implementation
470 plan, in accordance with the federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 7401 et seq., the legislative
471 body of a county identified in Subsection (1) shall only require the emissions inspection every
472 two years for each vehicle.
473 (ii) The provisions of Subsection (6)(c)(i) apply only to a vehicle that is less than six
474 years old on January 1.
475 (iii) For a county required to implement a new vehicle emissions inspection and
476 maintenance program on or after December 1, 2012, under Subsection (1), but for which no
477 current federally approved state implementation plan exists, a vehicle shall be tested at a
478 frequency determined by the county legislative body, in consultation with the Air Quality
479 Board created under Section 19-1-106, that is necessary to comply with federal law or attain or
480 maintain any national ambient air quality standard.
481 (iv) If a county legislative body establishes or changes the frequency of a vehicle
482 emissions inspection and maintenance program under Subsection (6)(c)(iii), the establishment
483 or change shall take effect on January 1 if the Tax Commission receives notice meeting the
484 requirements of Subsection (6)(c)(v) from the county [
485 (v) The notice described in Subsection (6)(c)(iv) shall:
486 (A) state that the county will establish or change the frequency of the vehicle emissions
487 inspection and maintenance program under this section;
488 (B) include a copy of the ordinance establishing or changing the frequency; and
489 (C) if the county establishes or changes the frequency under this section, state how
490 frequently the emissions testing will be required.
491 (d) If an emissions inspection is only required every two years for a vehicle under
492 Subsection (6)(c), the inspection shall be required for the vehicle in:
493 (i) odd-numbered years for vehicles with odd-numbered model years; or
494 (ii) in even-numbered years for vehicles with even-numbered model years.
497 (7) (a) Except as provided in Subsections (7)(b), (c), and (d), the emissions inspection
498 required under this section may be made no more than two months before the renewal of
500 (b) (i) If the title of a used motor vehicle is being transferred, the owner may use an
501 emissions inspection certificate issued for the motor vehicle during the previous 11 months to
502 satisfy the requirement under this section.
503 (ii) If the transferor is a licensed and bonded used motor vehicle dealer, the owner may
504 use an emissions inspection certificate issued for the motor vehicle in a licensed and bonded
505 motor vehicle dealer's name during the previous 11 months to satisfy the requirement under
506 this section.
507 (c) If the title of a leased vehicle is being transferred to the lessee of the vehicle, the
508 lessee may use an emissions inspection certificate issued during the previous 11 months to
509 satisfy the requirement under this section.
510 (d) If the motor vehicle is part of a fleet of 101 or more vehicles, the owner may not
511 use an emissions inspection made more than 11 months before the renewal of registration to
512 satisfy the requirement under this section.
513 (e) If the application for renewal of registration is for a six-month registration period
514 under Section 41-1a-215.5, the owner may use an emissions inspection certificate issued during
515 the previous eight months to satisfy the requirement under this section.
516 (8) (a) A county identified in Subsection (1) shall collect information about and
517 monitor the program.
518 (b) A county identified in Subsection (1) shall supply this information to an appropriate
519 legislative committee, as designated by the Legislative Management Committee, at times
520 determined by the designated committee to identify program needs, including funding needs.
521 (9) If approved by the county legislative body, a county that had an established
522 emissions inspection fee as of January 1, 2002, may increase the established fee that an
523 emissions inspection station may charge by $2.50 for each year that is exempted from
524 emissions inspections under Subsection (6)(c) up to a $7.50 increase.
525 (10) (a) A county identified in Subsection (1) may impose a local emissions
526 compliance fee on each motor vehicle registration within the county in accordance with the
527 procedures and requirements of Section 41-1a-1223.
528 (b) A county that imposes a local emissions compliance fee shall use revenues
529 generated from the fee for the establishment and enforcement of an emissions inspection and
530 maintenance program in accordance with the requirements of this section.
531 Section 10. Section 53-8-205 is amended to read:
532 53-8-205. Safety inspection required for certain vehicles -- Out-of-state permits.
560 must pass a safety inspection when [
564 (b) An off-highway vehicle being registered for the first time as a street-legal all-terrain
565 vehicle as described in Section 41-6a-1509 is required to pass a safety inspection when the
566 owner makes the initial application to register the vehicle as a street-legal all-terrain vehicle.
569 Section [
571 (i) ensure that the commercial vehicle passes a safety inspection annually [
573 (ii) provide evidence of a valid annual federal inspection that complies with the
574 requirements of 49 C.F.R. Sec. 396.17.
575 (d) The owner of a vehicle operated by a ground transportation service provider as
576 defined in Section 72-10-601 shall ensure that the vehicle passes a safety inspection annually.
577 (e) An owner of one or more of the following types of vehicles shall ensure that the
578 vehicle passes a safety inspection annually:
579 (i) a motor vehicle with three or more axles, pulling a trailer, or pulling a trailer with
580 multiple axles;
581 (ii) a combination unit;
582 (iii) a bus or van for hire; or
583 (iv) a taxicab.
585 the owner of:
588 Section 41-6a-1509.
594 (3) A person operating a motor vehicle required to have an annual safety inspection
595 shall have in the person's immediate possession a safety inspection certificate or other evidence
596 of compliance.
598 inspection certificate issued in another state having a safety inspection law similar to [
604 Section 11. Section 53-8-206 is amended to read:
605 53-8-206. Safety inspection -- Station requirements -- Permits not transferable --
606 Certificate of inspection -- Fees -- Unused certificates -- Suspension or revocation of
608 (1) The safety inspection required under [
610 (a) by a person certified by the division as a safety inspector; and
611 (b) at a safety inspection station with a valid safety inspection station permit issued by
612 the division.
613 (2) (a) A safety inspection station permit may not be assigned, or transferred, or used at
614 any location other than a designated location[
615 (b) The holder of a safety inspection station permit shall [
616 a conspicuous place at the location designated in the permit.
617 (3) If required by the division, the safety inspector shall keep a record and file a report
619 (4) A safety inspection station holding a safety inspection station permit issued by the
620 division may charge a reasonable fee for labor in performing safety inspections, not to exceed:
621 (a) $7 or less for motorcycles and street-legal all-terrain vehicles;
622 (b) unless Subsection (4)(a) or (c) applies, $15 or less for motor vehicles; or
623 (c) $20 or less for 4-wheel drive, split axle, and any motor vehicles that necessitate
624 disassembly of front hub or removal of rear axle for inspection.
625 (5) (a) A safety inspection station may return to the division unused safety inspection
626 certificates in a quantity of 10 or more [
627 (b) The division shall [
628 of [
629 (6) (a) Upon receiving notice of the suspension or revocation of a safety inspection
630 station permit and after the conclusion of any adjudicative proceedings upholding the
631 suspension or revocation, the safety inspection station permit holder shall:
632 (i) immediately terminate all safety inspection activities; and
633 (ii) return all safety inspection certificates and the safety inspection station permit to
634 the division.
635 (b) The division shall issue a receipt for all unused safety inspection certificates.
636 Section 12. Appropriation.
637 Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act, for
638 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the following sums of money
639 are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated, or reduced from amounts
640 previously appropriated, out of the funds or amounts indicated. These sums of money are in
641 addition to amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2017.
642 To Department of Public Safety -- Programs and Operations
643 From General Fund
644 From Transportation Fund Restricted -- Department of
645 Public Safety Account
646 Schedule of Programs:
647 Highway Patrol -- Safety Inspections ($951,000)
648 To Department of Public Safety -- Programs and Operations
649 From General Fund
650 From Transportation Fund Restricted -- Department of
651 Public Safety Account
652 Schedule of Programs:
653 Highway Patrol -- Field Operations $951,000
654 Section 13. Effective date.
655 This bill takes effect on October 1, 2016.