Senator Daniel Hemmert proposes the following substitute bill:




Chief Sponsor: Daniel Hemmert

House Sponsor: Timothy D. Hawkes


8     General Description:
9          This bill raises the maximum fee for a motor vehicle safety inspection.
10     Highlighted Provisions:
11          This bill:
12          ▸     raises the maximum fee for a motor vehicle safety inspection.
13     Money Appropriated in this Bill:
14          None
15     Other Special Clauses:
16          None
17     Utah Code Sections Affected:
18     AMENDS:
19          53-8-206, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2017, Chapter 406

21     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
22          Section 1. Section 53-8-206 is amended to read:
23          53-8-206. Safety inspection -- Station requirements -- Permits not transferable --
24     Certificate of inspection -- Fees -- Unused certificates -- Suspension or revocation of
25     permits.

26          (1) The safety inspection required under this part may only be performed:
27          (a) by a person certified by the division as a safety inspector; and
28          (b) at a safety inspection station with a valid safety inspection station permit issued by
29     the division.
30          (2) (a) A safety inspection station permit may not be assigned, or transferred, or used at
31     any location other than a designated location.
32          (b) The holder of a safety inspection station permit shall post the permit in a
33     conspicuous place at the location designated in the permit.
34          (3) If required by the division, the safety inspector shall keep a record and file a report
35     of every safety inspection and every safety inspection certificate issued.
36          (4) A safety inspection station holding a safety inspection station permit issued by the
37     division may charge a reasonable fee for labor in performing safety inspections, not to exceed:
38          (a) [$7] $14 or less for motorcycles and street-legal all-terrain vehicles;
39          (b) unless Subsection (4)(a) or (c) applies, [$15] $30 or less for motor vehicles; or
40          (c) [$20] $40 or less for 4-wheel drive, split axle, and any motor vehicles that
41     necessitate disassembly of front hub or removal of rear axle for inspection.
42          (5) (a) A safety inspection station may return to the division unused safety inspection
43     certificates in a quantity of 10 or more.
44          (b) The division shall reimburse the station for the cost of the returned safety
45     inspection certificates.
46          (6) (a) Upon receiving notice of the suspension or revocation of a safety inspection
47     station permit and after the conclusion of any adjudicative proceedings upholding the
48     suspension or revocation, the safety inspection station permit holder shall:
49          (i) immediately terminate all safety inspection activities; and
50          (ii) return all safety inspection certificates and the safety inspection station permit to
51     the division.
52          (b) The division shall issue a receipt for all unused safety inspection certificates.