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SF 1514

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 09/16/2015 11:38am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; motor vehicles; clarifying filing fees charged by deputy
registrars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.33, subdivision 7;
168A.07, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.33, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Filing fees; allocations.

(a) In addition to all other statutory fees and
taxes, a filing fee of:

(1) $6 is imposed on every vehicle registration renewal, excluding pro rate
transactions; and

(2) $10 is imposed on every other type of vehicle transaction, includingnew text begin motor
carrier fuel tax licenses under sections 168D.05 and 168D.06, and
new text end pro rate transactions.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a):

(1) a filing fee may not be charged for a document returned for a refund or for
a correction of an error made by the Department of Public Safety, a dealer, or a deputy
registrar; and

(2) no filing fee or other fee may be charged for the permanent surrender of a title
for a vehicle.

(c) The filing fee must be shown as a separate item on all registration renewal
notices sent out by the commissioner.

(d) The statutory fees and taxes, and the filing fees imposed under paragraph (a)
may be paid by credit card or debit card. The deputy registrar may collect a surcharge
on the statutory fees, taxes, and filing fee not greater than the cost of processing a credit
card or debit card transaction, in accordance with emergency rules established by the
commissioner of public safety. The surcharge must be used to pay the cost of processing
credit and debit card transactions.

(e) The fees collected under this subdivision by the department must be allocated
as follows:

(1) of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (1):

(i) $4.50 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account; and

(ii) $1.50 must be deposited:

(A) in the driver and vehicle services technology account until sufficient funds have
been deposited in that account to cover all costs of administration, development, and
initial full deployment of the driver and vehicle services information system; and

(B) after completion of the deposit of funds under subitem (A) in the vehicle
services operating account; and

(2) of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (2):

(i) $3.50 must be deposited in the general fund;

(ii) $5.00 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account; and

(iii) $1.50 must be deposited:

(A) in the driver and vehicle services technology account until sufficient funds have
been deposited in that account to cover all costs of administration, development, and
initial full deployment of the driver and vehicle services information system; and

(B) after completion of the deposit of funds under subitem (A) in the vehicle services
operating account.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168A.07, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Fees. new text end

new text begin The filing fee to create a conditional registration shall conform with
the fee provided in section 168.33, subdivision 7, paragraph (a), clause (2). A subsequent
removal and clearing of a conditional registration is considered a separate transaction and
requires payment of an additional filing fee of the same amount, provided the removal and
clearing was initiated by a motor vehicle dealer licensed under section 168.27.
new text end