SB231 Alabama 2010 Session
This bill would: Clarify the definitions of new vehicle and used vehicle; reduce the motor vehicle title records fee from $15 to $5 when the records are provided electronically or when a printout of an electronic record is provided; establish a registration record fee of $5; provide for the privacy of certain records; authorize the department to prescribe certain fees for records obtained through the national motor vehicle information system and for the manner of payment of fees; permit the department to exempt vehicles from titling when it is determined that it is no longer cost effective to title the vehicles; no longer require that the license plate issuing official physically inspect utility trailers and motor vehicles not subject to the title law when the motor vehicles have been registered in this state during the current or previous two calendar years; standardize bond amount for titles issued under surety bonds; and permit the department to prescribe alternative methods for lien releases when the lienholder is no longer in business
To amend Sections 32-8-2, 32-8-6, 32-8-31, 32-8-32, 32-8-36, and 32-8-64, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to motor vehicle titles; to clarify the definitions of new vehicle and used vehicle; to provide for the fees the Department of Revenue charges for certain records relating to motor vehicle titles and registrations; to provide for the privacy of certain records; to authorize the department to prescribe the manner of payment of fees; to allow the exemption of certain vehicles from titling; to require that a motor vehicle be physically inspected, with certain exceptions, by the license plate issuing official prior to registering the vehicles; to standardize value for titles issued under surety bonds; and to provide alternative methods for lien releases when a lienholder is no longer in business.
|April 14, 2010||Indefinitely Postponed|
|February 4, 2010||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|January 14, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Commerce, Transportation, and Utilities|
|Bill Text||SB231 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|