SB 293

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Trailers, manufacturers and dealers, including boat trailers, add'l authorization to provide temporary license plates and registration certificates when sold out of state, Sec. 32-6-212 am'd.
Description

To amend Section 32-6-212, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to temporary license plates and registration certificates; to provide for additional authorization for manufacturers and dealers of boats; to provide for temporary license plates and registration certificates for boat trailers when sold out of state; and to revise the bond requirements of manufacturers and dealers.

Subjects
Manufacturers
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To amend Section 32-6-212, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to temporary license plates and registration certificates; to provide for additional authorization for manufacturers and dealers of boats; to provide for temporary license plates and registration certificates for boat trailers when sold out of state; and to revise the bond requirements of manufacturers and dealers.

Section 1

Section 32-6-212, Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§32-6-212.

A manufacturer of a mobile home, trailer coach, travel trailer, or house trailer, semitrailer or trailer, including a utility trailer, manufactured on a chassis or undercarriage as an integral part thereof drawn by a self-propelled vehicle who has a manufacturing, constructing, or assembling plant in this state may make application to the department for authority to issue temporary license tags plates and temporary registration certificates in connection with such mobile homes, trailer coaches, travel trailers, or house trailers, semitrailers or trailers, including utility trailers, manufactured by it in this state and which are to be permanently licensed in some state other than Alabama. A dealer in mobile homes, trailer coaches, travel trailers, or house trailers, semitrailers or trailers, including utility trailers, may also make application to the department for authority to issue temporary license tags plates and temporary registration certificates in connection with such vehicles sold by it which are to be permanently licensed in some state other than the State of Alabama. If approved by the department, such manufacturer or dealer shall enter into a bond with a corporate surety authorized to do business in this state as surety thereon, payable to the State of Alabama in a sum to be determined by the department, but in no event less than $5,000.00, conditioned on the faithful performance of its duties under this division. In lieu of such bond, such manufacturer or dealer may file a condensed balance sheet as of a date not more than three months prior to July 1 each year in a form prescribed by the department and sworn to by such manufacturer or dealer, evidencing a net worth of not less than $25,000.00. Such manufacturer or dealer may perform its duties under this division either personally or through any of its officers or employees. Temporary license tags issued by any such manufacturer or dealer or by designated agents in connection with mobile homes, trailer coaches, travel trailers, and house trailers shall be of a color or design distinctive from the temporary license tags issued for other type motor vehicles.

(b) A manufacturer of a boat who has a manufacturing, constructing, or assembling plant in this state may make application to the department for authority to issue a temporary license plate and temporary registration certificate in connection with the boat trailer used to transport such boat manufactured by it in this state when the boat is to be domiciled in some state other than Alabama. A dealer in boats may also make application to the department for authority to issue temporary license plates and temporary registration certificates in connection with a boat trailer used to transport a boat sold by it which is to be permanently domiciled in some state other than the State of Alabama.

(c) If approved by the department, such manufacturer or dealer shall enter into a bond with a corporate surety authorized to do business in this state as surety thereon, payable to the State of Alabama in a sum as provided for in Section 40-12-398, Code of Alabama 1975. Provided that a manufacturer or dealer who has entered into a bond pursuant to Section 32-8-34, 32-20-22, or 40-12-398, Code of Alabama 1975, shall not be required to obtain another bond pursuant to this section. Such manufacturer or dealer may perform its duties under this division either personally or through any of its officers or employees. "

Section 2

This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 20, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-366.
March 20, 2018SEnrolled
March 20, 2018HSignature Requested
March 20, 2018SPassed Second House
March 15, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 837
March 15, 2018HThird Reading Passed
March 13, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
March 6, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure
March 6, 2018SEngrossed
March 6, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 634
March 6, 2018SHightower motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 633
March 6, 2018STransportation and Energy Amendment Offered
March 6, 2018SThird Reading Passed
February 22, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment
February 8, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Transportation and Energy
2018-03-15
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed