House Bill No. 5668
               House Bill No. 5668

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 98-95


AN  ACT REDUCING THE FEE CHARGED FOR UNCOLLECTIBLE
CHECKS  ISSUED  TO  THE  COMMISSIONER   OF   MOTOR
VEHICLES.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection (f) of section 14-50 of the general
statutes, as amended  by  section  2 of public act
97-1, is repealed and the following is substituted
in lieu thereof:
    (f)  Whenever  any   check   issued   to   the
commissioner in payment  of any fee is returned as
uncollectible, the commissioner  shall  charge the
drawer of such check or the person presenting such
check to him a fee of [thirty-six] FIFTEEN dollars
for each such check which is drawn in an amount of
not   more  than   one   hundred   dollars,   [and
thirty-six] FIFTEEN per cent of the full amount of
each such check  which  is  drawn  in an amount in
excess of one  hundred  dollars  BUT NOT MORE THAN
TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS  AND  THIRTY-FIVE  DOLLARS FOR
EACH SUCH CHECK  WHICH  IS  DRAWN  IN AN AMOUNT IN
EXCESS OF TWO  HUNDRED  DOLLARS,  plus all protest
fees, to cover the cost of collection.

Approved May 22, 1998