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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5458

February Session, 2014

 

LCO No. 1581

 

*01581_______TRA*

Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION

 

Introduced by:

 

(TRA)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE, VIA INTERNET AUCTION, OF LICENSE PLATES ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2014) The Department of Motor Vehicles shall develop a program for the sale, via Internet auction, of certain number plates issued by the department. The program shall specify the categories of number plates that are eligible for sale and shall exclude those plates issued to persons, firms, corporations or groups based on qualifications, occupation or business of the persons, firms, corporations or groups eligible for the issuance and use of such plates. The program shall establish certain procedures to be followed by persons selling or buying a number plate, including procedures for the transfer of any number plate that is sold and the issuance of a new registration to the buyer and to the seller, and fees to be paid by such persons to participate in such program. Any number plate that is sold shall be surrendered by the seller to the department prior to any such transfer. The program shall require the department to provide notice of such program to all persons who have a current registration issued by the department. The auction shall be conducted in accordance with requirements established by the department.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2014

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To develop a program for the online sale of number plates issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]