Maine LD 48: An Act To Reduce Registration Fees and Excise Taxes for For-hire Vehicles with Adaptive Equipment Enabling Access by Persons with Disabilities

LD 48 (subjects: MOTOR VEHICLES , VEHICLES FOR HIRE )


Sponsors | Bill Text


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Arthur Verow of Brewer: (D – District 128) — e-mail | Facebook

5 Cosponsors:

Bill Text

An Act To Reduce Registration Fees and Excise Taxes for For-hire Vehicles with Adaptive Equipment Enabling Access by Persons with Disabilities

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA 501, sub- 3, ?as enacted by PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, 2 and affected by Pt. B, 5, is amended to read:

3. ?Passenger vehicles for hire. ? The fee for a passenger vehicle used for hire is double the fee provided in subsection 1 , except that for a passenger vehicle used for hire that is equipped with adaptive equipment to make that vehicle accessible by a person with a disability the fee is the same fee provided in subsection 1. The Secretary of State may issue a 2nd registration for the same vehicle at no additional fee.

Sec. 2. 36 MRSA 1483, sub- 15, ?as amended by PL 2007, c. 404, 2 and affected by 4, is further amended to read:

15. ?Adaptive equipment. ? Adaptive equipment installed on a motor vehicle owned by a disabled person or the family of a disabled person or by a carrier engaged in furnishing passenger service for hire to make that vehicle operable or accessible by a disabled person; and

summary

This bill exempts from the motor vehicle excise tax adaptive equipment installed on a motor vehicle owned by a carrier engaged in furnishing passenger service for hire. It also reduces by half the motor vehicle registration fee of a passenger vehicle used for hire that is equipped with adaptive equipment to make that vehicle operable or accessible by a person with a disability.


This information about LD 48 was last updated on 2015-03-20.
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