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Bill Detail: SB21-257

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Title Special Mobile Machinery Registration Exemption
Status Governor Signed (07/07/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Transportation & Motor Vehicles
House Sponsors K. Van Winkle (R)
A. Benavidez (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Scott (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
House Committee Finance
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 04/29/2021

The bill allows an owner of special mobile machinery who
regularly rents or leases the special mobile machinery and who pays
specific ownership tax on a monthly basis in an amount equal to 2% of
the rental or lease payments for the special mobile machinery to apply to
the department of revenue for a registration exempt certificate. The
department shall issue the certificate if:

  • The department verifies that the owner regularly has 1,000
or more items of such special mobile machinery in the
  • Each item of such special mobile machinery is clearly
marked or painted in a manner that identifies it as being
owned by the owner;
  • Each item of such special mobile machinery bears a visible
and readily identifiable unique identification number
assigned by the owner; and
  • Each item of such special mobile machinery bears a visible
toll-free telephone number for the owner that can be used
for verification of ownership.
The owner of any item of special mobile machinery that is covered
by a registration exempt certificate is required to pay, at the time during
each calendar year in which specific ownership tax is first paid for the
item, all fees and surcharges that would otherwise be paid at the time of
registration; except that the owner is not required to pay any fee imposed
for the purpose of covering the direct costs of license plates, decals, or
validating tabs or the direct costs incurred by an authorized agent of the
department of revenue in registering or issuing license plates, decals, or
validating tabs for the item.

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