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SB 6455 - Increases Transportation Fees - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Terry Nealey voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (55-43) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (55-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Transportation Fees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes new license plate fees and increases certain other transportation-related fees, effective October 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a fee of $10 for an original license plate for an automobile, whereas existing law did not specify a fee (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes a fee of $4 for an original license plate for a motorcycle, whereas existing law did not specify a fee (Sec. 1).
  • Increases transportation-related fees as follows (Sec. 1-5):
    • Increases the title application fee from $5 to $12.50;
    • Increases the replacement fee for a motorcycle license plate from $2 to $4;
    • Increases the fee for providing parents or guardians with a list of traffic offenses committed by a driver under the age of 18 in their care from $10 to $15;
    • Increases the fee for providing a person or the person's attorney with an abstract of the person's driving record from $10 to $15; and
    • Increases the fee for providing anyone who sustained property damage or bodily injury by a motor vehicle with an abstract describing the ability of the person operating the motor vehicle to respond to damages from $10 to $15.
  • Increases fees for vehicle dealers as follows (Sec. 6-7):
    • Increases the fee for an original vehicle dealer's license from $750 to $975;
    • Increases the fee for renewing a vehicle dealer's license from $250 to $325; and
    • Increases the maximum amount dealers can charge as a documentary service fee to $150.

 

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-18) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increases Transportation Fees

Sponsors

  • Mary Margaret Haugen (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paull H. Shin (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
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