SENATE BILL 5622
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Senators Madsen and Conner.
Read first time February 12, 1991. Referred to Committee on Transportation.
AN ACT Relating to motor vehicle licenses for members of the armed forces; amending RCW 46.16.460, 46.16.480, and 46.16.490; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 46.16.460 and 1979 c 158 s 141 are each amended to read as follows:
the payment of a fee of ten dollars ((
therefor)), the department of
licensing shall issue a (( temporary motor vehicle)) one-year
license for a motor vehicle in this state (( for a period of forty-five days))
when such motor vehicle has been or is being purchased by a (( nonresident))
member of the armed forces of the United States on active duty, and an
application, accompanied with prepayment of required fees, for (( out of
state)) registration has been made by the purchaser. The license may be
renewed annually for a fee of ten dollars.
Sec. 2. RCW 46.16.480 and 1967 c 202 s 6 are each amended to read as follows:
original purchaser of a motor vehicle, for which a ((
as provided in RCW 46.16.460 has been issued, shall not be subject to the sales
tax, use tax, or motor vehicle excise tax during the effective period of such
license or thereafter unless the motor vehicle, after the effective period of
such license, is still in this state or within a period of one year after the
effective period of such license is returned to this state.
Sec. 3. RCW 46.16.490 and 1979 c 158 s 142 are each amended to read as follows:
department of licensing shall ((
prescribe)) adopt rules (( and
regulations)) governing the administration of RCW 46.16.460 through
46.16.490. The department may require that adequate proof of the facts
asserted in the application for (( a temporary)) the license shall
be made before the (( temporary)) license shall be granted.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 4. This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect immediately.