SUBSTITUTE SENATE BILL NO. 5138


                                                            AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE


                                                                            C 110 L 89



State of Washington                               51st Legislature                              1989 Regular Session


By Senate Committee on Transportation (originally sponsored by Senators Nelson and Bender)



Read first time 2/3/89.



AN ACT Relating to vehicle inspection fees when a physical examination is required; and amending RCW 46.12.040.




        Sec. 1.  Section 46.12.040, chapter 12, Laws of 1961 as last amended by section 1, chapter 138, Laws of 1975 1st ex. sess. and RCW 46.12.040 are each amended to read as follows:

          The application accompanied by a draft, money order, or certified bank check for one dollar, together with the last preceding certificates or other satisfactory evidence of ownership, shall be forwarded to the director.

          The fee shall be in addition to any other fee for the license registration of the vehicle.  The certificate of ownership shall not be required to be renewed annually, or at any other time, except as by law provided.

          In addition to the application fee and any other fee for the license registration of a vehicle, there shall be collected from the applicant an inspection fee ((of ten dollars)) whenever a physical examination of the vehicle is required as a part of the vehicle licensing or titling process.

          ((These fees shall be certified to the state treasurer and deposited to the credit of))  For vehicles previously registered in any other state or country, the inspection fee shall be fifteen dollars and shall be deposited in the motor vehicle fund.  For all other vehicles requiring a physical examination, the inspection fee shall be twenty dollars and shall be deposited in the motor vehicle fund.