Bill Text: MI SB0066 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Introduced

Bill Title: Vehicles; historic; definition of historic vehicles in Michigan vehicle code; expand to include certain military vehicles. Amends sec. 20a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.20a) & adds sec. 30d.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-24 - Referred To Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure [SB0066 Detail]

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January 24, 2019, Introduced by Senators JOHNSON, LUCIDO, MCMORROW and THEIS and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.




     A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled


"Michigan vehicle code,"


by amending section 20a (MCL 257.20a), as amended by 2012 PA 239,


and by adding section 30d.




     Sec. 20a. "Historic vehicle" means a vehicle that is over 25


years old, and that is owned solely as a collector's item and for


participation in club activities, exhibitions, tours, parades, and


similar uses, including mechanical testing, but is not used for


general transportation. For purposes of this section, use of the


vehicle during the month of August in each year is considered an


exhibition. Historic vehicle includes a military surplus vehicle


that is over 25 years old.


     Sec. 30d. "Military surplus vehicle" means a high mobility,


multipurpose wheeled vehicle, commonly known as a Humvee or an


HMMWV, that was manufactured by or under the direction of the


United States Armed Forces or the armed forces of any other country


and was subsequently authorized for sale to civilians. Military


surplus vehicle does not include a tracked vehicle or a half-


tracked vehicle. A military surplus vehicle is eligible for


registration solely under section 803a.


     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 180 days


after the date it is enacted into law.