2005 Regular Session
By: Representative Robinson (63rd)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 63-13-11, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCREASE THE FEE REQUIRED TO BE CHARGED FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATE OF INSPECTION; TO DIVIDE THE INCREASE IN FEE BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE OFFICIAL INSPECTION STATION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 63-13-11, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
63-13-11. A fee of Six Dollars ($6.00) shall be charged for an inspection and issuance of a certificate of inspection for vehicles registered in this state. A fee of Eleven Dollars ($11.00) shall be charged for an inspection and issuance of a certificate of inspection for vehicles registered in another state unless a reciprocal agreement, as provided for in Section 63-13-7 has been approved, in which event no Mississippi certificate of inspection shall be required. The fee for state registered vehicles shall include a charge of Two Dollars and Fifty Cents ($2.50) per certificate of inspection, which shall be remitted to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. The fee for motor vehicles registered in another state includes a charge of Nine Dollars and Fifty Cents ($9.50) per certificate of inspection, which shall be remitted to the Department of Public Safety. The funds so received by the department shall be deposited in the General Fund of the State Treasury in accordance with the provisions of Section 45-1-23(2). The portion of the fee which is not remitted to the department may be retained by the official inspection stations.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2005.