2018 House Bill 1241 - House Transportation

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-THIRD SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018  

951Z0797   HOUSE TRANSPORTATION ENGROSSED    NO.  HB 1241 -  2/8/2018  

Introduced by:    Representatives Duvall, Anderson, Chase, Clark, Glanzer, Holmes, Lake, Lesmeister, Otten (Herman), Steinhauer, Tulson, Turbiville, Wiese, and Zikmund and Senators Wiik, Bolin, Cammack, Cronin, Haverly, Partridge, Peters, Soholt, Stalzer, Tidemann, and White
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 32-5 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    In addition to the license fees paid pursuant to the provisions of this chapter for a motor vehicle, the owner of an electric motor vehicle shall pay an annual fee in the amount of one hundred dollars and the owner of an electric hybrid vehicle shall pay an annual fee in the amount of fifty dollars. The fee shall be paid at the time of annual registration as provided in chapter 32-5. However, the license fee imposed by this section does not apply to any motorcycle propelled by an electric motor if the license fee is paid pursuant to § 32-5-9.
    For the purposes of this section, the term, electric motor vehicle, means a motor vehicle that is propelled by an electric motor which draws electricity from a battery that is capable of being recharged from an external source of electricity and that may be legally operated on the

interstate highways in this state and eligible for registration pursuant to the laws of this state. The electric motor vehicle shall have been made by a manufacturer primarily for use on public streets, roads, and highways and meets National Highway Traffic Safety Administration standards included in 49 C.F.R. § 571 as of January 1, 2018.

    For the purposes of this section, the term, electric hybrid vehicle, means a motor vehicle with an electric hybrid propulsion system that operates on both electricity and a motor fuel as defined by § 10-47B-3, and that may be legally operated on the interstate highways in this state and eligible for registration pursuant to the laws of this state. The electric hybrid vehicle shall have been made by a manufacturer primarily for use on public streets, roads, and highways and meets National Highway Traffic Safety Administration standards included in 49 C.F.R. § 571 as of January 1, 2018.
    The fees received pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the state highway fund.

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