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CHAPTER 32-5

ANNUAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSE PLATES

32-5-1    Motor vehicle defined.

32-5-1.1    32-5-1.1. Repealed by SL 1982, ch 225, § 2.

32-5-1.2    Mopeds exempt from chapter.

32-5-1.3    Farm vehicles exempt--Exceptions.

32-5-1.4    All-terrain vehicles used in agriculture exempt.

32-5-2    Application for registration--Contents--Failure to provide information as misdemeanor--Acceptance of incomplete or erroneous form prohibited.

32-5-2.1    Staggered registration of noncommercial vehicles.

32-5-2.2    Determination of month to register vehicle.

32-5-2.3    32-5-2.3. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§ 1, 49, eff. July 1, 2008.

32-5-2.4    Renewal of registration during assigned month--Expiration of staggered license plates or validation stickers--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-2.5    Registration of acquired motor vehicle--Application.

32-5-2.6    Early renewal--Fee for late renewal.

32-5-2.7    Removal of number plates required upon transfer or assignment of vehicle ownership--Credit for unexpired months--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-2.8    32-5-2.8. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§ 5, 49, eff. July 1, 2008.

32-5-2.9    Seller's permit for sold or transferred vehicle--Time for registration--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-2.10    Seller's report of sale--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-2.11    Fee for reassignment of license plate.

32-5-3    Information respecting owner of vehicle.

32-5-4    32-5-4. Repealed by SL 1987, ch 215, § 7.

32-5-4.1    Nonresident registration application--Issuance of nonnegotiable interstate title--Purpose and duration--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-4.2    Forwarding of nonnegotiable interstate title to department with application.

32-5-4.3    32-5-4.3. Repealed by SL 1988, ch 236, § 13.

32-5-5    Vehicle license fee based on weight--Certification of correct weight.

32-5-6    Schedule of fees for noncommercial automobiles, pickup trucks, and vans.

32-5-6.1    Schedule of fees for noncommercial motor homes.

32-5-6.2    32-5-6.2. Repealed by SL 1991, ch 239, § 10.

32-5-6.3    Schedule of fees for noncommercial vehicles other than automobiles, pickup trucks, or vans--Misdemeanor.

32-5-6.4    Registration of certain noncommercial motor vehicles for less than twelve months--Fee.

32-5-7    32-5-7. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-8    Schedule of fees for recreational vehicles and noncommercial trailers and semitrailers.

32-5-8.1    Identification plate required for certain trailers or semitrailers--Display--Fee--Transfer of title.

32-5-8.2    Trailers or semitrailers with identification plates may only be pulled by certain motor vehicles--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-8.3    Temporary permit for certain noncommercial motor vehicles to pull identified trailer or semitrailer.

32-5-8.4    Additional fee when weight exceeds license.

32-5-9    Schedule of fees for motorcycles.

32-5-9.1    Fees for snowmobiles--Period of license--Payment before operation.

32-5-9.2    Disposition of snowmobile fees and initial registration tax.

32-5-9.3    Initial registration tax on snowmobiles--Failure to pay as misdemeanor.

32-5-10    32-5-10. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-10.1    Motorcycle safety education fee--Amount and payment.

32-5-10.2    Motorcycle safety education fee--Deposit in special revenue fund.

32-5-10.3    Motorcycle safety education fee--Collection and remittance.

32-5-10.4    32-5-10.4, 32-5-10.5. Repealed by SL 1992, ch 222, §§ 1, 2.

32-5-11    32-5-11 to 32-5-16. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-16.1    Mobile home or manufactured home license fee--Establishment of purchase price by bill of sale or retail book value--Fee in lieu of certain taxes--Exemption for certain entities.

32-5-16.2    Division of receipts from mobile home or manufactured home license fees.

32-5-16.3    Permit required to move mobile home or manufactured home--Valid for single trip--Conditional on tax payment--Fee--Disposition of fees--Dealer--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-16.4    32-5-16.4, 32-5-16.5. Repealed by SL 2005, ch 71, §§ 6, 7.

32-5-16.6    Penalties for owner's or lender's failure to obtain tax affidavit--Notification to department.

32-5-16.7    Penalties for transporter's, manufacturer's, or dealer's failure to obtain tax affidavit--Notification to department.

32-5-16.8    Single party not to be assessed multiple penalties.

32-5-16.9    Assessment based upon mistake of fact or error of law--Hearing--Appeal.

32-5-17    32-5-17, 32-5-18. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-18.1    Licensing and compensation requirements applicable to highway construction or reconstruction--Special permits not required while engaged in construction.

32-5-19    32-5-19, 32-5-20. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-21    Motorbus defined--Noncommercial fee--Gross maximum weight.

32-5-22    Unregistered motor vehicles.

32-5-23    Destruction of licensed vehicle or failure of vehicle to pass inspection--Removal of plates--Credit--Replacement of plates.

32-5-24    Refund of overpayments and erroneous payments--Return of registration and stickers--Time for application.

32-5-25    Dealer's license fee.

32-5-26    32-5-26. Repealed by SL 1989, ch 257, § 61.

32-5-27    Used out-of-state motor vehicles--Sale or resale--Title, taxes, and license--Exemptions--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-27.1    32-5-27.1. Repealed by SL 1990, ch 234, § 2A.

32-5-28    32-5-28. Repealed by SL 1988, ch 236, § 14.

32-5-29    Sales of vehicles prima facie evidence that seller is used car dealer--Particular parties excepted--Violations--Misdemeanor.

32-5-30    Fee for noncommercial vehicles more than ten years old.

32-5-31    32-5-31. Repealed by SL 1985, ch 241, § 12.

32-5-31.1    32-5-31.1. Transferred to § 32-5B-13.

32-5-31.2    32-5-31.2, 32-5-32. Repealed by SL 1985, ch 241, §§ 14, 15.

32-5-32.1    32-5-32.1. Transferred to § 32-5B-12.

32-5-33    32-5-33. Repealed by SL 1985, ch 241, § 17.

32-5-34    32-5-34. Repealed by SL 1980, ch 213, § 5.

32-5-35    32-5-35. Transferred to § 32-5B-6.

32-5-36    32-5-36. Transferred to § 32-5B-8.

32-5-37    32-5-37 to 32-5-41.5. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-42    Registration--Vehicles--Costs.

32-5-42.1    Nonprofit community support provider vehicles--Registration--Plates--Disposition of costs.

32-5-42.2    Registration of mass transit vehicles owned by state, municipality, or county--Costs--Vehicles purchased with federal funds.

32-5-43    Identifying markings of state-owned vehicles--Exceptions--License plates.

32-5-44    Plates without yearly designation--Distinctive color--Yearly renewal dispensed with.

32-5-45    Exemption of mobile homes purchased outside state.

32-5-46    Vehicles owned by nonresidents--Compliance with laws of foreign state--Display of foreign license plates.

32-5-47    Definition of nonresident.

32-5-47.1    Military personnel, domestic volunteers, and dependents as nonresidents.

32-5-48    Reciprocity required.

32-5-49    32-5-49. Repealed by SL 1992, ch 208, § 3.

32-5-49.1    Registration not required for nonresident harvest vehicles during harvest season--Compensation certificate required--Violation a misdemeanor.

32-5-50    Dealers participating in driver education program--Application to department--Fee--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-51    License plate design--Operation on highways.

32-5-52    Radius of use of vehicle--Size of first or second class municipality--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-53    32-5-53. Superseded.

32-5-54    32-5-54. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-55    32-5-55 to 32-5-56.1. Repealed by SL 2014, ch 142, §§ 16 to 19.

32-5-57    32-5-57, 32-5-58. Repealed by SL 1992, ch 208, §§ 4, 5.

32-5-59    32-5-59. Repealed by SL 2014, ch 142, § 20.

32-5-60    32-5-60. Repealed by SL 1986, ch 242, § 41.

32-5-61    32-5-61 to 32-5-64. Repealed by SL 2014, ch 142, §§ 21 to 24.

32-5-65    Special plates for employees of commercial radio or broadcasting companies--Fee--Surrender of plates--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-65.1    Special plates for amateur radio licensees--Fee--Surrender of plates--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-66    32-5-66. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§ 24, 49, eff. July 1, 2008.

32-5-67    License plate special revenue fund.

32-5-68    32-5-68 to 32-5-74. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-75    32-5-75. Repealed by SL 2001, ch 164, § 1.

32-5-76    Special plates for person with substantial physical disability or parent or guardian of dependant with substantial physical disability--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-76.1    Portable certificates for persons with substantial disabilities--Application--Physician's certificate--Rules--Surrender of certificate--Violations as misdemeanors.

32-5-76.2    Portable certificates for nonprofit organizations, hospitals, local government entities, etc.--Application--Rules--Surrendering certificate--Violations as misdemeanors.

32-5-76.3    Special plates for nursing facilities transporting persons with disabilities--Parking--Surrender of plates--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-77    Historical license plates--Application and fee--Permanent plates--Use of vehicle restricted.

32-5-77.1    32-5-77.1. Repealed by SL 1986, ch 242, § 15.

32-5-77.2    Display of original number plates on historical vehicles.

32-5-77.3    32-5-77.3. Repealed by SL 2018, ch 180, § 3.

32-5-78    General license fees in lieu of other taxes against vehicle.

32-5-79    32-5-79. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§ 11, 49, eff. July 1, 2008.

32-5-80    Registration of motorcycles.

32-5-81    Application to county treasurer--Issuance of distinctive number plate--Fuel used by vehicle--Failure to identify fuel as misdemeanor.

32-5-82    Delivery or mailing of plates or stickers--Fees--Plates to be stocked at county treasurer office.

32-5-82.1    Number stickers--Evidence of current registration.

32-5-83    Design of number plates--Color contrast.

32-5-83.1    Color of number stickers--Contrast with plates.

32-5-84    Composition of number plates--Size of figures--Snowmobile tags.

32-5-84.1    Composition of stickers.

32-5-84.2    Snowmobile license must be attached.

32-5-85    Number of plates issued.

32-5-86    Reflectorized plates--Determination by department--Elimination of bids deemed not feasible.

32-5-87    32-5-87. Repealed by SL 1977, ch 249, § 57.

32-5-88    Mount Rushmore design--Costs and feasibility.

32-5-89    Determination of characteristics of plate--Dealers' plates.

32-5-89.1    32-5-89.1. Omitted.

32-5-89.2    Special personalized license plates as replacement for regular plates--Restrictions.

32-5-89.3    Application for personalized plates--Fees--Validation each year with stickers--Fee disposition.

32-5-89.4    Transfer of vehicle--Removal of personalized plate required until transfer approved by secretary--Violation as petty offense.

32-5-89.5    Replacement of lost, mutilated, or destroyed personalized plates--Affidavit--Fee--Disposition of fee.

32-5-89.6    32-5-89.6. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§ 30, 49, eff. July 1, 2008.

32-5-90    Registration--Contents--Registration number.

32-5-90.1    Certified abstract of registration information--Fee.

32-5-90.2    32-5-90.2. Repealed by SL 2001, ch 165, § 9.

32-5-91    Inspection of registration by peace officer--Possession of registration--Violation as petty offense.

32-5-92    Lost certificate of registration--Duplicate--Fee.

32-5-93    Forwarding applications to department.

32-5-94    Application and registration of vehicle--Manner to facilitate retrieval.

32-5-95    32-5-95. Repealed by SL 1989, ch 257, § 97.

32-5-96    32-5-96. Repealed by SL 1985, ch 241, § 21.

32-5-97    Separate numbering of different types of vehicles.

32-5-97.1    Farm vehicles--Decals.

32-5-97.2    32-5-97.2. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§ 16, 49, eff. July 1, 2008.

32-5-98    Operation of motor vehicle without visible license plates prohibited-- Removal of unauthorized plates--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-99    Loss of plates--Issuance of duplicates--Affidavit--Fee--Disposition of fee--Report of loss.

32-5-99.1    32-5-99.1. Repealed by SL 1992, ch 208, § 7.

32-5-99.2    32-5-99.2. Repealed by SL 1987, ch 217, § 2.

32-5-100    Plates as state property.

32-5-101    Operation of vehicle while registration is suspended--Misdemeanor.

32-5-102    Prosecution for assault or homicide not barred--Civil action.

32-5-103    Trafficking in license plates or decals--Counterfeiting--Unauthorized transfer to another vehicle--Misdemeanor.

32-5-103.1    Alteration or forgery of registration card--Felony.

32-5-104    32-5-104. Repealed by SL 1989, ch 255, § 12; SL 1989, ch 257, § 102.

32-5-105    32-5-105. Repealed by SL 1989, ch 255, § 17; SL 1989, ch 257, § 103.

32-5-106    32-5-106. Repealed by SL 2014, ch 144, § 10.

32-5-107    Temporary permit for person in possession of title or bill of sale--Inspection of title or bill of sale--Fee.

32-5-108    32-5-108 to 32-5-109.7. Repealed by SL 2014, ch 142, §§ 25 to 33.

32-5-110    Commemorative or souvenir license plates--Use for general transportation purposes.

32-5-111    Promulgation of rules--Duty of local officials.

32-5-112    Duties of county treasurers.

32-5-113    Special plates for firefighters--Design of plates.

32-5-114    Fee for special firefighter plates.

32-5-115    Time for retention of firefighter's plates.

32-5-116    Application to Department of Revenue for special firefighter plates.

32-5-117    32-5-117. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§41, 49, eff. July 1, 2008 .

32-5-118    Application to county treasurer for special firefighter plates--Fee.

32-5-119    Failure to apply for firefighters plates.

32-5-120    Surrender of special firefighter plates upon discharge, separation, or retirement.

32-5-121    Transfer of special firefighter plates.

32-5-122    Applicability of state motor vehicle laws to firefighters.

32-5-123    Special plates identifying Indian tribes.

32-5-124    Fee for Indian tribe license plates.

32-5-125    Replacement of Indian tribe license plates.

32-5-126    Certain trailers authorized to be licensed for more than one year--Fee.

32-5-127    Additional charges for decals and plates mailed to owner.

32-5-128    Exemption from excise tax for motor vehicles leased to tax exempt entities.

32-5-129    32-5-129 to 32-5-135. Repealed by SL 2014, ch 144, §§ 3 to 9.

32-5-136    32-5-136 to 32-5-139.6. Repealed by SL 2014, ch 143, § 13 to 22.

32-5-140    Repealed by SL 2012, ch 164, § 1.

32-5-141    32-5-141. Repealed by SL 2007, ch 173, §§ 48, 49, eff. July 1, 2008.

32-5-142    Suspension of registration, title, or license if distress warrant issued--Credit for fee paid.

32-5-143    Definitions.

32-5-144    Disclosure of personal information contained in motor vehicle records prohibited--Exceptions.

32-5-145    Personal information to be disclosed for certain purposes.

32-5-146    Disclosure to one who has subject's consent.

32-5-147    Disclosure on proof of identity of requestor and representation of use for certain limited purposes.

32-5-148    Department may impose conditions on requesting person.

32-5-149    Retention of records by certain recipients.

32-5-150    Misrepresentation by requesting person as misdemeanor--Use of personal information to commit crime of violence as felony.

32-5-151    Person in possession of title or certificate authorized to renew registration--Misrepresentation as misdemeanor.

32-5-152    Low-speed vehicles.

32-5-153    Highway patrol fee.

32-5-154    Definitions regarding military specialty plates.

32-5-155    Military specialty plates listed.

32-5-156    General requirements for military specialty plates.

32-5-157    Specific additional requirements for military specialty plates.

32-5-158    Application for military specialty plate--Falsification of application as misdemeanor--Determination of eligibility.

32-5-159    Fee for initial issuance of military specialty plates.

32-5-160    Certain military specialty plates not subject to annual registration fees--Maximum sets--Permissible vehicles.

32-5-161    Reflectorized military specialty plates--Annual decals--Permissible vehicles--Display.

32-5-162    Number and design of military specialty plates--Requirements.

32-5-163    Surrender of military specialty plates--Death of owner--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-164    Transfer of ownership of vehicle with military specialty plate--Credit--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-165    Destruction, salvage, or condemnation of vehicle with military specialty plate--Credit--Replacement--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-166    Duplicate military specialty plates upon loss, mutilation, or destruction.

32-5-167    Emblem specialty plates listed.

32-5-168    Eligibility for emblem specialty plates.

32-5-168.1    State seal--Emblem set.

32-5-168.2    State seal emblem fee--Motor vehicle fund.

32-5-168.3    State seal emblem design.

32-5-169    Reflectorized emblem specialty plates--Annual stickers--Permissible vehicles--Contents.

32-5-170    Fee for emblem specialty plates.

32-5-171    Transfer of ownership of vehicle with emblem specialty plate--Credit--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-172    Destruction, salvage, or condemnation of vehicle with emblem specialty plate--Credit-- Replacement--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-173    Duplicate emblem specialty plates upon loss, mutilation, or destruction.

32-5-174    Retention time for emblem specialty plates.

32-5-175    Application for emblem to be used on emblem specialty plate.

32-5-176    General requirements for emblem specialty plates.

32-5-177    Specific additional requirements for emblem specialty plates.

32-5-178    Emblem specialty plates--Administration--Fees--Violation as misdemeanor.

32-5-179    Special interest motor vehicle plates--Application.

32-5-180    Design of special interest motor vehicle plates--Decals--Rear plates.

32-5-181    Fees for special interest motor vehicle plates.

32-5-182    Contents of application for special interest motor vehicle plate--Renewal.

32-5-183    Misuse of special interest motor vehicle plate.

32-5-184    Dignity sculpture special plates.

32-5-185    Fee for <i>Dignity</i> sculpture plates.

32-5-186    Lost, stolen, or mutilated <i>Dignity</i> sculpture plate.

32-5-187    Electric bicycle exempt from chapter.


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