Feel free to cruise in August



June 25, 2012

Filed with the Secretary of State: June 29, 2012
EFFECTIVE DATE: June 29, 2012
Introduced by Senators Kowall, Anderson, Bieda, Booher, Casperson, Caswell, Emmons, Gleason, Green, Gregory, Hildenbrand, Hood, Hopgood, Jansen, Jones, Marleau, Meekhof, Moolenaar, Nofs, Pappageorge, Proos, Richardville, Robertson, Rocca, Schuitmaker, Walker, Warren and Young
AN ACT to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled “An act to provide for the registration, titling, sale, transfer, and regulation of certain vehicles operated upon the public highways of this state or any other place open to the general public or generally accessible to motor vehicles and distressed vehicles; to provide for the licensing of dealers; to provide for the examination, licensing, and control of operators and chauffeurs; to provide for the giving of proof of financial responsibility and security by owners and operators of vehicles; to provide for the imposition, levy, and collection of specific taxes on vehicles, and the levy and collection of sales and use taxes, license fees, and permit fees; to provide for the regulation and use of streets and highways; to create certain funds; to provide penalties and sanctions for a violation of this act; to provide for civil liability of owners and operators of vehicles and service of process on residents and nonresidents; to regulate the introduction and use of certain evidence; to provide for the levy of certain assessments; to provide for the enforcement of this act; to provide for the creation of and to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies; to impose liability upon the state or local agencies; to provide appropriations for certain purposes; to repeal all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act or contrary to this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on a specific date,” by amending section 20a (MCL 257.20a), as added by 1996 PA 404.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

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.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Cruise ’em if you got em! BzeroB!


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