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CS/CS/SB 62 — Low-speed Vehicles

by Appropriations Committee; Commerce and Tourism Committee; Transportation Committee; and Senators Hays, Abruzzo, Simpson, Evers, Lee and Sobel

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Transportation Committee (TR)

The bill establishes procedures to allow a vehicle titled or branded and registered as a low-speed vehicle to be administratively converted to a golf cart upon verification of the conversion by the Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles, which is accomplished by the owner’s submittal of an affidavit, surrender of the registration license plate and current certificate of title, payment of a $40 administrative fee, and placement of a specified decal on the rear of the converted vehicle.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2013.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 79-36