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CS/SB 164 — Certificates of Title for Motor Vehicles

by Transportation Committee and Senators Grimsley and Baxley

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 prohibits the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and tax collectors from charging a surviving spouse any fee or service charge, excluding an expedited title fee, if applicable, for a motor vehicle certificate of title when the title is being issued solely to remove the deceased coowner from the title.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2017.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 118-0