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CS/CS/SB 234: Registration and Titling of Vehicles and Vessels

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Infrastructure and Security ; Baxley

Registration and Titling of Vehicles and Vessels; Revising registration periods for certain vehicles; requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to prorate registration renewals for customers in order to implement changes made by the act; authorizing the department or its agent to verify necessary information through the electronic file of death records maintained by the Department of Health for a surviving spouse of a motor vehicle owner when requesting a registration certificate and license plate transfer, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2019
Last Action: 4/3/2019 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 87 (Ch. 2019-66) -SJ 310
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/3/2019 Senate • Filed
    1/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 50
    2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 02/19/19, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    2/19/2019 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
    2/21/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    2/22/2019 Senate • Now in Judiciary
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
    • CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 152
    3/6/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/11/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
    3/11/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 195
    3/12/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/13/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    3/14/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 239
    3/22/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/27/19, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/28/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Meeting cancelled
    3/27/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 283
    3/28/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    4/1/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/03/19 -SJ 311
    4/3/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 310
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 87 -SJ 310
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 87 (Ch. 2019-66) -SJ 310

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  • CS/CS/SB 234, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/12/2019 at 2:48 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/26/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/28/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 87 (er) Registration and Titling of Vehicles and Vessels State Affairs Committee Identical Last Action: 6/10/2019 Chapter No. 2019-66

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/27/2019 1:00 PM Appropriations 21 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.055 Registration periods; renewal periods. Page 1 (pdf)
    320.0609 Transfer and exchange of registration license plates; transfer fee. Page 3 (pdf)
    320.07 Expiration of registration; renewal required; penalties. Page 3 (pdf)
    320.0705 Semiannual registration or renewal for certain vehicles. Page 4 (pdf)
    328.01 Application for certificate of title. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 234, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/21/2019 at 3:35 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/8/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/12/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 87 (c2) Registration and Titling of Vehicles and Vessels State Affairs Committee Similar Last Action: 6/10/2019 Chapter No. 2019-66

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    509380 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Baxley)
    3/8/2019
    3:31 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/12/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/11/2019 4:00 PM Judiciary 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.055 Registration periods; renewal periods. Page 1 (pdf)
    320.0609 Transfer and exchange of registration license plates; transfer fee. Page 3 (pdf)
    320.07 Expiration of registration; renewal required; penalties. Page 3 (pdf)
    320.0705 Semiannual registration or renewal for certain vehicles. Page 4 (pdf)
    328.01 Application for certificate of title. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • SB 234, Original Filed Version Posted 1/3/2019 at 3:01 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 2/18/2019 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Post-Meeting) 2/21/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 87 (c2) Registration and Titling of Vehicles and Vessels State Affairs Committee Similar Last Action: 6/10/2019 Chapter No. 2019-66

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    974626 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Baxley)
    2/18/2019
    10:16 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 244584 - Amendment to Amendment (974626)
    Delete lines 107 - 108 and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Baxley)
    2/18/2019
    3:41 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/19/2019 4:30 PM Infrastructure and Security 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.055 Registration periods; renewal periods. Page 1 (pdf)
    320.0609 Transfer and exchange of registration license plates; transfer fee. Page 3 (pdf)
    320.07 Expiration of registration; renewal required; penalties. Page 3 (pdf)
    320.0705 Semiannual registration or renewal for certain vehicles. Page 4 (pdf)
    328.01 Application for certificate of title. Page 4 (pdf)

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