CSSB 106(FIN)(efd fld): "An Act relating to tires."

00 CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 106(FIN)(efd fld) 01 "An Act relating to tires." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 28.35.155 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 04 (c) A person convicted of violating this section is punishable by a fine of not 05 less than $100, in addition to any other penalties imposed under AS 28.40.050. 06 * Sec. 2. AS 43.98 is amended by adding a new section to read: 07 Sec. 43.98.025. Tire fees. (a) A fee of $2.50 a tire is imposed on the retail 08 sale of new tires for motor vehicles designed for use on a highway. 09 (b) In addition to the fee imposed under (a) of this section, a fee of $5 a tire is 10 imposed on the retail sale in the state on or after July 1, 2004, of tires for motor 11 vehicles designed for use on a highway that are studded with metal studs or spikes 12 weighing more than 1.1 grams each embedded in the periphery of the tire surface and 13 protruding beyond the tread surface of the tire, or on the installation in the state on or 14 after July 1, 2004, for a fee of metal studs or spikes weighing more than 1.1 grams 15 each on a tire for a motor vehicle designed for use on a highway.

01 (c) A seller shall add the amount of the fees imposed by this section to the 02 total price of the tire or service subject to the fees, and the fees shall be stated 03 separately on any sales receipt, invoice, or other record of the sale or other transfer or 04 of the installation of studs. 05 (d) A seller shall collect the fees from the purchaser. A seller shall file a 06 return on a form prescribed by the department and remit the fees collected to the 07 department not later than 30 days following the last day of the calendar quarter of the 08 sale or installation. 09 (e) A seller remitting the fees collected under this section to the department 10 within 30 days after the last day of the preceding calendar quarter may retain five 11 percent of the amount collected, not to exceed $900 a quarter, to cover expenses 12 associated with collecting and remitting the fees. 13 (f) The provisions of AS 43.05 and AS 43.10 apply to this section. 14 (g) The fees imposed in this section do not apply to the following tires and 15 services if the purchaser provides the seller with a certificate of use on a form 16 prescribed by the department: 17 (1) tires or services sold to federal, state, or local government agencies 18 for official use; or 19 (2) tires for resale. 20 (h) In this section, 21 (1) "highway" has the meaning given in AS 28.40.100; 22 (2) "motor vehicle" has the meaning given in AS 28.40.100; 23 (3) "seller" means a seller of tires or a person who installs studs on 24 motor vehicle tires for a fee.