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28th Legislature(2013-2014)

Bill Text 28th Legislature

00 Enrolled SB 85                                                                                                          
01 Relating to experimental vehicles.                                                                                      
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03    * Section 1. AS 28.10.181 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                           
04            (hh)  Experimental vehicles. A vehicle manufacturer or distributor may apply                                 
05       for experimental vehicle plates. A plate issued under this subsection may be used only                            
06       on an experimental vehicle present in the state. The vehicle manufacturer shall certify                           
07       to the department that, at the conclusion of the testing, the experimental vehicle was                            
08       destroyed or removed from the state. Experimental vehicle plates issued under this                                
09       subsection are valid for a 12-month period and may be renewed for additional 12-                                  
10       month periods, up to a maximum of 36 months, until the testing is complete.                                       
11       Notwithstanding AS 28.10.201, an experimental vehicle may not be titled under this                                
12       chapter. In this subsection, "experimental vehicle" means a vehicle in the                                        
13       developmental stage that has not yet reached production in the United States.                                     
14    * Sec. 2. AS 28.10.201(a) is amended to read:                                                                      
15            (a)  Except as otherwise provided in (b) of this section or in AS 28.10.131,                             
01       [AND] 28.10.152, and 28.10.181(hh), every owner of a vehicle subject to registration                          
02       in this state shall apply for a certificate of title under this chapter.                                          
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