SB 869 Increases certain motor vehicle safety inspection fees and requires highway patrol to issue rules to computerize the Vehicle Safety Inspection Program
Sponsor: Griesheimer
LR Number: 4834S.01I Fiscal Note: 4834-01N.ORG
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 2/17/2010 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 869 - Under this act, the cap on what Missouri inspection stations may charge for performing safety inspections is raised from $12 to $15. The fee charged for certificate of inspections to official inspection stations is raised from $1.50 to $2.00. From this two dollar fee, $1.50 shall be credited to the State Highway Fund (up from $1.00).

Under this act, the Highway Patrol shall issue rules and regulations prescribing the means and methods to computerize the vehicle safety inspection program to eliminate unnecessary paperwork, make vehicle safety inspections more efficient, effective, and fair, eliminate the need for inspection stickers on vehicles, and increase consumer protection and safety. The rules and regulations shall define the equipment that official inspection stations must have and what portion, if any, of the inspection fee shall be used to cover the cost of computerizing the vehicle safety inspection program.

STEPHEN WITTE