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Section 257.809

MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.809 Application for transfer of registration; fee; payment of difference in fees; deposit.

Sec. 809.

(1) An application for transfer of registration from a vehicle subject to section 801(1)(a) to another vehicle subject to that section shall be accompanied by a fee of $8.00. In addition to the fee of $8.00, if the registration is transferred from a passenger vehicle to a motor home and if the registration fee for the motor home is greater than the fee paid upon registration of the vehicle from which the registration was removed, then the difference in fee shall be paid by the applicant. If the fee is less than that paid for the registration of the vehicle from which the plates were removed, the difference shall not be refunded. The fees required by this subsection shall be considered to include all fees or charges imposed by this act for the transfer of registration, except those which may be assessed under section 234.

(2) An application for a transfer of registration, other than a transfer described in subsection (1), shall be accompanied by a fee of $8.00. In addition to the fee of $8.00, if the registration plates are transferred to another vehicle, as provided in section 233, and if the registration plate fee for a 12-month registration for the vehicle to which the registration is transferred is greater than the registration plate fee paid upon registration of the vehicle from which the registration was removed, then the difference shall be paid by the applicant for the new registration. If the fee is less than that paid for registration of the vehicle from which the registration was removed, the difference shall not be refunded.

(3) A transfer of registration fee collected under this section on and after October 1, 2004 through October 1, 2015 shall be deposited into the transportation administration collection fund created under section 810b.


History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1957, Act 90, Eff. Sept. 27, 1957 ;-- Am. 1962, Act 166, Eff. Mar. 28, 1963 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 62, Imd. Eff. Mar. 14, 1978 ;-- Am. 1979, Act 25, Imd. Eff. June 6, 1979 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 324, Imd. Eff. Dec. 26, 1984 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 238, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1987 ;-- Am. 2005, Act 141, Imd. Eff. Sept. 29, 2005 ;-- Am. 2007, Act 71, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2007 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 280, Imd. Eff. Sept. 29, 2008 ;-- Am. 2009, Act 99, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2009 ;-- Am. 2011, Act 159, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2011


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