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Section 257.312c

MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.312c Motorcycle endorsement; application; fees; disposition of money; motorcycle safety and education awareness fund; creation; deposit of money or other assets; investment; interest and earnings; money remaining in fund at close of fiscal year; state treasurer as administrator; "look twice – save a life" program; renewal motorcycle endorsement fee; increase.

Sec. 312c.

(1) Every application for a motorcycle endorsement on an operator's or chauffeur's license for operation of motorcycles as provided in section 312a shall be accompanied by the following fees, which shall be in addition to any other original or renewal operator or chauffeur license fee:

(a) Until January 19, 2018:
Original motorcycle endorsement............... $ 13.50
Renewal of motorcycle endorsement............. $ 5.00
(b) Beginning January 20, 2018:
Original motorcycle endorsement............... $ 16.00
Renewal of motorcycle endorsement............. $ 7.00

(2) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the money received and collected under this section shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the general fund. The secretary of state shall refund out of the fees collected to each county or municipality, acting as an examining officer or examining bureau, $3.00 for each applicant examined for a first endorsement to a 3- or 4-year operator's or chauffeur's license, $2.50 for each original endorsement to a 2-year operator's or chauffeur's license, $1.50 for each renewal endorsement to a 2-year operator's or chauffeur's license, and $1.50 for every other applicant examined whose application is not denied, on the condition, however, that the money refunded shall be paid to the county or local treasurer and is appropriated to the county, municipality, or officer or bureau receiving the money for the purpose of carrying out this act. Ten dollars of each original motorcycle endorsement and $3.00 of each renewal motorcycle endorsement shall be placed in a motorcycle safety fund in the state treasury and shall be used only by the secretary of state for the motorcycle safety education program as provided under section 811a, and $2.50 of each original motorcycle endorsement and $2.00 of each renewal motorcycle endorsement shall be placed in the motorcycle safety and education awareness fund created in subsection (3).

(3) The motorcycle safety and education awareness fund is created within the state treasury. The state treasurer may receive money or other assets from any source for deposit into the fund. The state treasurer shall direct the investment of the fund. The state treasurer shall credit to the fund interest and earnings from fund investments. Money in the fund at the close of the fiscal year shall remain in the fund and shall not lapse to the general fund. The state treasurer shall be the administrator of the fund for auditing purposes. The secretary of state shall expend money from the fund for the purpose of creating and maintaining a "look twice —— save a life" program that promotes motorcycle awareness, safety, and education.

(4) Beginning on October 1, 2018 and ending on December 31, 2019, the renewal motorcycle endorsement fees provided for in subsection (1)(b) are increased by $2.00. The $2.00 provided for in this subsection shall be deposited in the motorcycle safety fund described in subsection (2).


History: Add. 1969, Act 134, Eff. June 1, 1970 ;-- Am. 1975, Act 122, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1975 ;-- Am. 1976, Act 439, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1977 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 187, Eff. Jan. 1, 1984 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 495, Eff. Apr. 1, 1989 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 345, Imd. Eff. June 28, 1996 ;-- Am. 2003, Act 103, Eff. Oct. 1, 2003 ;-- Am. 2017, Act 115, Eff. Oct. 25, 2017 ;-- Am. 2017, Act 238, Eff. Mar. 21, 2018


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