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Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 348 of 2018
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Act 300 of 1949
Chapter II

Section 257.201SectionReference to “division”.
Section 257.202SectionSecretary of state as exclusive state agent.
Section 257.203SectionAppointment of employees.
Section 257.203aSectionMeaning of “commissioner” in MCL 257.301 to 257.327; effect of MCL 257.201 to 257.203a.
Section 257.204SectionAdministration and enforcement of act; establishment of highway patrol prohibited; rules; official seal.
Section 257.204aSectionCentral file of individual driving records; certified copies as evidence; electronic certification; use of computer-generated certified information; persons who may receive information contained in records maintained by secretary of state.
Section 257.204bSectionConviction of attempted violation; effect.
Section 257.205SectionSecretary of state; office and branch offices; establishment; employees; bond; liability for loss of money; person appointed to conduct branch office; compensation and expenses.
Section 257.206SectionForms.
Section 257.207SectionAdministering oaths and acknowledging signatures without fee; certified copy of record; fee; evidence; electronic certification; use of computer-generated certified information.
Section 257.207aSectionElectronic driver license status check; request by approved agency; maintenance of written permission by organization; compliance with safeguards; fee.
Section 257.208SectionDestruction of certain records; maintaining of records involving operation of commercial motor vehicles.
Section 257.208aSectionAvailability of records to the public.
Section 257.208bSectionCommercial look-up service; records and information maintained by driver education provider or limo carrier of passengers; disposition of fees; providing file to nongovernmental person or entity; failure to provide information; fines; definitions.
Section 257.208cSectionDisclosure of personal information; uses.
Section 257.208dSectionResale or redisclosure of personal information; duties of recipient.
Section 257.209SectionApplication for registration; certificate of title; operator's or other license, investigation.
Section 257.210SectionTitle, registration certificate, permit, license or plate; seizure; possession and custody of plate; security interest.
Section 257.211SectionSynopsis, summary, or compilation of laws relating to vehicles; selling price of compilation; disposition and use of money collected.
Section 257.212SectionNotice; methods.
Section 257.213SectionOfficers and investigators; powers.
Section 257.214SectionBadge of authority.
Section 257.215SectionVehicle unregistered or without certificate of title; operation; misdemeanor, exception.
Section 257.216SectionVehicles subject to registration and certificate of title provisions; exceptions.
Section 257.217SectionApplication for registration and certificate of title; out-of-state vehicle; form; fee; signature of owner; contents; leased pickup truck or vehicle; duties of dealer and person selling or leasing certain vehicles; off lease or buy back vehicle; temporary registration; service fee; imprint on back side of check or bank draft; liability for damages; perfection of security interest.
Section 257.217aSectionRegistration plate inscribed with official amateur radio call letters; application; proof; fees; issuance of plate for vehicle bearing registration issued pursuant to MCL 257.801(1)(a) or (p); use on other vehicle as misdemeanor; surrender of registration plate; submission of application; expiration date.
Section 257.217bSectionMoped; manufacturer's identification number.
Section 257.217cSectionAcquisition of salvage, distressed, or older model vehicles; issuance of salvage or scrap certificates of title; salvage vehicle inspections; sale of vehicles; notice of designation as salvage vehicle; removal of scrap vehicle from state; determination of repair and labor costs; vehicle inspection fee; audit; "actual cash value" defined.
Section 257.217dSectionSpecial congressional medal of honor registration plate.
Section 257.217eSectionCertificate of title for school bus; condition to issuance.
Section 257.217fSectionSale, assignment, or other disposition of vehicle for which salvage certificate of title required.
Section 257.217gSectionPickup camper; manufacturer's identification number.
Section 257.217hSectionLiability of motor vehicle manufacturer.
Section 257.217m, 257.217nSectionRepealed. 2006, Act 562, Eff. Jan. 1, 2007.
Section 257.217oSectionRepealed. 2012, Act 55, Eff. June 30, 2012.
Section 257.218SectionSpecially constructed, reconstructed, or foreign vehicle; application for registration; fees.
Section 257.219SectionRefusal of registration, transfer of registration, certificate of title, or salvage certificate of title; grounds; temporary registration plate.
Section 257.220SectionApplication for original registration or certificate of title; examination of indexes and stolen car records.
Section 257.221SectionApplication for registration; creation and maintenance of computerized central file; records; preservation; availability.
Section 257.222SectionRegistration certificate; issuance; flood, rebuilt, salvage, or scrap certificate of title issued by another state or jurisdiction; delivery; manufacture; contents; coat of arms of state; conduct constituting misdemeanor; penalties; certificate of title for certain vehicles to be different in color; contents of legend.
Section 257.223SectionRegistration certificate; carrying; electronic accessibility; display; viewing on electronic device; digital photograph; violation as civil infraction.
Section 257.224SectionRegistration plate; issuance; design; display; limitation on renewal; replacement; move to digital printing of registration plates; report.
Section 257.224.amendedSectionRegistration plate; issuance; design; display; limitation on renewal; replacement.
Section 257.225SectionRegistration plate; attachment to vehicle; legibility; color; distinctive registration plates; name plate, insignia, or advertising device; limitation; historic military vehicle; violation as civil infraction.
Section 257.226SectionExpiration of vehicle or motorcycle registration; duties of secretary of state; issuance of registration; tax; validity of certificate of title; special registration; certification; registration of commercial vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer; assignment or reassignment of expiration date under international registration plan; leased vehicle multiyear registration.
Section 257.226.amendedSectionExpiration of vehicle or motorcycle registration; duties of secretary of state; issuance of registration; tax; validity of certificate of title; special registration; certification; registration of commercial vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer; assignment or reassignment of expiration date under international registration plan; leased vehicle multiyear registration.
Section 257.226aSectionTemporary registration plates or markers.
Section 257.226bSectionTemporary registration; duration; form; fee; use of vehicle.
Section 257.226cSectionReflectorized reflector plates, tabs, and stickers.
Section 257.227SectionApplication for renewal of vehicle registration; fee; presentation of certificate of title; waiver; proof of vehicle insurance; transmission of vehicle policy information; disclosure.
Section 257.227aSectionVehicle involved in violation; renewal, replacement, or transfer of registration plate; appearance of owner or representative at branch office required; cancellation of registration; circumstances; notice and opportunity to be heard.
Section 257.227bSectionRepealed. 2011, Act 92, Eff. Dec. 30, 2011.
Section 257.228SectionNotification of old and new addresses; violation as civil infraction.
Section 257.229SectionDuplicate registration certificate, registration plate, certificate of title, or duplicate certificate of title.
Section 257.230SectionSpecial identifying number after alteration or defacement of serial number; record.
Section 257.230aSectionMotorcycle without visible vehicle identification number; seizure; procedure; “person” defined.
Section 257.231SectionRegistration of replacement engines.
Section 257.232SectionFurnishing list of information to federal, state, or local governmental agency; contract for sale of lists of driver and motor vehicle records; records maintained in bulk; surveys, marketing, or solicitations; insertion of safeguard in agreement or contract; duties of recipient of personal information; disclosure of list based on driving behavior or sanctions.
Section 257.232aSectionFurnishing name and address of lessee of vehicle to secretary of state or police officer.
300-1949-II-SPECIAL-ANTI-THEFT-LAWSDivisionSPECIAL ANTI-THEFT LAWS (257.252...257.254)
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