MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949
257.904c Vehicle immobilization required; duties of peace officer; validity of temporary vehicle registration; duration.
(1) When a peace officer detains the driver of a motor vehicle for a violation of a law of this state or local ordinance for which vehicle immobilization is required, the peace officer shall do all of the following:
(a) Immediately confiscate the vehicle's registration plate and destroy it.
(b) Issue a temporary vehicle registration plate for the vehicle in the same form prescribed by the secretary of state for temporary registration plates issued under section 226a or 226b.
(c) Place the temporary vehicle registration plate on the vehicle in the manner required by the secretary of state.
(d) Notify the secretary of state through the law enforcement information network in a form prescribed by the secretary of state that the registration plate was confiscated and destroyed, and a temporary plate was issued.
(2) A temporary vehicle registration plate issued under this section is valid until the charges against the person are dismissed, the person pleads guilty or nolo contendere to those charges, or the person is found guilty of or is acquitted of those charges.
History: Add. 1998, Act 359, Eff. Oct. 1, 1999
Am. 1999, Act 73, Eff. Oct. 1, 1999