UPDATE: Montana Bill to Reduce Motor Vehicle Registration Renewals Approved by Committee; Receives New Committee
DON’T DELAY! Please contact the House Appropriations Committee immediately to request support for H.B. 272:
You may use the following points in your message:
- H.B. 272 would change the state’s motor vehicle registration cycle from an annual requirement to an optional cycle of up to 5 years by paying the appropriate fees in lieu of tax or registration fees.
- H.B. 272 will save the government money and will save the state’s vehicle owners significant time and energy in addition to offering payment flexibility.
- H.B. 272 would bring the state in line with other states seeking to reward automotive enthusiasts and expand opportunities for these prized vehicles to be enjoyed.
Overview: SAN-supported legislation (H.B. 272) has been introduced that would allow Montana’s motor vehicle owners the option of moving the registration cycle from an annual requirement to an optional cycle of up to 5 years by paying the appropriate fees in lieu of tax or registration fees. The choice to register for additional years beyond the current annual requirement would not be mandatory. The bill passed the House Transportation Committee and awaits consideration by the House Appropriations Committee.