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HB20-1224

Agricultural Products Overweight Motor Vehicle

Concerning the issuance of an overweight permit for vehicles used to transport agricultural products from the place of production.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subjects:
Agriculture
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

If certain conditions are met, current law allows vehicle owners to get permits to move overweight loads. The bill creates a type of overweight permit for divisible loads granted to agricultural producers if:

  • The vehicle is registered as a farm vehicle;
  • The agricultural producer designates 100 days, which need not be consecutive, for each calendar year that the permit may be used;
  • The vehicle is used to transport agricultural products from the place of production to the place of storage or sale; and
  • The vehicle complies with rules governing the distribution of the load upon the vehicle's axles.

The permit costs:

  • $40 for general vehicles;
  • $50 for quad axle groupings;
  • $50 for vehicles with trailers with 2 or 3 axle groupings.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. R. Holtorf
Sen. J. Sonnenberg

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Co-sponsor

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