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Connecticut Laws | Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use Of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline
CHAPTER 246* MOTOR VEHICLES
Sec. 14-155. Fines and forfeitures to be paid to commissioner.

Sec. 14-155. Fines and forfeitures to be paid to commissioner. (1707)(Text)

Section 14-155 is repealed. (1708)

Sec. 14-156. Receipts of Department of Motor Vehicles to be credited to Special Transportation Fund. (1709)(Text)

All receipts of the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles and of his department shall be paid promptly to the State Treasurer in accordance with section 13b-61. (1710)

Sec. 14-156a. Payment of State Police Department expenditures from Highway Fund. (1711)(Text)

Section 14-156a is repealed. (1712)

Sec. 14-157. (1713)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 164, Sec. 10-24a. (1714)

Sec. 14-158. Fines and forfeitures paid to commissioner to be receipts of General Fund. (1715)(Text)

Section 14-158 is repealed. (1716)

Sec. 14-159. Refund of money paid to commissioner. (1717)(Text)

The Comptroller, upon application of the commissioner and with the approval of the Attorney General, may draw his order on the Treasurer in favor of any person equitably entitled to the refund of any money paid to said commissioner for the amount of such refund. (1718)

Sec. 14-160. Reservation of license numbers. Fee for low numbers. (1719)(Text)

The commissioner is authorized to reserve only the registration marker plate numbers of motor vehicles from the number one to the number ten thousand, inclusive, for passenger vehicles and from the number one to the number five hundred, inclusive, for dealers' plates. Said numbers may be issued at the discretion of the commissioner. A fee of sixty-five dollars shall be charged for the first registration period with respect to the issuance of any such plate or plates, in addition to the regular fee prescribed for registration. (1720)

Sec. 14-161. Impersonation of inspector or agent. (1721)(Text)

Any person who impersonates an inspector or agent of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall, for the first offense, be deemed to have committed an infraction, and for each subsequent offense shall be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than five hundred dollars. (1722)

Sec. 14-162. Ordinances. (1723)(Text)

No town, city or borough, nor any board or officer thereof, shall make any ordinance respecting the regulation, use, lighting or other equipment of motor vehicles, or respecting the use of equipment or accessories upon the same; but any ordinance in force in any town, city or borough in respect to maintaining public service vehicles in a sanitary condition shall remain in force, and authority given to any town, city or borough, or to any board or officer thereof, to regulate shows, processions, assemblages, traffic or parades in streets and public places and to regulate the use of public parks, and ordinances enacted in pursuance of such authority, shall remain in force, and authorities of any town, city or borough shall have power to establish and enforce ordinances fixing traffic routes and public stands for public service vehicles and traffic rules for all vehicles. (1724)

Sec. 14-163. Commissioner to provide lists of motor vehicle and snowmobile owners to town assessors. Disclosure by assessor or tax collector prohibited. (1725)(Text)

(a) The commissioner shall compile information concerning motor vehicles and snowmobiles subject to property taxation pursuant to section 12-71 using the records of the Department of Motor Vehicles and information reported by owners of motor vehicles and snowmobiles. In addition to any other information the owner of a motor vehicle or snowmobile is required to file with the commissioner by law, such owner shall provide the commissioner with the name of the town in which such owner's motor vehicle or snowmobile is to be set in the list for property tax purposes, pursuant to section 12-71. On or before December 1, 2004, and annually thereafter, the commissioner shall provide to each assessor in this state a list identifying motor vehicles and snowmobiles that are subject to property taxation in each such assessor's town. Said list shall include the names and addresses of the owners of such motor vehicles and snowmobiles, and the vehicle identification numbers for all such vehicles for which such numbers are available. (1726)

(b) On or before October 1, 2004, and annually thereafter, the commissioner shall provide to each assessor in this state a list identifying motor vehicles and snowmobiles in each such assessor's town that were registered subsequent to the first day of October of the assessment year immediately preceding, but prior to the first day of August in such assessment year, and that are subject to property taxation on a supplemental list pursuant to section 12-71b. In addition to the information for each such vehicle and snowmobile specified under subsection (a) of this section that is available to the commissioner, the list provided under this subsection shall include a code related to the date of registration of each such vehicle or snowmobile. (1727)

(c) No assessor or tax collector shall disclose any information contained in any list provided by the commissioner pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of this section if the commissioner is not required to provide such information or if such information is protected from disclosure under state or federal law. (1728)

Sec. 14-163a. Driving on ice. (1729)(Text)

Any person who drives any motor vehicle on the frozen surface of any public body of water shall have committed an infraction. The presence of any motor vehicle on any such frozen surface shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this section. This section shall not apply to motor vehicles owned and being used by or being operated pursuant to a contract with governmental agencies or owned and being used by an educational institution. (1730)

Sec. 14-163b. Motor vehicles formerly used as ambulances. (1731)(Text)

Any person who is the owner or who becomes the owner of any motor vehicle originally designed for use primarily as an ambulance and who ceases to use such vehicle for its original or former purpose shall remove therefrom all exterior indication of and all exterior equipment solely used or related to the original or former use of such vehicle. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any motor vehicle registered as an antique, rare or special interest motor vehicle, in accordance with section 14-20. (1732)

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