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Connecticut Laws | Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use Of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline
CHAPTER 246* MOTOR VEHICLES
Sec. 14-50. Fees for operator's license, passenger endorsement and examination. Waiver of operator's license and registration fees. Regulations.

(d) Upon request by the chief of any regular fire department or volunteer fire company operating in the state of Connecticut, the commissioner shall waive the operator's examination fee in the case of any member of any such fire department or company who applies for a class 1 operator's license as provided in section 14-36a. The applicant for such license shall satisfy all prerequisites for the issuance of a class 1 license. (838)

(e) The commissioner may assess a fee to cover the cost of the collection of number plates, motor vehicle registration certificates or operators' licenses, upon the holders thereof; and such number plates, motor vehicle registration certificates or operators' licenses shall not be returned to the holder thereof or reissued until such fee is paid. (839)

(f) Whenever any check issued to the commissioner in payment of any fee is returned as uncollectible or a payment of any fee by means of a credit or debit card is rejected or dishonored, the commissioner shall charge the drawer of such check or the person presenting such check to him, or the holder of the credit or debit card or the person presenting such credit or debit card to the commissioner, a fee of thirty-five dollars for each such fee that is due in an amount of not more than two hundred dollars, and a fee of fifteen per cent of the full amount of each such fee that is due in an amount in excess of two hundred dollars, plus all protest fees or charges, to cover the cost of collection. (840)

(g) All fees provided for in this chapter shall be construed to be license fees imposed for the administration of this chapter and as compensation for the privilege of using the highways of this state, and to reimburse the state in whole or in part for injury done to the highways by the operation of motor vehicles. (841)

Sec. 14-50a. Fees for copies, abstracts, duplicates, replacements and searches. Restriction on use of information. Penalty. (842)(Text)

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the fee charged by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles for the following items or services shall be twenty dollars: (843)

(1) Duplicate of a registration certificate. (844)

(2) First duplicate of a motor vehicle operator's license, second duplicate of a motor vehicle operator's license, and each duplicate of a motor vehicle operator's license thereafter, thirty dollars. (845)

(3) Replacement number plate or set of number plates, except as provided in subsection (c) of section 14-253a. (846)

(4) Replacement number plate or set of number plates bearing same number as set of replaced plates. (847)

(5) Each search of the accident record files made pursuant to a request for a copy of an accident report which results in no document being produced. (848)

(6) Each copy of an accident report. (849)

(7) Certified copy of an accident record. (850)

(8) Certified statement of "no record of accident". (851)

(9) Certified abstract of driving history record, or driving history record for applicants for commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement or transportation permit. (852)

(10) Name of registered owner. (853)

(11) Operator license information. (854)

(12) Certification of any copy or record. (855)

(13) Certified transcripts of hearing held by the commissioner, three dollars and fifty cents per page with a minimum charge of twenty dollars. (856)

(14) Each copy of a motor vehicle operator's completed application for a license. (857)

(15) Each copy of a completed application for registration of a motor vehicle. (858)

(16) Each copy of a title document provided to a municipality. (859)

(17) Each request for information as provided in section 14-10, the amount provided in said section. (860)

(18) For any copy or material released from information maintained by the Department of Motor Vehicles for which no fee is established by statute, an amount determined by the commissioner. (861)

(b) The commissioner may establish fees not conforming to those of subsection (a) of this section for information furnished on a volume basis to persons or firms who satisfy the commissioner that the information furnished is properly required in connection with the conduct of such person's or firm's business, except that commencing on August 16, 2003, the fee established under this subsection for driving history records furnished to for-profit businesses shall be not less than fifteen dollars. (862)

(c) The commissioner may waive any fee specified in subdivision (3) or (4) of subsection (a) of this section in the case of any person who submits a police report to the commissioner indicating that the number plate or set of number plates have been stolen or mutilated. (863)

(d) No person, firm or corporation furnished information by the commissioner as provided by this section shall distribute such information for any other purpose than that for which it was furnished. (864)

(e) Any person, firm or corporation which violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars. (865)

Sec. 14-50b. Fee for restoration of operator's license or registration. School bus seat belt account. (866)(Text)

(a) Any person whose operator's license or right to operate a motor vehicle in this state has been suspended or revoked by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, or who has been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, shall pay a restoration fee of one hundred seventy-five dollars to said commissioner prior to the issuance to such person of a new operator's license or the restoration of such operator's license or such privilege to operate a motor vehicle or commercial motor vehicle. Such restoration fee shall be in addition to any other fees provided by law. The commissioner shall deposit fifty dollars of such fee in a separate nonlapsing school bus seat belt account which shall be established within the General Fund. (867)

(b) Any person whose motor vehicle registration or right of operation of a motor vehicle in this state has been suspended or revoked by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall pay a restoration fee of one hundred seventy-five dollars to said commissioner prior to the issuance to such person of a new registration or the restoration of such registration or such right of operation. Such restoration fee shall be in addition to any other fees provided by law. The commissioner shall deposit fifty dollars of such fee in the school bus seat belt account established pursuant to subsection (a) of this section. (868)

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