SB 586 makes several changes
to motor vehicle tag laws designed to enhance compliance
with state law:
- A driver's license may
be denied an applicant who owns a vehicle not currently
registered in Oklahoma, unless an affidavit of
nonresidency is filed.
- Vehicle inspection
stickers may not be issued on vehicles not currently
registered in Oklahoma, unless the vehicle is owned by a
- A violation of the
out-of-state tag prohibition laws will be presumed to
have occurred if the holder of an Oklahoma driver's
license operates and owns a vehicle that is not currently
registered in Oklahoma. An exception is provided for
- Tax Commission Motor
Vehicle Division officers are authorized to issue
citations to vehicles displaying illegal tags.
- Vehicles may be
registered as nonresident vehicles under rules by the Tax
Commission and Department of Public Safety.
HB 1807 provides that
probationary sales tax permits can not be used to obtain a
commercial license tag. Also, the reduced excise tax rate of
$10 for commercial vehicles would not apply to pickup
trucks, vans or sport utility vehicles.