Legislation (H.B. 4762) to require the state to charge and collect a user fee from each registrant of a motor vehiclehas been introduced in the Michigan House. The fee would come in addition to the vehicle registration tax. The user fee would be $50.00 for each 10,000 miles driven by the registrant during the 1-year period immediately preceding a registration renewal.
We Urge You to Contact House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Members (List Below) Immediately To Request Their Opposition to H.B. 4762
- H.B. 4762 would require that a vehicle registrant appear in person at an office of the secretary of state at the time of vehicle registration renewal to allow the state to verify the current mileage of the vehicle, calculate and collect the user fee.
- H.B. 4762 would require the secretary of state to maintain a database of all vehicle mileage information collected, potentially creating privacy concerns.
- H.B. 4762 would impose its harshest penalties on owners who rely on their vehicles to drive long distances to and from places of employment.
- H.B. 4762 penalizes national efforts to create a more fuel efficient vehicle fleet. As gas tax revenues decrease due to hybrid and electric vehicle ownership, states are looking for new sources of funding for pet projects
DON’T DELAY! Please contact members of the Michigan House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee immediately by phone or e-mail to request their opposition to H.B. 4762.
Please e-mail a copy of your letter to Steve McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please forward this Alert to your fellow car enthusiasts. Urge them to join the SAN and help defend the hobby! Thank you for your assistance.
Michigan House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
To e-mail all Committee members, copy and paste the email address block below:
PeterPettalia@house.mi.gov; BenGlardon@house.mi.gov; JeffFarrington@house.mi.gov; KenGoike@house.mi.gov; BradJacobsen@house.mi.gov; KenYonker@house.mi.gov; DanLauwers@house.mi.gov; MikeMcCready@house.mi.gov; TristonCole@house.mi.gov; DavidMaturen@house.mi.gov; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; SheldonNeeley@house.mi.gov
Representative Peter Pettalia (Chair)
Representative Ben Glardon (Vice-Chair)
Representative Jeff Farrington
Representative Ken Goike
Representative Bradford Jacobsen
Representative Ken Yonker
Representative Dan Lauwers
Representative Michael McCready
Representative Triston Cole
Representative David Maturen
Representative Marilyn Lane
Representative David Rutledge
Representative Charles Smiley
Representative Tom Cochran
Representative Scott Dianda
Representative Sheldon Neeley