2009 Iowa Code
Title 8 - Transportation
Subtitle 2 - Vehicles
CHAPTER 321 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND LAW OF THE ROAD
321.20A - CERTIFICATE OF TITLE AND REGISTRATION FEES -- COMMERCIAL VEHICLES.

        321.20A  CERTIFICATE OF TITLE AND REGISTRATION FEES --
      COMMERCIAL VEHICLES.
         1.  Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, the owner of
      a commercial vehicle subject to the proportional registration
      provisions of chapter 326 may make application to the department or
      the appropriate county treasurer for a certificate of title.  The
      application for certificate of title shall be made within thirty days
      of purchase or transfer and shall be accompanied by a twenty dollar
      title fee and the appropriate fee for new registration.  The
      department or the county treasurer shall deliver the certificate of
      title to the owner if there is no security interest.  If there is a
      security interest, the title, when issued, shall be delivered to the
      first secured party.  Delivery may be made using electronic means.
         2.  An owner of more than fifty commercial vehicles subject to the
      proportional registration provisions of chapter 326 who is issued a
      certificate of title under this section shall not be subject to
      annual registration fees until the commercial vehicle is driven or
      moved upon the highways.  The annual registration fee due shall be
      prorated for the remaining unexpired months of the registration year.
      Ownership of the commercial vehicle shall not be transferred until
      annual registration fees have been paid to the department.  
         Section History: Recent Form
         95 Acts, ch 118, §6; 96 Acts, ch 1089, § 1; 96 Acts, ch 1152, § 2;
      2000 Acts, ch 1016, §2; 2001 Acts, ch 132, §2; 2004 Acts, ch 1013,
      §4, 35; 2006 Acts, ch 1070, §3; 2008 Acts, ch 1113, §14, 21, 52
         Referred to in § 312.2, 321.52A, 331.557
         Surcharge imposed, § 321.52A

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