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The registrar of motor vehicles shall adopt rules establishing the date, subsequent to this state's entry into membership in the international registration plan, when the rates established by this section become operative.

(A) The rates of the taxes imposed by section 4503.02 of the Revised Code are as follows for commercial cars having a gross vehicle weight or combined gross vehicle weight of:

(1) Not more than two thousand pounds, forty-five dollars;

(2) More than two thousand but not more than six thousand pounds, seventy dollars;

(3) More than six thousand but not more than ten thousand pounds, eighty-five dollars;

(4) More than ten thousand but not more than fourteen thousand pounds, one hundred five dollars;

(5) More than fourteen thousand but not more than eighteen thousand pounds, one hundred twenty-five dollars;

(6) More than eighteen thousand but not more than twenty-two thousand pounds, one hundred fifty dollars;

(7) More than twenty-two thousand but not more than twenty-six thousand pounds, one hundred seventy-five dollars;

(8) More than twenty-six thousand but not more than thirty thousand pounds, three hundred fifty-five dollars;

(9) More than thirty thousand but not more than thirty-four thousand pounds, four hundred twenty dollars;

(10) More than thirty-four thousand but not more than thirty-eight thousand pounds, four hundred eighty dollars;

(11) More than thirty-eight thousand but not more than forty-two thousand pounds, five hundred forty dollars;

(12) More than forty-two thousand but not more than forty-six thousand pounds, six hundred dollars;

(13) More than forty-six thousand but not more than fifty thousand pounds, six hundred sixty dollars;

(14) More than fifty thousand but not more than fifty-four thousand pounds, seven hundred twenty-five dollars;

(15) More than fifty-four thousand but not more than fifty-eight thousand pounds, seven hundred eighty-five dollars;

(16) More than fifty-eight thousand but not more than sixty-two thousand pounds, eight hundred fifty-five dollars;

(17) More than sixty-two thousand but not more than sixty-six thousand pounds, nine hundred twenty-five dollars;

(18) More than sixty-six thousand but not more than seventy thousand pounds, nine hundred ninety-five dollars;

(19) More than seventy thousand but not more than seventy-four thousand pounds, one thousand eighty dollars;

(20) More than seventy-four thousand but not more than seventy-eight thousand pounds, one thousand two hundred dollars;

(21) More than seventy-eight thousand pounds, one thousand three hundred forty dollars.

(B) The rates of the taxes imposed by section 4503.02 of the Revised Code are as follows for buses having a gross vehicle weight or combined gross vehicle weight of:

(1) Not more than two thousand pounds, ten dollars;

(2) More than two thousand but not more than six thousand pounds, forty dollars;

(3) More than six thousand but not more than ten thousand pounds, one hundred dollars;

(4) More than ten thousand but not more than fourteen thousand pounds, one hundred eighty dollars;

(5) More than fourteen thousand but not more than eighteen thousand pounds, two hundred sixty dollars;

(6) More than eighteen thousand but not more than twenty-two thousand pounds, three hundred forty dollars;

(7) More than twenty-two thousand but not more than twenty-six thousand pounds, four hundred twenty dollars;

(8) More than twenty-six thousand but not more than thirty thousand pounds, five hundred dollars;

(9) More than thirty thousand but not more than thirty-four thousand pounds, five hundred eighty dollars;

(10) More than thirty-four thousand but not more than thirty-eight thousand pounds, six hundred sixty dollars;

(11) More than thirty-eight thousand but not more than forty-two thousand pounds, seven hundred forty dollars;

(12) More than forty-two thousand but not more than forty-six thousand pounds, eight hundred twenty dollars;

(13) More than forty-six thousand but not more than fifty thousand pounds, nine hundred forty dollars;

(14) More than fifty thousand but not more than fifty-four thousand pounds, one thousand dollars;

(15) More than fifty-four thousand but not more than fifty-eight thousand pounds, one thousand ninety dollars;

(16) More than fifty-eight thousand but not more than sixty-two thousand pounds, one thousand one hundred eighty dollars;

(17) More than sixty-two thousand but not more than sixty-six thousand pounds, one thousand two hundred seventy dollars;

(18) More than sixty-six thousand but not more than seventy thousand pounds, one thousand three hundred sixty dollars;

(19) More than seventy thousand but not more than seventy-four thousand pounds, one thousand four hundred fifty dollars;

(20) More than seventy-four thousand but not more than seventy-eight thousand pounds, one thousand five hundred forty dollars;

(21) More than seventy-eight thousand pounds, one thousand six hundred thirty dollars.

(C) In addition to the license taxes imposed at the rates specified in divisions (A) and (B) of this section, an administrative fee of three dollars and fifty cents, plus an appropriate amount to cover the cost of postage, shall be collected by the registrar for each international registration plan license processed by the registrar.

(D) The rate of the tax for each trailer and semitrailer is twenty-five dollars.

(E) Commencing on October 1, 2009, if an application for registration renewal is not applied for prior to the expiration date of the registration or within thirty days after that date, the registrar or deputy registrar shall collect a fee of ten dollars for the issuance of the vehicle registration, but may waive the fee for good cause shown if the application is accompanied by supporting evidence as the registrar may require. The fee shall be in addition to all other fees established by this section. A deputy registrar shall retain fifty cents of the fee and shall transmit the remaining amount to the registrar at the time and in the manner provided by section 4503.10 of the Revised Code. The registrar shall deposit all moneys received under this division into the state highway safety fund established in section 4501.06 of the Revised Code.

(F) The rates established by this section shall not apply to any of the following:

(1) Vehicles equipped, owned, and used by a charitable or nonprofit corporation exclusively for the purpose of administering chest x-rays or receiving blood donations;

(2) Vans used principally for the transportation of handicapped persons that have been modified by being equipped with adaptive equipment to facilitate the movement of such persons into and out of the vans;

(3) Buses used principally for the transportation of handicapped persons or persons sixty-five years of age or older;

(4) Buses used principally for the transportation of persons in a ridesharing arrangement;

(5) Transit buses having motor power;

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 7, HB 51, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2013.

Effective Date: 03-30-1999; 09-16-2004; 2009 HB2 07-01-2009.

**Note:** *This section is set out twice. See also § 4503.042 ,
as amended by
132nd General Assembly File No.
TBD, HB 26, §101.01, eff.
6/30/2017; however, the modifications to provisions of law
requiring the deposit of funds into the Public Safety - Highway Purposes Fund
that are made in this section shall take effect not earlier than July 1,
2017.*