Motor and Other Vehicles

Dealers', Manufacturers', and Rental Licenses

SECTION 31-5-34

§ 31-5-34. Application for license – Fee – Expiration.

(a)(1) Any person, firm, or corporation requiring a license pursuant to this chapter shall apply to the department upon a form specifying any information that the department shall require. The department may require with an application, or otherwise, information relating to the applicant's solvency, his or her or its financial standing, or any other matter that the department may deem pertinent to safeguard the public interest, all of which may be considered by the department in determining the fitness of the applicant to be licensed pursuant to this chapter. Each application shall be accompanied by a fee of one hundred dollars ($100). All licenses shall be granted or refused within thirty (30) days after the application, and shall expire, unless sooner revoked or suspended, on December 31 of the calendar year for which they are granted.

(2) Commencing January 1, 2015, licenses shall be valid, unless sooner revoked or suspended, until December 31, 2017, and shall be renewable thereafter every three (3) years. Commencing January 1, 2015, the license fee for the three-year (3) license duration shall be three hundred dollars ($300) and shall be payable in installments of one hundred dollars ($100) per year.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or public law to the contrary, the authority to issue licenses for the rental or leasing of motorized bicycles and/or motorized tricycles in the town of New Shoreham shall be vested exclusively in the town council of the town of New Shoreham pursuant to the provisions of chapter 19.3 of title 31.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1962, ch. 233, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 207, § 1; P.L. 1984 (S.S.), ch. 457, § 2; P.L. 1989, ch. 334, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 44, art. 14, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 356, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 409, § 1.)