Agreements to transact department business
- • fees
- • rules
(1) The Department of Transportation may enter into an agreement with any person who is not an employee of the department, including but not limited to an integrator, enabling the person to transact on behalf of the department the following functions of the department:
(a) Any vehicle-related transaction for which the department is responsible.
(b) Processing of fees or taxes for a vehicle-related transaction for which the department is responsible.
(c) Written and skills testing for driver licenses and permits, including commercial driver licenses.
(2) An agreement described in subsection (1) of this section may be in any form and may contain any provisions that the department determines to be in the best interests of the public and convenient for the department, including but not necessarily limited to provisions that allow the department to:
(a) Ensure product quality control.
(b) Audit activities of the person entering into the agreement to ensure compliance with the agreement.
(c) Impose sanctions on a person for violation of the agreement.
(3) A person authorized to transact business for the department under this section, including but not limited to a person who transacts business under contract with an integrator, may charge a fee for the services provided. Fees authorized under this subsection are in addition to any charges or fees that the department is authorized by statute to collect for the transaction.
(4)(a) The department may adopt such rules as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this section, including but not limited to rules that:
(A) Specify criteria for eligibility of a person to enter into an agreement with the department under this section.
(B) Specify the manner in which fees authorized by this section will be collected and establish any notification the person is required to give the public about the fees.
(C) Require a bond in an amount determined by the department from a person acting under an agreement described in this section.
(D) Prohibit disclosure of personal information from driver or vehicle records except in accordance with applicable laws.
(b) The department may not adopt rules establishing the amount of a fee to be charged by a person acting under this section.
(c) Rules adopted under this subsection shall be developed in consultation with persons who might enter into agreements with the department under this section, including but not limited to integrators and vehicle dealers.
(5) As used in this section, “integrator” means a person who enters into a contract with the Department of Transportation:
(a) To provide information and supplies to a person who transacts business for the department under an agreement described in this section; and
(b) To collect moneys due from persons who transact the business and remit the moneys to the department. [1997 c.583 §2; 1999 c.59 §235; 2005 c.375 §2; 2015 c.708 §4; 2017 c.157 §1]
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