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28-2324. Limited registration; fees; violation
A. If a person desires to operate a motor vehicle that is required to be registered by section 28-2321 for a period of less than the full registration year and the motor vehicle is registered and licensed under the laws of another state or country, the owner may apply to the department in the manner and form prescribed for the registration of the motor vehicle for either thirty, sixty or ninety day periods. The person shall pay the following percentages of the full annual registration, use and gross weight fees that are applicable to the applicant's motor vehicle as prescribed by sections 28-2003, 28-5433 and 28-5471, or $12, whichever is more:
1. For thirty days, twenty percent.
2. For sixty days, thirty-five percent.
3. For ninety days, fifty percent.
B. The department shall not accept an application for a fraction of any of the periods prescribed in subsection A of this section. The department may issue registrations without restriction as to number or sequence.
C. The director shall deposit, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, fees collected pursuant to subsection A of this section at ports of entry on the border between this state and Mexico as follows:
1. Fifty-five percent in the state highway fund established by section 28-6991.
2. Forty-five percent in the Arizona highway patrol fund established by section 41-1752.
D. If satisfied as to the facts stated in the application, the department shall register and license the motor vehicle for the period prescribed in subsection A of this section and shall assign an appropriate certificate or license. The operator shall display the certificate or license on the motor vehicle in the manner prescribed by the department when the motor vehicle is operated or driven on a highway of this state.
E. If a nonresident owner of a foreign motor vehicle is apprehended while operating the vehicle beyond the period specified in the owner's certificate or license and the owner has not applied for renewal of the certificate or license:
1. The department shall not issue another thirty, sixty or ninety day certificate or license to the owner during the registration year in which the violation occurred.
2. The nonresident owner shall register the motor vehicle and pay the fees for the registration year.