Act No. 34

Public Acts of 2024

Approved by the Governor

April 2, 2024

Filed with the Secretary of State

April 2, 2024

EFFECTIVE DATE:  April 2, 2024





state of michigan

102nd Legislature

Regular session of 2024

Introduced by Reps. Roth, Kunse, Beson, Markkanen, Harris, Slagh, Schuette, Borton, Mueller, Thompson, Bierlein, St. Germaine, Beeler, Breen, VanderWall, Jaime Greene, Rigas, Snyder, Neyer, Wozniak, Bezotte, Steckloff, Hope, Brabec, Liberati, Mentzer, Martus, Outman, Haadsma, Koleszar, BeGole, Conlin, Prestin, Farhat, O’Neal, Weiss, Hoskins, Fitzgerald, Paiz, Steele and Whitsett


AN ACT to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled “An act to provide for the registration, titling, sale, transfer, and regulation of certain vehicles operated upon the public highways of this state or any other place open to the general public or generally accessible to motor vehicles and distressed vehicles; to provide for the licensing of dealers; to provide for the examination, licensing, and control of operators and chauffeurs; to provide for the giving of proof of financial responsibility and security by owners and operators of vehicles; to provide for the imposition, levy, and collection of specific taxes on vehicles, and the levy and collection of sales and use taxes, license fees, and permit fees; to provide for the regulation and use of streets and highways; to create certain funds; to provide penalties and sanctions for a violation of this act; to provide for civil liability of manufacturers, the manufacturers of certain devices, the manufacturers of automated technology, upfitters, owners, and operators of vehicles and service of process on residents and nonresidents; to regulate the introduction and use of certain evidence; to regulate and certify the manufacturers of certain devices; to provide for approval and certification of installers and servicers of certain devices; to provide for the levy of certain assessments; to provide for the enforcement of this act; to provide for the creation of and to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies; to impose liability upon the state or local agencies; to provide appropriations for certain purposes; to repeal all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act or contrary to this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on a specific date,” by amending section 20a (MCL 257.20a), as amended by 2012 PA 239.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 20a. “Historic vehicle” means a vehicle that is over 25 years old and that is owned solely as a collector’s item and for participation in club activities, exhibitions, tours, parades, and similar uses, including mechanical testing, but is not used for general transportation. For purposes of this section, use of the vehicle during the period from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day each year is considered an exhibition.

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Description automatically generatedThis act is ordered to take immediate effect.


Clerk of the House of Representatives


Secretary of the Senate