Idaho Statutes Title 49. Motor Vehicles § 49-434A. Penalties for failure to pay operating fees

Any motor vehicle or combination of vehicles operated in Idaho for which the proper registration and operating fees in Idaho have not been paid under the provisions of section 49-432 , 49-434 or 49-435, Idaho Code , shall have committed a misdemeanor punishable as provided in section 49-1013, Idaho Code , and shall, upon discovery, be subject to the following additional penalties:

Seizure and detention for up to seventy-two (72) hours by any law enforcement agency or port of entry personnel of the vehicle and its entire cargo if the cargo does not consist of perishable food products or livestock;

(1) Release from detention shall be accomplished only by presentation of proper evidence that the applicable fees have been paid;  or

(2) Off-loading of any cargo onto a properly licensed and registered vehicle.


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