Pennsylvania Statutes Title 75 Pa.C.S.A. Vehicles § 1904. Collection and disposition of fees and moneys

(a) General rule.--Except as provided under this section, the department shall collect all fees payable under this title and all other moneys received in connection with the administration of this title and transmit them to the State Treasurer for deposit in the Motor License Fund.  Moneys paid in error may be refunded by the department.

(b) Disposition.--Fees collected under sections 1951(c) (relating to driver's license and learner's permit), 1952 (relating to certificate of title), 1953 (relating to security interest), 1955 (relating to information concerning drivers and vehicles), 1956 (relating to certified copies of records) and 1958 (relating to certificate of inspection) shall be transmitted to the State Treasurer for deposit in the following funds:

(1) For fiscal year 2013-2014:

(i) 33.9% to the Public Transportation Trust Fund;

(ii) 30.7% to the Multimodal Transportation Fund;  and

(iii) 35.4% to the Motor License Fund.

(1.1) For fiscal year 2014-2015:

(i) 43.9% to the Public Transportation Trust Fund;

(ii) 23% to the Multimodal Transportation Fund;  and

(iii) 33.1% to the Motor License Fund.

(2) For fiscal years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017:

(i) 66.6% to the Public Transportation Trust Fund;

(ii) 23% to the Multimodal Transportation Fund;  and

(iii) 10.4% to the Motor License Fund.

(3) For fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2017:

(i) 77% to the Public Transportation Trust Fund;  and

(ii) 23% to the Multimodal Transportation Fund.

(c) Automatic adjustments.--

(1) For the initial adjustment, the department shall do all of the following:

(i) Determine the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the period beginning August 1, 2013, and ending January 31, 2015.

(ii) Except as set forth in paragraph (3), apply, as of July 1, 2015, the increase under subparagraph (i) to every fee charged under this title.

(2) For subsequent adjustments, the department shall do all of the following:

(i) Determine the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the period beginning February 1, 2015, and ending January 31, 2017, and for each succeeding 24-month period.

(ii) Except as set forth in paragraph (3), apply, as of July 1, 2017, the increase under subparagraph (i) to every fee charged under this title.

(3) For fees charged under sections 1916 (relating to trucks and truck tractors), 1917 (relating to motor buses and limousines) and 1918 (relating to school buses and school vehicles), the department shall do all of the following:

(i) Determine the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the period beginning February 1, 2017, and ending January 31, 2019, and for each succeeding 24-month period.

(ii) Apply, as of July 1, 2019, the increase under subparagraph (i) to every fee under this paragraph.

(4) If a fee is increased under this subsection and results in a fee which is less than a whole dollar, the following apply:

(i) Except as set forth in subparagraph (ii), the fee shall be rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

(ii) If the fee is prescribed in a section referenced in subsection (b), the fee shall be rounded to the next higher dollar.


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