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Category: Memos

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Dec 2020

MEMO 2020-011 Alabama Bicentennial and Non-Interstate License Plates

MEMORANDUM 2020-011 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Alabama Bicentennial and Non-Interstate License Plates The Alabama Bicentennial Plate will no longer be available for issuance beginning January 1, 2021. At that time, please remove all license plates from your shelves and retain them for audit purposes. Registrants with this plate will be required to purchase a […]

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Nov 2020

MEMO 2020-009 Uploading Supporting Title Documents

MEMORANDUM 2020-009 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Uploading Supporting Title Documents In September 2020, Administrative Rule 810-5-75-.42 entitled Dealer Designated Agent Records, was amended to allow designated agents to electronically submit title application packages to the department. In October 2020, the enclosed document upload specifications were provided to all licensing system vendors. The first licensing […]

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Nov 2020

MEMO 2020-008 New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning Dec. 1, 2020

MEMORANDUM 2020-008 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning December 1, 2020 Beginning December 1, 2020, there will be a new distinctive license plate for Bishop State Community College, Donate Life Alabama, and Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. A shipment of plates was ordered for each county based on the pre […]

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Oct 2020

MEMO 2020-007 New IRP Assigned Renewal Month

MEMORANDUM 2020-007TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: New IRP Assigned Renewal Month In order to ensure that International Registration Plan (IRP) registrations are evenly staggered throughout the registration year, all NEW IRP accounts will be assigned the renewal month of February and ad valorem taxes for these accounts should be collected through February 28 of each year. Ad […]

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Oct 2020

MEMO 2020-006 Dealer License and Tag Changes

MEMORANDUM 2020-006TO: Licensing OfficialsSUBJECT: Dealer License and Tag Changes Last year the Alabama Legislature adopted a comprehensive bill (Act 2019-244) to update the laws impacting dealer licensing, dealer tags and other related issues. The provisions were based on recommendations by the Alabama Task Force to Combat Curbstoning to help eliminate the illegal sales of motor vehicles by unlicensed […]

10

Sep 2020

MEMO Revised Interest Chart Effective Oct. 1

MEMORANDUM TO: County Probate JudgesCounty License CommissionersLicense InspectorsOther License Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Revised Interest Chart – Effective October 1, 2020 Attached is the updated interest rate chart as required by Section 40-1-44, Code of Alabama, 1975. Per the Internal Revenue Service, the interest rate will remain at 3 percent for the upcoming fiscal year. Please […]

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Jul 2020

MEMO 2020-005 New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning Sept. 1, 2020

MEMORANDUM 2020-005TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning Sept. 1, 2020 Beginning September 1, 2020, there will be a new distinctive license plate for GYN Cancer Awareness. A shipment of plates was ordered for each county based on the pre commitment report numbers for each county. Please note personalized and pre-numbered […]

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Jul 2020

MEMO 2020-004 MLI System Updates

MEMORANDUM 2020-004TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: MLI System Updates The following updates were recently made to the Mandatory Liability Insurance (MLI) system. The MLI manual (available on the MVTRIP dashboard under the Mandatory Liability Insurance bar) will also be updated to reflect the new system changes. An option was added to address cases where the […]