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  260.273.  Fee, sale of new tires, amount — collection, use of moneys — termination. — 1.  Any person purchasing a new tire may present to the seller the used tire or remains of such used tire for which the new tire purchased is to replace.

  2.  A fee for each new tire sold at retail shall be imposed on any person engaging in the business of making retail sales of new tires within this state.  The fee shall be charged by the retailer to the person who purchases a tire for use and not for resale.  Such fee shall be imposed at the rate of fifty cents for each new tire sold.  Such fee shall be added to the total cost to the purchaser at retail after all applicable sales taxes on the tires have been computed.  The fee imposed, less six percent of fees collected, which shall be retained by the tire retailer as collection costs, shall be paid to the department of revenue in the form and manner required by the department of revenue and shall include the total number of new tires sold during the preceding month.  The department of revenue shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to administer the fee collection and enforcement.  The terms "sold at retail" and "retail sales" do not include the sale of new tires to a person solely for the purpose of resale, if the subsequent retail sale in this state is to the ultimate consumer and is subject to the fee.

  3.  The department of revenue shall administer, collect and enforce the fee authorized pursuant to this section pursuant to the same procedures used in the administration, collection and enforcement of the general state sales and use tax imposed pursuant to chapter 144 except as provided in this section.  The proceeds of the new tire fee, less four percent of the proceeds, which shall be retained by the department of revenue as collection costs, shall be transferred by the department of revenue into an appropriate subaccount of the solid waste management fund, created pursuant to section 260.330.

  4.  Up to five percent of the revenue available may be allocated, upon appropriation, to the department of natural resources to be used cooperatively with the department of elementary and secondary education for the purposes of developing environmental educational materials, programs, and curriculum that assist in the department's implementation of sections 260.200 to 260.345.

  5.  Up to fifty percent of the moneys received pursuant to this section may, upon appropriation, be used to administer the programs imposed by this section. Up to forty-five percent of the moneys received under this section may, upon appropriation, be used for the grants authorized in subdivision (2) of subsection 6 of this section.  All remaining moneys shall be allocated, upon appropriation, for the projects authorized in section 260.276, except that any unencumbered moneys may be used for public health, environmental, and safety projects in response to environmental or public health emergencies and threats as determined by the director.

  6.  The department shall promulgate, by rule, a statewide plan for the use of moneys received pursuant to this section to accomplish the following:

  (1)  Removal of scrap tires from illegal tire dumps;

  (2)  Providing grants to persons that will use products derived from scrap tires, or use scrap tires as a fuel or fuel supplement; and

  (3)  Resource recovery activities conducted by the department pursuant to section 260.276.

  *7.  The fee imposed in subsection 2 of this section shall begin the first day of the month which falls at least thirty days but no more than sixty days immediately following August 28, 2005, and shall terminate December 31, 2031.


(L. 1990 S.B. 530, A.L. 1995 S.B. 60 & 112, A.L. 1999 H.B. 603, et al. merged with S.B. 426, A.L. 2005 S.B. 225, A.L. 2009 H.B. 661, A.L. 2014 S.B. 642 merged with S.B. 664, A.L. 2019 S.B. 134, A.L. 2023 S.B. 109)

*The imposed fee terminates 12-31-31.

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