UPDATE: For a detailed explanation on this bill and what will be done to get it passed in the 2014 session. CLICK HERE.
The House voted 112-5 to repeal state law requiring motorists to get a Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection sticker, which cost $5 each. The measure was authored by Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson. It would cost state coffers about $2.3 million each year.
Rep. Johnny Stringer, D-Montrose, noted that Florida, Alabama and Arkansas have done away with inspection stickers.
A similar bill died in committee in the Senate this session.
- PEP Talk Podcast: Rep. Cecil Brown on the push to do away with inspection stickers in Mississippi. (mississippipep.wordpress.com)
- New bill would get rid of Texas vehicle inspection stickers (khou.com)
- Auto inspection sticker thefts could top $1 million (wtvr.com)