61-3-509. Disposition of fees -- responsibility for dishonored payments. (1) Except as otherwise provided in 61-3-321, all registration fees imposed by 61-3-321 on light vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles, quadricycles, buses, motor vehicles having a manufacturer's rated capacity of more than 1 ton, and truck tractors for which a license is sought must be remitted to the state as provided in 15-1-504 every 30 days. The payments must be deposited in the state general fund.
(2) (a) The department, its authorized agent, or a county treasurer is responsible for pursuing remedies available under 27-1-717 or otherwise provided by law when a check, draft, converted check, electronic funds transfer, or order for the payment of money is dishonored:
(i) for lack of funds or credit;
(ii) because the issuer does not have an account with the entity from which the funds are to be drawn; or
(iii) because the issuer stops payment with the intent to defraud the payee of the check or the payee named on the issued check, draft, converted check, electronic funds transfer, or order for the payment of money.
(b) Once fees have been remitted to the state under this section, adjustments may be made only for dishonored instruments if less than 1 year has elapsed from the date of remittance.