IN HB1218 | 2012 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2012 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-01-09 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Provides that a person must have a retail merchant's certificate to seek a lien on a motor vehicle. Requires that a copy of a notice to hold a lien upon a motor vehicle must be sent to the last registered owner of the motor vehicle by certified mail. Provides that if a motor vehicle is put up for sale at an auction to satisfy a lien, the auction must occur at an auction house and a notice of the auction must be sent by certified mail to the last registered owner of the motor vehicle at least seven days before the auction. Provides that a disposal facility or scrap metal processor or an agent of a disposal facility or scrap metal processor who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly buys a motor vehicle without accepting a sheriff's certificate of authority or a certificate of title for the motor vehicle commits a Class D felony. Provides that the term valuable metal dealer, for purposes of regulation of valuable metal dealers, does not include a person who, after purchase, has been given a sheriff's certificate of authority concerning a motor vehicle.

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Title

Scrapping and liens on motor vehicles.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2012-01-09 First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2012-01-09 Coauthored by Representative Borders
2012-01-09 Authored by Representative Kirchhofer

Indiana State Sources


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