Bill Text: VA HB1768 | 2019 | Regular Session | Chaptered

Bill Title: Certificate of title; vehicle used as a taxicab.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-02-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0072) [HB1768 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HB1768-Chaptered.html

An Act to amend and reenact §46.2-624 of the Code of Virginia, relating to certificate of title; vehicle used as a taxicab.
[H 1768]
Approved February 21, 2019


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §46.2-624 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§46.2-624. Information required on vehicles damaged by water.

A. Unless there is attached to the certificate of title of the vehicle a statement signed by the owner to the effect that the vehicle has been used as a taxicab, it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to sell, transfer, or otherwise dispose of any motor vehicle that has been used as a taxicab.

B. Violation of subsection A shall constitute a Class 1 misdemeanor.

C. When a vehicle has been damaged by water to such an extent that the insurance company insuring it has paid a claim of $3,500 or more because of this water damage, the insurance company shall report the payment of such claim to the Department.

D. On receipt of a certificate of title to which the information required in subsection A is attached or upon B. Upon receipt of information from an insurance company pursuant to subsection C A, the Commissioner shall, on issuing issue a new certificate of title, and place an appropriate indicator upon such certificate in order to convey that information to the new owner of the motor vehicle.