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Vehicle damage; disclosure to vehicle title.

Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to attach a disclosure to the title of any vehicle that is reported to the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) noting that such vehicle has been reported to NMVTIS and how to obtain more information about the history of the vehicle.

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01/08/2020 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103099D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20103099D
    SENATE BILL NO. 755
    Offered January 8, 2020
    Prefiled January 8, 2020
    A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 46.2-1605.1, relating to disclosure of vehicle damage; vehicle title.
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    Patron-- Cosgrove
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    Referred to Committee on Transportation
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 46.2-1605.1 as follows:

    46.2-1605.1. Disclosure; title.

    A. The Department shall attach to the title of any vehicle that is reported to the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System, as required pursuant to 49 U.S.C. � 30504, in addition to any brands issued on such title as required pursuant to any other provision of law, a disclosure on Department letterhead that reads as follows:

    CAUTION: According to a vehicle history report issued by the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS), this vehicle has been reported as a total loss or carries a designation that may materially affect the value, safety, or condition of the vehicle. Because of its condition, the manufacturers warranty or service contract on this vehicle may be affected. Ask your dealer to see a copy of the NMVTIS vehicle history report. You may also independently obtain the report by checking NMVTIS online at www.vehiclehistory.gov.

    B. No person shall remove any disclosure issued pursuant to this section.

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    John A. Cosgrove R-Richmond Sponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/16/2020 Senate Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
    01/08/2020 Senate Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103099D
    01/08/2020 Senate Senate: Referred to Committee on Transportation
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    Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to attach a disclosure to the title of any vehicle that is reported to the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) noting that such vehicle has been reported to NMVTIS and how to obtain more information about the history of the vehicle.
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