Vehicle history report companies; notifications. (SB368)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Vehicle history report companies; notifications. Requires vehicle history report companies, as defined in the bill, to notify a vehicle owner and lienholder, if any, if his vehicle has been deemed nonrepairable or any comparable term in the records of such company. The bill requires vehicle history report companies to establish and maintain a process for disputing such a designation and, if appropriate, having it corrected in a timely manner. The bill provides that a failure to notify the owner constitutes a violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. The bill authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to release the name and address of the vehicle owner and lienholder for the purpose of such notification. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Transportation Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104106D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB368)
02/10/2022Continued to 2023 in Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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