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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USED VEHICLE RECORD BOOK.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

Section 62 of chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

Notwithstanding the previous paragraph, a licensee licensed under sections 58 and 59 shall be in compliance with this section if the information required by the previous paragraph is recorded and maintained in the licensee’s electronic data management system in a form and format approved by the registrar; provided, however, that the registrar shall not require the licensee to engage in duplicate recording and maintenance of the information for each vehicle. The registrar may require a licensee to: (i) make readily available a printout of a specifically requested used vehicle record for a vehicle that the licensee has acquired, sold or traded; and (ii) maintain or make readily available a printout of the used vehicle record of each vehicle that: (A) is on the licensee’s premises on the date of the inspection; and (B) the licensee has acquired, sold or traded during the previous 7 days.

 

Approved, October 24, 2018.