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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2335         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3371

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Angelo M. Scaccia

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to temporary license plates.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk

Jean Ricardo Sillery

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2335        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3371

By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3371) of Angelo M. Scaccia and Jean Ricardo Sillery for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue temporary license plates for use by purchasers of motor vehicles at auctions.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to temporary license plates.
 

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

              SECTION 1.  Chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 2D, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

              2D (a) The registrar is hereby authorized and empowered to design, issue and regulate the use of temporary registration plates. Such temporary plates may be issued to dealers, upon application accompanied by the proper fee, as shall be established by the registrar, for use by purchasers of motor vehicles; said plates shall be valid for not more than 20 days, pending receipt of registration plates issued under the provisions of section 2. Satisfactory proof shall be furnished that a certificate, as defined in section 34A, is in effect prior to the issuance of temporary plates.

              (b) The registrar shall design, issue, and regulate the use of temporary registration plates for use by purchasers of motor vehicles at auction.  Such plates shall be made available and issued to any purchaser at auction, upon an application accompanied by the proper fee, as established by the registrar.  The application shall include the name and license number of the purchaser.  Said plates shall be valid for not more than 7 days.  A purchaser shall have the ability to reactivate and transfer said plates to other vehicles purchased by him or her at auction.  There shall be no limit on the number of times a purchaser may reactivate said plates. Upon reactivation, said plates shall be valid for not more than 7 days. Said plates shall not be transferrable to another individual or entity.

              (c) The registrar is hereby empowered to issue and enforce regulations for the administration of this section.

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