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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3397         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3225

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul McMurtry

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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 the sale of second-hand motor vehicles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3397        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3225

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3225) of Paul McMurtry and James M. Cantwell relative to the sale of second-hand motor vehicles.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the sale of second-hand motor vehicles.
 

              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. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any person who sells more than three second hand motor vehicles during a calendar year must obtain a class 2 dealers’ license pursuant to Section 58 of Chapter 140.  Municipalities are hereby authorized to remove at the owner’s expense not to exceed $100 dollars any second hand vehicle offered for sale to the public by an owner who has previously sold three vehicles during the calendar year and has not obtained a class 2 license.  Any licensed class 2 dealer offering for sale vehicles at unauthorized locations may be subject to removal of the vehicle and a fine of $100 per vehicle by the municipality. 

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