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HB 393 — Recreational Vehicle Dealers

by Rep. Broxson (SB 388 by Senator Latvala)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Transportation Committee (TR)

The bill amends s. 320.771, F.S., to revise criteria and specify circumstances under which a recreational vehicle (RV) dealer may apply for a certificate of title to an RV using a manufacturer’s statement of origin. The bill provides that RV dealers may apply for a certificate of title on RV’s within a given line-make only if:

  • The dealer is authorized by a manufacturer/dealer agreement, as defined in s. 320.3202, F.S., on file with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, to buy, sell, or deal in that line-make, and
  • The dealer is authorized by such agreement to perform delivery and preparation obligations and warranty defect adjustments on that line-make.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2012.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 116-0