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SB 978: Motor Vehicle Dealers


Motor Vehicle Dealers; Requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to conduct investigations of licensees and inspect specified materials relating to written complaints made against licensees by motor vehicle dealers and motor vehicle dealer associations; authorizing the department to petition a court if a licensee or any person refuses to testify, produce materials, or obey a subpoena or subpoena duces tecum; prohibiting the use of information obtained pursuant to certain investigations and examinations as the basis for criminal prosecution, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/1/2021 Senate • Filed
    2/10/2021 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 106
    3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 106
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Transportation

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  • SB 978, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/1/2021 at 3:41 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 677 Motor Vehicle Dealers Rommel Identical Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.60 Definitions for ss. 320.61-320.70. Page 2 (pdf)
    320.642 Dealer licenses in areas previously served; procedure. Page 6 (pdf)
    320.67 Inspection of books or other documents of licensee. Page 2 (pdf)
    320.695 Injunction. Page 4 (pdf)
    320.699 Administrative hearings and adjudications; procedure. Page 5 (pdf)

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