SB 759 Requires motor vehicle buyers to submit proof of insurance to dealers before obtaining temporary license plates
Sponsor: Engler
LR Number: 3304S.01I Fiscal Note: 3304-01
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 5/12/2006 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 759 - Under this act, prior to issuing a temporary permit or paper plate, a buyer of a motor vehicle shall submit proof of financial responsibility to the dealer. The dealer shall verify proof of financial responsibility by examining one of the following documents:

(1) An insurance identification card as required by Section 303.024;

(2) The declaration page of an insurance policy;

(3) A certificate of financial responsibility;

(4) A valid binder of insurance issued by an insurance company licensed to sell motor vehicle liability insurance in Missouri; or

(5) A legible photocopy, facsimile, or printout of an electronic transmission of a document listed in the act, provided the dealer receives the photocopy, facsimile, or printout directly from a licensed insurance company or licensed insurance agency. The dealer shall not accept a photocopy, facsimile, or printout unless the licensed insurance company or licensed insurance agency provides it on the letterhead of the company or the agency.

The dealer shall affix a copy of the document demonstrating proof of financial responsibility to the application for a temporary permit or paper plate.

STEPHEN WITTE