SB 167 Allows the Department of Revenue to issue special event motor vehicle auction licenses to applicants auctioning certain vehicles
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 0130S.01I Fiscal Note: 0130-01N.ORG
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 2/9/2011 - Hearing Scheduled But Not Heard S Transportation Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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SB 167 - This act allows the Department of Revenue to issue a special event motor vehicle auction license to an applicant for the purpose of auctioning motor vehicles if 90% or more of the vehicles are at least 10 years old or older. Auctions can be held for no more than three consecutive days, but no more than two times in a calendar year by the same licensee. A report must be sent to the director within 10 days of the conclusion of the special event motor vehicle auction on a department-approved form specifying the make, model, year, and vehicle identification number of every vehicle included in the auction. Anyone violating this provision will be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and will be charged a $500 administrative fee payable to the department for each vehicle auctioned in violation of this provision.

A special event motor vehicle auction will be considered a public motor vehicle auction for purposes of licensing and inspection of certain documents and odometer readings; however, the licensee will not be required to have a bona fide established place of business. Applications to hold a special event motor vehicle auction must be received by the department at least 90 days prior to the event. Applicants must be registered to conduct business in this state, pay a licensing fee of $1,000, and be bonded or have an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of $100,000. Applicants will be responsible for ensuring that a sales tax license or special event sales tax license is obtained if required. The special event motor vehicle auction license provision is contained in SB 716 (2010), CCS/SS/SCS/HB 2111 (2010), and HB 979 (2009)(section 301.580).

STEPHEN WITTE