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S.B. 6






Sponsor: Dan R. Eastman

             6      This act modifies the Motor Vehicle Code by amending which owners must sign a motor
             7      vehicle certificate of title.
             8      This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
             9      AMENDS:
             10          41-1a-512, as last amended by Chapter 86, Laws of Utah 2000
             11      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             12          Section 1. Section 41-1a-512 is amended to read:
             13           41-1a-512. Application for title.
             14          (1) The application for a certificate of title shall include:
             15          (a) the signature of [each] a person to be recorded on the certificate as owner;
             16          (b) the name, bona fide residence and mailing address of the owner, or business address
             17      of the owner if the owner is a firm, association, or corporation;
             18          (c) a description of the vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor, including the make, model, type
             19      of body, the model year as specified by the manufacturer, the number of cylinders, the
             20      identification number of the vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor, as applicable, and other
             21      information the division may require;
             22          (d) other information required by the division to enable it to determine whether the owner
             23      is entitled to a certificate of title;
             24          (e) a statement of one lien or encumbrance, if any, upon the vehicle, vessel, or outboard
             25      motor; and
             26          (f) the names and addresses of all persons having any ownership interest in the vehicle,
             27      vessel, or outboard motor and the nature of the ownership interest.

             28          (2) An application for a certificate of title for a new vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor
             29      purchased from a dealer shall be accompanied by a statement by the dealer or a bill of sale showing
             30      any lien retained by the dealer.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 10-18-01 9:29 AM

A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

Committee Note

The Business and Labor Interim Committee recommended this bill.

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