H. B. 2770
(By Delegates Caputo, Longstreth, Manchin
[Passed April 13, 2013; in effect ninety days from passage.]
AN ACT to amend and reenact §17A-6-7 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to permitting dealers who sell fewer than eighteen new or used motor vehicles during a year to have their dealer licenses renewed.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §17A-6-7 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 6. LICENSING OF DEALERS AND WRECKERS OR DISMANTLERS; SPECIAL PLATES; TEMPORARY PLATES OR MARKERS.
§17A-6-7. When application to be made; expiration of license certificate; renewal.
(a) Every license certificate issued in accordance with the provisions of this article shall, unless sooner suspended or revoked, expire on June 30 next following the issuance thereof.
(b) A license certificate may be renewed each year in the same manner, for the same fee as prescribed in section ten of this article and upon the same basis as an original license certificate is issued under section six of this article.
All applications for the renewal of any license certificate shall be filed with the commissioner at least thirty days before the expiration thereof. Any application for renewal of any license certificate not filed at least thirty days before the expiration may not be renewed except upon payment of the same fee as an original license certificate as prescribed in subsection (a), section ten of this article. The commissioner may allow the delinquent applicant to complete an abbreviated application for renewal in lieu of an original application.