HB4338 S TRAN AM #1

Casey - 7988


    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure moved to amend the bill on pages eight and nine, lines one hundred one through one hundred twenty-three, by striking out all of subsection (f) and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (f), to read as follows:

    (f) For an abandoned motor or junked motor vehicle having a loan value of $2,500 $7,500 or less, as ascertained by values placed upon motor vehicles using a standard industry reference book, a licensed motor vehicle dealer, as defined in section one, article one, chapter seventeen-a of this code, or a motor vehicle repair facility or a towing company registered with the Public Service Commission pursuant to section two-a, article two, chapter twenty-four-a of this code may, if a motor vehicle is abandoned on the property or place of business of the dealer or a motor vehicle repair facility or towing company and is not claimed by the owner or a lienholder after notice within the time set forth in subsection (d) of this section or if the identity of the last registered owner of the abandoned motor vehicle cannot be determined or if the certificate of registration or certificate of title contains no address of the owner or if it is impossible to determine with reasonable certainty the identity and address of all lienholders after publication as set forth in subsection (b) of this section, file an application with the Division of Motor Vehicles for a certificate of title and registration which, upon payment of the appropriate fees, shall be issued. The dealer or motor vehicle repair facility or towing company may then sell the motor vehicle at private sale or public auction.