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Title XIX MOTOR VEHICLES, WATERCRAFT AND AVIATION

Chapter 306

Effective - 24 Jun 1997, see footnote bottom

  306.060.  Transfer of ownership of boat, application, fee — temporary certificate of number, fee — contents — dealer issue, record required, contents, penalty. — 1.  If the ownership of a vessel changes, the new owner shall file a new application form with the required fee with the department of revenue and a new certificate of number may be awarded in the same manner as provided in section 306.030 for an original award of number.

  2.  The department of revenue may issue a one-time temporary certificate of number authorizing the operation of a vessel by the purchaser for not more than thirty days.  A temporary permit issued under this section is not renewable.  The department of revenue shall provide the temporary certificates of number.  A person may purchase a temporary certificate from the department of revenue with proof of purchase of a vessel or from the dealer when the vessel is purchased.  The department shall provide temporary certificates of number to registered dealers in this state in sets of ten certificates.  The fee for a temporary certificate of number shall be five dollars for each temporary certificate of number issued.  A dealer may not charge more than five dollars for each temporary certificate of number issued by the dealer.  The department of revenue shall prescribe the form for a temporary certificate of number.  A temporary certificate of number is valid for the legal operation of a vessel only by the purchaser of the vessel from the date the certificate is issued for either thirty days or until proper title and registration have been obtained, whichever first occurs.  A temporary certificate may not be transferred or displayed on any vessel other than the vessel for which it was issued.  The department of revenue shall determine the size, number configuration, construction and color of the temporary certificates of number.

  3.  The department of revenue or the dealer or the dealer's authorized agent shall insert the date of issuance and expiration date, year, make and the manufacturer's identification number of the vessel on the temporary certificate of number when issued to the purchaser.  The dealer shall also insert the dealer's number on the temporary certificate of number.  Every dealer that issues a temporary certificate of number shall keep, for inspection by authorized officers, an accurate record of each temporary certificate of number issued by the dealer by recording the certificate of number, purchaser's name and address, year, make and manufacturer's identification number of the vessel on which the temporary certificate of number is to be used and the date of issuance.

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(L. 1959 S.B. 142 § 3, A.L. 1995 H.B. 217, A.L. 1997 H.B. 379)

Effective 6-24-97

CROSS REFERENCE:

Penalty provisions for violations of this section, 306.210


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