ORS 822.043¹
Dealer preparation and submission of documents
  • rules

(1) As used in this section:

(a) "Integrator" has the meaning given that term in ORS 802.600 (Agreements to transact department business).

(b) "Vehicle dealer" means a person issued a vehicle dealer certificate under ORS 822.020 (Issuance of certificate).

(2) A vehicle dealer may elect to prepare, submit, or prepare and submit documents necessary to:

(a) Issue or transfer a certificate of title for a vehicle;

(b) Register a vehicle or transfer registration of a vehicle; or

(c) Issue a registration plate.

(3) A vehicle dealer who prepares any documents described in subsection (2) of this section:

(a) May charge a purchaser of a vehicle a fee for the preparation of those documents.

(b) May not charge a purchaser of a vehicle a fee for the submission of any document or the issuance of a registration plate.

(4) The Department of Transportation may adopt rules to:

(a) Limit the amount of a fee charged under subsection (3) of this section. The limit established by rule may not be less than:

(A) $75, if the vehicle dealer uses an integrator; or

(B) $50, if the vehicle dealer does not use an integrator.

(b) Determine when a vehicle dealer is required to inform the purchaser of the vehicle of the option of using an integrator and when the purchaser has the option of electing to use an integrator.

(5) Unless otherwise provided by rule, if a vehicle dealer uses an integrator and charges a fee greater than that charged for not using an integrator, the dealer must inform the purchaser of the vehicle of the option of using an integrator to prepare the documents. The purchaser may then elect whether or not to have the vehicle dealer use an integrator to prepare the documents. [Formerly 802.033]

Note: 822.043 (Dealer preparation and submission of documents) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of the Oregon Vehicle Code or any chapter or series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 822—Regulation of Vehicle Related Businesses, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors822.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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