ORS 822.070¹
Conducting illegal vehicle rebuilding business
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of conducting an illegal vehicle rebuilding business if the person is not the holder of a valid current dealer certificate issued under ORS 822.020 (Issuance of certificate) and the person does any of the following as part of a business:

(a) Buys, sells or deals in assembled, reconstructed or substantially altered motor vehicles.

(b) Engages in making assembled, reconstructed or substantially altered vehicles from motor vehicle components.

(2) This section does not apply to the following persons or vehicles:

(a) An insurance adjuster authorized to do business under ORS 744.505 (Adjuster license required) or 744.515 (Exemptions from adjuster licensing requirement) who is disposing of vehicles for salvage.

(b) Vehicles or persons exempt from the vehicle dealer certificate requirements by ORS 822.015 (Exemptions from vehicle dealer certification requirement) (1) or (10).

(c) Motor vehicles that are not of a type required to be registered under the vehicle code.

(d) The holder of a dismantler certificate issued under ORS 822.110 (Dismantler certificate).

(3) The offense described in this section, conducting an illegal vehicle rebuilding business, is a Class A misdemeanor. [1985 c.16 §400; 1997 c.469 §9; 2003 c.655 §134; 2005 c.654 §18]

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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