ORS 822.005¹
Acting as vehicle dealer without certificate
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of acting as a vehicle dealer without a certificate if the person is not the holder of a valid, current vehicle dealer certificate issued under ORS 822.020 (Issuance of certificate) and the person:

(a) Buys, sells, brokers, trades or exchanges vehicles either outright or by means of any conditional sale, bailment, lease, security interest, consignment or otherwise;

(b) Displays a new or used vehicle, trailer or semitrailer for sale; or

(c) Acts as any type of agent for the owner of a vehicle to sell the vehicle or acts as any type of agent for a person interested in buying a vehicle to buy a vehicle.

(2) This section does not apply to persons or vehicles exempted from this section under ORS 822.015 (Exemptions from vehicle dealer certification requirement).

(3) The offense described in this section, acting as a vehicle dealer without a certificate, is a Class A misdemeanor. [1983 c.338 §790; 1985 c.16 §389; 1985 c.598 §1; 1997 c.469 §1; 2003 c.655 §124]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 822—Regulation of Vehicle Related Businesses, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors822.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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