Kentucky Revised Statutes
Includes enactments through the 2021 Special Session
The KRS database was last updated on 05/26/2022
.010 Automated motor vehicle and trailer registration and titling -- Transportation Cabinet to develop system.
.015 Automated motorboat registration and titling -- Agencies to implement system.
.020 Cabinet authorized to promulgate administrative regulations and institute programs.
.025 Responsibility and authority for administration and support of system.
.030 Computation and collection of motor vehicle and trailer ad valorem taxes.
.035 Motor vehicle registration by birth month of owner -- Joint tenancy with right of survivorship for motor vehicle jointly owned by husband and wife -- Clerk's fee -- Renewal of registration.
.040 Motor vehicle insurance data included in system database -- Notification of cancellation, nonrenewal of policy, or absence of vehicle identification number to insured and county attorney -- Revocation of license -- Certified records to county attorney -- Information not subject to Kentucky Open Records Act.
.042 Prohibition against licensing of personal motor vehicles without listing of vehicle identification numbers -- Exceptions -- Submission of paper or electronic proof of insurance card to county clerk.
.045 Video telecommunication equipment in all counties.
.050 Conditions and characteristics of certificate of title and computer generated forms.
.055 System to withhold title until vehicle identification number compared.
.060 Department of Vehicle Regulation to develop forms -- Reduction of paperwork required.
.065 Prerequisites for operation of motor vehicles or trailers.
.070 Registration and title requirements for vehicles, manufactured homes, or trailers.
.072 Titling of custom-built motorcycles.
.073 Titling of military surplus vehicle.
.074 Titling of all-terrain vehicles.
.075 Repealed, 1998.
.080 Motor vehicles exempt from title and registration requirements.
.085 Prerequisites to acceptance of application for title.
.090 Owner to secure proper vehicle identification number from department.
.095 Time for application for registration and title on vehicle imported into Commonwealth.
.097 Registration of imported motor vehicles -- Transfer of title -- Inspection of vehicle.
.100 Application, procedure, and use for temporary motor vehicle registration.
.105 Information required for issuance of temporary registration.
.110 Liability for improper issuance of temporary registration.
.115 Inspection of motor vehicles and documents by certified inspector -- Fee for certification of inspection -- Reciprocity between counties -- Modifications of military surplus vehicles -- Administrative regulations -- Exceptions -- Inspection of historic vehicles.
.120 Initial application for title and registration to be in county of residence of owner -- Exceptions.
.125 Application for title or registration -- Department to provide forms -- County clerk to process documents.
.130 Fee for title application.
.135 Repealed, 1998.
.140 Repealed, 1998.
.145 Processing prohibited when property tax account delinquent -- Exceptions -- Responsibility for ad valorem taxes.
.147 Prohibition against registration of personal motor vehicle owned by delinquent taxpayer -- Written tax clearance -- Informal hearing -- Exception.
.150 Repealed, 1998.
.155 Repealed, 1998.
.160 Repealed, 1998.
.165 County clerk to prepare application transmittal record.
.170 Duties of Department of Vehicle Regulation in processing title applications.
.175 Repealed, 1998.
.180 Owner may obtain updated certificate of title.
.185 Department to be custodian of documents.
.190 Security interest notation required on title document -- Notarized designation of debtor's county of residence provides reliance on and relief from liability -- Requirements to perfect title on security interest -- Continuation statements -- Determination of debtor's residence when debtor is other than a natural person -- Discharge of security interest -- Issuance of new ownership document to creditor in possession upon certain conditions -- Fees.
.191 Terminal rental adjustment clauses -- Vehicle leases that are not sales or security interests.
.193 Title lien statement.
.195 Title lien statement defined -- System to receive financing information -- Perfection of security interest.
.196 Repealed, 2000.
.197 Repealed, 2000.
.200 Time period for presentation of title and title lien statement.
.205 Clerk to enter lien assignment into system.
.210 Clerk to release lien assignment.
.215 Procedures for transfer of vehicle ownership.
.220 Requirements for motor vehicle dealer upon receipt of vehicle.
.225 Forms used when transferring vehicle or trailer.
.230 Assignment titles used by motor vehicle dealers.
.235 Owner to notify clerk of residence or name change.
.240 Cancellation of title erroneously issued.
.245 Duplicate certificate of title -- Fee.
.250 Suspension or revocation of title -- Conditions and methods for action.
.255 Department of Vehicle Regulation to provide notice of fraudulent documents to State Police.
.260 . Tampering with automated system prohibited.
.265 County clerk and employees to be trained and certified in system use.
.270 Commissioner may suspend authority to utilize automated system.
.275 Entering false information to produce title document prohibited.
.280 Entering false information into automated system prohibited.
.285 Permission to connect automated system required -- Exceptions -- Notification of county attorney if vehicle is not properly insured.
.287 Use of automated motor vehicle information system for titling and registration restricted to county clerks and Transportation Cabinet.
.290 County clerk may omit sending duplicate copies of title.
.295 Owner to surrender title on destroyed vehicle or trailer.
.297 Filing of affidavit of conversion to real estate when manufactured home is permanently affixed to land -- Surrender of certificate of title.
.298 Filing of affidavit of severance from real estate for manufactured home previously converted to real estate.
.300 Possession of blank, uncompleted or partially executed title and registration documents prohibited -- Exceptions.
.305 Alteration or removal of motor vehicle identification number prohibited.
.310 Selling or receiving of vehicle with identification number removed or altered prohibited.
.315 . Possession of manufacturer's identification number plates prohibited -- Exceptions.
.320 Duties of peace officer in the event a stolen vehicle is located.
.325 Trafficking in stolen vehicles or stolen vehicle parts.
.330 Duties of law enforcement officer in the event of arrest for violation of trafficking in stolen vehicles or stolen parts.
.335 Renumbered as KRS 186A.520, effective 1994.
.340 Appeal of administrative action to court.
.345 Definitions to be consistent with KRS 186.010.
.350 Fees credited to trust and agency account.
.500 Legislative finding.
.510 Definitions for KRS 186A.500 to 186A.550.
.520 Salvage titles -- Conditions for issuance -- Operation of vehicle with salvage title.
.525 Title for motor vehicle previously with branded title or salvage title.
.530 Titles of rebuilt, water-damaged, and junk vehicles -- Insurance claim settlements for salvage vehicles -- Disclosure of title brand by owner or dealer -- Voidability of sale without disclosure -- Exemption -- Administrative regulations.
.535 Title for classic motor vehicle project -- Administrative regulations.
.540 Written disclosure of damages to motor vehicle.
.550 Authority for administrative regulations to conform to federal requirement of uniformity, if imposed.
.555 Titles of hail-damaged vehicles.