House Bill 133

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 27)
Title AN ACT relating to recreational vehicles.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 125
Sponsor J. Gooch Jr.
Summary of Original Version Create KRS Chapter 190A, regarding recreational vehicle dealer relationships with manufacturers; define "area of sales responsibility," "dealer agreement," "established place of business," "family member," "new recreational vehicle dealer,"" factory campaign,"" line-make," "manufacturer," "proprietary part," "recreational vehicle," "recreational vehicle salesperson," "supplier," " transient customer" and "warrantor"; establish guidelines for new recreational vehicle dealers, manufacturers and distributors; set forth requirements for recreational vehicle dealer agreements; establish a warrantor's obligations to a recreational vehicle dealer; prescribe procedures for the termination or nonrenewal of an recreational vehicle dealer agreement; prohibits specified actions by a warrantor or dealer; establish procedures a dealer and manufacturer must follow if dealer receives a damaged recreational vehicle; prohibit coercive actions by a manufacturer; amend KRS 190.010 to define "recreational vehicle" and "new recreational vehicle dealer"; amend KRS 190.030 to establish fee schedule and establish a new recreational dealer license and recreational vehicle salesperson license; amend KRS 190.033 to require an applicant or holder of a new recreational vehicle dealer's license to have on file with the Motor Vehicle Commission an approved indemnifying bond or insurance policy; amend KRS 190.035 to require new recreational vehicle dealers to have an established place of business to obtain a license; amend KRS 190.040 to establish when a recreational vehicle license may be denied, suspended, or revoked; amend KRS 190.062 to require the parties to a dispute involving recreational vehicle franchise issues to attempt mediation before bringing a civil action; amend KRS 190.090 to include recreational vehicles in the installment sales contract provisions; amend KRS 190.260, 190.270 and 190.300 to include motor homes in the odometer provisions; provide that the Act may be cited as the "Recreational Vehicle Dealer Franchise Act of 2014."
Index Headings of Original Version Motor Vehicles - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Popular Names and Short Titles - Recreational Vehicle Dealer Franchise Act of 2014
State Agencies - Motor Vehicle Commission, recreational vehicle dealer licenses
Trade Practices and Retailing - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Transportation - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Contracts - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, agreements between, requirements for
Corporations - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/07/14
  • introduced in House
01/08/14
  • to Transportation (H)
01/30/14
  • posted in committee
02/11/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/12/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/13/14
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 14, 2014
02/19/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-1 with Committee Substitute
02/20/14
  • received in Senate
02/26/14
  • to Transportation (S)
03/19/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/20/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/24/14
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 25, 2014
03/25/14
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 34-2
03/26/14
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/07/14
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 27)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except delete provision allowing a recreational vehicle manufacturer to revise the area of sales responsibility designated in the recreational vehicle dealer agreement if the dealer enters into an agreement to sell competing recreational vehicles; delete the requirement that a recreational vehicle dealer provide notice to the recreational vehicle manufacturer if it takes on an additional line-make of recreational vehicle; delete the provision allowing a recreational vehicle manufacturer to terminate a dealer agreement without good cause; set the maximum handling charge that a warrantor is obligated to reimburse to recreational vehicle dealers at $150.00; clarify language regarding a manufacturer's intent to cure alleged deficiencies; clarify language regarding a recreational vehicle dealer's failure to notify a warrantor of a second repair attempt on a defect; eliminate references to "new recreational trailer"; set forth differences between new motor vehicle dealers and recreational vehicle dealers when conducting temporary sales or displays; clarify language regarding notice provisions; delete the provision that a court can modify, extend, or revoke a suspension order issued by the commission; provide that the bill shall apply to agreements entered into on or after the effective date of this bill; provide that the bill takes effect January 1, 2015; make other technical corrections.
Index Headings Motor Vehicles - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Popular Names and Short Titles - Recreational Vehicle Dealer Franchise Act of 2014
State Agencies - Motor Vehicle Commission, recreational vehicle dealer licenses
Trade Practices and Retailing - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Transportation - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Contracts - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, agreements between, requirements for
Corporations - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Jones II
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 132.200 to exempt new recreational vehicles held in a retailer's inventory for sale under a floor plan financing arrangement from local property taxation; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2015; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Motor Vehicles - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Popular Names and Short Titles - Recreational Vehicle Dealer Franchise Act of 2014
State Agencies - Motor Vehicle Commission, recreational vehicle dealer licenses
Trade Practices and Retailing - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Transportation - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for
Contracts - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, agreements between, requirements for
Corporations - Recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealers, requirements for

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