4505.20 Selling repossessed manufactured home or recreational vehicle.

(A) Notwithstanding division (A)(2) of section 4505.18 of the Revised Code or any other provision of this chapter or Chapter 4517. of the Revised Code, a secured party may designate a manufactured housing dealer to display, display for sale, or sell a manufactured or mobile home if the home has come into the possession of that secured party by a default in the terms of a security instrument and the certificate of title remains in the name and possession of the secured party.

(B) Notwithstanding division (A)(2) of section 4505.18 of the Revised Code or any other provision of this chapter or Chapter 4517. of the Revised Code, the owner of a recreational vehicle or a secured party of a recreational vehicle who has come into possession of the vehicle by a default in the terms of a security instrument, may designate a new motor vehicle dealer to display, display for sale, or sell the vehicle while the certificate of title remains in the possession of the owner or secured party. No new motor vehicle dealer may display or offer for sale more than five recreational vehicles at any time under this division. No new motor vehicle dealer may display or offer for sale a recreational vehicle under this division unless the new motor vehicle dealer maintains insurance or the bond of a surety company authorized to transact business within this state in an amount sufficient to satisfy the fair market value of the vehicle.

(C) The registrar may adopt reasonable rules regarding the resale of recreational vehicles that the registrar considers necessary.

(D) The manufactured housing dealer or new motor vehicle secured party or owner shall provide the dealer with written authorization to display, display for sale, or sell the manufactured home, mobile home, or recreational vehicle. The manufactured housing dealer or new motor vehicle dealer shall show and explain the written authorization to any prospective purchaser. The written authorization shall contain the vehicle identification number, make, model, year of manufacture, and physical description of the manufactured home, mobile home, or recreational vehicle that is provided to the manufactured housing dealer or new motor vehicle dealer.

(E) Whoever violates this section shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars, imprisoned not more than ninety days, or both.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2010.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004