4738.03 Prohibiting activities by salvage dealer, auction or pool licensees.

(A) No person licensed as a motor vehicle salvage dealer under this chapter shall engage in the business of selling at retail salvage motor vehicle parts or salvage motor vehicles, unless the business is operated primarily for the purpose of selling at retail salvage motor vehicle parts. Any person operating such a business primarily for the purpose of selling at retail salvage motor vehicle parts may secondarily sell at retail salvage motor vehicles or manufacture a product of gradable scrap metal for sale to scrap metal processors or any other consumer.

(B) No person licensed as a salvage motor vehicle auction under this chapter shall:

(1) Knowingly sell a salvage motor vehicle to anyone other than an authorized purchaser;

(2) Sell a salvage motor vehicle when having reasonable cause to believe it is not offered by the legal owner thereof;

(3) Fail to make an Ohio salvage certificate of title available to the purchaser of a salvage motor vehicle sold by the salvage motor vehicle auction, before payment for the salvage motor vehicle is completed;

(4) Operate as a motor vehicle salvage dealer at the same location where any salvage motor vehicle auction is operated.

(C) No person licensed as a salvage motor vehicle pool under this chapter shall:

(1) Knowingly sell a salvage motor vehicle to anyone other than an authorized purchaser;

(2) Sell a salvage motor vehicle when having reasonable cause to believe it is not offered by the legal owner thereof;

(3) Fail to make an Ohio salvage certificate of title available to the purchaser of a salvage motor vehicle sold by the salvage motor vehicle pool, before payment for the salvage motor vehicle is completed;

(4) Operate as a motor vehicle salvage dealer at the same location where any salvage motor vehicle pool is operated.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 468, §1, eff. 3/23/2015.

Effective Date: 09-17-1986