Section 4517.262 | Dealer liability for third-party motor vehicle history reports.
(A) As used in this section:
(1) "Motor vehicle dealer" includes any owner, partner, shareholder, officer, member, trustee, employee, or agent of the motor vehicle dealership.
(2) "Third-party motor vehicle history report" means any formal or informal report prepared by a person other than a motor vehicle dealer that relates to one or more of the following:
(a) A motor vehicle's current ownership or a motor vehicle's certificate of title transfer history;
(b) A brand on a motor vehicle's certificate of title;
(c) A lien on a motor vehicle;
(d) A motor vehicle's service, maintenance, or repair history;
(e) A motor vehicle's condition;
(f) A motor vehicle's accident or collision history;
(g) A motor vehicle's mileage.
(B) When a motor vehicle dealer provides or otherwise makes available to a motor vehicle purchaser, lessee, or any other person a third-party motor vehicle history report in conjunction with the actual or potential sale or lease of a motor vehicle, the motor vehicle dealer is not liable for the accuracy of information that was provided by another entity.
Last updated May 3, 2023 at 12:43 PM
Available Versions of this Section
- June 30, 2023 – Enacted by House Bill 23 - 135th General Assembly [ View June 30, 2023 Version ]