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Senate Bill 0180

Senate Bill 0180

ARCHIVE (2000)

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Motor vehicle dealership matters. Makes it an unfair practice for a manufacturer or distributor of motor vehicles to establish a dealership that would unfairly compete with a new vehicle dealer of the same line make operating under a dealer agreement in the same relevant market area. Defines "relevant market area". Provides that it is an unfair act or trade practice for a motor vehicle manufacturer or distributor to sell, offer to sell, or lease a new vehicle, vehicle part, or vehicle accessory at a lower price than that which the new vehicle, vehicle part, or vehicle accessory is offered to a dealer. Exempts government purchases and driver's education purchases from the requirement. Provides scheduling and delivery requirements for manufacturers. Requires manufacturers to disclose in writing to dealers the method by which new motor vehicles, parts, and accessories are allocated, scheduled, or delivered to their dealers handling the same line make of vehicles.
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    In Committee - first House
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