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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Scrapping and liens on motor vehicles. Provides that a person must have a retail merchant's certificate to seek a lien on a motor vehicle. Requires that a copy of a notice to hold a lien upon a motor vehicle must be sent to the last registered owner of the motor vehicle by certified mail. Provides that if a motor vehicle is put up for sale at an auction to satisfy a lien, the auction must occur at an auction house and a notice of the auction must be sent by certified mail to the last registered owner of the motor vehicle at least seven days before the auction. Provides that a disposal facility or scrap metal processor or an agent of a disposal facility or scrap metal processor who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly buys a motor vehicle without accepting a sheriff's certificate of authority or a certificate of title for the motor vehicle commits a Class D felony. Provides that the term valuable metal dealer, for purposes of regulation of valuable metal dealers, does not include a person who, after purchase, has been given a sheriff's certificate of authority concerning a motor vehicle.