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Unlawful transfer of motor vehicleConditions.

A dealer engages in an act of unlawful transfer of ownership interest in motor vehicles when all of the following circumstances are met:
(1) The dealer does not pay off any balance due to the secured party on a vehicle acquired by the dealer, no later than the close of the second business day after the acquisition date of the vehicle; and
(2) The dealer does not obtain a certificate of title under RCW 46.70.124 for each used vehicle kept in his or her possession unless that certificate is in the possession of the person holding a security interest in the dealer's inventory; and
(3) The dealer does not transfer the certificate of title after the transferee has taken possession of the motor vehicle.


Effective dateIntentLegislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.
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