Alabama Bill to Further Exempt Older Vehicles from Certificate of Title Requirement Approved by Committee; Moves to Full House

 

DON’T DELAY!  Please request support for H.B. 280 immediately from Alabama House Members by emailing targeted lawmakers now (most email providers have strict limits on daily message volume that exceed the full list):

Afterward, contact your specific legislators (STATE-LEVEL ONLY) using the lookup tool at the following link; include your full address—this information will not be saved.  In your message, indicate that you are a constituent:

You may use the following points in your message

  • H.B. 280  exempts motor vehicles more than 35 years old from the requirement that they have a certificate of title. Currently, only vehicles of model year 1974 and older are exempted.     
     
  • H.B. 280  exempts a trailer, semi-trailer, travel trailer, or moving collapsible and folding camper more than 20 years old. Currently, only trailers of 1989 model year and earlier are exempted.
     
  • H.B. 280  acknowledges the fact that titles are not always readily available for older vehicles.
     
  • H.B. 280, if enacted into law, would take effect on January 1, 2017.  

Overview: Legislation (H.B. 280) to exempt motor vehicles more than 35 years old from the requirement that they have a certificate of title was approved by the House Committee on Health and Public Safety.  Currently, only vehicles of model year 1974 and older are exempted.  Trailers 20 model years old and older would also be exempted.  The bill will now be considered in a vote by the full Alabama House of Representatives.


 

 

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