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

 

DON’T DELAY!   Please request support for H.B. 280 immediately from All Members of the Alabama Senate Members by emailing now: 

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 Senate Judiciary Committee.   Currently, only vehicles of model year 1974 and older are exempted.  Trailers 20 model years old and older would also be exempted.  Having already been approved by the Alabama House, the bill will now be considered in a vote by the full Senate.


 

 

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