Substitute Senate Bill No. 606
          Substitute Senate Bill No. 606

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-6


AN ACT CONCERNING NEW MOTOR VEHICLE WARRANTIES.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection   (a)  of  section  42-179  of  the
general statutes is repealed and the following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a)  As  used  in this chapter: (1) "Consumer"
means the purchaser, other than  for  purposes  of
resale,  of  a  motor vehicle, a lessee of a motor
vehicle, any person to whom such motor vehicle  is
transferred  during  the  duration  of  an express
warranty applicable to such motor vehicle, and any
person  entitled  by the terms of such warranty to
enforce the obligations of the warranty;  and  (2)
"motor  vehicle"  means a passenger motor vehicle,
[or] a passenger and commercial motor vehicle OR A
MOTORCYCLE,  as  defined in section 14-1, which is
sold or leased in this state.

Approved April 18, 1997