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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 3

 

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 622

 

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Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. DUFF, 25th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF NEW AND USED CAR DEALERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 14 of the general statutes be amended to permit the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to issue a new or used car dealer's license to a manufacturer that (1) does not have any franchise agreement with any new car dealer in the state, (2) manufactures only electric vehicles, (3) sells at retail only electric vehicles manufactured by such manufacturer, (4) sells new or used electric vehicles at not more than three locations within the state, (5) does not hold a controlling interest in another manufacturer, or a subsidiary, affiliate or entity owned or controlled by such other manufacturer, that is licensed as a dealer, and (6) is not owned or controlled by another manufacturer, that is licensed as a dealer.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase revenue gain to the state by expanding the car dealer license eligibility to additional manufacturers.