CHAPTER 328

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 441

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SCRAP PROCESSORS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1.  Amend § 2512, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

 (c) If a salvaged or junked motor vehicle is sold to a scrap processor and if the vehicle is to be totally destroyed, the salvage dealer or junk dealer shall, within 30 days of said sale, certify on the salvage certificate that the vehicle was sold to be destroyed and list the name of the scrap processor or buyer along with the date of sale and that the vehicle no longer exists and forward the salvage certificate to the Department for cancellation. Every scrap processor which takes in a scrapped or dismantled vehicle without a title shall upload the vehicle identification number into the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) by the close of business the next business day and shall have the vehicle cleared by a Delaware State Police auto theft technician before the vehicle is scrapped, dismantled, or altered in any way.

Section 2. This Act shall take effect upon its enactment into law.

Approved July 21, 2016