S.431 - Vehicle Damage Disclosure and Consumer Protection Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Exon, J. James [D-NE] (Introduced 02/24/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 103-197|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/03/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.431 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (11/20/1993)
Vehicle Damage Disclosure and Consumer Protection Act of 1993 - Amends the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act to prohibit a State from licensing a motor vehicle upon the transfer of its ownership unless the title discloses: (1) whether the vehicle was previously issued a title indicating the car had been "rebuilt" or was "salvage" or "junk," was a manufacturer buyback vehicle, or had sustained flood damage; and (2) the State which issued the previous title.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation to study the various means that may be required by Federal law for disclosing to purchasers that a motor vehicle is a manufacturer buyback vehicle.