§ 8-2401 Definitions
§ 8-2402 Declaration of public policy
§ 8-2403 Vehicle dealers required to have licenses; exceptions; supervision by director of vehicles
§ 8-2404 License required; license fees; bond required, when; place of business required, when; supplemental place of business; manual and examination for salesperson; prohibiting brokering of new and used motor vehicles; exceptions
§ 8-2405 Insurance required of dealers; limitations on cancellation
§ 8-2406 Dealer plates; fee; symbols on plates; use of plates
§ 8-2408 Dealer requirements; reports; records, availability for inspection; disposition of business; exceptions
§ 8-2409 Temporary vehicle registration permits; cost; display; operation under laden conditions
§ 8-2410 Denial, suspension or revocation of license; grounds; notice and hearing; licensee responsibility for agents; appeals; prohibited acts
§ 8-2411 Violations; hearing; penalties; appeals
§ 8-2412 Dealer review board; membership; meetings; compensation and expenses; secretary; attachment to department of revenue
§ 8-2413 Injunctions; jurisdiction of courts; mediation
§ 8-2414 Cancellation, termination or nonrenewal of franchise agreements between dealers and manufacturers or distributors; cause; hearing; burden of proof; compensation upon termination; effect of noncompliance by manufacturer or distributor
§ 8-2415 Correction of warranty defects; compensation to dealer; promotional allowances or incentive payments; claim for reimbursement from dealer
§ 8-2416 Sale, transfer or assignment of dealership, notice and limitations; disapproval procedure; duties of manufacturer or distributor; appointment of successor
§ 8-2417 Jurisdiction over licensees; service of process in secretary of state; limitation of rights
§ 8-2418 Disposition of moneys
§ 8-2419 Liability of manufacturers and distributors for defects in equipment; indemnification for damages; when
§ 8-2420 Act supplemental to vehicle registration laws
§ 8-2421 Severability
§ 8-2422 Citation of act
§ 8-2423 Rules and regulations
§ 8-2425 Full-privilege license plates; dealer-hauler full-privilege trailer license plates; fees; use
§ 8-2426 Same; unlawful acts; penalties
§ 8-2428 Dealer review board; duties
§ 8-2429 Interstate dealer licensing compact
§ 8-2430 Establishment of additional or relocation of existing new vehicle dealer; procedure; relevant market area
§ 8-2431 Same; exemption for manufacturers with dispute resolution procedures
§ 8-2432 Same; act part of vehicle dealers and manufacturers licensing act
§ 8-2433 Temporary permit for vehicle salesperson
§ 8-2434 Selling motor vehicles without a license; penalty
§ 8-2435 Display of motor vehicles at a location other than dealer’s place of business; permit
§ 8-2436 Salvage vehicle pools; requirements
§ 8-2437 Application of act
§ 8-2438 Ownership and operation of new vehicle dealership by certain entities prohibited; exceptions
§ 8-2439 Delivery of motor vehicles to persons in state; who authorized to deliver
§ 8-2440 Transactions executed outside state; when lemon law applicable
§ 8-2441 Aiding or abetting violations of act prohibited
§ 8-2442 Severability
§ 8-2443 Act supplemental to vehicle dealers and manufacturers licensing act
§ 8-2444 Temporary trade show license; requirements; fees
§ 8-2445 Franchise agreements; prohibiting manufacturers from engaging in certain activities
§ 8-2446 Recall repairs; compensation by manufacturer

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 8 > Article 24

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Auction motor vehicle dealer: means any person who for commission, money or other thing of value is engaged in an auction of motor vehicles except that the sales of such motor vehicles shall involve only motor vehicles owned by licensed motor vehicle dealers and sold to licensed motor vehicle dealers, except that any auction motor vehicle dealer, registered as such and lawfully operating prior to June 30, 1980, shall be deemed to be and have been properly licensed under this act from and after July 1, 1980. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Board: means the vehicle dealer review board created by this act. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Broker: means any person who, for a fee, commission, money, other thing of value, valuable consideration or benefit, either directly or indirectly, arranges or offers to arrange a transaction involving the sale of a vehicle, or is engaged in the business of: (1) Selling or buying vehicles for other persons as an agent, middleman or negotiator; or (2) bringing buyers and sellers of vehicles together, but such term shall not include any person registered as a salvage vehicle pool or any person engaged in a business in which the acts described in this subsection are only incidentally performed or which are performed or authorized within the requirements or scope of any other category of license, or not prohibited, in the manner authorized by the vehicle dealers' and manufacturers' licensing act. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means a vehicle dealer as defined by this act, unless the context otherwise requires. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Director: means the director of vehicles, or a designee of the director. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Distributor: means any person who sells or distributes for resale new vehicles to new vehicle dealers in this state or who maintains distributor representatives in this state. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Distributor branch: means any branch office similar to subsection (q) maintained by a distributor for the same purposes as a factory branch. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Distributor representative: means any representative similar to subsection (s) employed by a distributor or distributor branch for the same purpose as a factory representative. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Division: means the division of vehicles of the department of revenue. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Established place of business: means a building or structure, other than a building or structure all or part of which is occupied or used as a residence, owned either in fee or leased and designated as an office or place to receive mail and keep records and conduct the routine of business. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Factory branch: means any branch office maintained in this state by a first or second stage manufacturer for the sale of new vehicles to distributors, or for the sale of new vehicles to new vehicle dealers, or for directing or supervising, in whole or in part, its representatives in this state. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Factory representative: means a representative employed by a first or second stage manufacturer or factory branch for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of its new vehicles to new vehicle dealers, or for supervising or contacting its new vehicle dealers or prospective new vehicle dealers with respect to the promotion and sale of such vehicles and parts or accessories for the same. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • First stage converter: means any person who is engaged in the business of affixing to a chassis supplied by a first stage manufacturer, distributor or other supplier, specially constructed body units to result in motor vehicles used as, but not limited to, buses, wreckers, cement trucks and trash compactors. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • First stage manufacturer: means any person who manufactures, assembles and sells new vehicles to new vehicle dealers for resale in this state. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Franchise agreement: means any contract or franchise or any other terminology used to describe the contractual relationship between first or second stage manufacturers, distributors and vehicle dealers, by which:

    (1) A right is granted one party to engage in the business of offering, selling or otherwise distributing goods or services under a marketing plan or system prescribed in substantial part by the other party, and in which there is a community of interest in the marketing of goods or services at wholesale or retail, by lease, agreement or otherwise; and

    (2) the operation of the grantee's business pursuant to such agreement is substantially associated with the grantor's trademark, service mark, trade name, logotype, advertising or other commercial symbol designating the grantor or an affiliate of the grantor. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401

  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Insurance company: means any person desiring to be licensed under this act and engaged in the business of writing or servicing insurance related to vehicles. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Licensee: means any person issued a valid license pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Major component part: means any vehicle part including the front clip, rear clip, doors, frame, chassis, engine, transmission, transaxle, cab, bed and box bearing the public vehicle identification number or engine number, if manufactured prior to 1981; or any vehicle part bearing a derivative of such number. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Motor vehicle: means any vehicle other than a motorized bicycle, which is self-propelled and is required to be registered under the provisions of article 1 of chapter 8 of Kansas Statutes Annotated, except that such term shall include micro utility trucks, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • New motor vehicle: means any motor vehicle which has never been titled or registered and has not been substantially driven or operated. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • New vehicle dealer: means any vehicle dealer who is a party to an agreement, with a first or second stage manufacturer or distributor, which agreement authorizes the vehicle dealer to sell, exchange or transfer new motor vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, or trailers or parts and accessories made or sold by such first or second stage manufacturer or distributor and obligates the vehicle dealer to fulfill the warranty commitments of such first or second stage manufacturer or distributor. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any natural person, partnership, firm, corporation or association. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt and things in action, and digital assets as defined in the revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act, K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rebuilder: means a person who is engaged in the business of rebuilding salvage vehicles, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Salvage vehicle dealer: means any person engaged in the business of buying, selling or exchanging used vehicles and primarily engaged in the business of the distribution at wholesale or retail of used motor vehicle parts and includes establishments primarily engaged in dismantling motor vehicles for the purpose of selling parts. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Salvage vehicle pool: means any person who as an agent for a third party is primarily engaged in the business of storing, displaying and offering for sale salvage vehicles. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Salvage yard: means the place owned or leased and regularly occupied by a person, firm or corporation licensed under the provisions of this act for the principal purpose of engaging in the business of a salvage vehicle dealer. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Scrap metal recycler: means a person who engages in the business of shredding or otherwise processing nonrepairable vehicles or other scrap metal into prepared grades and whose principal product is scrap iron, scrap steel or nonferrous metallic scrap for sale for remelting purposes. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Second stage converter: means any person who is engaged in the business of adding to, subtracting from or modifying previously assembled or manufactured vehicles and sells the resulting converted vehicles at retail or wholesale. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Second stage manufacturer: means any person who assembles, installs or permanently affixes body, cab or special unit equipment to a chassis supplied by a first stage manufacturer, distributor or other supplier and sells the resulting new vehicles to new vehicle dealers for resale in this state. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supplemental place of business: means a business location other than that of the established place of business of the dealer which may be operated by the dealer on a continuous year-round basis and, for new vehicle dealers, is within the defined area of responsibility in their franchise agreement, and for all other dealers is within the same city or county where the established place of business of the dealer is operated. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Used vehicle dealer: means any person actively engaged in the business of buying, selling or exchanging used vehicles. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, and is required to be registered under the provisions of article 1 of chapter 8 of Kansas Statutes Annotated, except that such term shall include micro utility trucks, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Vehicle crusher: means any person, other than a vehicle recycler or a scrap metal recycler, who engages in the business of flattening, crushing or otherwise processing nonrepairable vehicles for recycling. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Vehicle dealer: means any person who: (1) For commission, money or other thing of value is engaged in the business of buying, selling or offering or attempting to negotiate a sale of an interest in vehicles; or (2) for commission, money or other thing of value is engaged in the business of buying, selling or offering or attempting to negotiate a sale of an interest in motor vehicles as an auction motor vehicle dealer as defined in (bb); but does not include: (A) Receivers, trustees, administrators, executors, guardians, or other persons appointed by or acting under the judgment or order of any court, or any bank, trustee or lending company or institution which is subject to state or federal regulations as such, with regard to its disposition of repossessed vehicles; (B) public officers while performing their official duties; (C) employees of persons enumerated in provisions (A) and (B), when engaged in the specific performance of their duties as such employees; (D) auctioneers conducting auctions for persons enumerated in provisions (A), (B) or (C); or (E) auctioneers who, while engaged in conducting an auction of tangible personal property for others, offer for sale: (i) Vehicles which have been used primarily in a farm or business operation by the owner offering the vehicle for sale, including all vehicles which qualified for a farm vehicle tag at the time of sale except vehicles owned by a business engaged primarily in the business of leasing or renting passenger cars; (ii) vehicles which meet the statutory definition of antique vehicles; or (iii) vehicles for no more than four principals or households per auction. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Vehicle recycler: means a person who engages in the business of acquiring, dismantling, removing parts from or destroying nonrepairable vehicles for the primary purpose of reselling the vehicle parts. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Vehicle salesperson: means any person who is employed as a salesperson by a vehicle dealer to sell vehicles. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401
  • Wholesaler: means any person who purchases vehicles for the purpose of resale to a vehicle dealer. See Kansas Statutes 8-2401