§ 190.010 Definitions for chapter
§ 190.015 Public policy declared
§ 190.020 Commission to issue licenses and supervise licensees
§ 190.030 License requirement — Application for license — Time within which license to be granted or refused — Licenses to be displayed — Administrative regulations establishing fees — Temporary sale or display — Bond — Reports by motor vehicle dealer
§ 190.031 Automotive mobility dealers — License and regulation requirements
§ 190.032 Nonprofit motor vehicle dealers — License and regulation requirements
§ 190.033 Insurance or bond required of licensees — Exemption
§ 190.035 Established place of business and sufficient space required for licensure by commission as motor vehicle dealer or new recreational vehicle dealer — Exemption
§ 190.038 Manufacturer to provide information on service or repairs of its motor vehicles
§ 190.040 Grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of license — Notice of denial of application for license — Hearings — Inspection of licensee’s records — Appeals from order of commission
§ 190.042 Succession to ownership of a new motor vehicle dealership of a deceased or incapacitated owner
§ 190.043 Refusal of manufacturer or distributor to honor succession
§ 190.045 Cancellation, termination, refusal to renew franchise — Notice — Duty of manufacturer
§ 190.0451 New motor vehicle dealer license — Prohibition against licensing new dealer after prior dealer’s franchise has been revoked — Exceptions — Ten year duration of prohibition
§ 190.046 Compensation to dealer for work performed under warranty — “Reasonable compensation” — Submission, determination, and payment of dealer’s claims — Compensation to dealer for sponsored sales or service promotion events — Audits — Fraud
§ 190.0461 Recall of vehicle — Duty of manufacturer or distributor
§ 190.0462 Manufacturer’s schedule of compensation to be paid to dealers for warranty service and repairs
§ 190.047 Transfer of motor vehicle sales franchise — Proposal to establish additional dealership or to relocate existing dealership
§ 190.0491 “Delivery” defined — Dealer’s duties concerning vehicle damaged in transit — Reversion of ownership — Certification to consumer — Failure of manufacturer to indemnify dealer
§ 190.050 Local and general advisory committees, appointment of — Duties
§ 190.053 Citation of suspected violators
§ 190.057 Hearings — Amendment of final order
§ 190.058 Motor Vehicle Commission — Membership — Powers — Duties
§ 190.059 Appeal from final order of commission
§ 190.062 Action for damages — Power of commission — Applicability of chapter and KRS Chapter 190A — Written demand for mediation required before civil action involving recreational vehicle franchise issues may be brought
§ 190.063 Records, public — Continuation of licenses
§ 190.067 Department of Vehicle Regulation’s authority to perform commission’s duties upon failure or inability to perform
§ 190.070 Prohibited practices on the part of a manufacturer, distributor, factory branch, or factory representative
§ 190.071 Prohibited practices on part of new motor vehicle dealer
§ 190.073 Regulations
§ 190.075 Restraint of violations
§ 190.080 Previous consumer-owner information provided upon request
§ 190.085 Civic event license plate
§ 190.090 Definitions for KRS 190.090 to 190.140
§ 190.100 Installment contract
§ 190.110 Finance charges — Rates — Computations
§ 190.120 Payment in full before maturity
§ 190.124 Statute of limitations on action for breach of retail installment contract
§ 190.130 Extension, deferral or renewal — When — Service fee — Additional charge
§ 190.140 Citation of KRS 190.090 to 190.140
§ 190.260 Definitions for KRS 190.270 to 190.320
§ 190.270 Unlawful acts — Suspension and revocation schedule for violations
§ 190.280 Conspiracy to violate provisions of KRS 190.260 to 190.320
§ 190.290 Service, repair or replacement of odometer
§ 190.300 Disclosure of mileage upon transfer of motor vehicle or motor home
§ 190.310 Liability for violation of KRS 190.270 to 190.320 with intent to defraud
§ 190.320 Forms
§ 190.990 Penalties
§ 190.991 Penalty

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 190 - Motor Vehicle Sales

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Automotive mobility dealer: means any motor vehicle dealer who:
    (a) Exclusively engages in the business of selling, offering to sell, or soliciting or advertising the sale of adapted vehicles. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Biennium: means the two (2) year period commencing on July 1 in each even- numbered year and ending on June 30 in the ensuing even-numbered year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Certified mail: means any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery that allows a document or package to have proof of:
    (a) Sending the document or package. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Client: means a person who has an open case file with a nonprofit organization or governmental agency and who meets the standards for disability or disadvantaging condition as established in administrative regulations promulgated by the commission pursuant to KRS §. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Commission: means the Motor Vehicle Commission. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the department. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Vehicle Regulation. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Designated family member: means the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother, or sister of a dealer who, in the case of a deceased dealer, is entitled to inherit the dealer's ownership interest in the dealership under the terms of the dealer's will. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Distributor: which means any person, firm, association, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, who in whole or in part offers for sale, sells, or distributes any new motor vehicle to new motor vehicle dealers, or who maintains factory representatives, or who controls any person, firm, association, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, who in whole or in part offers for sale, sells, or distributes any new motor vehicle to new motor vehicle dealers. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Distributor branch: which means a branch office similarly maintained by a distributor or wholesaler for the same purposes. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Distributor representative: which means a representative similarly employed by a distributor, distributor branch, or wholesaler. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Established place of business: means a permanent, enclosed commercial building located within this state, easily accessible and open to the public at all reasonable times, and at which the business of a vehicle dealer, including the display and repair of vehicles, may be lawfully carried on in accordance with the terms of all applicable building codes, zoning, and other land use regulatory ordinances. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Factory branch: which means a branch office maintained by a manufacturer for the purpose of selling, or offering for sale, new motor vehicles to a distributor, wholesaler, or new motor vehicle dealer, or for directing or supervising, in whole or in part, factory or distributor representatives, and shall further include any sales promotion organization, whether the same be a person, firm, or corporation, which is engaged in promoting the sale of new motor vehicles in this state of a particular brand or make to new motor vehicle dealers. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Factory representative: which means a representative employed by a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch for the purpose of making or promoting for the sale of his, its, or their new motor vehicles, or for supervising or contracting with his, its, or their dealers, or prospective dealers. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Franchise: means the agreement or contract between any new motor vehicle manufacturer, written or otherwise, and any new motor vehicle dealer that purports to fix the legal rights and liabilities of the parties to an agreement or contract, and pursuant to which the dealer purchases and resells the franchise product. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact, and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing in the trade, as is defined and interpreted in KRS §. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensor: means the commission. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Manufacturer: means any person, partnership, firm, association, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, who manufactures or assembles new motor vehicles, or imports for distribution through distributors of new motor vehicles, or any partnership, firm, association, joint venture, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, which is controlled by the manufacturer. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Minimum finance charge: The minimum, or fixed, finance charge that will be imposed during a billing cycle. A minimum finance charge usually applies only when a finance charge is imposed, that is, when you carry over a balance. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Moped: means a motorized bicycle with pedals whose frame design may include one (1) or more horizontal crossbars supporting a fuel tank, or a motorized bicycle with pedals and with a step through type frame rated no more than two (2) brake horsepower, a cylinder capacity not exceeding fifty (50) cubic centimeters, an automatic transmission not requiring clutching or shifting by the operator after the drive system is engaged, and capable of a maximum speed of not more than thirty (30) miles per hour. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle intended primarily for use and operation on the public highways that is self-propelled including low-speed motor vehicles as defined in KRS §. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Motor vehicle auction dealer: means any person primarily engaged in the business of offering, negotiating, or attempting to negotiate a sale, purchase, or exchange of a motor vehicle through auction. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Motor vehicle dealer: means any person not excluded by subsection (3) of this section, engaged in the business of selling, offering to sell, soliciting, or advertising the same, of new or used motor vehicles, or possessing motor vehicles for the purpose of resale, either on his own account, or on behalf of another, either as his primary business or incidental thereto. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Motor vehicle salesperson: means any person who is employed as a salesperson by a motor vehicle dealer to sell motor vehicles, or who is employed as an auctioneer by a motor vehicle auction dealer to sell motor vehicles at auction. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Motorcycle dealer: means a motor vehicle dealer who exclusively sells, offers to sell, solicits, or advertises motorcycles, including alternative-speed motorcycles as defined in KRS §. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • New motor vehicle: means a vehicle that is in the possession of the manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler, or has been sold to the holders of a valid sales and service agreement, franchise, or contract, granted by the manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler for the sale of the make of new vehicle, which is new, and on which the
    original title has not been issued from the franchised dealer. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • New motor vehicle dealer: means a vehicle dealer who holds a valid sales and service agreement, franchise, or contract, granted by the manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler for the sale of the manufacturer's new motor vehicles. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • New motor vehicle dealership facility: means an established place of business which is being used or will be used primarily for the purpose of selling, buying, displaying, repairing, and servicing motor vehicles. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Nonprofit motor vehicle dealer: means a nonprofit organization exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that purchases motor vehicles that it may offer for purchase to clients and other individuals who meet the definition of client as defined in this section and who are referred to the organization by public or private social service agencies. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Partnership: includes both general and limited partnerships. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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 a person, partnership, firm, corporation, association, trust, estate, or other legal entity. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Recreational vehicle: means a vehicle that:
    (a) Is primarily designed as temporary living quarters for noncommercial recreation or camping use. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • 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.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Sale: means the issuance, transfer, agreement for transfer, exchange, lease, pledge, hypothecation, mortgage in any form, whether by transfer in trust or otherwise, of any motor vehicle or interest in it, or of any franchise related to it, as well as any option, subscription, other contract, or solicitation looking to a sale, offer to attempt to sell in any form, whether spoken or written. See Kentucky Statutes 190.010
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010