Effective July 1, 2015, only one salesman’s card per used dealer license will be
provided free of charge. In accordance with existing law, the fee for additional
cards will be $25.
Senate Bill 592, the UMV&PC request bill, failed by five votes, but was held for
reconsideration. The bill provides for Commission rate fee increases and elevates
odometer tampering to a felony offense. In an attempt to garner needed votes, the
odometer tampering language may be removed.
Staff conducted 13 information hearings during the month of April. Thirty-seven inspections
were completed, 41 complaints closed, and 11 Cease and Desist letters issued.
Out-Of-State Reassignment - Licensed Oklahoma motor vehicle dealers are allowed
to reassign other states’ certificates of title, including tribal titles.
Open Safety Recalls - Independent dealers have three primary choices when faced
with selling a vehicle subject to an open safety recall. Points to consider when
establishing dealership policy are here.
Title Assignment Date - The Motor Vehicle Division of the Oklahoma Tax Commission
issued a reminder that the certificate of title assignment date is the date of ownership
transfer, not the date the title is completed or entered into the OTC system. Here
is more info on Completion of the Certificate of Title.