2013 Maryland Code
§ 13-602 - Issuance of plates to buyer

MD Transp Code § 13-602 (2013) What's This?


(a) (1) (i) Subject to the provisions of this part, a licensed dealer may issue one temporary registration plate for a vehicle to the person who buys the vehicle from the dealer, whether or not the vehicle is to be registered in this State.

(ii) The dealer may not issue more than one temporary registration for any vehicle.

(2) A licensed dealer may issue a temporary registration plate to a vehicle buyer who is subject to a penalty for lapsed security for another vehicle under § 17-106 of this article.

(b) Before a temporary registration plate may be issued for a vehicle, the buyer of the vehicle shall complete and deliver to the dealer a temporary registration plate application, on the form that the Administration requires.

(c) On the same day that a dealer issues a temporary registration plate for a vehicle, the dealer shall:

(1) Send to the Administration a copy of the temporary registration plate application completed by the buyer of the vehicle; and

(2) Electronically transmit to the Administration, in the format that the Administration requires, the vehicle, owner, insurance, and temporary registration information contained on the temporary registration plate application.

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