2012 Massachusetts General Laws
PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT(Chapters 1 through 182)
TITLE XIV PUBLIC WAYS AND WORKS
CHAPTER 90D MOTOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATES OF TITLE
Section 19 Issuance to transferee; surrendered certificates
Section 19. (a) The registrar, upon receipt of a properly assigned certificate of title, with an application for a new certificate of title, the required fee and any other documents required by law, shall issue a new certificate of title in the name of the transferee as owner and mail it to the first lienholder named in it or, if none, to the owner.
(b) The registrar upon receipt of any application for a new certificate of title by a transferee other than by voluntary transfer, with proof of the transfer, the required fee and any other documents required by law, shall issue a new certificate of title in the name of the transferee as owner. If the outstanding certificate of title is not delivered to him, the registrar shall make demand therefor from the holder thereof.
(c) The registrar shall file and retain every surrendered certificate of title in accordance with section 30 of chapter 90.
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