2014 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Title 12 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Chapter 62 - Motor Vehicle Sales Finance
Section 6213 - Bond

12 PA Cons Stat § 6213 (2014) What's This?

§ 6213. Bond.

(a) Bond required.--A bond shall accompany each license application for a sales finance company and collector-repossessor.

(b) Form.--The bond shall be in the form prescribed by the department.

(c) Amount.--

(1) A bond for a sales finance company shall be in the amount of $10,000.

(2) A bond for a collector-repossessor shall be in the amount of $5,000.

(d) Execution.--

(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the bond shall be executed by a surety company authorized by the laws of this Commonwealth to transact business.

(2) If the bond accompanying a license application for a sales finance company is filed by a financial institution within this Commonwealth, the financial institution may execute the bond on its own behalf.

(3) The bond shall be executed to the Commonwealth.

(e) Purpose.--The bond shall be for the use of the Commonwealth and for any person aggrieved by the misconduct of the licensee.

(f) Condition.--The condition of the bond is that the licensee will:

(1) comply with and abide by the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the department; and

(2) pay to the Commonwealth, the department or a person all money due to each under the provisions of this chapter.

(g) Action on bond.--A person may maintain an action on the bond in a court having jurisdiction of the amount claimed if all the following occur:

(1) The person is aggrieved by the misconduct of a licensee.

(2) The person receives a judgment against the licensee for the misconduct.

(3) The person executes on the judgment.

(4) The department assents to the action on the bond.

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Cross References. Section 6213 is referred to in sections 6216, 6218, 6219 of this title.

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