TITLE REGISTRATION, LIENS AND TRANSFERS
Definition of terms.
Farm vehicles exempt--Exceptions.
Selling new vehicle without delivering manufacturer's statement or
certificate of origin--Purchasing new vehicle without obtaining certificate--Violation as misdemeanor.
Initial registration and titling of mobile and manufactured homes--Time for
registration--Penalty--Violation as misdemeanor.
Surrender of title on mobile or manufactured home--Request and
Titling of mobile or manufactured home whose title was surrendered--Affidavit--Report.
Eligibility for license--Mobile and manufactured homes exempt.
Sale without delivering certificate of title--Purchase without obtaining
certificate of title--Temporary use--Time limit--Violation as misdemeanor.
Ownership passing by operation of law--Burden of proof.
Sale of secondhand vehicle--Time for delivery of certificate of title--Exception--Violation as misdemeanor.
Extension of time to deliver certificate of title to secondhand vehicle--Temporary license permit.
Statement or certificate of origin as passing title--Waiver and estoppel
Certificate as evidence of ownership--Possession before delivery of
certificate--Risk of loss--Insurable interest.
Operation or possession of vehicle without certificate as misdemeanor.
Sale or transfer without certificate as misdemeanor.
False statement in application--Felony.
Alteration or forgery of certificate--Knowing use of altered or forged
Uniform method of numbering certificates--Retention of documents in
Validity of certificates previously issued--Issuance of new certificate.
Application for certificate--Contents--Fee--Assignment of previous
False swearing in connection with certificates--Perjury--Punishment.
Change of identification number on vehicle--New certificate--Contents of
new certificate--Delivery to owner.
Unnumbered vehicles not subject to titling--Titling by number other than
vehicle identification number.
Assignment and attachment of vehicle identification number--Registration
under assigned number--Violation as felony--Fees.
Fee for assignment of vehicle identification number.
Application for original certificate--Contents--Supporting documents.
Burden of proving ownership--Issuance of certificate.
Application for title and registration by dealer on behalf of customer--Location of filing.
Time for filing application for certificate--Vehicles in dealer's stock.
Late application for certificate--Additional fee--Application delay as
Issuance of certificate in paper or electronic form--Notation of liens.
Lost certificates--Fee for duplicate.
Certificate to show chain of title--Exceptions.
Odometer information to be included on certificate--Information required
on sale--Falsification as felony.
Certified abstract of title history or damage disclosure statements--Fee.
Dealer prohibited from taking certificate which does not show name of
vendor and vendee--Violation as misdemeanor.
Dealer's acceptance of out-of-state certificates--Trade-ins--Power of
Change of county of use of vehicle--Issuance of duplicate for filing by
treasurer--Validity of liens.
Assistance by county treasurer.
Manufacturer's statement or certificate of origin pending issuance of
certificate of title--Priority of liens.
All lien spaces filled--Issuance of new certificate.
Sale of encumbered vehicle with knowledge of lien holder--Effect against
Holder of security interest entitled to have notation of lien made by
treasurer--Notification to department--Notation on instrument and
certificate of title.
Bank, savings and loan association, credit union, or dealer access to motor
vehicle title and lien information on state's computer system.
Certain fleet leasing contracts do not create sale or security interest--Not
applicable to personal leases.
Dealer required to utilize electronic title file system.
Deposit of security interest instrument not required.
Security interests created prior to enactment of statute.
Liens noted on certificate valid against creditors of debtor, subsequent
purchasers, and other claimants--Perfection of liens noted on-line.
Vehicles held in stock--Security interests acquired previous to enactment
Notation of lien on certificate of title--Liability of holder of certificate of
title for refusal to deliver.
Release on discharge of lien--Liability for failure to release--Delivery of
certificate after entry of discharge.
Fees for notation.
Enforcement of liens--Filing for record not necessary--Notice of sale.
Consent of lien holder required for disposal or removal of encumbered
vehicle--Violation as felony.
Power to revoke or refuse to issue certificate or registration--Notification
Cancellation of certificate--Notification to county treasurer--Notification
to certificate holder and lien holder--Surrender of certificate.
Cancellation of receipt of registration upon cancellation of certificate--Return of receipt and license plates--Confiscation.
Dismantled or destroyed vehicle--Return of plates and title to department--Cancellation of registration--Consent of lien holder--Notation on
certificate--Destruction of certificates--Retention of record--Removal of
identification numbers as felony.
Vehicle with out-of-state marked title--Damage disclosure information--Salvage title or junking certificate.
to 32-3-51.10. Repealed.
Retention of damage disclosure statement by department--Part of title
Junking certificate required for vehicle being dismantled--Removal of
identification number prohibited--Violation as felony.
Rebuilt or salvage vehicle--Application for junking certificate--Inspection.
, 32-3-51.15. Repealed.
Information required on first and subsequent South Dakota titles for
vehicles coming into state.
Junking certificate for nonrebuildable vehicle.
Vehicle dealers required to display damage disclosure statement--Return of
Salvage vehicle defined--Application.
Insurer or self insurer acquiring ownership of salvage vehicle without
salvage vehicle title to surrender certificate of title--Salvage title issued--Rebuilt title.
Owner to obtain salvage title if insurer or self insurer declares vehicle total
loss but does not acquire ownership--Notice--Sale without title as
Recovered stolen vehicles--Inspection--Title--Salvage vehicle.
Surrender of indicia of ownership by dealers, salvage yards, and others.
Restored or rebuilt vehicle--Submission to department--Inspection--Issuance of rebuilt title.
Inspection of restored or rebuilt vehicles.
Special seal--Forms furnished by secretary.
Power of secretary to make rules and require uniformity in administration
of statutes--Duty of local officials.
Auction of certain older automobiles sponsored by nonprofit automobile
club--When permitted--Violation as misdemeanor.
Auctioneer to have odometer reading and certificate of title--Exception--
Violation as misdemeanor.
Auction of vehicle covered by lien--Consent and release of lien holder--Violation as misdemeanor.
List of vehicles sold at auction--Copy of title--Violation as misdemeanor.
Sales of older vehicles at certain auctions exempt from vehicle dealer
Titling vehicles eleven years old or more with no existing record.
Converted motor home title--Unit requirements--Certain requirements to
meet national standards--Title application requirements.
Certain motor home transport uses not deemed private business uses.
Department to provide name and address of record holder of title and lien
holders to possessor of vehicle due to unpaid repair bill.
Application for title on motor vehicle unclaimed as result of unpaid repair
bill--Notice to owner and insurer or lien holder--Publication.
Vesting of title to motor vehicle in person to whom repair bill is
payable--Intent to reclaim--Sale of vehicle.
Electronic title system for motor vehicles.
Electronic lien filing system--Paper title--Liability for noting or canceling
lien in error.
Local law enforcement officers to provide certain information to motor
vehicle repossession businesses.
Delivery of manufacturer's statement or certificate of origin upon sale and
delivery--Default on sale--Notice--Violation as misdemeanor.
Information to be provided to auction agency taking possession of vehicle
at insurer's request.
Title issued to auction agency--Notice of right to reclaim.
Reclamation of vehicle by owner or lienholder--Notice of intent to
reclaim--Vesting of title to abandoned vehicle in auction agency--Sale of
vehicle--Distribution of proceeds.
Issuance of title to insurer unable to obtain title after payment of total loss.
Electric bicycle exempt from chapter.
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