308-56A-295 - Vehicle sold - Reported stolen - Liability if abandoned

308-56A-295. Vehicle sold - Reported stolen - Liability if abandoned

Who is responsible for removal, storage, and disposal fees if a vehicle has been reported stolen after it was reported sold, and is subsequently abandoned?

If a report of sale has been properly filed with the department prior to the date the vehicle was reported stolen, the purchaser shown on that report of sale will be responsible for removal, storage, and disposal fees. If a report of sale has not been properly filed, the registered owner on the department records remains liable.

Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 03-05-081, § 308-56A-295, filed 2/19/03, effective 3/22/03; 99-01-014, § 308-56A-295, filed 12/7/98, effective 1/7/99.

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