Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 154.02 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

The words and phrases defined in ch. 340, Stats., and ss. 342.01(2), 218.0101, 218.10, 218.20, 218.30, 218.40 and 218.50, Stats., have the same meaning in this chapter unless a different definition is specifically provided. In this chapter:

(1) "Assign ownership" or "assigning ownership" means the act or process of transferring ownership of a motor vehicle by the owner named on the certificate of title.
(2) "Conforming" means a certificate of title or vehicle ownership document, a supplemental transfer of ownership document or a power of attorney form is printed using a secure printing process or other secure process and contains the odometer disclosure statement language required by federal and Wisconsin law.
(3) "Consignor" means the owner of a privately titled motor vehicle who has contracted with a licensed retail dealer to sell the motor vehicle on the owner's behalf.
(4) "Dealer consignee" means a licensed retail dealer with whom the owner of a privately titled motor vehicle has contracted for the sale of the motor vehicle to a third party purchaser.
(5) "Department" means the department of transportation.
(6) "IRP" means the international registration plan.
(7) "Nonconforming" means a certificate of title or any supplemental transfer of ownership document does not contain the odometer disclosure statement language required by federal and Wisconsin law and is not set forth by means of a secure printing process or other secure process.
(8) "Reassign ownership" or "reassigning ownership" means the act or process of transferring ownership of a motor vehicle by a licensed dealer or wholesaler if the vehicle was acquired for the purpose of resale and for which the dealer or wholesaler has not applied for or obtained title in the dealer's or wholesaler's own name.
(9) "Secure printing process or other secure process" means any process which deters and detects counterfeiting or unauthorized reproduction, or both, and allows alterations to be visible to the naked eye.
(10) "Separate conforming odometer disclosure statement" means a statement which is separate from the certificate of title or any other document which is used to assign or reassign ownership and which includes odometer disclosure language required by federal and Wisconsin law.
(11) "Title," "certificate" and "certificate of title" means a document issued by a jurisdiction to evidence ownership of a vehicle.
(12) "Wisconsin dealer" means a dealer licensed in Wisconsin.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 154.02
Cr. Register, January, 1996, No. 481, eff. 2-1-96; CR 02-029: am. (intro.), Register July 2002 No. 559, eff. 8-1-02.

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