UPDATE: Mississippi Bill to Expand Eligibility for Titling of Older Vehicles Passes Senate; Moves to House
DON’T DELAY! Please contact the members of the House Ways and Means Committee immediately to request support for S.B. 2850:
You may use the following points in your message:
- S.B. 2850 would allow certificate of title applications for vehicles lacking proper documentation if the vehicle is at least thirty (30) years old and the person submits a certificate of ownership signed under penalty of perjury on a form prescribed by the Department of Revenue.
- S.B. 2850 acknowledges the fact that documents required to title a vehicle are not always readily available for older vehicles.
- S.B. 2850 brings the state in line with other states seeking to reward automotive enthusiasts and expand opportunities for these prized vehicles to be enjoyed.
- S.B. 2850 recognizes that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.
Overview: SAN-supported legislation (S.B. 2850) has been introduced in Mississippi that would allow certificate of title applications for vehicles at least 30 years old that are missing usual documents on oath of ownership. Under current law, there is no such exemption from proper documentation for title applications for older vehicles. The bill passed the Senate and awaits consideration in the House Ways and Means Committee.