House File 296 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 296 BY HANSEN A BILL FOR An Act allowing licensed dealers to sell motor vehicles on 1 Sundays. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 2267YH (5) 89 th/ns
H.F. 296 Section 1. Section 322.3, subsection 9, Code 2021, is 1 amended by striking the subsection. 2 Sec. 2. Section 322.5, subsection 3, Code 2021, is amended 3 to read as follows: 4 3. A motor vehicle dealer may also, upon receipt of a 5 temporary permit approved by the department, display and sell 6 classic cars only at county fairs, as defined in chapter 174 , 7 vehicle shows, and vehicle exhibitions which have been approved 8 by the department for purposes of classic car display and sale 9 and the provisions of section 322.3, subsection 9 , shall not be 10 applicable . Application for a temporary permit shall be made 11 on forms provided by the department and shall be accompanied by 12 a ten-dollar permit fee. A permit shall be issued for a single 13 period of not to exceed five days. Not more than three permits 14 may be issued to a motor vehicle dealer in any one calendar 15 year. For purposes of this subsection , “classic car” means a 16 motor vehicle fifteen years old or older but less than twenty 17 years old which is primarily of value as a collector’s item and 18 not as transportation. 19 EXPLANATION 20 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 21 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 22 Under current law, licensed motor vehicle dealers are 23 prohibited from engaging in the business of buying or selling 24 at retail new or used motor vehicles on Sunday, except 25 dealers may display and sell classic cars at county fairs, 26 vehicle shows, and vehicle exhibitions on any day of the week 27 pursuant to a temporary permit approved by the department of 28 transportation. 29 This bill removes the Sunday sales prohibition for licensed 30 motor vehicle dealers. 31 A person who violates the provisions of Code section 32 322.3 (prohibited acts) is subject to denial, suspension, or 33 revocation of the dealer’s license. A person who violates 34 the provisions of Code chapter 322 is guilty of a simple 35 -1- LSB 2267YH (5) 89 th/ns 1/ 2
H.F. 296 misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $250 nor more 1 than $1,500 or by imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. 2 -2- LSB 2267YH (5) 89 th/ns 2/ 2