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Distribution and Sales (Dealership, Manufacturer, Distributor and Salespeople Franchise Law). Miss. Code Ann. Sections 63-17-51 thru -119.
Recreational Vehicle Franchise Law. Miss. Code Ann. Sections 63-17-201 thru -221.
Warranty Enforcement Act (Lemon Law) Miss. Code Ann. Sections 63-17-151 thru -165.
2021 HB 746 Warranty Reimbursement Overhaul Bill
Mississippi Vehicle Protection Product Act (Warrantors) Miss. Code Ann. Section 63-29-1 thru -29
The following may have been changed in past legislative sessions. Updated statutes can be found by using this free LexisNexis search.
Legislative findings and declarations.
Creation of Motor Vehicle Commission; appointment and terms of members; officers.
Qualifications of members of commission.
Organization of commission; oath and bond of members; quorum; voting; seal.
Meetings of commission.
Compensation of members of commission.
Executive director; employment of clerical and professional assistance; office.
Promulgation, etc., of rules and regulations by commission.
Motor vehicle commission fund.
Offenses and penalties.
Applications for licenses.
License fees; expiration dates.
Specification of location of business; effect of change of location.
Motor vehicle lessors required to be licensed.
License of salesman.
License of factory representative or distributor representative.
Grounds for denial, revocation, or suspension of license; assessment of civil penalty in lieu of suspension of license; collection and disposition of penalty.
Limited revocation or suspension of license.
Hearings; prerequisite to denial, revocation or suspension of license.
Hearings; calling of hearing.
Hearings; notice; location; effect of failure to appear.
Hearings; conduct; decisions.
Execution and enforcement of summons, citation or subpoena.
Appeals from decisions of commission; finality of decisions.
Recovery of damages and attorney fees by licensee.
Restrictions on right to advertise motor vehicle as new; enforcement of restriction.
Right of first refusal.
Owner of dealership may appoint successor by written agreement; manufacturer or dealer must honor succession unless good cause shown; procedure for refusing to honor succession.
Modification of franchise agreement; good cause required for termination, cancellation or nonrenewal.
Unreasonable discrimination prohibited.
Relevant market areas established for new motor vehicle dealers in counties having certain populations; notice to same line-make motor vehicle dealer in relevant market area required; standing to object to additional franchise agreements; factors for determining good cause for additional new motor vehicle dealer.
Warranty or sales incentive audits to be conducted within certain amount of time after payment of disputed claim; approved and paid claims not to be charged back to dealer absent fraud, improper repair, or failure to substantiate claim.
Compensation to dealer upon termination, cancellation, refusal to continue, or refusal to renew any franchise or any discontinuation of any line or make
Suit to recover damages; venue; requirement that dealer waive right to trial void.
Repealed by § 63-17-118; effective July 1, 2014
House Bill 844
Mississippi Vehicle Protection Product Act