2012 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin, Forehand, and Frosh
Vehicle Laws - Manufacturers, Distributors, and Factory Branches - Retaliation Against Dealers


Prohibiting a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch from retaliating against a specified vehicle dealer because of legislation enacted by the General Assembly that regulates the franchise relationship; and establishing that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch has the burden of proving, under specified circumstances, that a specified cancellation of, termination of, or failure to provide a bonus, incentive, or benefit program is not retaliation.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 15-201 , 15-207.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered