Apr 6, 2021
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION 2021 PRINCIPAL CLERK
SENATE BILL DRS45276-MW-88
Short Title: Clarify Auto Dealer Laws Govern RV sales. (Public)
Sponsors: Senator Burgin (Primary Sponsor).
1 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
2 AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS AND
3 MANUFACTURERS LICENSING LAW GOVERNS RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
4 DEALERS AND MANUFACTURERS.
5 The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
6 SECTION 1. G.S. 20-305.5(l) reads as rewritten:
7 "(l) The provisions of G.S. 20-305(4) through G.S. 20-305(28) and G.S. 20-305.2 and
8 G.S. 20-305.1 to G.S. 20-305.4 shall not apply to manufacturers of or dealers in mobile or
9 manufactured type housing or who sell or distribute only nonmotorized recreational trailers;
10 provided, however, that unless specifically exempted, each of these provisions shall be applicable
11 to all recreational vehicle manufacturers, factory branches, distributors, and distributor branches
12 who sell or distribute any motorized recreational vehicles in this State. The provisions of
13 G.S. 20-305.1 shall not apply to manufacturers of or dealers in mobile or manufactured type
15 SECTION 2. Article 12 of Chapter 20 of the General Statutes is amended by adding
16 a new section to read:
17 "§ 20-305.8. Article is applicable to recreational dealers and manufacturers.
18 Unless otherwise specifically exempted, the provisions of this Article shall be applicable to
19 all dealers, wholesalers, sales representatives, manufacturers, factory branches, distributors, and
20 distributor branches or other persons who sell or distribute any recreational vehicle as these terms
21 are defined in G.S. 20-4.01."
22 SECTION 3. This act becomes effective October 1, 2021.
Edition 1: 20-305.5