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For Immediate Release
October 2, 2017
Contact: Mairin Bellack
(609) 292-5203

Proposed New Rule - Title to Vehicles Abandoned on Private Property

The Motor Vehicle Commission has proposed new rules, Title to Vehicles Abandoned On Private Property.  The proposal new rules establish the procedure required to sell a vehicle abandoned on private property at public auction and subsequently transfer title to the vehicle pursuant to the statutory authority found at N.J.S.A. 39:4-56.6.

The proposed new rules are published in the October 2, 2017 issue of the New Jersey Register.  Copies of the proposal may be obtained on the MVC website, www.njmvc.gov; by mail or in person from the Motor Vehicle Commission, 225 East State Street, 9th Floor – East Wing, P.O. Box 162, Trenton, New Jersey 08666-0162; or requested by telephone at (609) 777-1407.

The public has until December 2, 2017 to submit comments with regard to this regulatory proposal.  Written comments should be directed to:  Kate Tasch, Administrative Practice Officer, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, 225 East State Street, P.O. Box 162, Trenton, New Jersey 08666-0162 or submitted via email at rulecomments@mvc.nj.gov.

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The Motor Vehicle Commission has proposed new rules, Title to Vehicles Abandoned On Private Property.  The proposal new rules establish the procedure required to sell a vehicle abandoned on private property at public auction and subsequently transfer title to the vehicle pursuant to the statutory authority found at N.J.S.A. 39:4-56.6.
Date published: October 2, 2017
Proposal Number: PRN 2017-240 [pdf]