language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to real estate; providing process for unaffixing manufactured home from real property;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168A.01, by adding a subdivision; 168A.02, subdivision 3; 168A.04, subdivision 1; 168A.05, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b; 168A.141, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168A.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
a certificate of title is required for a manufactured home, as defined in section 327.31, subdivision 6. In every certificate of title issued for a manufactured home, the department shall insert the following notice: THIS TITLE DESCRIBES A MANUFACTURED HOME NOT A MOTOR VEHICLE.
The application for the first certificate of title of a vehicle in this state shall be made by the owner to the department on the form prescribed by the department and shall contain:
(1) the first, middle, and last names, the dates of birth, and addresses of all owners who are natural persons, the full names and addresses of all other owners;
(2) a description of the vehicle including, so far as the following data exists, its make, model, year, identifying number , type of body, and whether new or used;
(3) the date of purchase by applicant, the name and address of the person from whom the vehicle was acquired, the names and addresses of any secured parties in the order of their priority, and the dates of their respective security agreements;
(4) with respect to motor vehicles subject to the provisions of section 325E.15, the true cumulative mileage registered on the odometer or that the actual mileage is unknown if the odometer reading is known by the owner to be different from the true mileage;
(5) with respect to vehicles subject to section 325F.6641, whether the vehicle sustained damage by collision or other occurrence which exceeded 70 percent of the actual cash value; and
(6) any further information the department reasonably requires to identify the vehicle and to enable it to determine whether the owner is entitled to a certificate of title, and the existence or nonexistence and priority of any security interest in the vehicle.
The department shall file each application received, and when satisfied as to its genuineness and regularity and that the applicant is entitled to the issuance of a certificate of title shall issue a certificate of title of the vehicle.
In the case of a manufactured home as defined in section 327.31, subdivision 6, the department shall not issue a certificate of title unless the application under section 168A.04 is accompanied with a statement from the county auditor or county treasurer where the manufactured home is presently located, stating that all manufactured home personal property taxes levied on the unit in the name of the current owner at the time of transfer have been paid. For this purpose, manufactured home personal property taxes are treated as levied on January 1 of the payable year.
The provisions of subdivision 1a shall not apply to
(2) a manufactured home which is sold pursuant to section 504B.265 by the owner of a manufactured home park
When a manufactured home is affixed, as defined in section 273.125, subdivision 8, paragraph (b), to real property, and financed by the giving of a mortgage on the real property, the owner of the manufactured home shall surrender the manufacturer's certificate of origin or certificate of title to the department for cancellation. The owner of the manufactured home shall give the department the address and legal description of the real property. The department may require the filing of other information. The department must not issue a certificate of title for a manufactured home under chapter 168A if the manufacturer's certificate of origin is surrendered under this subdivision. Upon surrender of the manufacturer's certificate of origin or the certificate of title, the department shall issue notice of surrender to the owner and the manufactured home is deemed to be an improvement to real property. The notice to surrender may be recorded in the office of the county recorder or with the registrar of titles if the land is registered but need not contain an acknowledgment.
Presented to the governor April 18, 2012
Signed by the governor April 20, 2012, 5:08 p.m.