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Act 33 of 2009
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RECREATIONAL VEHICLE FRANCHISE ACT

Act 33 of 2009

AN ACT to regulate recreational vehicle dealers, manufacturers, wholesalers, warrantors, and their representatives; to regulate dealings between recreational vehicle manufacturers, wholesalers, warrantors, and dealers; to regulate dealings between consumers and recreational vehicle manufacturers, wholesalers, warrantors, and dealers; to prohibit certain trade practices; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; and to provide remedies.


History: 2009, Act 33, Eff. Dec. 1, 2009


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 445.1921SectionShort title.
Section 445.1923SectionDefinitions.
Section 445.1925SectionSale of recreational vehicles; dealer agreement required; dealer's area of sales responsibility; sale outside of designated area; principal of dealer; designation or successor plan.
Section 445.1927SectionPublication of prices, charges, and terms of sale; offer of rebate, discount, or program; imposition of certain requirements in renewal of dealer agreement; limitation.
Section 445.1929SectionTermination or nonrenewal of dealer agreement by manufacturer; good cause required; burden; factors; notice; option by manufacturer to repurchase from dealer; return of items; "good cause" defined.
Section 445.1931SectionTermination or nonrenewal of dealer agreement by dealer; good cause required; provisions applicable to termination.
Section 445.1933SectionSale of line-make after termination or nonrenewal.
Section 445.1935SectionChange of ownership; death, incapacity, or retirement of designated principal.
Section 445.1937SectionWarrantor; obligations; audits; submission of claims; notice of inability to perform warranty repairs; approval or disapproval of claim by warrantor.
Section 445.1939SectionWarrantor; prohibited conduct; indemnification; "products" and "warranted products" defined.
Section 445.1941SectionDealer; prohibited conduct; indemnification.
Section 445.1943SectionDamage of recreational vehicle before shipment or while in transit; inspection and rejection; unreasonable number of miles on odometer.
Section 445.1945SectionCoercion; prohibitions; definition.
Section 445.1947SectionViolation of act; civil action; attorney fees; venue; mediation; written demand; service; selection of mediator; filing of complaint, petition, protest, or other action; order suspending action; costs.
Section 445.1949SectionInjunction; bond.
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