Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 46
Rhode Island Salvage Law

R.I. Gen. Laws 31-46-2

 31-46-2.  Salvage by insurer.

If the insurance company sells the motor vehicle for any reason, it shall make application for a salvage certificate of title. The division of motor vehicles shall issue the salvage certificate of title on a form prescribed for by the administrator of the division of motor vehicles, that shall be of a color easily distinguished from the original certificate of title, and shall bear the same number and information as the original certificate of title. The salvage certificate of title shall be assigned by the insurance company to a salvage dealer or any other person for use as evidence of ownership upon the sale or other disposition of the salvage motor vehicle, and the title shall be assignable to any other person. The division of motor vehicles shall charge the insurance company a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) for the cost of processing each salvage certificate title.

History of Section.
P.L. 1977, ch. 144, 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 13, 4; P.L. 1992, ch. 15, art. 7, 2; P.L. 2009, ch. 5, art. 9, 4.