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R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-38-18
§ 5-38-18. Purchase of used vehicle parts — Records of transactions to be maintained.
The purchase of used vehicle parts shall be from entities licensed pursuant to chapter 21 of this title or similar provision by another state. Every licensee shall maintain up-to-date records in the form prescribed by the department of business regulation: (1) With reference to every vehicle for which it has made a charge for parts or services; and (2) Of all original orders for repairs to those vehicles. Those records shall be preserved for a period of two (2) years from the date thereof and shall be open for inspection by any authorized representative of the department during regular business hours, by the division of motor vehicles, and by any state or municipal official or police officer.
History of Section.
P.L. 1974, ch. 111, § 2; P.L. 1983, ch. 221, § 6; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 13, § 2.