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      RS 32:1270.32     


§1270.32. Definitions

            The following words, terms, and phrases, when used in this Part, shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this Section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

            (1) "Collateral costs" means sales tax, license fees, registration fees, and any similar government charges.

            (2) "Commission" means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission.

            (3) "Consumer" means:

            (a) The purchaser, other than for purposes of a resale, of a new recreational vehicle normally used for personal, family, or household purposes and subject to a manufacturer's express warranty.

            (b) A person, other than for purposes of a resale, to whom a recreational vehicle is transferred during the term of an express warranty applicable to the recreational vehicle.

            (c) Any other person entitled to enforce the recreational vehicle warranty.

            (4) "Dealer" means a person who holds a license from the commission authorized by the manufacturer to service the items in a recreational vehicle warranted by the manufacturer, who is actively engaged in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging new recreational vehicles at retail, and who has an established place of business.

            (5) "Manufacturer" means any person, firm, association, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, who manufactures or assembles recreational vehicles or the chassis for recreational vehicles.

            (6) "Manufacturer's express warranty" and "warranty" mean the written warranty issued by the manufacturer.

            (7) "Nonconformity" means any specific or generic defect or condition which substantially impairs the use, market value, or both of a new recreational vehicle.

            (8) "Out of service" means the days a recreational vehicle is not able to be used but does not include routine maintenance days.

            (9) "Recreational vehicle" means a motorized or towable vehicle, sold in this state, that provides temporary living quarters for travel, recreation, and camping. For purposes of this Part, a "recreational vehicle" includes a motor home, a travel trailer, a fifth-wheel travel trailer, a folding camper trailer, a slide-in truck camper, and a park model trailer.

            Acts 2021, No. 220, §1.

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