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      RS 32:789     


§789.  Sale of used water-damaged vehicles

A.  No used motor vehicle dealer, nor any person or entity, shall sell, transfer, or convey any used motor vehicle to any person without notifying the buyer or receiver of the vehicle in writing of the extent of any water damage from flooding which occurred to the vehicle prior to the transaction.

B.  If a sale, transfer, or conveyance of a used motor vehicle occurs in violation of Subsection A of this Section, the person receiving ownership and title to the vehicle who is not otherwise aware of the damage at the time of the transaction may bring an action to set aside the transaction within one year from the date of the transaction and receive all monies or other property given as consideration for the vehicle less a reasonable assessment for miles driven.

Acts 2006, No. 440, §1; Acts 2009, No. 403, §1, eff. July 7, 2009.

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