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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation And Motor Vehicles
Agency 22. Motor Vehicle Dealer Board
Chapter 40. Independent Motor Vehicle Dealer Operator Recertification Regulations
10/15/2021

24VAC22-40-50. Course approval.

A. The board may approve a course provider under the following provisions:

1. The provider has submitted an application to the board prior to offering the program.

2. The submitted application includes at a minimum the following information:

a. Name of provider;

b. Proposed course schedule including locations (as applicable);

c. Charges to participants;

d. Description of program content and objectives;

e. Credentials of faculty members;

f. Method of delivery;

g. Evaluation procedure;

h. Mechanism for recordkeeping; and

i. Any such information as the board deems necessary to assure quality and compliance.

3. Course curriculum must include but is not limited to the following:

a. Ethical practice;

b. Recordkeeping;

c. Recent state and federal laws and regulations;

d. Review of relevant federal regulations;

e. Titling and registration requirements including use of dealer related license plates;

f. Offsite sales;

g. Financing;

h. Dealer practices;

i. Salespersons licenses; and

j. Advertising.

4. At least six hours of each course offering if in person or the equivalent of six hours for electronic and correspondence based courses, as approved by the executive director, must be directly related to the scope of dealer operators. A course containing content which promotes, sells, or offers goods, products, or services shall not be approved. However, the provider of a course may promote goods, products, or services at the conclusion of a course provided that it is made clear to participants that the course has concluded and that attendance at any additional presentations are optional.

B. The board shall notify the provider within 60 days following the receipt of a completed application of approval or disapproval of a program.

C. The board shall periodically review and monitor programs.

D. Any changes in the information previously provided about an approved program or provider must be submitted to the board. Failure to do so may cause the board to withdraw its approval of the course provider or program.

E. The executive director has the authority to suspend the approval of any course or provider and the board may withdraw approval for good cause.

Statutory Authority

§§ 46.2-1503.4 and 46.2-1506.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 24, eff. September 2, 2010.

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