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Chapter 1. Definitions

Section 18005.8

18005.8. Legal owner. "Legal owner" means a person holding a security interest in a manufactured home, mobilehome, commercial coach, floating home, or truck camper perfected by filing the appropriate documents with the department pursuant to Section 18080.7 if the person is entitled to the designation, as provided in Article 3 (commencing with Section 18085) or 4 (commencing with Section 18098) of Chapter 8. A lien created pursuant to Section 18080.9 is not a security interest for purposes of this definition.

History.—Stats. 1983, Ch. 1124, in effect January 1, 1984, deleted "primary" before "security", added "manufactured home," before "mobilehome", and substituted "perfected by filing . . . of Chapter 8" for ", as evidenced by a certificate of title issued pursuant to the provisions of this part" after "coach"; and deleted the former second sentence. Stats. 1984, Ch. 1527, in effect January 1, 1985, deleted "or" after "mobilehome,", added ", or truck camper" after "commercial coach" and substituted "the" for "such" after "18080.7 if" and after "entitled to". Stats. 1992, Ch. 686, in effect January 1, 1993, added "floating home," after "commercial coach,". Stats. 1995, Ch. 446, in effect January 1, 1996, added the second sentence.

Note.—Section 52 of Stats. 1984, Ch. 1527, provided no payment by state to local governments because of this act, however, a local agency or school district may pursue any remedies to obtain reimbursement.

* Part 2 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 975, in effect January 1, 1982.