Illinois Statutes Chapter 625. Vehicles §-116.1.Surrender of Manufacturer's Statement of Origin to a manufactured home

§ 3-116.1.  Surrender of Manufacturer's Statement of Origin to a manufactured home.

(a) The owner (all, if more than one) of a manufactured home that is covered by a Manufacturer's Statement of Origin and that is affixed to a permanent foundation as defined in the Conveyance and Encumbrance of Manufactured Homes as Real Property and Severance Act,   1 or which the owner intends to affix to a permanent foundation as defined in the Conveyance and Encumbrance of Manufactured Homes as Real Property and Severance Act, may surrender the Manufacturer's Statement of Origin to the manufactured home to the Secretary of State by filing with the Secretary of State an application for surrender of Manufacturer's Statement of Origin containing or accompanied by:

(1) the name, residence, and mailing address of the owner;

(2) a description of the manufactured home including the name of the manufacturer, the make, the model name, the model year, the dimensions, and the vehicle identification number of the manufactured home and whether it is new or used, and any other information the Secretary of State requires;

(3) the date of purchase by the owner of the manufactured home, the name and address of the person from whom the home was acquired, and the names and addresses of any security interest holders and lienholders in the order of their apparent priority;

(4) a statement signed by the owner, stating either (i) any facts or information known to the owner that could reasonably affect the validity of the title to the manufactured home or the existence or non-existence of a security interest in or lien on it or (ii) that no such facts or information are known to the owner;

(5) a certified copy of the recorded affidavit of affixation in accordance with the Conveyance and Encumbrance of Manufactured Homes as Real Property and Severance Act;

(6) the original Manufacturer's Statement of Origin;

(7) the name and mailing address of each owner of the manufactured home or such owner's designee wishing to receive written acknowledgment of surrender from the Secretary of State;  and

(8) any other information and documents the Secretary of State reasonably requires to identify the owner of the manufactured home and to enable him or her to determine whether the owner satisfied the requirements of the Conveyance and Encumbrance of Manufactured Homes as Real Property and Severance Act and is entitled to surrender the Manufacturer's Statement of Origin, and the existence or non-existence of security interests in or liens on the manufactured home.

(b) When satisfied as to the genuineness and regularity of the surrender of a Manufacturer's Statement of Origin to a manufactured home, payment of any applicable fees and upon satisfaction of the requirements of subsection (a) of this Section, the Secretary of State shall (i) cancel the Manufacturer's Statement of Origin and update his or her records in accordance with the provisions of Section 3-106 and (ii) provide written acknowledgment of compliance with the provisions of this Section to each person identified on the application for surrender of Manufacturer's Statement of Origin pursuant to subsection (a)(7) of this Section.

(c) Upon satisfaction of the requirements of this Section, a manufactured home shall be conveyed and encumbered as provided in the Conveyance and Encumbrance of Manufactured Homes as Real Property and Severance Act.  If the application to surrender a Manufacturer's Statement of Origin is delivered to the Secretary of State within 60 days of recording the related affidavit of affixation with the recording officer in the county in which the real property to which the manufactured home is or shall be affixed and the application is thereafter accepted by the Secretary of State, the requirements of this Section shall be deemed satisfied as of the date the affidavit of affixation is recorded.

(d) Upon written request by a person identified on the application for surrender of Manufacturer's Statement of Origin pursuant to subsection (a)(7) of this Section, the Secretary of State shall provide written acknowledgment of compliance with the provisions of this Section.

1 765 ILCS 170/5-1 et seq.

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