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Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 320
MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSES
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F.S. 320.37
320.37 Registration not to apply to nonresidents.
(1) The provisions of this chapter relative to the requirement for registration of motor vehicles and display of license number plates do not apply to a motor vehicle owned by a nonresident of this state if the owner thereof has complied with the provisions of the motor vehicle registration or licensing law of the foreign country, state, territory, or federal district of the owner’s residence and conspicuously displays his or her registration number as required thereby.
(2) The exemption granted by this section does not apply to:
(a) A foreign corporation doing business in this state;
(b) Motor vehicles operated for hire, including any motor vehicle used in transporting agricultural or horticultural products or supplies if such vehicle otherwise meets the definition of a “for-hire vehicle”;
(c) Recreational vehicles or mobile homes located in this state for at least 6 consecutive months; or
(d) Commercial vehicles as defined in s. 316.003.
History.s. 15, ch. 7275, 1917; RGS 1020; s. 1, ch. 9155, 1923; s. 6, ch. 10182, 1925; ss. 1, 2, ch. 10187, 1925; s. 1, ch. 12096, 1927; CGL 1293; s. 8, ch. 78-207; s. 49, ch. 83-318; s. 23, ch. 86-243; s. 362, ch. 95-148.