2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to towing.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Requires law enforcement agency that recovers vehicle reported as stolen to share owner's contact information with tower that assumes control of vehicle.
Requires tower to attempt to provide certain notice to owner of stolen vehicle as soon as is practicable. Allows person who owns stolen vehicle recovered by tower, if vehicle is totaled and has no applicable insurance coverage, to transfer person's interest in vehicle to tower in payment or partial payment of tower's fees. Prohibits tower from assessing additional fees after person transfers interest in vehicle to tower. Prohibits tower from engaging in certain collections activities against person who transfers interest in vehicle within 14 days of date person receives notice that stolen, totaled vehicle was recovered by tower. Requires tower in physical possession of vehicle to permit owner or person in lawful possession of vehicle to inspect vehicle during certain hours. Specifies that tower in physical possession of vehicle must permit owner or person in lawful possession of vehicle to obtain hearing aids from vehicle during certain hours.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 523|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|