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CS/CS/SB 1792: Towing of Vehicles and Vessels

GENERAL BILL by Infrastructure and Security ; Community Affairs ; Gruters

Towing of Vehicles and Vessels; Specifying that local governments may enact rates to tow or immobilize vessels on private property and to remove and store vessels under specified circumstances; prohibiting counties or municipalities from enacting certain ordinances or rules that impose fees or charges on authorized wrecker operators or towing businesses; prohibiting municipalities or counties from enacting an ordinance or rule requiring an authorized wrecker operator to accept checks as a form of payment; authorizing certain persons to place liens on vehicles or vessels to recover specified fees or charges, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 225
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 225
3/21/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/26/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
3/26/2019 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 281
3/27/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/28/2019 Senate • Now in Infrastructure and Security
• On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 04/02/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 300
• CS/CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
4/4/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 327
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules