CS/CS/HB 347: Towing-storage Operating Liens
GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee ; Rodriguez, A.M.
Towing-storage Operating Liens; Requires certain lien notices be sent through third-party mailing service; removes authorization of certain attorney fees; revises requirements for inspection & release of vehicles or vessels & personal property in such vehicles or vessels; requires third-party mailing services to apply to DHSMV; authorizes department to approve application if certain conditions are met; requires approved third-party notification services to maintain performance bond & conduct annual audit; authorizes department to deny, suspend, or revoke its approval; requires third-party mailing service to maintain certain records for specified period & allow inspection & copying of such records by department; authorizes towing-storage operators to send notices on their own behalf.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 431 (Ch. 2019-73)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 47
• Introduced -HJ 47
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 12:00 pm, Reed Hall
• CS by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 488
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 484
• Now in Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 496
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/02/19, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
• Favorable by Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 567
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 567
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/10/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 632
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 666
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 681
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 821
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 867
• CS passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 0 -HJ 867
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations -SJ 499
• Received -SJ 499
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 431 (Ch. 2019-73)
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