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CS/CS/HB 133: Towing and Immobilizing Vehicles and Vessels

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Business and Professions Subcommittee ; McClain

Towing and Immobilizing Vehicles and Vessels; Authorizes local governments to enact rates to tow vessels on private property & remove & store vessels; prohibits counties or municipalities from enacting ordinances that impose costs or penalties on owners, persons in control, or lienholders of vehicles or vessels or that require wrecker operators or towing businesses to accept specified form of payment; authorizes persons to place liens on vehicles or vessels to recover fees or charges; revises requirement regarding notices & signs concerning towing or removal of vehicles & vessels.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/13/2020 House - Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1221
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/10/2019 House • Filed
9/23/2019 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 16
10/16/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 10/23/19, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
10/23/2019 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 5 -HJ 284
• Now in Business and Professions Subcommittee -HJ 284
12/4/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 12/11/19, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
12/11/2019 House • CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 2 -HJ 325
12/13/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
12/18/2019 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 383
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 16
• CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 277
1/28/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 01/30/20, 11:30 am, Morris Hall
1/30/2020 House • CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 7 -HJ 478
1/31/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 473
2/3/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 482
2/13/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/19/20
2/19/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 589
• Amendment(s) adopted (102637, 220279) -HJ 589
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/20/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 611
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 76 NAYS 41 -HJ 611
2/26/2020 Senate • In Messages
2/27/2020 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 364
3/2/2020 Senate • Received -SJ 364
3/10/2020 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 573
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1332 -SJ 573
• Read 2nd time -SJ 573
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 665
• CS failed to pass; YEAS 18 NAYS 20 -SJ 665
• Motion to reconsider adopted -SJ 724
• Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -SJ 724
3/13/2020 Senate • Amendment(s) failed (572656) -SJ 856
• Amendment(s) adopted (112030, 319936) -SJ 856
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 34 NAYS 5 -SJ 856
3/13/2020 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 2 amendment(s) (112030, 319936) -HJ 1220
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 81 NAYS 31 -HJ 1221
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1221