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HB 625 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to notice and request for a hearing regarding a vehicle that has been towed or booted. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 626 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to notice of a person's right to a hearing placed on a sign prohibiting unauthorized vehicles on a parking facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2807 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulation and liability of certain vehicles on a highway; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3434 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3530 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the towing of certain property from a self-service storage facility for disposition by a vehicle storage facility. House: Business & Industry Received from the House
HB 3558 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to capturing images of the illegal passing of a stationary tow truck. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1185 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the towing of certain property from a self-service storage facility for disposition by a vehicle storage facility. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1651 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to motor vehicle towing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1671 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage; authorizing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1713 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the towing and booting of unauthorized vehicles on a parking facility during certain hours. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2166 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation rules on fees for nonconsent vehicle tows and a study on those fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2371 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the release of a motor vehicle accident report to a first lienholder of a vehicle damaged in the accident described by the report. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2427 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to notice and request for a hearing regarding a vehicle that has been towed or booted. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2477 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the authority of certain municipal employees to request the removal and storage of certain abandoned or illegally parked or operated vehicles. House: Urban Affairs Received from the House
HB 2482 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to operate a roadway clearance program; creating an offense. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2508 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow truck companies, tow truck operators, vehicle storage facilities, and vehicle storage facility employees, the regulation of parking facilities and parking facility owners, and the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2598 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the release of personal property and commercial cargo by a vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2615 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the licensing of towing operators and vehicle storage facility employees by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2733 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of a towing company or booting company to remove and store or boot an unauthorized vehicle in a parking facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2781 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to county authority related to the removal and storage of vehicles and other personal property from a roadway and the regulation of vehicle storage facilities, junkyards, and automobile wrecking and salvage yards; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2921 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the recovery of property from certain vehicles stored at a vehicle storage facility or governmental vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2976 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the towing of unauthorized or unattended vehicles on a parking facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 3009 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to parking facility owners receiving financial gain from towing companies or booting companies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 3306 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3620 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the towing, booting, and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3876 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to repealing training licenses for motor vehicle towing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3877 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to repealing consent towing operator licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4120 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to a daily storage fee charged by a vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4126 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to signs required to be posted in licensed vehicle storage facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4127 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the inspection of towing companies and vehicle storage facilities by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1501 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1652 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the designation of an area of highway by a municipality as an immediate removal area. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1762 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of the parking and removal of vehicles on the campus of a public institution of higher education. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2065 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 2115 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing and booting. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 385 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to motor vehicle booting. Filed
HB 533 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the impoundment of a motor vehicle operated without financial responsibility and involved in an accident or traffic violation; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1130 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the removal of a disabled vehicle from a roadway or right-of-way. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1977 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to repealing certain towing and booting licenses and regulations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2213 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the tow rotation list in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3098 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3265 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow truck companies, tow trucks, tow truck operators, vehicle storage facilities, vehicle storage facility employees, booting companies, and booting operators. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
SB 703 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the tow rotation list in certain counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1179 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to abolishing certain occupational licensing requirements and associated regulations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1502 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage in certain counties of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1820 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 338 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the court in which a hearing regarding the towing of a motor vehicle may be held. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 356 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the notice required to remove a vehicle with an expired registration or inspection certificate from certain private property. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 411 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to the release of a vehicle held by a vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2345 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the request for a hearing regarding a vehicle that has been towed or booted. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 298 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the licensing and regulation of the towing of a vehicle by its owner. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1053 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the notice provided to an owner or lienholder of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility or provided to an owner or operator of a vehicle by a parking facility owner. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 378 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to stationary tow trucks on a highway; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1357 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to coverage for certain towing and storage expenses under a motor vehicle insurance policy. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1691 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the licensing and regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3320 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to costs related to the towing and storage of a motor vehicle for certain law enforcement purposes. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3334 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3510 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of the towing, booting, and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3553 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to unauthorized towing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 503 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to coverage for certain towing and storage expenses under a motor vehicle insurance policy. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SB 1321 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1371 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of the towing, booting, and storage of vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
HB 382 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the regulation of the towing of vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1746 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2346 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the removal of illegally parked vehicles from residential parking permit areas in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2571 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the licensing and regulation of towing companies and vehicle storage facilities; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
See remarks for effective date
HB 3087 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of certain motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3702 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to vehicles passing stationary tow trucks on a highway; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 702 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 1431 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the licensing and regulation of towing companies and vehicle storage facilities; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2404 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain agreements between insurers, policyholders, and motor vehicle storage persons or facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1001 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the employment by a towing company or vehicle storage facility of certain persons as drivers; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1866 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tow truck rotation list in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2094 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 2958 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow trucks, tow truck operators, and vehicle storage facilities; providing penalties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3841 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to coverage for certain towing and storage expenses under a motor vehicle insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3977 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the procedural requirements for disposal of certain vehicles by a vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 500 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment of a tow truck rotation list in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1118 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow trucks, tow truck operators, and vehicle storage facilities; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1160 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to coverage for certain towing and storage expenses under a motor vehicle insurance policy. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 372 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the required use of towing safety chains on certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned from the House for further action
HB 480 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the towing and storage of certain vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 857 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to require the removal of certain vehicles from a freeway without the consent of the owner or person in charge of the vehicle. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1203 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tow truck rotation list in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1399 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to notice of a landlord's motor vehicle towing or parking rules and policies and to liability arising from certain actions of a towing service; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 1437 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the towing of motor vehicles at the request of certain municipal employees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1465 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the removal of a vehicle from a restricted parking space on a parking facility serving a residential building with separate, individually owned dwelling units; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2630 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to procedures regarding the removal and storage of vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2766 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to certain money owed by an insurance company to a vehicle storage facility. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2799 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the removal of vehicles and property from a roadway in a political subdivision, to the authority of a political subdivision to establish a traffic incident management program, and to procedures regarding the removal and storage of certain vehicles. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 176 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the required use of towing safety chains on certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 340 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to require the removal of certain vehicles from a freeway without the consent of the owner or person in charge of the vehicle. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1060 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the disposition of revenue from local authority agreements with towing companies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the removal of vehicles and property from a roadway in a political subdivision and to the authority of a political subdivision to establish a traffic incident management program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1062 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to require the operator of a tow truck to obtain a license or permit. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1396 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to procedures regarding the removal and storage of vehicles. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 560 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to vehicles left unattended on certain parking facilities and to the removal and storage of those vehicles. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 849 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of tow trucks, to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to regulate tow trucks, and to insurance for commercial motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 850 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the regulation of the sale of a tow truck at a new motor vehicle show or exhibition. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1808 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the regulation of tow trucks and to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to regulate tow trucks; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1966 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to increasing the civil and criminal penalties for certain violations committed by a towing company or a parking facility owner. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2321 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the removal of a vehicle from a restricted parking space on a parking facility serving a residential building with separate, individually owned dwelling units; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2612 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to towing and storage of a commercial motor vehicle for which certain coverage exists under a commercial motor vehicle insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 1175 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of tow trucks and to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to regulate tow trucks; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1346 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of tow truck lights by political subdivisions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 996 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a municipality to authorize the removal of certain motor vehicles from public roadways in the municipality to aid in the enforcement of parking ordinances of the municipality. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1679 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the operation of certain vehicle combinations that exceed maximum weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1681 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the regulation of tow trucks by political subdivisions of this state. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1777 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to occupational regulations for vehicle storage facilities and tow truck motor carriers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1792 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to towing and storage of a commercial motor vehicle for which certain coverage exists under a commercial motor vehicle insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1933 77-0 (2001) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the creation of an offense for blocking access to van-accessible parking spaces. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2243 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the Vehicle Storage Facility Act. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2313 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the disposing of abandoned motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2973 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the offenses and penalties for towing companies in certain counties House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3376 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the offenses and penalties for towing companies in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 448 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to removal of an unauthorized vehicle; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 750 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of a municipality to authorize the removal of certain motor vehicles from public roadways in the municipality to aid in the enforcement of parking ordinances of the municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 130 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authority of an automobile club to reimburse a member for certain services. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 632 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to markings required on certain vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 932 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the use of towing safety chains. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1075 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to raising the speed limit for vehicles towing certain trailers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1376 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the notice provided to an owner of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1708 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the maximum fee a tow truck may charge for a nonconsent tow and to the release of certain towed vehicles from storage facilities; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2375 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a contract for removal of a vehicle from a parking facility by a towing company. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2996 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to use of certain devices to prevent operation of improperly parked vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Postponed
HB 3366 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to lighting equipment on tow trucks. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3612 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to a prohibition on certain agreements between certain political subdivisions and a private entity that provides tow trucks. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 127 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to payment options provided by vehicle towing companies and storage facilities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 450 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to markings required on certain vehicles; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 618 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to removal of an unauthorized vehicle; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Chair
SB 652 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the notice provided to an owner of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility. Senate: Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1620 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to a prohibition on certain agreements between certain political subdivisions and a private entity that provides tow trucks. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 160 70-0 (1987) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the damages for improper removal or storage of a vehicle. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 969 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to creation of the offense of operating certain towing vehicles without safety guards or flaps. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Postponed in committee
HB 1138 70-0 (1987) Author: McWilliams, Jim
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the use of flashing or alternating lights on tow trucks. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1466 70-0 (1987) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to the payment of towing and storage fees for certain wrecked vehicles. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1848 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the removal of vehicles that are stopped in violation of state law. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 666 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McWilliams, Jim
Relating to the regulation of tow trucks: providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 648 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to damages for improper removal or storage of a vehicle. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1496 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the circumstances under which a parked vehicle may not be removed by a towing company; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 583 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to damages for improper removal or storage of a vehicle. House: Business & Commerce Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1638 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to damages for improper removal of a parked vehicle. House: Transportation Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1796 67-0 (1981) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to regulation of wrecker-type vehicles. House: Transportation Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 2019 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the authorization of incorporated cities or towns to require persons towing vehicles and garagekeepers to giver owners and lienholders certain notices. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2072 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the removal of unauthorized vehicles from parking facilities and public highways. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee with substitute
SB 1037 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to authorization of incorporated cities or towns to require persons towing vehicles and garagekeepers to give owners and lienholders certain notices; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 527 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to unauthorized vehicles in fire lanes; removal; liability; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1339 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the regulation of persons engaging in wrecker business; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1739 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to the removal of vehicles from parking facilities or public highways; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
SB 934 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to removal of unauthorized motor vehicles parked in fire lanes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
HB 1655 64-0 (1975) Author: Short, E.L. Relating to the towing of vehicles by certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 54 63-0 (1973) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to the towing of vehicles by certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 181 63-0 (1973) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the towing of vehicles by certain motor vehicles; amending Subsection (c) of, and adding Subsection (c-1) to Section 3, Chapter 42, Acts of the 41st Legislature, 2nd Called Session, 1929, as amended (Article 827a, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HB 947 61-0 (1969) Author: Burnett, Robert M. "Bob" Relating to the removal of motor vehicles parked without consent in parking lots and the protection of persons in certain circumstances having motor vehicles removed and stored.
SB 203 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the definition of "specialized motor carrier"; defining the term "tow car" and excepting "tow car" from the definition of "specialized motor carrier".
HB 473 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to liability of persons who remove, seize or impound motor vehicles without the consent of the owner.
HB 12 52-0 (1951) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" | et. al. Relating to providing for liens in favor of persons, firms and corporations furnishing storage facilities and wrecker services upon vehicles which are removed to a garage or lot and stored there or which are left at a garage or lot for storage either at the request of the owner or at the request by same person legally authorized by the owner; providing no lien of record shall be affected and such garage or storage lien shall be inferior to any previous lien on record with the Certificate of Title Sections of the Highway department.
HB 213 49-0 (1945) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to creating special liens for services rendered in storing, towing, transporting, carrying and pulling motor vehicles, and providing for the possession and the manner of the foreclosure and sale of said motor vehicles to satisfy such charges.

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