Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6657
Session Year 2023


To (1) require the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to consider operating costs of the towing industry when establishing rates and charges for nonconsensual towing, (2) prohibit wreckers from charging for more than twenty miles of towing or transporting, (3) require wreckers to take one or more pictures of a motor vehicle prior to towing or transporting and accept payment by cash, check, credit card or debit card and provide change when appropriate, (4) require twenty-four-hour notice prior to removing a motor vehicle from private property, and (5) prohibit agreements between property owners and wreckers for the surveillance of property for the purpose of towing vehicles.

Introduced by:
Transportation Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/5/2023(LCO)File Number 452
 4/5/2023House Calendar Number 289
 4/5/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/5/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/30/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/04/23 5:00 PM
 3/20/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/17/2023(TRA)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/10/2023Public Hearing 02/15
 2/9/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation

Co-sponsors of HB-6657

Rep. David Michel, 146th Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.
Sen. Herron Gaston, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Travis Simms, 140th Dist.

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