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Here is the list of bills we are tracking as of 4/17/15

Texas Legislature Online - Bill Alerts
Date report generated: Friday, April 17, 2015 10:32 AM
Legislature: 84th Legislature
Number of bills: 32

84(R) HB 318 Author: Keough
Last Action 02/11/2015 H Referred to Insurance
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.
Comment: named insured

84(R) HB 335 Author: Thompson, Ed | et al.
Last Action 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.
Comment: named insured

84(R) HB 383 Author: McClendon
Last Action 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to unprotected road users; providing penalties; creating an offense.
Comment: road user

84(R) HB 385 Author: Keough
Last Action 04/20/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the requirement for a dealer general distinguishing number for private sales of an automobile.
Comment: dealers license

84(R) HB 392 Author: McClendon | et al.
Last Action 04/13/2015 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to authorizing an optional county fee for vehicle registration to fund certain transportation projects.
Comment: county Fee

84(R) HB 533 Author: Ashby
Last Action 04/15/2015 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the impoundment of a motor vehicle operated without financial responsibility and involved in an
accident or traffic violation; authorizing a fee.
Comment: financial responsibility impound

84(R) HB 613 Author: Davis, Sarah
Last Action 04/15/2015 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to sunset review of certain municipal management districts.
Comment: Management District

84(R) HB 640 Author: Canales
Last Action 03/27/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption Version: House Committee Report
Caption: Relating to a study concerning the use of a digital image for identification and proof of licensure purposes.
Comment: license

84(R) HB 672 Author: Israel
Last Action 03/05/2015 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to certain information concerning an applicant for certain occupational licenses.
Comment: occupational license

84(R) HB 803 Author: Wu
Last Action 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the filing of a complaint for certain misdemeanor offenses.
Comment: misdemeanor

84(R) HB 804 Author: Geren
Last Action 04/15/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption Version: House Committee Report
Caption: Relating to the forms of payment that the operator of a vehicle storage facility must accept.
Comment: VSF Payments Geren

84(R) HB 1130 Author: Sheets
Last Action 03/12/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the removal of a disabled vehicle from a roadway or right-of-way.
Comment: Incident Management

84(R) HB 1788 Author: Walle
Last Action 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the regulation of salvage vehicle dealers, salvage pool operators, and salvage vehicle rebuilders;
expanding the applicability of an occupational license.
Comment: All Auto Salvage businesses

84(R) HB 1975 Author: Schaefer | et al.
Last Action 03/12/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal
Procedure.
Comment: Forfeiture

84(R) HB 1977 Author: Schaefer
Last Action 03/12/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to repealing certain towing and booting licenses and regulations.
Comment: REPEAL Bill

84(R) HB 2213 Author: Metcalf
Last Action 04/10/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption Version: House Committee Report
Caption: Relating to the tow rotation list in certain counties.
Comment: County Regulations Tow

84(R) HB 2343 Author: Dutton
Last Action 03/13/2015 H Referred to Special Purpose Districts
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the Generation Park Management District.
Comment: Generation Park Mgt Dist Dutton

84(R) HB 2345 Author: Dutton
Last Action 04/15/2015 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the boundaries and territory of the Near Northside Management District.
Comment: Dutton Bill GNMD

84(R) HB 2424 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to fees paid to the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.
Comment: ATPA Fund

84(R) HB 2481 Author: Smith
Last Action 04/20/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption Version: House Committee Report
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of auctioneers and associate auctioneers; amending provisions
subject to a criminal penalty; requiring an occupational license; requiring a fee.
Comment: auctions

84(R) HB 3098 Author: Kuempel
Last Action 04/20/2015 H Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations.
Comment: exemption tow truck

84(R) HB 3131 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action 04/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to notice and sale of abandoned vehicles by vehicle storage facilities.
Comment: ours. DMV

84(R) HB 3265 Author: Guillen
Last Action 04/20/2015 H Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: 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.
Comment: Guillen all tow

84(R) HB 3588 Author: Smith
Last Action 03/23/2015 H Referred to Insurance
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to insurance adjusters' unauthorized removal or inspection of vehicles located at vehicle storage
facilities.
Comment: larry bill

84(R) SB 703 Author: Creighton
Last Action 02/25/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the tow rotation list in certain counties.
Comment: tow rotation 2213hb

84(R) SB 1173 Author: Nichols
Last Action 04/16/2015 H Received from the Senate
Caption Version: Engrossed
Caption: Relating to commercial driver's licenses and commercial learner's permits and the operation of commercial
motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; authorizing
fees.
Comment: cdl

84(R) SB 1179 Author: Huffines
Last Action 03/17/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to abolishing certain occupational licensing requirements and associated regulations.
Comment: dereg bill

84(R) SB 1208 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action 03/17/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of personal information contained in motor vehicle records; creating a criminal
offense; providing penalties.
Comment: mvr

84(R) SB 1338 Author: Perry
Last Action 04/22/2015 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the exemption from length limitations of certain vehicles or combinations of vehicles used to
transport harvest machines.
Comment: exemption on length

84(R) SB 1502 Author: Garcia
Last Action 04/08/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles; authorizing
counties to require an occupational license or permit and impose a fee for the license or permit.
Comment: County IM Bill Garcia

84(R) SB 1715 Author: Ellis
Last Action 04/15/2015 S Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway.
Comment: Ellis moveover safety vehicles

84(R) SB 1820 Author: Taylor, Van
Last Action 04/16/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations.
Comment: dereg tow bill

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