Honorable Todd Staples, Chair, Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB1062 by Whitmire (Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to require the operator of a tow truck to obtain a license or permit.), As Introduced
The bill would authorize a political subdivision to require a person who performs or proposes to perform consent or nonconsent tows to obtain a license or permit for operating a tow truck. The bill would take effect immediately if it receives the required two-thirds vote in each house; otherwise, it would take effect September 1, 2005.
Under current statute, a political subdivision is prohibited from requiring a person who performs nonconsent tows from obtaining a license or permit to operate a tow truck. A fee charged for a license or permit may not exceed $15.
JOB, SR, DLBa