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  86R10993 BEE-F
 
  By: Thompson of Harris H.B. No. 2602
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain
  manufacturers.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 2301.476, Occupations Code, is amended
  by adding Subsection (p) to read as follows:
         (p)  A person who on January 1, 2018, held a manufacturer's
  license issued under this chapter may:
               (1)  hold:
                     (A)  a manufacturer's license;
                     (B)  a general distinguishing number issued under
  Chapter 503, Transportation Code; and
                     (C)  one or more dealer's licenses; and
               (2)  operate as both a manufacturer and dealer of motor
  vehicles to the extent the person:
                     (A)  manufactures only motor vehicles as defined
  by Section 2301.002(23)(C) and does not otherwise manufacture motor
  vehicles as defined by Section 2301.002(23); and
                     (B)  provides substantially equal access to any
  franchised dealer to all support for repairing a motor vehicle
  described by Paragraph (A), including access to:
                           (i)  parts and assemblies;
                           (ii)  training and technical service
  bulletins; and
                           (iii)  other repair information.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.