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Senate Bill 0077


Senate Bill 0077

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB77 (Updated April 12, 2005 2:42 pm - DI 84)


Mechanic's liens on towed vehicles and disposal of abandoned vehicles. Allows an unpaid provider of towing services to obtain a mechanic's lien on a towed vehicle and sell the vehicle. Limits fees for storing abandoned vehicles. Provides that if an abandoned vehicle is sold by a person who removed, towed, or stored the vehicle, the person who previously owned the vehicle is not responsible for storage fees. Raises the market value limit below which a public officer is authorized to dispose of an abandoned vehicle or parts . Requires a towing service to wait 30 days before disposing of an abandoned vehicle located on its premises, and specifies a procedure for notice to the registered owner of the abandoned vehicle. Provides that a storage yard is not liable for loss or damage to a vehicle or part occurring during the removal, storage, or disposition of a vehicle. Makes conforming amendments.
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