HB 275 (BR 341) - D. Graham, S. Riggs
AN ACT relating to the towing and storage of vehicles.
Amend KRS 376.268 to define "contents"; amend KRS 376.275, relating to towing and storage liens on motor vehicles, to allow the sale of a vehicle's contents to satisfy a lien for towing and storage charges; allow for the return of some personal contents upon request by owner; provide that the storage or towing company is not responsible for contents to which it does not have access.
HB 275 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, D. Graham) - Retain original provisions with the following exceptions: provide that towing charges shall be in accordance with usual and customary charges for towing and storing vehicles; add child booster seats, child restraint systems, and information related to a person's employment or business to those items which are to be returned upon request by owner; provide that a towing or storage company shall not refuse the right of physical inspection of the towed vehicle by the owner or an insurance company representative; provide that the storage or towing company is not responsible for contents to which it does not have access, unless it intentionally opens the area without the owner's consent.
Feb 7-introduced in House
Feb 11-to Transportation (H)
Feb 14-posted in committee
Feb 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2013
Feb 21-floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with floor amendment (1)
Feb 27-received in Senate
Mar 4-to Judiciary (S)