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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 973
Public Safety, Department of; regulation of towing service providers operating on interstate highways; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to identification and regulation of motor vehicles, so as to provide for the regulation by the Department of Public Safety of towing service providers operating on interstate highways subject to appropriation by the General Assembly; to provide for definitions; to require annual permits for the operation of towing service providers; to provide for power of the department to establish procedures for the issuance of such permits; to provide for a maximum fee to be charged for such permits; to provide for authority to promulgate rules and regulations; to provide for a right to a hearing upon denial of such permit; to provide for effective dates; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/24/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/16/2016 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/16/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2016 - House Hopper
02/16/2016 Withdrawn from Public Safety and Homeland Security and recommitted to Transportation; 02/26/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Feb/26/2016 - House Vote #644Yea(130)Nay(30)NV(3)
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