SENATE BILL REPORT
This analysis was prepared by non-partisan legislative staff for the use of legislative members in their deliberations. This analysis is not a part of the legislation nor does it constitute a statement of legislative intent.
As of January 25, 2012
Title: An act relating to allowing registered tow truck operators to pass the costs of tolls and ferry fares to the impounded vehicle's registered owner.
Brief Description: Allowing registered tow truck operators to pass the costs of tolls and ferry fares to the impounded vehicle's registered owner.
Sponsors: Senators Haugen, Swecker and Roach.
Committee Activity: Transportation: 1/23/12.
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
Staff: Clint McCarthy (786-7319)
Background: Registered tow truck operators are allowed to collect the costs of towing, storage, or other services rendered during the course of towing, removing, impounding, or storing impounded vehicles.
Summary of Bill: Registered tow truck operators are allowed to charge the registered owner of an impounded vehicle for tolls and ferry fares paid during the towing, removing, impounding, or storing of an impounded vehicle.
Fiscal Note: Not requested.
Committee/Commission/Task Force Created: No.
Effective Date: Ninety days after adjournment of session in which bill is passed.
Staff Summary of Public Testimony: None
Persons Testifying: No one.