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HB 425 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2067 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the registration of a related finance company for purposes of the motor vehicle sales and use tax; repealing the authorization for a fee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2949 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the maximum amount of a documentary fee charged by a retail seller of motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2963 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to off-site sales by a dealer for antique or special interest vehicles that have been subject to a retail sale. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3404 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation and sale of certain trailers, including cargo and livestock trailers, and cargo and livestock trailers with living quarters. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3443 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to imposing a local tax on the sale or lease of a new luxury motor vehicle in certain areas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3505 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3933 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the sale of mobility motor vehicles by certain dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3940 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the sale of a motor vehicle with an open product recall. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4014 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to new capital investment in the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4236 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1572 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1952 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to off-site sales by a dealer for antique or special interest vehicles that have been subject to a retail sale. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2093 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2184 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to new capital investment in the state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2279 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the ownership, control, or operation of a franchised or nonfranchised dealer or dealership by certain manufacturers. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 385 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the requirement for a dealer general distinguishing number for private sales of an automobile. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 833 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to certain holders of motor home manufacturer's and dealer's licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1653 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2169 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to requiring used motor vehicle dealers to inspect vehicles for sale to consumers for certain defects; creating a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2400 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the sale of a new motor vehicle to certain manufacturers or distributors. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3828 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by a manufacturer or distributor of motor vehicles powered only by electricity or battery. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3956 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to certain holders of independent mobility vehicle dealer's licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4004 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to certain holders of independent mobility vehicle dealer's licenses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4084 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the requirement of a franchised dealer's license for the sale of certain truck cranes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 441 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the sale of motor vehicles on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 639 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1125 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the application of the motor vehicle sales tax to the sale of a new motor vehicle to certain manufacturers or distributors. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1860 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of "heavy equipment" for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1948 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to certain holders of motor home manufacturer's and dealer's licenses. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 315 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the applicability of the law governing the ad valorem taxation of a dealer's motor vehicle inventory. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 759 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the repeal of the prohibition on the sale of motor vehicles on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 894 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the use of dealer's license plates on vehicles by independent motor vehicle dealers to transport vehicles to or from a point of sale. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1504 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the selection by motor vehicle dealers of materials and vendors for motor vehicle dealership upgrades and improvements. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1692 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2054 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to certain rights of a motor vehicle manufacturer or distributor concerning a proposed transfer of ownership of a dealership. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2243 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2255 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the recovery of certain payments by motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors from motor vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2325 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to public notice of procedures for submitting complaints about motor vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2874 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the designation by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles of the registration year for certain vehicles sold by a dealer. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2947 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the notice provided by a purchaser of a motor vehicle of the designated county of title issuance. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2973 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to penalties for displaying vehicles for sale in certain public areas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3204 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3351 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by a manufacturer of motor vehicles powered only by electricity or battery. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 812 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the recovery of certain payments by motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors from motor vehicle dealers. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 854 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1248 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the documentary fee charged in connection with the sale of certain recreational vehicles and boats. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1659 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to manufacturers and distributors of only all electric-powered or all battery-powered motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 38 83-2 (2013) Author: Frank, James Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1681 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2208 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or the collector for a taxing unit to waive penalties for failing to file certain documents. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2293 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2357 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 2566 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to penalties for displaying vehicles for sale in certain public areas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2567 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to public notice of procedures for submitting complaints about motor vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 529 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 920 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1385 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or the collector for a taxing unit to waive penalties for failing to file certain documents. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1402 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2071 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the reporting of certain inventories for ad valorem tax purposes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2109 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the requirement that certain applicants for a vehicle dealer general distinguishing number complete a dealer education course. House: Transportation Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2299 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a motor vehicle dealer's payment to a secured party of the balance due on a used motor vehicle and to the bond requirement for certain motor vehicle sellers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2530 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the authority of a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Transportation to refuse to register certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2867 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the development by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a rebate program for plug-in hybrid motor vehicles. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2918 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to a motor vehicle dealer's duty to notify buyers of compulsory inspection requirements for certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4201 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a credit or reimbursement of the motor vehicle sales tax paid on uncollectable payments. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4369 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the constituting of certain sales of a used motor vehicle as a private disposition for purposes of Chapter 9, Business & Commerce Code. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
SB 520 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the requirement that certain applicants for a vehicle dealer general distinguishing number complete a dealer education course. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1827 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the constituting of certain sales of a used motor vehicle as a private disposition for purposes of Chapter 9, Business & Commerce Code. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2149 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain inventories for ad valorem tax purposes; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
HB 733 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the sale of certain used trucks; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
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HB 2216 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of the sale of certain mobility motor vehicles equipped to transport a person with a disability. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2261 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of certain service contracts. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2559 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of a dealer to conduct certain motor vehicle sales outside of a dealership. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2651 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the issuance and renewal of certain motor vehicle dealer licenses, motor vehicle license plates, and general distinguishing numbers. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3461 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the collection of motor vehicle sales taxes on seller-financed sales by dealers. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3577 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the requirement that certain applicants for a vehicle dealer general distinguishing number complete a basic dealer education course. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HR 2576 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2261. Reported enrolled
HR 2905 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SB 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to programs for the enhancement of air quality, including energy efficiency standards in state purchasing and energy consumption; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 174 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the regulation of the sale of certain mobility motor vehicles equipped to transport a person with a disability. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 513 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the requirement that certain applicants for a vehicle dealer general distinguishing number complete a dealer education course. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1224 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the definition of normal wear in a service contract. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1369 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the sale of certain used trucks; providing penalties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
SB 1617 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the collection of motor vehicle sales taxes on seller-financed sales by dealers and the registration of finance companies related to those dealers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1632 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a dealer to conduct certain motor vehicle sales outside of a dealership. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1786 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to temporary cardboard tags on vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SR 1112 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2261. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SR 1194 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 1050 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the sale of certain used trucks. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2149 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to manufacturer or distributor ownership of certain bus dealerships that operate solely as dealers of buses designed for passenger use and that were owned in part by a manufacturer or distributor on or before September 1, 1999. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2394 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the issuance of a temporary tag for use on an unregistered motor vehicle. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2495 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the transfer of a motor vehicle title at a dealer auction. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1073 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the issuance of a temporary tag for use on an unregistered motor vehicle. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1082 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the sale of certain used trucks. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1347 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to motor vehicle title in dealer auctions. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1757 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to manufacturer or distributor ownership of certain motor vehicle dealerships. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1076 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the ownership of a motor vehicle dealership. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2677 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle sales, the powers and duties of the Motor Vehicle Board of the Texas Department of Transportation, and the issuance of Texas Master Gardener license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2709 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to nonrepairable and salvage motor vehicles and salvage vehicle dealers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2778 78-0 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to allowing certain off-site sales by motor vehicle dealers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 587 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the ownership of a motor vehicle dealership. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1504 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle sales and the powers and duties of the Motor Vehicle Board of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1640 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to duties of certain motor vehicle dealers on the transfer of used vehicles. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 8 78-1 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle sales and the powers and duties of the Motor Vehicle Board of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 115 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the sale of a flood-damaged motor vehicle; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 802 77-0 (2001) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al. Relating to incentives for the sale, purchase, or use of certain vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1664 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to certain regulations of the sale and operation of certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1665 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the duties and authority of the Texas Motor Vehicle Board and to the regulation of the sale of motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1684 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain charges that may be included in a retail installment agreement. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 787 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to certain regulations regarding the sale and operation of certain vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 849 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the duties and authority of the Motor Vehicle Board of the Texas Department of Transportation and to the regulation of the sale of motor vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1076 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain finance charges. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3033 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of an inventory consisting of motor vehicles held for sale. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1473 75-0 (1997) Author: Siebert, Bill
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain motor vehicle dealers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1595 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers and manufacturers, including the regulation of certain retail installment transactions by dealers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1790 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain motor vehicle dealers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2741 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to salvage motor vehicles and to title fees, registration fees, and property taxes relating to certain fleet motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation Reported favorably as amended
SB 695 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers and manufacturers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1828 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle dealers and to the sale, titling, and registration of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1896 74-0 (1995) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to the regulation of certain vehicle dealers and the sale, titling, and registration of certain vehicles. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1446 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle dealers and to the sale, titling, and registration of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 699 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to regulation of certain motor vehicle dealers and the sale, titling, and registration of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1932 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the bond or other security required for issuance or renewal of a general distinguishing number as a motor vehicle dealer or a wholesale motor vehicle auction. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 449 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to regulation of certain motor vehicle dealers and the sale, titling, and registration of certain motor vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1035 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to regulation of certain motor vehicle dealers and the sale, titling, and registration of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1755 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to minimum liability insurance coverage for certain motor vehicle dealers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 152 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation of an offense involving attachment of a motor vehicle dealer of an overlay on a motor vehicle center high-mounted stop lamp. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1531 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of the manufacture, distribution, conversion, and sale of certain motor vehicles. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1692 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to recovery against a surety bond executed by a motor vehicle dealer. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1953 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the regulation of dealers of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 918 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the regulation of dealers of certain motor vehicles. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
HB 294 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the sale of certain motor vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1363 69-0 (1985) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the conditions that must be met by certain motor vehicle dealers to be eligible to receive master dealer's license plates. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1383 69-0 (1985) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to prohibiting the sale of new motor vehicles that are not equipped with certain equipment; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1388 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the conditions that must be met by certain motor vehicle dealers to be eligible for master dealer's license plates. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1646 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the duty of dealers of new motor vehicles to provide replacement parts for the motor vehicles. House: Business & Commerce Withdrawn by author
HB 1953 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the regulation of dealers and manufacturers of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 2046 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the regulation of the sale of certain motor vehicles and of those who engage in the business of selling new motor vehicles. House: Transportation Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 727 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to express warranties applicable to new motor vehicles; amending the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission Code, as amended (Article 4413(36), Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Subchapter H; by amending Subsections (h) and (j) of Section 3.04 and Subsection (a) of Section 6.06; and by repealing Section 6.07. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 905 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the regulation of the sale, manufacture, and distribution of certain motor vehicles and to powers of the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1230 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the regulation of the purchase and sale of certain motor vehicles. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1778 68-0 (1983) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to fees for motor vehicle dealers and providing for bonds for certain motor vehicle dealers. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1779 68-0 (1983) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to creation of the Used Motor Vehicle Commission; regulating used motor vehicle dealers and salesmen and providing bonds for used motor vehicle dealers. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 2211 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the regulation of manufacturers and sellers of new motor vehicles and the protection of purchasers of new motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 1141 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of new motor vehicles; to the protection of purchasers of new motor vehicles; to certain related legal actions by consumers; giving the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission certain powers and duties; imposing certain license fees; defining "motor vehicle"; providing different effective dates. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1240 67-0 (1981) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the sale of used cars. House: Business & Industry Coauthor authorized
HB 1298 67-0 (1981) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to safety inspection of motor vehicles sold by dealers. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1763 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to information concerning the paint used on the exterior of the body of a new car. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2000 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to regulation of the sale of motor vehicles. House: Transportation Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 897 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the regulation of the sale of motor vehicles and the respective responsibilities and liabilities of representatives, dealers, manufacturers, and distributors in regard to product liability, service, or price adjustments. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 225 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle brokers and motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors and their dealers and representatives and to certain related legal actions by consumers. House: Government Organization
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1736 66-0 (1979) Author: Cofer, Lanell
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to safety inspection of motor vehicles sold by dealers; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 248 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to regulation of motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors and their dealers and representatives. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 279 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to regulation of motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors and their dealers and representatives. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1211 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to the sale, distribution, and repair of new motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Subcommittee on Motor Transportation
SB 535 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to certain definitions, license and disclosure requirements, location of dealerships, and prohibitions established by the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission Code. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1011 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to the imposition of a use tax on persons to whom metal dealer license plates are issued. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 1012 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the issuance of dealer's and manufacturer's license plates and tags for unregistered motor vehicles, motorcycles, house trailers, trailers, and semitrailers, and the use and cancellation of, and fees for, the plates and tags. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1651 64-0 (1975) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to remedies against a motor vehicle dealer who purports to sell a used vehicle without transferring title. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 399 64-0 (1975) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Relating to the issuance of dealer's and manufacturer's license plates and tags for unregistered motor vehicles, motorcycles, house trailers, trailers, and semitrailers, and the use and cancellation of, and fees for, the plates and tags; requiring certain display space for certain dealers. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 669 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Providing the comptroller of public accounts the authority within the outlined due process procedures to revoke or suspend any motor vehicle owner's Motor Vehicle Retail Seller's Permit reissuance of a permit under certain circumstances. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
SB 688 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Prohibiting motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, and representatives from preventing the succession to a dealership under a will or the laws of descent and distribution notwithstanding the terms of any franchise agreement; excepting designation of a successor made by a dealer during his lifetime. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 542 63-0 (1973) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to sales by dealers of motor vehicles in this state; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee hearing date
HB 1202 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Restricting the issuance of motor vehicle dealer license plates or general distinguishing numbers; prohibiting certain sales of motor vehicles without a license; establishing qualifications for securing licenses; authorizing rules and regulations; prescribing penalties, providing for injunctive relief; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Votes recorded
SB 919 63-0 (1973) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: Bailey, Kay
Relating to use of dealers' license plates and tags in certain circumstances. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 330 62-0 (1971) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties and procedures of the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission.
HB 532 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to more specifically to specify that licensed dealers and buyers therefrom may transport their unregistered vehicles by certain methods and under specific conditions.
SB 140 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Cobb, L. Dean
Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and procedures of the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission.
HB 45 58-0 (1963) Author: Gibbens, Wayne B. Relating to dealer's and manufacturer's license plates for their unregistered motor vehicles, motorcycles, house trailers, trailers, or semitrailers; providing for a penalty.
SB 81 58-0 (1963) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to dealer's and manufacturer's license plates for their unregistered motor vehicles, motorcycles, house trailers, trailers, or semi-trailers; providing for a penalty.
HB 538 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to manufactures and dealers registration of motor vehicles.
SB 239 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to manufacturers and dealers registration of motor vehicles.
HB 53 54-0 (1955) Author: Gillham, James O. | et. al. Relating to enacting the Texas Automobile Dealers Licensing Act; defining certain words; prohibiting sale of new and used cars in this State except by persons licensed so to do under the provisions of this Act; providing for the issuance and renewal by the Comptroller of the different types of licenses provided for by this Act; prescribing the eligibility requirements for such licenses and the conditions for their renewal, suspension, termination, and revocation declaring that certain acts done in violation of this Act shall be unlawful.
HB 655 54-0 (1955) Author: Talasek, Reuben Daniel "Rip" | et. al. Relating to the Texas Automobile Dealers Licensing Act; defining certain words; prohibiting sale of new and used cars in this State except by person licensed so to do under the provisions of this Act; providing for the issuance and renewal by the Comptroller of the different types of licenses provided for by this Act; prescribing the eligibility requirements for such licenses and the conditions for their renewal; providing for the cancellation of licenses for failure to maintain the bond required by this Act.
SB 103 54-0 (1955) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to the Texas Automobile Dealers Licensing Act; defining certain words; prohibiting sale of new and used cars in this State except by persons licensed so to do under the provisions of this Act; providing for the issuance and renewal by the Comptroller of the different types of licenses provided for by this Act; prescribing the eligibility requirements for such licenses and the conditions for their renewal, suspension, termination and revocation; declaring that certain acts done in violation of this Act shall be unlawful; investing the Comptroller with authority to conduct hearings and make findings relative complained of violations of this Act and to suspend licenses of persons found guilty of violating this Act and providing for right of appeal and trial de novo of the Comptroller's action in such cases; providing for collection of fees for issuance of licenses under this Act and making an appropriation of so much of such fees as is necessary for enforcement and administration of this Act; providing for certain criminal penalties for certain violations of the provisions of this Act; providing for certain exemptions from the coverage of this Act; providing for optional rescission of sales made in violation of this Act.
HB 368 53-0 (1953) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for an increase in the annual fee for a Dealer License Plate from Fifteen ($15.00) Dollars to Twenty-Five ($25.00) Dollars; providing that no commercial vehicle, truck-tractor, bus, trailer or semi-trailer may carry a load while operating with dealer license plates.
HB 362 52-0 (1951) Author: Stockard, Jerry Todd Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for an increase in the annual fee for a Dealer License Plate from Fifteen ($15.00) Dollars to Twenty-Five ($25.00) Dollars and to provide for an increase in the annual fee for additional Dealers license plated from Five ($5.00) Dollars to Fifteen ($15.00) Dollars; providing that no commercial vehicle, truck-tractor, bus, trailer or semi-trailer may carry a load while operating with Dealer license plates.
HB 152 51-0 (1949) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to providing certain procedure for securing used car dealers' and used car salesman's licenses and for certain information to be supplied by applicants; providing a penalty for fraudulent action by any licensed person or any other person; providing that in the event any provision of this Act is declared void or unconstitutional that remain provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
HB 253 50-0 (1947) Author: Templeton, R. L. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing the form of the dealer cardboard license prescribed by the Department of Public Safety be hereafter prescribed by the State Highway Department; providing that fees collected under in-transit license be paid into the State Highway Fund; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 226 45-0 (1937) Relating to conferring upon all incorporated cities and towns of Texas power and authority to regulate, supervise, control and license all persons, firms or corporations engaged in the sale, barter or exchange of motor vehicle or parts thereof or accessories thereto within the corporate limits of such cities or towns.
SB 301 45-0 (1937) Relating to specifying conditions under which cardboard licenses may be used on newly purchased automobiles.
HB 212 40-0 (1927) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" | et. al. Relating to providing for the manner of registering motor vehicles by manufacturers or dealers and for the issuance of distinctive license plates to such dealers and manufacturers.
HB 317 35-0 (1917) Author: Beasley, Tom J. | et. al. Relating to the levying of an occupation tax on gross receipts of all dealers of motor vehicles.

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