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2005 SESSION

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SB 296 Towing of vehicles; changes in provisions, lien.

Introduced by: Jay O'Brien | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Mechanics' liens; towing. Ties mechanics' liens for towing and storage to provisions of 46.2-1231 relating to requirements for posting of certain signs, providing and keeping copies of certain notices in connection with towing of trespassing vehicles. The bill also provides for recovery of damages (treble damages in cases of willful violations) by persons whose vehicles are illegally towed away as "trespassing vehicles" and regulation of "towing operators" by the Department of Motor Vehicles.


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