KY SB71 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-05 - to Committee on Committees (S)
Pending: Senate Committee on Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 281.010 to define "automobile club," "flatbed/rollback service," "recovery," "storage facility," "tow truck," "tow truck operator," “towing,” and "towing company"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 281 to define “lienholder," “owner,” and "motor vehicle renting company"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 281 to establish the provisions for emergency towing and private property towing; require that rates be posted in the place of business of a tow company or storage facility; require an itemized invoice for towing and storage charges; establish notification requirements for towed vehicles; establish payment and release requirements for towed vehicles; outline payment types that a towing company or storage facility must accept; require a towing company or storage facility to be accessible by phone during posted business hours; require the return of all phone calls within 24 hours; establish prohibited fees; establish requirements for records retention; outline acts prohibited by a towing company or storage facility; specify that the Transportation Cabinet shall be held harmless for any damages in relation to the towing and storage of a vehicle; amend KRS 359.230 and 189.725 to conform; amend KRS 376.275 to establish requirements for certified mail notifications to lienholders having a prior recorded lien on a Commonwealth issued title; amend KRS 186A.145 to outline responsibility of motor vehicle ad valorem property taxes, when a vehicle is transferred to an insurer or its agent as a result of an insurance policy claim.

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles.



2021-01-05Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-01-05Senateintroduced in Senate


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