Bill Text: TX HB3997 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to fees imposed by a county for licensing a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2017-05-17 - Referred to Business & Commerce [HB3997 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HB3997-Engrossed.html
  85R19006 JAM-F
 
  By: Raymond H.B. No. 3997
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to fees imposed by a county for licensing a junkyard or
  automotive wrecking and salvage yard.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 396.041(c), Transportation Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  An ordinance may:
               (1)  impose a fee for the issuance or renewal of a
  license in an amount:
                     (A)  of $25, if the ordinance is adopted by the
  commissioners court of a county not described by Paragraph (B),
  (C), or (D) [for the issuance or renewal of a license];
                     (B)  [(2)  impose a fee] of not more than[:
                     [(A)]  $150 [for the issuance or renewal of a
  license], if the ordinance is adopted by the commissioners court of
  a county with a population of one million or more that contains two
  or more municipalities, each of which has a population of 250,000 or
  more; [or]
                     (C)  of not more than [(B)]  $500 [for the
  issuance or renewal of a license], if the ordinance is adopted by
  the commissioners court of a county with a population of 3.3 million
  or more; or
                     (D)  necessary to pay for the administration and
  enforcement of the ordinance, but not more than $150, if the
  ordinance is adopted by the commissioners court of a county located
  on the Texas-Mexico border that has a population of less than
  300,000 and contains one or more municipalities with a population
  of 200,000 or more;
               (2) [(3)]  condition the license on the operation of
  the junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard only at a
  location approved by the commissioners court; or
               (3) [(4)]  establish grounds for suspending or
  revoking a license if the junkyard or automotive wrecking and
  salvage yard is not screened.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
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