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CS/CS/CS/SB 616: Motor Vehicle Dealers

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Commerce and Tourism ; Transportation ; Passidomo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry ; Hutson

Motor Vehicle Dealers; Revising the definitions of the terms “motor vehicle dealer,” “franchised motor vehicle dealer,” “independent motor vehicle dealer,” and “wholesale motor vehicle dealer”; adding an exception to the prohibition against persons other than licensed motor vehicle dealers from advertising for sale or lease any motor vehicle belonging to another party; requiring any licensee who does not file his or her application and fees and any other requisite documents, as required by law, before the license expiration date to cease engaging in business as a motor vehicle dealer on the license expiration date, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2019
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in returning Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/24/2017 Senate • Filed
11/2/2017 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 49
11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 12/05/17, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
12/5/2017 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
12/6/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2017 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 103
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 49
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 100
1/17/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/22/18, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/22/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 205
1/23/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 209
1/26/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 205
2/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/22/18, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/22/2018 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 384
2/23/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/26/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 384
• CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 387
2/28/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18 -SJ 564
3/2/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 551
• Amendment(s) adopted (922930) -SJ 551
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 551
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/3/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 580
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 581
3/3/2018 House • In Messages
3/5/2018 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 943
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18
• Received -HJ 943
3/6/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1019
• Substituted for CS/CS/HB 595 -HJ 1019
• Amendment(s) adopted (141955) -HJ 1019, 1020
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1065
• Amendment 267659 not allowed for consideration
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1065
3/7/2018 Senate • In returning messages
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in returning Messages