Category: Statutes, Laws, and Regulations

Search Licensees – Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

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TDLR Misses a Step – The Commission’s Failure to Publish Multiple Criminal Conviction Guidelines

In a recent case, we discovered something rather interesting – a series of failures to publish criminal conviction guidelines by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation. While this discovery may not sound earth-shattering, it indicates that the criminal conviction guidelines, which have been applied to a number of licensed professions, were not issued in […]

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Subchapter K of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER K. ENFORCEMENT Sec. 2308.501. ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY. (a) The commission may impose an administrative penalty on a person under Subchapter F, Chapter 51, regardless of whether the person holds a registration, permit, or license under this chapter, if the person violates: (1) this chapter or a rule adopted under this chapter; or (2) a rule […]

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Subchapter J of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER J. RIGHTS OF OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF STORED OR BOOTED VEHICLES Sec. 2308.451. PAYMENT OF COST OF REMOVAL, STORAGE, AND BOOTING OF VEHICLE. (a) If in a hearing held under this chapter the court finds that a person or law enforcement agency authorized, with probable cause, the removal and storage in a vehicle storage […]

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Subchapter I of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER I. REGULATION OF TOWING COMPANIES AND PARKING FACILITY OWNERS Sec. 2308.401. PARKING FACILITY OWNER PROHIBITED FROM RECEIVING FINANCIAL GAIN FROM TOWING COMPANY OR BOOTING COMPANY. (a) A parking facility owner may not directly or indirectly accept anything of value from: (1) a towing company in connection with the removal of a vehicle from a […]

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Subchapter H of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER H. REGULATION OF PARKING ON CERTAIN PUBLIC ROADWAY AREAS Sec. 2308.351. REMOVAL OF UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLE FROM LEASED RIGHT-OF-WAY. Unless prohibited by the lease, a parking facility owner or towing company may remove an unauthorized vehicle parked in a leased area described by Section 2308.002(7)(B)(i) if the owner or towing company gives notice under Section […]

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Subchapter G of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER G. SIGNS PROHIBITING UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES AND DESIGNATING RESTRICTED AREAS Sec. 2308.301. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SIGN PROHIBITING UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (a)(2)(B) and Section 2308.304 or 2308.305, an unauthorized vehicle may not be towed under Section 2308.252(a)(1) or booted under Section 2308.257 unless a sign prohibiting unauthorized vehicles on a parking […]

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Subchapter F of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER F. UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES Sec. 2308.251. PROHIBITION AGAINST UNATTENDED VEHICLES IN CERTAIN AREAS. (a) The owner or operator of a vehicle may not leave unattended on a parking facility a vehicle that: (1) is in or obstructs a vehicular traffic aisle, entry, or exit of the parking facility; (2) prevents a vehicle from exiting a […]

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Subchapter E of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER E. LOCAL REGULATION OF TOWING AND BOOTING Sec. 2308.201. TOW TRUCK REGULATION BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS. (a) A political subdivision of this state may regulate the operation of a tow truck to the extent allowed by federal law, except that a political subdivision may not issue a more restrictive regulation for the use of lighting […]

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Subchapter D of the Texas Towing and Booting Act

SUBCHAPTER D. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS. Sec. 2308.151. LICENSE OR LOCAL AUTHORIZATION REQUIRED. (a) Unless the person holds an appropriate license under this subchapter, a person may not: (1) perform towing operations; or (2) operate a towing company. Text of subsection as amended by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 967 (S.B. 2065), Sec. 14.005 (b) Unless […]

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