Honorable Robert Nichols, Chair, Senate Committee on Transportation
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB338 by Guillen (Relating to the court in which a hearing regarding the towing of a motor vehicle may be held.), As Engrossed
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Occupations Code to add an additional venue option for towing suits. The owner of the towed motor vehicle may request the case be brought in any justice court having jurisdiction in the county from which the vehicle was towed.
According to the Office of Court Administration, no additional judicial workload is anticipated; therefore, no significant fiscal impact to the courts is anticipated.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
212 Office of Court Administration, Texas Judicial Council