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  H.B. No. 90
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the acceptance of certain identification for release of
  a motor vehicle by vehicle storage facilities.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 2303, Occupations Code, is
  amended by adding Section 2303.160 to read as follows:
         Sec. 2303.160.  RELEASE OF VEHICLES. (a)  A vehicle storage
  facility may not refuse to release a vehicle to the owner or
  operator of the vehicle or require a sworn affidavit of the owner or
  operator of the vehicle solely because the owner or operator
  presents valid photo identification issued by this state, another
  state, or a federal agency that includes a different address than
  the address contained in the title and registration records of the
  vehicle.
         (b)  A vehicle storage facility must accept evidence of
  financial responsibility, as required by Section 601.051,
  Transportation Code, as an additional form of identification that
  establishes ownership or right of possession or control of the
  vehicle.
         (c)  Subsection (b) does not require a vehicle storage
  facility to release a vehicle to the owner or operator of the
  vehicle if the owner or operator of the vehicle does not:
               (1)  pay the charges associated with delivery or
  storage of the vehicle; and
               (2)  present valid photo identification issued by this
  state, another state, or a federal agency.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2007.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 90 was passed by the House on April 5,
  2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 137, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 90 was passed by the Senate on May 15,
  2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor