S.B. No. 1053
  relating to the notice provided to an owner or lienholder of a
  vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility or provided to an owner
  or operator of a vehicle by a parking facility owner.
         SECTION 1.  Subsection (a), Section 2303.153, Occupations
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A notice by mail provided under Section 2303.151 must
               (1)  the date the vehicle was accepted for storage;
               (2)  the first day for which a storage fee is assessed;
               (3)  the daily storage rate;
               (4)  the type and amount of any other charge to be paid
  when the vehicle is claimed;
               (5)  the full name, street address, and telephone
  number of the vehicle storage facility;
               (6)  the hours during which the owner may claim the
  vehicle; and
               (7)  the facility license number preceded by "Texas
  Department of Licensing and Regulation [Transportation] Vehicle
  Storage Facility License Number[.]" or "TDLR VSF Lic. No."
         SECTION 2.  Subsection (b), Section 2308.252, Occupations
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  A parking facility owner is considered to have given
  notice under Subsection (a)(3) if:
               (1)  a conspicuous notice has been attached to the
  vehicle's front windshield or, if the vehicle has no front
  windshield, to a conspicuous part of the vehicle stating:
                     (A)  that the vehicle is in a parking space in
  which the vehicle is not authorized to be parked;
                     (B)  a description of all other unauthorized areas
  in the parking facility;
                     (C)  that the vehicle will be towed at the expense
  of the owner or operator of the vehicle if it remains in an
  unauthorized area of the parking facility; and
                     (D)  a telephone number that is answered 24 hours
  a day to enable the owner or operator of the vehicle to locate the
  vehicle; and
               (2)  a notice is mailed after the notice is attached to
  the vehicle as provided by Subdivision (1) to the owner of the
  vehicle by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the last
  address shown for the owner according to the vehicle registration
  records of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles [Transportation],
  or if the vehicle is registered in another state, the appropriate
  agency of that state.
         SECTION 3.  The changes in law made by this Act apply only to
  a notice mailed on or after September 1, 2013. A notice mailed
  before September 1, 2013, is governed by the law in effect
  immediately before that date, and that law is continued in effect
  for that purpose.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1053 passed the Senate on
  April 4, 2013, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0; and that
  the Senate concurred in House amendment on May 22, 2013, by the
  following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1053 passed the House, with
  amendment, on May 17, 2013, by the following vote: Yeas 134,
  Nays 0, two present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House