TOW TRUCK PAYMENTS: PROHIBIT                                                                 S.B. 173:

                                                                                                    SUMMARY OF BILL

                                                                                     REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE










Senate Bill 173 (as reported without amendment)

Sponsor:  Senator Jim Stamas

Committee:  Local Government




The bill would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code to do the following:


 --    Prohibit a local unit of government from accepting a payment, commission, or portion of wrecker, recovery, or towing service fees from a wrecker, recovery, or towing service in exchange for securing business for that service.

 --    Prohibit a wrecker, recovery, or towing service from offering to a local unit of government a payment, fee, or commission to induce the local unit of government to enter into a contract with or secure business for the service.


MCL 257.676d                                                        Legislative Analyst:  Nathan Leaman




The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.


Date Completed:  4-17-19                                                   Fiscal Analyst:  Ryan Bergan




This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.