Actions:  HTPWC/HJC-HTPWC  DP-HJC  DP  PASSED/H (66-0)  STBTC-STBTC  DP
Scheduled: 03-18 09:00 am Senate Chambers
House Bill 271 (HB 271) relates to motor vehicles and raises the apparent damage amount for a vehicle accident that requires a written report to the department of transportation.Legislation Overview:
House Bill 271 (HB 271) amends Section 66-7-207 by increasing the apparent damage amount from $500 to $1,000 for a vehicle accident that requires a written report to the Department of Transportation (DOT). A written report must be made within five days of the accident and must be forwarded to the DOT by the driver of the vehicle. HB 271 is effective July 1, 2023.