Texas - HB 4236 - 2017

Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors.

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Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 06-06-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Joe Deshotel (House/Democratic), Jason Isaac (House/Republican), Gene Wu (House/Democratic)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (3)

  • 03-10-2017 - Filed
  • 04-03-2017 - Read first time
  • 04-03-2017 - Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures

News (3)

Why You Might See A Lot More Teslas In Texas After This Legislative Session - Bisnow
Published by bisnow.com
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:16:42 GMT

Bills in the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate could have Texans seeing a lot more Teslas on the road. The bills would allow car manufacturers to establish vehicle dealerships, weakening the state's strong franchise dealership laws ...

Tea Party leaders push back on GOP over fast-tracked "Buffett Bill" - Texas Tribune
Published by texastribune.org
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:08:47 GMT

Conservative activists are pushing back against Republican leaders who are fast-tracking the so-called “Buffett Bill,” which would let billionaire Warren Buffett hang onto his car dealerships in Texas but keep the state market closed to Tesla and other ...

As Tesla bills stall, Lege weighs loophole for Buffett - Austin American-Statesman
Published by statesman.com
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:52:10 GMT

A bill pending in the the Texas Legislature would grant Berkshire Hathaway an exemption to state law that currently prevent automobile manufacturers from also owning dealerships in Texas.Nati Harnik, Associated Press ... Meanwhile, two Tesla-backed ...