Texas - SB2093 - 2017

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

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Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 03-09-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Bob Hall (Republican)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (4)

  • 03-10-2017 - Filed
  • 03-10-2017 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate
  • 03-28-2017 - Referred to Business & Commerce
  • 03-28-2017 - Read first time

News (5)

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 ... Senate Bill 2279 filed Tuesday by ...

How Warren Buffett fast tracked a bill, yet no one wants to talk about it - KXAN.com
Published by kxan.com
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:31:33 GMT

Compared to the thousands of other bills slogging through at the Texas State Capitol, SB 2279 was turbo-charged. Other bills breaking down Texas' protectionist laws are frozen in the process. SB 2093 by Sen. Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, and HB 4236 by Rep.

Tesla pushes to repeal dealer franchise laws in Texas - LeftLane News
Published by leftlanenews.com
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:20:57 GMT

"It's a simple, free-market bill to allow that to happen," said state Rep Jason Isaac, a Republican who submitted the bill in the House, as quoted by The Texas Tribune. The move will undoubtedly face even more pushback from franchise dealers in the ...

Tesla is leading a new charge to allow direct sales in Texas with a pure free market approach - Electrek
Published by electrek.co
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 16:21:53 GMT

Bob Hall and state Rep. Jason Isaac is presented as a true free market bill that would allow any automaker to sell cars in the state and bypass the third-party dealership model. Automakers would be able to compete with dealers for sales and service ...

Tesla tries a new, ambitious approach at Texas Capitol - Texas Tribune
Published by texastribune.org
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 01:35:13 GMT

A pair of bills filed Friday would allow any vehicle manufacturer to sell directly to Texans bypassing the middleman dealers in the biggest challenge yet to a longstanding state ban on the practice. by Patrick Svitek March 10, 2017 7:28 PM ...