SB 159 Modifies the law governing liens on motor vehicles, trailers, vessels, outboard motors, and aircrafts
Sponsor: Cunningham
LR Number: 0825S.01I Fiscal Note: 0825-01N.ORG
Committee: Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment
Last Action: 1/27/2011 - Second Read and Referred S Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee Journal Page: S161
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Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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SB 159 - Persons who perform labor on vehicles and aircrafts who obtain a written memorandum of the work or material furnished signed by the owner, have a lien on the vehicle or aircraft. This act allows the memorandum to be signed by the authorized agent of the owner, or person in lawful possession thereof.

Currently, liens for aircraft are required to be filed 30 days after surrendering the property. This act extends that time period to 180 days.

This act allows persons who perform labor on parts of motor vehicles, trailers, vessels, outboard motors, or aircrafts to have a lien on the item.

CHRIS HOGERTY