Amy E. Sullivan

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The Act simplifies and clarifies certain provisions relating to the definition of abandoned motor vehicle. The Act changes certain provisions relating to the duty of persons removing or storing abandoned motor vehicles. The Act adds a new section, which provides that the owner of a paid private parking lot or paid private parking facility located within five-hundred feet of a drinking establishment, which sells alcohol to be consumed on the premises, may not tow or immobilize or cause to be towed or immobilized a vehicle left on the lot between midnight and noon. Additionally, the new section allows the owner or operator of the lot to charge a reasonable fee for vehicles left on the lot. Finally, the new section provides that business owners and residents are not prohibited from removing motor vehicles from their property.

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