16 Tex. Admin. Code § 85.705 - Responsibilities of Licensee - Report to Law Enforcement

(a) A vehicle storage facility accepting a vehicle that is towed under this chapter shall, within two hours after receiving the vehicle, report to the local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the area from which the vehicle was towed:
(1) a general description of the vehicle;
(2) the state and number of the vehicle's license plate, if any;
(3) the vehicle identification number of the vehicle, if it can be ascertained;
(4) the location from which the vehicle was towed; and
(5) the name and location of the vehicle storage facility where the vehicle is being stored.
(b) The report required by this section must be made by:
(1) telephone;
(2) electronically;
(3) delivered personally;
(4) by facsimile; or
(5) in any manner prescribed by a law enforcement agency.
(c) VSF records shall indicate specifically to whom the report required by subsection (b) was reported and in what manner, as well as the time and date of the report, or the unique control or tracking number assigned to the report by local law enforcement documenting the report.
(d) This section does not apply to a vehicle received as a result of an incident management tow requested by law enforcement unless the law enforcement agency requests a report of incident management tows within its jurisdiction.


16 Tex. Admin. Code § 85.705
The provisions of this §85.705 adopted to be effective April 15, 2008, 33 TexReg 2931; amended to be effective May 3, 2010, 35 TexReg 3482; amended to be effective January 16, 2012, 37 TexReg 112

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