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      RS 32:1733     


§1733.  Fees charged for towing; certain parishes

A.  When, in parishes with a population of three hundred thousand or more, an individual parks a vehicle on private property and the owner or lessee of that property requests a towing company to remove and store the parked vehicle, the fee charged by the towing company shall not exceed the towing fee which the local governing authority would have charged had the vehicle been towed for a violation while parked on public property.

B.  If the towing company charges an excessive fee, the owner of the vehicle shall have a right and cause of action to recover the amount of the excess fee, plus reasonable attorney fees, and all costs of court.

Acts 1997, No. 349, §1; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 9, §1.

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