Possessory lien on motor vehicles
to cover costs of towing and storage limited.
be amended to read as follows:
The sheriff, law enforcement officer, or towing agency taking custody of any vehicle
under the provisions of §§ 32-30-12 to 32-30-15, inclusive, 32-30-19, and 32-36-4 has a
possessory lien on the vehicle and the contents of the vehicle for the reasonable costs in taking
custody and storing of the vehicle
. No lien on the contents of the vehicle
five hundred dollars. No possessory lien attaches to the tools and implements which a person uses
and keeps for the purpose of carrying on his or her trade or business or to any clothing or food.