TxDMV publishes rule adoptions in the February 21, 2020, issue of the Texas Register

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has adopted rules to 43 TAC Ch. 215, 43 TAC Ch. 217 and 43 TAC Ch. 223 in the February 21, 2020, issue of the Texas Register. The adopted language is available on TxDMV's website at https://www.txdmv.gov/general-counsel/proposed-and-adopted-rules.


The adoptions are effective March 1, 2020, and include:

           (1) amendments to §215.133, repeal of §215.102, and new §215.161 concerning site visit criteria, consignment GDN, and pre-licensing education for independent motor vehicle GDN holders;

           (2) amendments to §217.2 and §217.45 concerning specialty license plates, symbols, tabs, and other devices; and §217.46 concerning commercial vehicle registration;

           (3) new §217.16 concerning an application for title when dealer goes out of business, and amendments to §217.40 concerning special registrations;

           (4) new §§217.76-217.78 concerning suspension or denial of access to the Registration and Title System; and

           (5) new Chapter 223 concerning county tax assessor-collector reporting of suspected fraud, waste, or abuse.