TxDMV publishes rule proposals in the November 12, 2021, issue of the Texas Register.

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has proposed rules in the November 12, 2021, issue of the Texas Register. The proposed language is available on TxDMV's website at https://www.txdmv.gov/general-counsel/proposed-and-adopted-rules.

The proposals are posted for public comment until 5:00 p.m. on December 13, 2021. Please submit separate comments for each proposal.

The proposals include:

  • amendments to §215.152 and §215.158 concerning HB 3927, establishing the maximum number of temporary tags that a dealer or converter may issue in a calendar year;
  • amendments to §§215.150, 215.151, 215.153, 215.154, and 215.155 and new, §215.505 concerning HB 3927, including, allowing for denial of access to the temporary tag database, management of the temporary tag database, and issuance of temporary tags to certain vehicles without inspection;
  • new §217.56 concerning obtaining registration under the Unified Carrier Registration System Plan and Agreement prior to registering under the International Registration Plan; cleanup; and
  • amendment to §§217.2, 217.4, 217.23, 217.28, 217.36, 217.45, 217.46, and 217.89 concerning titling and registering motor vehicles, including SB 876, allowing a person to apply for title and registration of a motor vehicle with any willing county tax assessor-collector.