2022 Texas Statutes
Transportation Code
Title 7 - Vehicles and Traffic
Subtitle M - Department of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 1003 - Department Procedures
Section 1003.006. Study on Registration of Commercial Motor Vehicles

Sec. 1003.006. STUDY ON REGISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES. (a) The department shall:

(1) conduct a study that:

(A) identifies and assesses alternative technologies for registering commercial motor vehicles to replace license plates, permits, and other existing documentation and registration methods currently in use in this state; and

(B) evaluates the safety and suitability for use on roadways of the technologies identified under Paragraph (A); and

(2) submit a report on the results of the study to the governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house of representatives, and presiding officer of each legislative standing committee with primary jurisdiction over transportation issues not later than December 1, 2021.

(b) The department may collaborate with another state agency or a research division of an institution of higher education in this state to conduct the study.

(c) This section expires January 1, 2023.

Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 833 (H.B. 1959), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2017.

For expiration of this section, see Subsection (d).

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