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GovDelivery Launch Date – May 1, 2014

Dear VTR Electronic Mailing (e-mail) List Subscriber: On May 1, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will launch a new digital subscription service to replace the current listserv systems we use to deliver information to our stakeholders.

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Fake Specialty License Plates

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) wants to make you aware of an increase in the use of fake specialty license plates.

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Continuing Education Credit for Webinars

Great news! Tax Assessor-Collectors (TAC) and Deputies, Continuing Education (CE) Credit may be considered for your participation in certain Texas Department of Motor Vehicle (TxDMV) hosted webinars. A submission form has been created for you to log your information on … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Tax Assessor-Collector Day

All Tax Assessor-Collectors and Deputies: Please find attached the final agenda and map for parking for the TxDMV Tax Assessor-Collector Day on April 24, 2014.

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Delay Notice: RTS Release 7.4.0/NMVTIS Go Live Delayed Until May 12, 2014

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has made the decision to delay the rollout of RTS Release 7.4.0 that includes the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) until May 12, 2014. Please make any adjustments to your schedules … Continue reading

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Delay Notice: RTS Release 7.4.0/NMVTIS Go Live Delayed Until May 12, 2014

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has made the decision to delay the rollout of RTS Release 7.4.0 that includes the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) until May 12, 2014. Please make any adjustments to your schedules … Continue reading

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TDCJ Lockdown Update

Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has notified us that the “lockdown” is now fully lifted. Please allow a couple of extra days for orders to be processed so that TDCJ can get caught up on the backlog.

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Counties and Dealers Utilizing Dealer Title Application (DTA) Software

* * THIS ONLY AFFECTS COUNTIES WITH DTA PARTICIPATING DEALERS * * TO DTA PARTICIPATING DEALERS: We would like to take this this opportunity to remind you of the importance of updating/upgrading your DTA dealership’s software to be compatible with … Continue reading

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TDCJ Lockdown

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has notified us that a license plate manufacturing and shipping delay will begin today as a result of a prison lockdown of the unit responsible for these services.

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Registration and Title System (RTS) 7.4.0 Release

In prior communications, we provided you with information relating to the RTS 7.4.0 Release and the revised DTA Data Dictionary that was needed for you to update your software. We would like to remind you that the software updates are … Continue reading

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Tax Assessor-Collector Day at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

For those traveling to Austin for the Tax Assessor-Collector Day on April 24 at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), below are two conveniently located hotels to consider for your stay.

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Registration and Title System (RTS) 7.4.0 Release

In prior communications, we provided you with information relating to the RTS 7.4.0 Release and the revised DTA Data Dictionary that was needed for you to update your software. We would like to remind you that the software updates are … Continue reading

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E-View for a Speciality License Plate Design

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles posted one proposed new design, Take Care of Texas, a non-vendor specialty license plate, submitted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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TexasSure Stakeholder Meeting

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has asked the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to provide you with this notice concerning the following stakeholder meeting.

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Title Check Promotional Materials

As we approach the April 22, 2014, implementation date for NMVTIS, I want to update you on our Title Check public education initiative.

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Webinars for Overview of NMVTIS, NMVTIS Guide, and NMVTIS Registration and Title Bulletins

Throughout the remainder of March 2014, we will be sending you several Registration and Title Bulletins (RTBs) detailing various aspects of our National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) implementation.

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Reports

There was a delay on several reports last night. Counties will need to reprint reports.

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Webinars on RTBs #003-14, #004-14, and #005-14; and Rescheduled Webinar on RTB #001-14 and #002-14

On March 6, 2014, TxDMV published Registration Title Bulletin #003-14 Permit License Plates, #004-14 Title Package Processing, and #005-14 Title Package Retention. As a follow-up, webinars have been scheduled to provide you with additional information and give you an opportunity … Continue reading

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Tax Assessor-Collector Day at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

We are pleased to announce the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be hosting the first ever Texas Tax Assessor-Collector Day at the TxDMV.

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TxDMV

Due to weather conditions in Austin, TxDMV will delay opening Tuesday, March 4, 2014 until 10:00 a.m.

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Webinars On RTB #001-14 and #002-14

On February 27, 2014, TxDMV published Registration Title Bulletin #001-14 regarding revisions to the “Custom Vehicle” and “Street Rod” program and #002-14 that introduces a new department form, VTR-64, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Safety Inspection for Assembled Vehicles.

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January 2014 Title Manual Update

The latest update to the Motor Vehicle Title Manual (attached) is now available via RTS workstations and at www.txdmv.gov.

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January 2014 Registration Manual Update

The latest update to the Motor Vehicle Registration Manual (attached) is now available via RTS workstations and at: www.txdmv.gov.

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Registration and Title System (RTS) Release 7.4.0

This listserve was originally sent out on January 13, 2014. However, due to the size of the attachments, some of you may not have received it. Therefore we are resending this information.

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Missing Batch Reports

Batch Reports Missing. (county-wide, substation summary, BIAR and title package)

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