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Huntsville Lock-down Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As of today, July 13, 2018, the TDCJ Wynne Plate Unit is still in lockdown.  They have been successful in utilizing a small group of inmates throughout the week to fill allocations and specialty … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §219.2, §219.34, §219.35, and §219.36

Adopted 43 TAC §219.2, §219.34, §219.35, and §219.36 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 219. The adopted … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §§217.122, 217.123, 217.125-217.130

Adopted 43 TAC §§217.122, 217.123, 217.125-217.130 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 217. The adopted Texas Register … Continue reading

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RTB #003-18 Titles Surrendered by Salvage Entities in Error

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.  RTB_003-18_Titles_Surrendered_by_Salvage_Entities_in_Error.pdf Source: Metal Recyclers … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §57.18 and Withdrawn §§57.48-57.52

Adopted 43 TAC §57.18 and Withdrawn §§57.48-57.52 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect §57.18. The remaining rules included … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC Section 218.13

Adopted 43 TAC §218.13 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect §218.13.  The adopted Texas Register language is attached … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC Section 215.155 Amendments

Proposed 43 TAC §215.155 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect §215.155.  These proposed changes are posted for public … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Huntsville Notifications Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As of July 5, 2018, the Wynne Unit in Huntsville is under lock-down status. This is a routine lock-down. At this time TDCJ anticipates being in this status through the end of this week and probably next … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Lubbock

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on July 20th, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the salvage … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Lubbock

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on July 19th, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas.  This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the motor vehicle dealer … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.27 – Extension of Comment Period

Proposed 43 TAC §217.27 – Extension of Comment Period Please review and distribute as appropriate. Please find the attached Extension of Comment Period for 43 TAC §217.27, which was published in the In Addition section of the Texas Register on … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §215.85

  Proposed 43 TAC §215.85 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 215, §215.85. These proposed changes are … Continue reading

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Webinars for Licensed Vehicle Storage Facilities

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for licensed vehicle storage facilities to discuss Certificate of Authority title application requirements and responsibilities. The goal is to decrease title application rejections and increase the accuracy of title applications … Continue reading

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Reminder: TxDMV Systems are Available (06/21/2018 @ 6:05 PM Central Time)

  Good evening,   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has received reports that some state agencies continue to experience issues at the State Data Center. Please be advised that all TxDMV information systems have been available since 9:05 AM … Continue reading

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RTB #002-18 Improper Issuance of Temporary Tags for Courtesy Delivery Vehicles

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   RTB_002-18_Improper_Issuance_of_Temporary_Tags_for_Courtesy_Delivery_Vehicles.pdf Source: Dealers … Continue reading

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Resolved: Cognos Reports delayed (06/21/2018 @ 10:34 AM Central Time)

Good morning,   All Cognos reports were available for viewing as of 10:34 AM Central Time this morning (06/21/2018). If you experience new issues with the availability of Cognos Reports, please contact the Service Desk.    The statewide ticket for this issue is: … Continue reading

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Resolved: webDEALER/eTAG Available (06/21/2018 @ 9:25 AM Central Time)

Good morning,   The eTAG system was available as of 9:00 AM Central Time this morning, 06/21/2018. If you experience new issues with the eTAG system please contact the service desk.   The statewide ticket for this issue is: 185322 … Continue reading

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Update: TXDMV Systems Unavailable (06/21/2018 @ 9:05 AM Central Time)

    Good morning,   The issue which caused TxDMV systems to be unavailable has been resolved. All systems are available at this time.  Cognos reports are currently unavailable. The reports are expected to be available by 10:30 AM Central Time … Continue reading

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Correction: TXDMV Systems Unavailable (06/21/2018 @ 7:55 AM Central Time)

Good morning,   An issue has been identified at the State Data Center which is affecting multiple state agencies. Due to this issue all TXDMV Information systems listed below are currently unavailable. State Data Center support staff are working to resolve the … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: webDEALER/eTAG Unavailable (06/21/2018 @ 7:30 AM Central Time)

Good morning,   An issue has been identified at the State Data Center which is affecting multiple state agencies. Due to this issue, all TXDMV Information systems are currently unavailable. State Data Center support staff are working to resolve the issue. An … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: TXDMV Systems Unavailable (06/21/2018 @ 7:55 AM Central Time)

Good morning,   An issue has been identified at the State Data Center which is affecting multiple state agencies. Due to this issue all TXDMV Information systems are currently unavailable. State Data Center support staff are working to resolve the issue. An … Continue reading

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TxDMV Recognizes Counties for Outstanding Performance

TxDMV Recognizes Counties for Outstanding PerformanceInaugural Performance Quality Recognition Program Award Recipients Honored (AUSTIN, Texas – June 20, 2018) The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) honors the inaugural award recipients of the department’s new Performance Quality Recognition Program. The awards … Continue reading

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Completed: Unscheduled Maintenance: webSub and webDEALER/eTAG (06/13/2018 @ 08:30 PM Central Time)

Good evening, The maintenance impacting the webSub and webDEALER/eTAG systems was completed as of 8:30 PM Central Time this evening, 06/13/2018. If you experience issues after the maintenance window, please contact the Service Desk. If you would like to speak to … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Unscheduled Maintenance: webSUB and webDEALER/eTAG (06/13/2018 @ 8:00 PM Central Time)

Good afternoon, On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing maintenance that will impact the webSUB and webDEALER/eTAG systems. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 30 minutes beginning at … Continue reading

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Online Temporary Permits

Please review and distribute as appropriate. With the implementation of Registration and Title System (RTS) Release 9.1.0, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) introduced new security features for online temporary permits. These security features are intended to help prevent … Continue reading

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