Category Archives: Insurance Industry

RTB #016-17 Rebuilt Salvage Applications for Hail Damaged and Recovered Stolen 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 comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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RTB #014-17 Temporary Application Process for Vehicles Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachments If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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Weekly Hurricane Harvey Conference Call with the TxDMV

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As a result of the tremendous impact Hurricane Harvey is having on the insurance industry, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is evaluating options to facilitate the business needs of the industry. In an … Continue reading

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Webinars for Insurance Companies on RTB #006-17

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for insurance companies to discuss RTB #006-17 Reassignment of Title by Insurance Companies. The webinar schedule is listed below, and space is limited. Please reserve your virtual “seat” as soon as … Continue reading

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RTB #006-17 Reassignment of Title by Insurance Companies

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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Voluntary Salvage Applications for Stolen and Hail Damaged Vehicles

Please review and distribute as appropriate. During standard title examinations, the department has observed improper use of the Application for Salvage or Nonrepairable Vehicle Title (Form VTR-441) for stolen and hail damaged vehicles. Texas Transportation Code, Section 501.091(15), defines a … Continue reading

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Revised Title Related Forms Now Available

Please review and distribute as appropriate.The department previously made you aware that the Vehicle Titles and Registration Division launched an initiative to review, revise, and consolidate more than 60 internal and external… Continue reading

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RTB #005-16 Changes to Insurance and Salvage Industry Specific Forms and Processes

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Thank you,Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles
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Chapter 215, Proposed Amendments, Repeals, and New Section

Proposed TAC, Amendments, Repeals and New Section to Chapter 215
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Ad… Continue reading

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Chapter 217, Adopted Amendments, Repeal, and New Subchapter I Relating to Fees

Adopted TAC, Ch. 217, New Subchapter I, Fees, §§217.181-217.185; Amendments to §§217.23, 217.24, 217.29, 217.32, 217.52, 217.53, and 217.72; and Repeal of §217.31.
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Chapter 217, Subchapter H, Deputies, Adopted Amendment and New Sections

Adopted TAC, Ch. 217, Subchapter H, Deputies,
Amendment to §217.161, New §§217.162, 217.163, 217.164, 217.166-217.168, and the Withdrawal of §217.165
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Adopted Chapter 217 Amendments

 
Adopted TAC, Chapter 217 Amendments to §§217.2-217.5, 217.7, 217.26, 217.33, 217.40, 217.43, 217.45, 217.46, 217.54, 217.55, 217.88 and 217.123
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Adopted Chapter 217, New Subchapter J

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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 217, New Subchapter… Continue reading

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RTB #002-16 New Vehicle Identification Number Certification (Form VTR-270) and VIN Verification Requirements

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Thank you,Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles
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RTB #009-15 Concealed Handgun License (CHL) as an Acceptable Form of Identification

 

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We are providing you with Registration and Title Bulletin #009-15 Concealed Handgun License (CHL) as an Acceptable Form of Identification. 
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CHAPTER 219 AMENDMENTS – COMMENT D/L EXTENDED TO 10/26/15

Proposed Chapter 219
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the September 18, 2015, issue of the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrativ… Continue reading

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CHAPTER 219 AMENDMENTS – COMMENT D/L EXTENDED TO 10/26/15

Proposed Chapter 219
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the September 18, 2015, issue of the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrativ… Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Appointments

TO: TxDMV Customers and Stakeholders
FROM: Whitney Brewster, Executive Director
 
Yesterday, Governor Gregg Abbott announced three appointments to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board.
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Courtesy Copy – Ch. 217 Proposed Rule Review and Changes

Proposed Chapter 217
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed rule review and proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, … Continue reading

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*Corrected Notice* Adopted Rule Review and Amendments – Chapter 209

Adopted Chapter 209
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted rule review and adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapte… Continue reading

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*Corrected Notice* Adopted Rule Review and Amendments – Chapter 208

Adopted Chapter 208
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Adopted Rule Review and Amendments – Chapter 210

Adopted Chapter 210
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Adopted Rule Review and Repeal – Chapter 207; Adopted Amendment – 217.93

Adopted Chapters 207 and 217
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted rule review and adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affe… Continue reading

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Rule Adoption and Withdrawal Chapter 217

Adopted and Withdrawal Chapter 217
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect… Continue reading

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New Director of Vehicle Titles & Registration

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has selected Jeremiah Kuntz as the new director of the Vehicle Titles and Registration Division (VTR). Kuntz currently serves as the director of the Government and Strategic Commun… Continue reading

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