TITLE 34. PUBLIC FINANCE

PART 1. COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

CHAPTER 1. CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION

SUBCHAPTER A. PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES

DIVISION 3. SUPPORT SERVICES

34 TAC §1.73

The Comptroller of Public Accounts adopts new §1.73, concerning exemption from vehicle inscription requirement, without changes to the proposed text as published in the October 7, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 8059). The new section will be under Chapter 1, Central Administration, Subchapter A, Practice and Procedures, Division 3, Support Services.

New §1.73 exempts certain motor vehicles that are under the control and custody of the comptroller's office from the inscription requirements of Transportation Code, §721.002. The purpose of this rule is to facilitate secure transportation and civil and criminal investigations or enforcement.

No comments were received regarding adoption of this section.

The new section is adopted under Transportation Code, §721.003, which authorizes the comptroller to adopt a rule to exempt a motor vehicle that is under the comptroller's custody and control.

The new section implements Transportation Code, §721.003.

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the adoption and found it to be a valid exercise of the agency's legal authority.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on November 21, 2016

TRD-201606038

Lita Gonzalez

General Counsel

Comptroller of Public Accounts

Effective date: December 11, 2016

Proposal publication date: October 7, 2016

For further information, please call: (512) 475-0387