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017-07 New State Form 97, The State of Texas Federal Property Agency Certificate of Release of a Motor Vehicle

Registration and Title Bulletin - #017-07

Date: June 12, 2007

To: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Subject: New State Form 97, The State of Texas Federal Property Agency Certificate of Release of a Motor Vehicle

Attachment

These documents contain text of correspondence sent by TxDOT to the county tax assessor-collectors, statutory agents who provide vehicle registration and titling services for citizens in Texas. This information is provided to apprise the general public of issues affecting the state's vehicle titling and registration process.

PURPOSE

To provide you information concerning the new State Form 97, The State of Texas Federal Property Agency Certificate of Release of a Motor Vehicle, used by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC).

DETAILS

TBPC processes vehicles donated through the Federal Surplus Property program, which requires the Form 97 to transfer ownership. To expedite the process, TBPC has implemented use of the new Form 97, which is printed in blue ink and includes a control number printed in red ink in the upper right hand corner.

COUNTY ACTION

Please be aware that these new forms, properly executed, are acceptable for transferring ownership of donated vehicles. A voided copy of the form is attached for your convenience.

CONTACT

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact your local Vehicle Titles and Registration Division Regional Office.

In some cases the Registration and Title Bulletins (RTB) contain attachments. If you require a copy of the original signed RTB and the attachments, please e-mail us and include the RTB number. Repeat requests are subject to charges in

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