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015-12 Disabled Parking Placards Not Subject to Registration Refusal Due to Scofflaw Notation

Registration and Title Bulletin - #015-12

Date: May 21, 2012

To:

All County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Subject:

Disabled Parking Placards Not Subject to Registration Refusal Due to Scofflaw Notation

PURPOSE

To remind you of scofflaw handling related to Disabled Parking Placards.

DETAILS

The Texas Transportation Code provides three statutes regarding refusal to register a vehicle due to scofflaw or non-payment of civil penalties.

Sec. 502.010 County Scofflaw.

Sec. 702.003 Refusal to Register Vehicle (City Scofflaw).

Sec. 707.017 Enforcement (Red Light Camera Violation).

COUNTY ACTION

Please distribute this reminder to your staff:

The provisions of the three "scofflaw" statutes described above apply only to the authority to refuse to register a motor vehicle and do not apply to the issuance of a Disabled Parking Placard or any other motor vehicle transaction.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.

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