Bill Text: TX HB2933 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to fees imposed on registration of a motor vehicle for which registration is applied for by a motor vehicle dealer; imposing a fee.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-05-08 - Committee report sent to Calendars [HB2933 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB2933-Comm_Sub.html
  87R22808 JRR-D
 
  By: Martinez H.B. No. 2933
 
  Substitute the following for H.B. No. 2933:
 
  By:  Ortega C.S.H.B. No. 2933
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to fees imposed on registration of a motor vehicle for
  which registration is applied for by a motor vehicle dealer;
  imposing a fee.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 502.198(a), Transportation Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided by Sections 502.058, 502.060,
  502.1911, 502.192, 502.356, [and] 502.357, and 502.360 and
  Subchapter H, this section applies to all fees collected by a county
  assessor-collector under this chapter.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter G, Chapter 502, Transportation Code,
  is amended by adding Section 502.360 to read as follows:
         Sec. 502.360.  ADDITIONAL FEE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE FOR WHICH
  REGISTRATION IS APPLIED FOR BY MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER. (a) In
  addition to the applicable registration fee charged under this
  chapter, an additional fee of $25 per registration year is imposed
  on the registration of a motor vehicle for which registration is
  applied for under Section 501.0234.
         (b)  Notwithstanding any other law, an additional fee
  authorized by a county under Subchapter H, including an additional
  fee authorized under Section 502.401, 502.402, or 502.403, may not
  be imposed on a motor vehicle described by Subsection (a).
         (c)  The fee imposed under this section shall be:
               (1)  collected for a motor vehicle when other fees
  imposed under this chapter are collected; and
               (2)  deposited to the credit of the county road and
  bridge fund of the county in which the owner of the motor vehicle
  described by Subsection (a) is domiciled, provided that if the
  county in which the owner of the motor vehicle described by
  Subsection (a) is domiciled imposes an additional fee under
  Subchapter H, an amount equal to the additional fee imposed under
  that subchapter shall be deposited, remitted, and used, as
  applicable, in accordance with the provisions of that subchapter
  authorizing the additional fee.
         (d)  This subsection applies only to a motor vehicle for
  which registration is applied for under Section 501.0234 in a
  county other than the county in which the owner is domiciled. Each
  Tuesday, a county assessor-collector shall send each fee imposed
  under this section to the county in which the owner of the motor
  vehicle described by this subsection is domiciled.
         (e)  This section does not apply to the renewal of
  registration of a motor vehicle described by Subsection (a). 
         (f)  The department may adopt rules to administer this
  section.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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