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Relating to the extending registration of certain fleet vehicles.
Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB 2262, Committee Report 1st House; Substituted: an impact of $0 though the biennium ending August 31, 2023.
The bill would make no appropriation by could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of funds to implement the provisions of the bill.
HB 2262 would allow the TxDOT to develop and implement a system of registration to allow the owner of a government owned vehicle, public school bus, firefighting vehicle, county marine law enforcement, and U.S. Coast Guard auxiliary vehicle to register vehicles in the fleet for an extended registration period of one to eight years. Such a system would allow the owner of the fleet to select the number of years for registration and register the entire fleet in the county of the owner's principle place of business.
HB 2262 would subject a vehicle, semitrailer, or trailer in the exempt fleet to the same inspection requirements as vehicles without the extended registration periods.
HB 2262 would have the department adopt rules in regards for inspection that would include the suspension of an exempt fleet's registration and rules establishing a method to enforce inspection requirements for the exempt fleet vehicles.
Texas Action is neutral on HB 2262.