Law:Title 7. Vehicles And Traffic. Subtitle M. Department Of Motor Vehicles from Chapter 1003. Department Procedures (Texas)

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Subtitle M. Department Of Motor Vehicles

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Chapter 1003. Department Procedures

Section 1003.001.  Applicability Of Certain Laws.

Except as specifically provided by law, the department is subject to Chapters 2001 and 2002, Government Code.

Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 933, Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2009.



Section 1003.002.  Summary Procedures For Routine Matters.

(a) The board or the department by rule may:

(1)  create a summary procedure for routine matters; and

(2)  designate department activities that otherwise would be subject to Chapter 2001, Government Code, as routine matters to be handled under the summary procedure.

(b)  An activity may be designated as a routine matter only if the activity is:

(1)  voluminous;

(2)  repetitive;

(3)  believed to be noncontroversial; and

(4)  of limited interest to anyone other than persons immediately involved in or affected by the proposed department action.

(c)  The rules may establish procedures different from those contained in Chapter 2001, Government Code.  The procedures must require, for each party directly involved, notice of a proposed negative action not later than the fifth day before the date the action is proposed to be taken.

(d)  A rule adopted by the board under this section may provide for the delegation of authority to take action on a routine matter to a salaried employee of the department designated by the board.

Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 933, Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2009.



Section 1003.003.  Review Of Action On Routine Matter.

(a) A person directly or indirectly affected by an action of the board or the department on a routine matter taken under the summary procedure adopted under Section 1003.002 is entitled to a review of the action under Chapter 2001, Government Code.

(b)  The person must apply to the board not later than the 60th day after the date of the action to be entitled to the review.

(c)  The timely filing of the application for review immediately stays the action pending a hearing on the merits.

(d)  The board may adopt rules relating to an application for review under this section and consideration of the application.

Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 933, Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2009.



Section 1003.004.  Informal Disposition Of Certain Contested Cases.

The board or the department, as applicable, may, on written agreement or stipulation of each party and any intervenor, informally dispose of a contested case in accordance with Section 2001.056, Government Code, notwithstanding any provision of this code or other law that requires a hearing before the board or the department, as applicable.

Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 933, Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2009.


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