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TITLE 43TRANSPORTATION
PART 10TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
CHAPTER 221SALVAGE VEHICLE DEALERS, SALVAGE POOL OPERATORS AND SALVAGE VEHICLE REBUILDERS
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §221.2Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Board--The Board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

  (2) Casual sale--A sale as defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (3) Component part--As defined by Occupations Code, §2302.251.

  (4) Corporation--A business entity, including a corporation, or limited liability company, but not a sole proprietorship or general partnership, which has filed a certificate of formation or registration with the Texas Secretary of State.

  (5) Department--The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

  (6) Final order authority--The person with authority under Occupations Code, Chapter 2302, or board rules to issue a final order.

  (7) License holder--A person that holds a salvage vehicle dealer license issued by the department endorsed in one or more of the classifications listed in Occupations Code, §2302.103.

  (8) Major component part--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (9) Metal recycler--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (10) Minor component part--As defined by Occupations Code, §2302.251.

  (11) New automobile dealer endorsement--An endorsement on the salvage vehicle dealer license issued by the department that allows the license holder to buy and sell salvage motor vehicles and non-repairable motor vehicles that have not been the subject of a retail sale.

  (12) Non-repairable motor vehicle--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (13) Non-repairable record of title--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (14) Non-repairable vehicle title--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (15) Out-of-state buyer--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (16) Out-of-state ownership document--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (17) Person--A natural person, partnership, corporation, trust, association, estate, or any other legal entity.

  (18) Public highway--As defined by Transportation Code, §502.001.

  (19) Retail sale--As defined by Occupations Code, §2301.002.

  (20) Salvage motor vehicle--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (21) Salvage pool operator endorsement--An endorsement on the salvage dealer license that allows a person to engage in the business of selling non-repairable motor vehicles or salvage motor vehicles at auction, including wholesale auction, or otherwise.

  (22) Salvage record of title--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (23) Salvage vehicle agent--As defined by Occupations Code, §2302.001.

  (24) Salvage vehicle broker endorsement--An endorsement on the salvage vehicle dealer license issued by the department to a license holder, other than a salvage vehicle dealer holding a used automobile dealer endorsement, new automobile dealer endorsement, salvage vehicle rebuilder endorsement, or a salvage pool operator endorsement, that allows the license holder to:

    (A) offer to sell or buy, or negotiate to sell or buy, salvage motor vehicles or non-repairable motor vehicles owned by a license holder and to be purchased or sold by another license holder; or

    (B) act as the agent or representative of a license holder in performing an act described by subparagraph (A) of this paragraph.

  (25) Salvage vehicle dealer--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (26) Salvage vehicle rebuilder--Defined as "rebuilder," in Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (27) Salvage vehicle rebuilder endorsement--An endorsement on the salvage dealer license issued by the department that allows the license holder to acquire and repair, rebuild, or reconstruct for operation on a public highway more than five salvage motor vehicles in a calendar year.

  (28) Salvage vehicle title--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.

  (29) Used automobile dealer endorsement--An endorsement on the salvage vehicle dealer license issued by the department that allows the license holder to buy or sell salvage motor vehicles and non-repairable motor vehicles that have been the subject of a retail sale.

  (30) Used part--As defined by Transportation Code, §501.091.


Source Note: The provisions of this §221.2 adopted to be effective December 9, 2015, 40 TexReg 8802

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