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TITLE 43TRANSPORTATION
PART 10TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
CHAPTER 221SALVAGE VEHICLE DEALERS, SALVAGE POOL OPERATORS AND SALVAGE VEHICLE REBUILDERS
SUBCHAPTER CLICENSED OPERATIONS
RULE §221.53Casual Sales

(a) A license holder may not make more than five (5) casual sales of salvage motor vehicles or non-repairable motor vehicles during a calendar year to the same person.

(b) A license holder must maintain records of each casual sale made during the previous 36 months, as provided by §221.72 of this title (relating to Record Retention). Such records must contain the following information regarding each casual sale:

  (1) the complete name, address and phone number of the purchaser;

  (2) a copy of one of the following current photo identification documents for the purchaser:

    (A) driver's license, Department of Public Safety identification, or state identification certificate issued by a state or territory of the United States;

    (B) concealed handgun license or license to carry a handgun issued by the Department of Public Safety under Government Code, Chapter 411, Subchapter H;

    (C) United States or foreign passport;

    (D) United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or United States Department of State Identification document;

    (E) United States military identification card; or

    (F) North Atlantic Treaty Organization identification or identification issued under a Status of Forces Agreement; and

  (3) the year, make, model, color and vehicle identification number for the salvage motor vehicle or non-repairable motor vehicle.

(c) A person who purchases a salvage motor vehicle or a non-repairable motor vehicle through a casual sale may not sell that salvage motor vehicle or non-repairable motor vehicle until the salvage vehicle title, salvage record or title, non-repairable vehicle title or non-repairable record of title, as applicable, is in the person's name.


Source Note: The provisions of this §221.53 adopted to be effective December 9, 2015, 40 TexReg 8802; amended to be effective July 2, 2017, 42 TexReg 3281

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