|(a) Issuance. The department or its designated agent
will issue a receipt and process the application for title on receipt
(1) a completed application for title;
(2) required accompanying documentation;
(3) the statutory fee for a title application, unless
(A) Transportation Code, §501.138; or
(B) Government Code, §437.217 and copies of official
military orders are presented as evidence of the applicant's active
duty status and deployment orders to a hostile fire zone; and
(4) any other applicable fees.
(b) Titles. The department will issue and mail or deliver
a title to the applicant or, in the event that there is a lien disclosed
in the application, to the first lienholder unless the title is an
electronic record of title.
(c) Receipt. The receipt issued at the time of application
for title may be used only as evidence of title and may not be used
to transfer any interest or ownership in a motor vehicle or to establish
a new lien.