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RULE §57.48Motor Vehicle Years of Insurance Calculations

(a) Each insurer, in calculating the fees established by Transportation Code, §1006.153, shall comply with the following guidelines:

  (1) The single statutory fee of $4 is payable on each motor vehicle for which the insurer provides insurance coverage during the calendar year regardless of the number of policy renewals; and

  (2) When more than one insurer provides coverage for a motor vehicle during the calendar year, each insurer shall pay the statutory fee for that vehicle.

  (3) "Motor vehicle insurance" as referred to in Transportation Code, Chapter 1006, means motor vehicle or automobile insurance as defined by the Insurance Code, Article 5.01(e). This definition shall be used when calculating the fees under this section.

  (4) All motor vehicle or automobile insurance policies as defined by Insurance Code, Article 5.01(e), covering a motor vehicle shall be assessed the $4 fee except mechanical breakdown policies, garage liability policies, nonresident policies and policies providing only non-ownership or hired auto coverages.

(b) The Insurance Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority Fee Report form and Instructions for the Computation of the Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority Fee of the Comptroller of Public Accounts are adopted by reference. The form and instructions are available from the Comptroller of Public Accounts, Tax Administration, P.O. Box 149356, Austin, Texas 78714-9356. Each insurer shall use this form and follow these instructions when reporting assessment information to the Comptroller.

Source Note: The provisions of this §57.48 adopted to be effective July 3, 1997, 22 TexReg 6052; amended to be effective March 11, 1998, 23 TexReg 2399; amended to be effective November 12, 1998, 23 TexReg 11411; amended to be effective July 11, 2007, 32 TexReg 4235; amended to be effective December 10, 2007, 32 TexReg 9132; amended to be effective February 12, 2012, 37 TexReg 501; amended to be effective March 20, 2016, 41 TexReg 1977; amended to be effective March 1, 2020, 45 TexReg 1443

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