TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

TITLE 3. OIL AND GAS

SUBTITLE A. ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 116. COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS

SUBCHAPTER D. MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATION



§ 116.071. REGISTRATION RULES.
     The commission shall adopt rules relating to the registration of motor vehicles that are equipped with a CNG or LNG cargo tank and motor vehicles used principally to transport compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas in portable cylinders or containers.

Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 487, ch. 99, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1983. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 227, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

§ 116.072. REGISTRATION.
     (a) Each motor vehicle that is equipped with a CNG or LNG cargo tank and each motor vehicle used principally to transport CNG or LNG in portable cylinders or containers must be registered with the commission as provided by commission rules.
     (b) The commission may not impose a fee for registration under this section on a motor vehicle owned by a county.
     (c) The commission by rule shall establish a reasonable, nonrefundable annual registration and transfer fee for each CNG or LNG cargo trailer, semitrailer, bobtail, and cylinder-delivery unit registered or transferred as follows:
          (1) the annual registration fee established by the commission shall not be less than $100 nor more than $500; and
          (2) the annual transfer fee established by the commission shall not be less than $25 nor more than $100.

Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 487, ch. 99, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1983. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 375, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 227, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993;

Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 66, § 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

§ 116.073. SAFETY RULES.
     The commission shall adopt safety rules relating to the transportation of compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas in this state.

Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 487, ch. 99, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1983. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 227, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

§ 116.074. COOPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
     The Department of Public Safety shall cooperate with the
      commission in administering and enforcing this chapter and rules of the commission relating to regulation of motor vehicles required to be registered under this subchapter.

Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 487, ch. 99, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1983. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 227, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

§ 116.075. APPLICATION OF OTHER LAWS.
     This chapter and the rules adopted under this chapter do not modify, amend, or repeal any laws of this state relating to the regulation of motor carriers. Renumbered from § 116.076 by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 227, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.