The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 61 of 1,943
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FORTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE-FOURTH CALLED SESSION. 49
TEMPORARY REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES OF
VISITORS TO THIS STATE.
S. B. No. 95.] CHAPTER 28.
An Act providing for the temporary registration or visiting privileges in
this State of vehicles owned by citizens of another state or country and
duly registered under the laws of said state or country for the current
year; prescribing restrictions under which vehicles may be operated;
prescribing penalties for any violations hereof; repealing all
laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. The following words and phrases when used in
this Act shall for the purpose of this Act have the meanings
respectfully ascribed to them in this Section as follows:
"VEHICLE" Means every device in, or by which any person
or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public
highway, except devices moved only by human power or used
exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
"MOTOR VEHICLE" Means every vehicle as herein defined
which is self propelled.
"PASSENGER CAR" Means any motor vehicle other than
a motorcycle or a bus as defined in this Act designed or used
primarily for the transportation of persons.
"COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE' Means any motor vehicle
other than a motorcycle designed or used for the transportation
of property including every vehicle used for delivery
"TRAILER" Means every vehicle without motive power designed
or used for carrying property or passengers wholly on
its own structure and to be drawn by a motor vehicle.
"SEMI-TRAILER" Means every vehicle of the trailer type
so designed or used in conjunction with a motor vehicle that
some part of its own weight and that of its own load rests upon
or is carried by a motor vehicle.
"OWNER" Means any person who holds a legal title of a
motor vehicle or who has the legal right of possession thereof
or the legal right of control of said vehicle.
"OCCASIONAL TRIP" Means not to exceed two trips into
this State during any calendar month nor to exceed five days
on any one trip.
"NON-RESIDENT" Means every resident of a state or
country other than the State of Texas whose sojourn in this
State, or whose occupation, or place of abode, or business in
this State, if any, covers a total period of not more than ninety
days in the calendar year.
"DEPARTMENT" The State Highway Department of this
State, acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27], book, 1931; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16362/m1/61/: accessed June 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .