The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 17 of 2,086
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FORTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE-SECOND CALLED SESSION. 7
portion of the year in which it is acquired before it is operated
on the public highways; except that a new vehicle may be
operated temporarily by a dealer under a dealer's license number
or by its purchaser under a special dealer's cardboard number
as provided in Chapter 211, General and Special Laws of
the Regular Session of the Fortieth Legislature. The year for
the purpose of registration of motor vehicles shall be April 1st
to March 31st (both inclusive) of the next succeeding calendar
year, and may be referred to as the 'Motor Vehicle Registration
Year,' and current year where used in the statutes relating
to payment of registration fees shall mean that motor vehicle
registration year. Application for the renewal of registration
of a vehicle and for each chauffeur's license for any motor vehicle
registration year shall be made not later than April 1st
of such year."
SEC. 2. That Section 4, Chapter 88, General Laws of Second
Called Session, Forty-first Legislature, be amended so as hereafter
"Each application filed hereunder for registration or for
chauffeur's license during April shall be accompanied by the
full amount of the annual fee if the vehicle was operated on the
public highways or streets during any part of April of that
year, each application for re-registration filed during May or
any subsequent month of that motor vehicle registration year,
shall be accompanied by affidavit that such vehicle has not been
previously operated upon the highways of this State during any
portion of the current year and shall be accompanied by eleventwelfths,
ten-twelfths, nine-twelfths, eight-twelfths, seventwelfths,
six-twelfths, five-twelfths, four-twelfths, threetwelfths,
two-twelfths, or one-twelfth respectively of the annual
fee. This section shall be in force beginning with the Motor
Registration year 1934 and all succeeding years."
SEC. 3. Every motor vehicle registration or license fee paid
and chauffeur's license fee paid on or before January 31, 1934,
for the calendar year, shall be good and valid until and including
March 31, 1935, as if originally issued for such term, and
all 1934 license plates may lawfully be used for such term.
Every registration fee or license fee paid after January 31,
1934, and on or before April 1, 1934, shall be the full fee for
a year as provided by statute, but without penalty; and the license
issued upon such payment shall relate back to January
1, 1934, and be good to and including March 31, 1935.
All tax collectors and other officials who may have collected
or may hold penalties on registration or license fees paid after
January 31, 1934, are hereby authorized and instructed to refund
to the person paying said penalty the amount of said
penalty, providing that application must be made for and said
refund made by March 15, 1934. Each collector or other official
making such refund shall make with his reports now required
by law on the collection of registration and license fees
a detailed statement to become part of such report, showing the
following: Name of person paying penalty, date of payment,
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29], book, 1935; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17292/m1/17/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .