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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 15DRIVER LICENSE RULES
SUBCHAPTER JDRIVER RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM
RULE §15.163Military Deployment Deferral Program

The department is authorized to provide a Military Deployment Deferral program under the Driver Responsibility Program, Texas Transportation Code, §708.106 for all United States Armed Forces members on active duty deployment outside the continental United States. This program applies to Driving While License Invalid, No Insurance and No Driver License surcharges only.

  (1) To be eligible for the Military Deployment Deferral program, the individual will be required to download and complete an application on www.txsurchargeonline.com or request an application by telephone at 1-800-688-6882. Each applicant eligible for the Military Deployment Deferral program will be required to send a notarized application and a copy of their deployment orders.

  (2) Each of the applicant's surcharge accounts that are eligible for the Military Deployment Deferral program will be deferred while the applicant is deployed, but no longer than 36 months.

  (3) Once the department determines the applicant is eligible for the Military Deployment Deferral program, the department will rescind the suspension of driving privileges for the approved applicant, provided the applicant has no other restrictions on the driving record.

  (4) A notice will be sent to each applicant approved for the Military Deployment Deferral program. The notice will provide the last date of the deferral period.

  (5) Once the Military Deployment Deferral program has ended, the applicant will have thirty (30) days to pay the balance due in full or enter into an installment agreement to prevent suspension of driving privileges.


Source Note: The provisions of this §15.163 adopted to be effective July 18, 2012, 37 TexReg 5318

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