Tex. Transp. Code Section 522.0295
Voluntary Contributions


(a)

When a person applies for an original, renewal, corrected, or duplicate commercial driver’s license under this chapter, the person may contribute $1 or more to the following:

(1)

the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry fund created under Section 692A.020 (Glenda Dawson Donate Life-texas Registry; Education Program), Health and Safety Code, to be used for the purposes of the nonprofit organization administering the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry under Chapter 692A (Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act), Health and Safety Code;

(2)

the fund for veterans’ assistance established under Section 434.017 (Fund for Veterans’ Assistance), Government Code;

(3)

the evidence testing account established under Section 772.00716 (Evidence Testing Account), Government Code, to be used for the purposes of the evidence testing grant program established under Section 772.00715 (Evidence Testing Grant Program), Government Code;

(4)

the Blindness Education, Screening, and Treatment Program established under Section 91.027 (Blindness Education, Screening, and Treatment Program), Human Resources Code; or

(5)

the identification fee exemption account established under Section 521.4265 (Identification Fee Exemption Account).

(b)

The department shall:

(1)

include space on the first page of each application for an original, renewal, corrected, or duplicate commercial driver’s license that allows a person applying for an original, renewal, corrected, or duplicate commercial driver’s license to indicate the amount that the person is voluntarily contributing to the designated fund, account, or program, as applicable; and

(2)

provide an opportunity for the person to contribute to the designated fund, account, or program, as applicable, during the application process for an original, renewal, corrected, or duplicate commercial driver’s license on the department’s Internet website.

(c)

The department shall remit any contribution made under this section to the comptroller for deposit to the credit of the designated fund, account, or program, as applicable, not later than the 14th day of each month. Before sending the money to the comptroller, the department may deduct money equal to the amount of reasonable expenses for administering this section, not to exceed five percent of the money collected under this section.

(d)

The organization described by Subsection (a)(1) shall submit an annual report to the director of the department that includes the total dollar amount of contributions received by the organization under this section.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 265 (H.B. 1729), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2017.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 737 (H.B. 653), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 614 (H.B. 3798), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 522.0295 — Voluntary Contributions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/TN/htm/TN.­522.­htm#522.­0295 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

522.001
Short Title
522.002
Construction
522.003
Definitions
522.004
Applicability
522.005
Rulemaking Authority
522.006
Contracting Authority
522.007
Exemption for Neighboring States
522.011
License or Permit Required
522.012
Restricted License
522.013
Non-domiciled License or Permit
522.014
Permit
522.015
License or Permit Issued by Other Jurisdiction
522.021
Application
522.022
License Requirements
522.023
Tests
522.024
Additional Testing
522.025
Limitations on Issuance of License or Permit
522.026
Limitation on Number of Driver’s Licenses
522.027
Minimum Age
522.028
Check of Driving Record
522.029
Fees
522.030
Content of License
522.031
Notification of License Issuance
522.032
Change of Name or Address of License or Permit Holder
522.033
Commercial Driver’s License Issued to Certain Sex Offenders
522.034
Application for Authorization to Operate Motorcycle
522.035
Recognition and Prevention of Human Trafficking
522.041
Classifications
522.042
Endorsements
522.043
Restrictions
522.051
Expiration of License or Permit
522.052
Renewal of License
522.053
License Renewal Procedures
522.055
Clearance Notice to Department
522.061
Notification of Conviction to Department or Employer
522.062
Notification of Conviction to Licensing Authority in Other State
522.063
Notification of Disqualification
522.064
Notification of Previous Employment and Offenses
522.071
Driving While Disqualified Prohibited
522.072
Employer Responsibilities
522.081
Disqualification
522.082
Reinstatement Following Disqualification for Life
522.083
Update of Records
522.084
Notification to Other Jurisdiction
522.085
Probation of Disqualification Prohibited
522.086
Issuance of Essential Need or Occupational Driver’s License Prohibited
522.087
Procedures Applicable to Disqualification
522.088
Applicability of Other Law
522.089
Effect of Suspension, Revocation, Cancellation, or Denial of License or Permit Under Other Law
522.090
Additional Penalty
522.091
Recognition of Action Taken by Other State
522.092
Suspension, Revocation, Cancellation, or Denial of Driver’s License Under Other Laws
522.093
Self-certification of Medical Status
522.101
Driving While Having Alcohol in System Prohibited
522.102
Implied Consent to Taking of Specimen
522.103
Warning by Peace Officer
522.104
Submission of Report to Department
522.105
Disqualification of Driver
522.106
Affidavit by Certified Breath Test Technical Supervisor
522.151
Definition
522.153
Statement of Gift
522.154
Revocation of Statement of Gift
522.0225
Verification of Domicile
522.0226
Post Office Box Not Valid as Address
522.0235
Alternative Visual Standards for Intrastate Driver
522.0295
Voluntary Contributions
522.0296
Voluntary Contribution for Trafficked Persons Program Account
522.0425
Hazardous Materials Endorsement
522.0541
Denial of Renewal of Commercial Driver License or Learner Permit

Accessed:
Nov. 25, 2023

§ 522.0295’s source at texas​.gov