Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 543.202
Form of Record


(a)

In this section, “race or ethnicity” means the following categories:

(1)

Alaska native or American Indian;

(2)

Asian or Pacific Islander;

(3)

black;

(4)

white; and

(5)

Hispanic or Latino.

(b)

The record must be made on a form or by a data processing method acceptable to the department and must include:

(1)

the name, address, physical description, including race or ethnicity, date of birth, and driver’s license number of the person charged;

(2)

the registration number of the vehicle involved;

(3)

whether the vehicle was a commercial motor vehicle as defined by Chapter 522 (Commercial Driver’s Licenses) or was involved in transporting hazardous materials;

(4)

the person’s social security number, if the person was operating a commercial motor vehicle or was the holder of a commercial driver’s license or commercial learner’s permit;

(5)

the date and nature of the offense, including whether the offense was a serious traffic violation as defined by Chapter 522 (Commercial Driver’s Licenses);

(6)

whether a search of the vehicle was conducted and whether consent for the search was obtained;

(7)

the plea, the judgment, whether the individual was adjudicated under Article 45.0511 (Driving Safety Course or Motorcycle Operator Course Dismissal Procedures), Code of Criminal Procedure, and whether bail was forfeited;

(8)

the date of conviction; and

(9)

the amount of the fine or forfeiture.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 947, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1325, Sec. 8.04, eff. June. 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 752 (H.B. 1888), Sec. 39, eff. January 1, 2016.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 173 (H.B. 3051), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2017.
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