Sec. 502.432. VEHICLE TRANSPORTING SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. (a) The department shall provide for a monthly registration period for a truck-tractor or a commercial motor vehicle:
(1) that is used exclusively to transport a seasonal agricultural product;
(2) that would otherwise be registered for a vehicle registration year; and
(3) for which the owner can show proof of payment of the heavy vehicle use tax or exemption.
(b) The department shall prescribe a registration receipt that is valid until the expiration of the designated registration period.
(c) The registration fee for a registration under this section is computed at a rate of one-twelfth the annual registration fee under Section 502.253, 502.255, or 502.433, as applicable, multiplied by the number of months in the registration period specified in the application for the registration, which may not be less than one month or longer than six months.
(d) For purposes of this section, "to transport a seasonal agricultural product" includes any transportation activity necessary for the production, harvest, or delivery of an agricultural product that is produced seasonally.
Transferred, redesignated and amended from Transportation Code, Section 502.1586 by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1296 (H.B. 2357), Sec. 142, eff. January 1, 2012.