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News Release

January 25, 2018

DPS Implements House Bill 1729

Customers applying for or renewing a driver license (DL), identification card or commercial driver license can donate $1 or more. Donations can be made at DL offices or online.

All funds collected will go to the Sexual Assault Evidence Testing Grant program, administered by the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of the Governor.

Since the program began on Jan. 8, DPS has received more than 8,900 donations for a total of nearly $25,000.

For more information about House Bill 1729, visit:
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=85R&Bill=HB1729 or http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/85R/billtext/pdf/HB01729F.pdf#navpanes=0.

For more information on how to apply for or renew your DL or ID card, visit http://www.dps.texas.gov/DriverLicense/ApplyforLicense.htm. A sample application can be found at http://www.dps.texas.gov/internetforms/Forms/DL-14A.pdf.

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