(C) Personalized plates not approved. A personalized license plate number will not be approved by the executive director if the alpha-numeric pattern:
(i) conflicts with the department's current or proposed regular license plate numbering system;
(ii) would violate §217.22(c)(4) of this subchapter as determined by the executive director; or
(iii) is currently issued to another owner.
Texas Administrative Code 217.22
(B) The executive director finds that the alpha-numeric pattern may be considered objectionable or misleading, including that the pattern may be viewed as, directly or indirectly:
(i) indecent (defined as including a reference to a sex act, an excretory function or material, or sexual body parts);
(ii) a vulgarity (defined as curse words);
(iii) derogatory (defined as an expression of hate directed toward people or groups that is demeaning to people or groups, or associated with an organization that advocates such expressions);
(iv) a reference to illegal activities or substances, or implied threats of harm; or
(v) a misrepresentation of law enforcement or other governmental entities and their titles.
(C) The alpha-numeric pattern is currently issued to another owner.
Texas Transportation Codes:
504.002 General Provisions
504.005 Design and Alphanumeric Characters
504.0051 Personalized License Plates
504.101 Personalized License Plates
504.102 Personalization of Specialty License Plate