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Transportation Code 521.372 on 5/27/2015

	
					

Text of section effective until the 91st day after the date the conditions described by Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Chapter 543 (S.B. 181), Sec. 3.03(b), are fulfilled.

Sec. 521.372.  AUTOMATIC SUSPENSION; LICENSE DENIAL. (a) A person's driver's license is automatically suspended on final conviction of:

(1)  an offense under the Controlled Substances Act;

(2)  a drug offense; or

(3)  a felony under Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, that is not a drug offense.

(b)  The department may not issue a driver's license to a person convicted of an offense specified in Subsection (a) who, on the date of the conviction, did not hold a driver's license.

(c)  Except as provided by Section 521.374(b), the period of suspension under this section is the 180 days after the date of a final conviction, and the period of license denial is the 180 days after the date the person applies to the department for reinstatement or issuance of a driver's license.

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Amended by:

Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 543 (S.B. 181), Sec. 1.03.

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