Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 521.103
Expiration and Renewal Requirements for Certain Sex Offenders


The department may issue an original or renewal personal identification certificate to a person whose driver’s license or personal identification certificate record indicates that the person is subject to the registration requirements of Chapter 62 (Sex Offender Registration Program), Code of Criminal Procedure, only if the person:


applies in person for the issuance of a certificate under this section; and


pays a fee of $20.


A personal identification certificate issued under this section, including a renewal, duplicate, or corrected certificate, expires on the first birthday of the certificate holder occurring after the date of application, except that:


the initial certificate issued under this section expires on the second birthday of the certificate holder occurring after the date of application, subject to Subdivision (2); and


a certificate issued under this section to a person described by Article 62.2021 (Requirements Relating to Driver’s License or Personal Identification Certificate: Individuals Residing at Civil Commitment Center), Code of Criminal Procedure, expires on the sixth anniversary of the date on which the certificate was issued.


Sections 521.101 (Personal Identification Certificate)(f-2), (f-3), and (f-4) apply to a personal identification certificate for which application is made under this section.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1401, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 2000.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1008 (H.B. 867), Sec. 2.13, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 4 (S.B. 1), Sec. 72.04, eff. September 28, 2011.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 34 (S.B. 1576), Sec. 35, eff. September 1, 2017.

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