Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 521.372
Automatic Suspension; License Denial


A person’s driver’s license is automatically suspended on final conviction of:


an offense under the Controlled Substances Act;


a drug offense; or


a felony under Chapter 481 (Texas Controlled Substances Act), Health and Safety Code, that is not a drug offense.


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.


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.
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