Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 521.373
Reinstatement Requirements


(a)

The department may not reinstate a drivers license suspended under Section 521.372 (Automatic Suspension; License Denial) unless the person whose license was suspended applies to the department for reinstatement.

(b)

The department may not reinstate the drivers license of a person convicted of an offense specified by Section 521.372 (Automatic Suspension; License Denial)(a) if the drivers license was under suspension on the date of the conviction.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Sec. 521.374. EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM OR EQUIVALENT EDUCATION.

(a)

A person whose license is suspended under Section 521.372 (Automatic Suspension; License Denial) may:

(1)

attend an educational program, approved by the Department of State Health Services under rules adopted by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission and the department, that is designed to educate persons on the dangers of drug abuse; or

(2)

successfully complete education on the dangers of drug abuse approved by the Department of State Health Services as equivalent to the educational program described by Subdivision (1), while the person is a resident of a facility for the treatment of drug abuse or chemical dependency, including:

(A)

a substance abuse treatment facility or substance abuse felony punishment facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice under Section 493.009 (Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities), Government Code;

(B)

a community corrections facility, as defined by Section 509.001 (Definitions), Government Code; or

(C)

a chemical dependency treatment facility licensed under Chapter 464 (Facilities Treating Persons With a Chemical Dependency), Health and Safety Code.

(a)

A person whose license is suspended under Section 521.372 (Automatic Suspension; License Denial) may attend an educational program, approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation under rules adopted by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation and the department, that is designed to educate persons on the dangers of drug abuse.

(b)

The period of suspension or prohibition under Section 521.372 (Automatic Suspension; License Denial)(c) continues for an indefinite period until the individual successfully completes the educational program or is released from the residential treatment facility at which the individual successfully completed equivalent education, as applicable.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 838 (S.B. 202), Sec. 1.294, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 851 (S.B. 1070), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1004 (H.B. 642), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2015.
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