Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 522.033
Commercial Driver’s License Issued to Certain Sex Offenders


(a)

The department may issue an original or renewal commercial driver’s license or commercial learner’s permit 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 is otherwise eligible for the commercial driver’s license or commercial learner’s permit and:

(1)

applies in person for the issuance of a license or permit under this section; and

(2)

pays a fee of:

(A)

$20 for a commercial driver’s license; or

(B)

$24 for a commercial learner’s permit.

(b)

Notwithstanding Sections 522.013 (Non-domiciled License or Permit) and 522.051 (Expiration of License or Permit), a commercial driver’s license issued under this section, including a renewal, duplicate, or corrected license, expires on the first birthday of the license holder occurring after the date of application, except that:

(1)

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

(2)

a license 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 fifth anniversary of the date on which the license was issued.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 546, Sec. 10, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 4 (S.B. 1), Sec. 72.14, eff. September 28, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 752 (H.B. 1888), Sec. 18, eff. January 1, 2016.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 34 (S.B. 1576), Sec. 39, eff. September 1, 2017.
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