Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 522.105
Disqualification of Driver


(a)

On receipt of a report under Section 522.104 (Submission of Report to Department), the department shall disqualify the person from driving a commercial motor vehicle under Section 522.081 (Disqualification) beginning on the 45th day after the date the report is received unless a hearing is granted.

(b)

Except as provided by Subsection (c), the procedure for notice and disqualification under this section is that specified by Subchapters C and D, Chapter 724 (Implied Consent), or Chapter 524 (Administrative Suspension of Driver’s License for Failure to Pass Test for Intoxication).

(c)

The department shall disqualify the person from driving a commercial motor vehicle for the period authorized by this chapter if, in a hearing held under this section, the court finds that:

(1)

probable cause existed that the person was driving a commercial motor vehicle while having alcohol, a controlled substance, or a drug in the person’s system;

(2)

the person was offered an opportunity to give a specimen under this chapter; and

(3)

the person submitted a specimen that disclosed an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or more or refused to submit a specimen.

(d)

An appeal of a disqualification under this section is subject to Sections 524.041-524.044.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 752 (H.B. 1888), Sec. 36, eff. January 1, 2016.
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