Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 524.023
Application of Suspension Under Other Laws


(a)

If a person is convicted of an offense under Section 106.041 (Driving or Operating Watercraft Under the Influence of Alcohol by Minor), Alcoholic Beverage Code, or Section 49.04 (Driving While Intoxicated), 49.045 (Driving While Intoxicated With Child Passenger), 49.06 (Boating While Intoxicated), 49.07 (Intoxication Assault), or 49.08 (Intoxication Manslaughter), Penal Code, and if any conduct on which that conviction is based is a ground for a drivers license suspension under this chapter and Section 106.041 (Driving or Operating Watercraft Under the Influence of Alcohol by Minor), Alcoholic Beverage Code, Subchapter O, Chapter 521 (Drivers Licenses and Certificates), or Subchapter H, Chapter 522 (Commercial Drivers Licenses), each of the suspensions shall be imposed.

(b)

The court imposing a drivers license suspension under Section 106.041 (Driving or Operating Watercraft Under the Influence of Alcohol by Minor), Alcoholic Beverage Code, or Chapter 521 or 522 as required by Subsection (a) shall credit a period of suspension imposed under this chapter toward the period of suspension required under Section 106.041 (Driving or Operating Watercraft Under the Influence of Alcohol by Minor), Alcoholic Beverage Code, or Subchapter O, Chapter 521 (Drivers Licenses and Certificates), or Subchapter H, Chapter 522 (Commercial Drivers Licenses), unless the person was convicted of an offense under Article 6701l-1, Revised Statutes, as that law existed before September 1, 1994, Section 19.05 (Criminally Negligent Homicide)(a)(2), Penal Code, as that law existed before September 1, 1994, Section 49.04 (Driving While Intoxicated), 49.045 (Driving While Intoxicated With Child Passenger), 49.06 (Boating While Intoxicated), 49.07 (Intoxication Assault), or 49.08 (Intoxication Manslaughter), Penal Code, or Section 106.041 (Driving or Operating Watercraft Under the Influence of Alcohol by Minor), Alcoholic Beverage Code, before the date of the conviction on which the suspension is based, in which event credit may not be given.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1013, Sec. 26, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1348 (S.B. 328), Sec. 15, eff. September 1, 2009.
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