Texas Laws: Transportation Code

Chapter 524  Administrative Suspension of Driver's License For Failure To Pass Test For Intoxication

Subchapter B  Suspension Determination and Notice

Texas Laws > Transportation Code > Chapter 524 > Section 524.015

Section 524.015.  Effect of Disposition of Criminal Charge On Driver's License Suspension

§ 524.015. EFFECT OF DISPOSITION OF CRIMINAL CHARGE ON DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), the disposition of a criminal charge does not affect a driver's license suspension under this chapter and does not bar any matter in issue in a driver's license suspension proceeding under this chapter. (b) A suspension may not be imposed under this chapter on a person who is acquitted of a criminal charge under Section 49.04, 49.07, or 49.08, Penal Code, or Section 106.041, Alcoholic Beverage Code, arising from the occurrence that was the basis for the suspension. If a suspension was imposed before the acquittal, the department shall rescind the suspension and shall remove any reference to the suspension from the person's computerized driving record. Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1013, § 24, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

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