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Code of Virginia
Title 46.2. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 3. Licensure of Drivers
8/18/2019

§ 46.2-390.1. Required revocation for conviction of drug offenses or deferral of proceedings.

A. Except as otherwise ordered pursuant to § 18.2-259.1, the Commissioner shall forthwith revoke, and not thereafter reissue for six months from the later of (i) the date of conviction or deferral of proceedings under § 18.2-251, unless the deferral was for proceedings for possession of marijuana pursuant to § 18.2-250.1, or (ii) the next date of eligibility to be licensed, the driver's license, registration card, and license plates of any resident or nonresident on receiving notification of (a) his conviction, (b) his having been found guilty in the case of a juvenile, or (c) the deferral of further proceedings against him under § 18.2-251 for any violation of any provisions of Article 1 (§ 18.2-247 et seq.) of Chapter 7 of Title 18.2, unless the proceedings were for possession of marijuana pursuant to § 18.2-250.1, or of any state or federal law or valid county, city or town ordinance, or a law of any other state substantially similar to provisions of such Virginia laws. Such license revocation shall be in addition to and shall run consecutively with any other license suspension, revocation or forfeiture in effect against such person.

B. Any person whose license has been revoked pursuant to this section and § 18.2-259.1 shall be subject to the provisions of §§ 46.2-370 and 46.2-414 and shall be required to pay a reinstatement fee as provided in § 46.2-411 in order to have his license restored.

1992, cc. 58, 833; 1993, c. 920; 1997, c. 486; 2001, c. 790; 2017, cc. 695, 703.

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