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Texas Transportation Code 708.103 and 708.104

No Insurance and No Driver License Convictions


Senate Bill 1187:

Effective June 01, 2017, individuals convicted of No Insurance but who had insurance at the time of the offense can submit proof of insurance to DPS. The suspension and surcharge fee for the No Insurance offense will be waived. Any fees paid towards a No Insurance surcharge, prior to submission and processing will not be refunded. In some instances, fees paid after processing is complete may be refunded and or re-applied to other outstanding surcharge accounts.

House Bill 7:

This bill affects all No Insurance and No Driver License surcharges with offense dates on or after September 1, 2015. House Bill 7 allows individuals to reduce their No Insurance surcharge to $125 per year, if they obtain a motor vehicle liability insurance policy and prepay 6 months of insurance. The insurance policy must be obtained no later than 60 days from the date of offense. To receive reductions, individuals must provide evidence of both documents to the Department.

This bill also allows individuals to reduce their No Driver License surcharge to $50 per year, if they obtain a driver's license no later than 60 days from the date of offense. To receive reductions, individuals must submit a copy of the temporary permit to the Department of Public Safety's Enforcement and Compliance Service. Valid driver license also includes an Occupational, Commercial, and Interlock/Restricted.


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