DE SB66 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-9)
Status: Passed on April 19 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-19 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act exempts an individual from having to pay the revoked license or driving privileges reinstatement fee if the individual is eligible for and applies for reinstatement of the individuals license or driving privileges within 1 year of their release from Department of Correction Level V supervision. The purpose of this Act is to limit financial barriers that may impede an individual from successfully reintegrating into the community after that individual has served their time. The ability to legally drive is imperative for an individual to secure and maintain employment, access educational opportunities, and foster family and community connection that may lower recidivism. Additionally, if an individual was incarcerated, the individual likely could not renew their license or driving privileges before the license or privilege lapsed. This Act makes it easier for an individual reintegrating to restore their license or driving privileges.

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An Act To Amend Title 21 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Revoked License Or Driving Privileges Fees.


Roll Calls

2021-04-01 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-16 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-19 Signed by Governor
2021-04-01 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2021-03-26 Suspension of Rules in House
2021-03-23 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 4 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
2021-03-17 Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House
2021-03-16 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2021-03-10 Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 6 Favorable
2021-02-26 Introduced and Assigned to Transportation Committee in Senate

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