William R. Laird Second Chance Driver's License Act


Enacted by the WV Legislature on March 12, 2016, and approved by Governor Tomblin on March 29th, Senate Bill 634 establishes the William R. Laird Second Chance Driver’s License Act, a program that allows for the reinstatement of an individual’s driver’s license that has been suspended or revoked due to unpaid court costs. Participating individuals that remain current in the repayment of unpaid court costs as required by the program are eligible for a temporary stay of their driver’s license. The statute became effective on June 10, 2016.


Senate Bill 634

Program Overview


 *Applications may be submitted via US mail, e-mail, or fax only.

WV Division of Justice and Community Services
1124 Smith Street, Ste. 3100
Charleston, WV 25301-1323

Primary Contact:

John Stigall
Criminal Justice Specialist II
WV Division of Justice and Community Services
1124 Smith Street, Suite 3100
Phone: (304) 558-8814, ext. 53327
Fax: (304) 558-0391
Secondary Contact: