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
*Applications may be submitted via US mail, e-mail, or fax only.
WV Division of Justice and Community Services1124 Smith Street, Ste. 3100Charleston, WV 25301-1323
Due to the popularity of this program, applications may take up to 8 (eight) months to process through the WV Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).