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(a) A pauper's affidavit may be filed in lieu of paying the driver's license reinstatement or restoration fee otherwise required by this chapter. An individual filing a pauper's affidavit shall under oath affirm his or her poverty and his or her resulting inability to pay the driver's license reinstatement or restoration fee otherwise required by this chapter. The form of the affidavit shall be prescribed by the commissioner and shall indicate on its face that such individual has neither the income nor the assets to pay the fee otherwise required. The following warning shall be printed on the affidavit form prepared by the commissioner, to wit: “WARNING: Any person knowingly making any false statement on this affidavit commits the offense of false swearing and shall be guilty of a felony.”
(b) Upon the submission of a pauper's affidavit, the driver's license reinstatement or restoration fee shall be 50 percent of the fee required by law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Georgia Code Title 40. Motor Vehicles and Traffic § 40-5-9 - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ga/title-40-motor-vehicles-and-traffic/ga-code-sect-40-5-9/
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