Michigan Compiled Laws, Chapter 257. Motor Vehicles § 257.320e

<Section effective Oct. 1, 2021.  See, also, section 257.320e effective until Oct. 1, 2021.>

Sec. 320e.  (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) or (3), an individual whose operator's or chauffeur's license is suspended, revoked, or restricted under section 303, 319, 320, 324, 625, 625b, 625f, 732a, or 904   1 shall pay a license reinstatement fee of $125.00 to the secretary of state before a license is issued or returned to the individual.  The increase in the reinstatement fee from $60.00 to $125.00 must be imposed for a license that is issued or returned on or after October 1, 1991 regardless of when the license was suspended, revoked, or restricted.  Of the increase in the reinstatement fee from $60.00 to $125.00, $25.00 must be allocated to the department of state, $10.00 must be deposited by the department of treasury in the drunk driving prevention equipment and training fund created under section 625h(1),  2 and $30.00 must be deposited by the department of treasury in the drunk driving caseflow assistance fund created under section 625h(5).  The fee must be waived if the license was suspended or restricted because of the individual's mental or physical infirmity or disability.

(2) An individual whose operator's or chauffeur's license is suspended, revoked, or restricted under section 319(7)   3 shall pay a license reinstatement fee of $125.00 to the secretary of state before a license is issued or returned to the individual.  The fee must be waived if the license was suspended or restricted because of the individual's mental or physical infirmity or disability.

(3)Except as provided in subsection (4), an individual whose operator's or chauffeur's license is suspended as provided in section 321c   4 shall pay a license reinstatement fee of $85.00 to the secretary of state before a license is issued or returned to the person.  The fee shall be deposited in the state general fund and shall be used to defray the expenses of the secretary of state in processing the suspension and reinstatement of driver licenses under this section.

(4) Beginning on the effective date of the 2020 amendatory act that added this subsection, the secretary of state shall waive the reinstatement fee for an individual whose operator's or chauffeur's license was suspended, revoked, or restricted for reasons that are no longer eligible for the suspension, revocation, or restriction of an operator's or chauffeur's license under this act.  The secretary of state shall immediately reinstate an operator's or chauffeur's license that was suspended, revoked, or restricted for reasons that are no longer eligible under this act.

(5) The secretary of state shall assess points and take licensing action, including suspending, revoking, or denying a license under this act, according to the law in effect at the time of the conspiracy to commit the offense or at the time the offense was committed or attempted or the civil infraction occurred.  If 1 or more of the convictions involved in a licensing sanction is a violation or attempted violation of this act committed or attempted after January 1, 1992, the secretary of state shall apply the law in effect after January 1, 1992.

(6) Judicial review of an administrative licensing sanction under section 303   5must be governed by the law in effect at the time the offense was committed or attempted.  If 1 or more of the convictions involved in an administrative licensing sanction is a violation or attempted violation of this act committed or attempted after January 1, 1992, judicial review of that sanction must be governed by the law in effect after January 1, 1992.

1 M.C.L.A. § 257.303, 257.319, 257.320, 257.324, 257.625, 257.625b, 257.625f, 257.732a, or 257.904.
2 M.C.L.A. § 257.625h.
3 M.C.L.A. § 257.319.
4 M.C.L.A. § 257.321c.
5 M.C.L.A. § 257.303.

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