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(a) Except as provided by Subsection (c), the department may not issue a driver's license to a person who does not hold a driver's license and who:
(1) enters a plea of guilty to an offense or is convicted by a final order or a judgment that:
(A) requires the suspension or revocation of a driver's license;
(B) is imposed for operating a motor vehicle on a highway without a driver's license; or
(C) is imposed for operating an unregistered motor vehicle on a highway; or
(2) forfeits bail or collateral deposited to secure an appearance for trial for an offense described by Subdivision (1).
(b) Except as described by Subsection (c), a motor vehicle may not be registered in the name of a person described by Subsection (a).
(c) Notwithstanding Subsections (a) and (b), a driver's license may be issued or a motor vehicle may be registered if the person files and maintains evidence of financial responsibility with the department.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Transportation Code - TRANSP § 601.339. Evidence of Financial Responsibility Following Conviction, Plea, or Forfeiture - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/transportation-code/transp-sect-601-339/
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