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Vehicle Code - VEH


  ( Heading of Division 6 amended by Stats. 1961, Ch. 1615. )

CHAPTER 1. Issuance of Licenses, Expiration, and Renewal [12500 - 13020]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

ARTICLE 3. Issuance and Renewal of Licenses [12800 - 12819]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )


(a) Upon receipt of a request for reexamination and presentation of a legible copy of a notice of reexamination by a person issued the notice pursuant to Section 21061, the department shall reexamine the person’s qualifications to operate a motor vehicle pursuant to Section 13801, notwithstanding the notice requirement of Section 13801.

(b) Based on the department’s reexamination of the person’s qualifications pursuant to subdivision (a), the department shall determine if either of the following actions should be taken:

(1) Suspend or revoke the driving privilege of that person if the department finds that any of the grounds exist which authorize the refusal to issue a license.

(2) Restrict, make subject to terms and conditions of probation, suspend, or revoke the driving privilege of that person based upon the records of the department as provided in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 13800).

(c) As an alternative to subdivision (a), the department may suspend or revoke the person’s driving privilege as provided under Article 2 (commencing with Section 13950) of Chapter 3.

(d) Upon request, the department shall notify the law enforcement agency which employs the traffic officer who issued the notice of reexamination of the results of the reexamination.

(e) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2011.

(Repealed (in Sec. 13) and added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 985, Sec. 14. Effective January 1, 2001. Section operative January 1, 2011, by its own provisions.)