Petition for waiver of fee for driver's license reinstatement; procedure
Sec. 2. (a) A person who is indigent may file a petition for waiver of a fee for reinstatement of the person's driver's license in a criminal court of record in the person's county of residence.
(b) The clerk of the court shall forward a copy of the petition to the prosecuting attorney of the county and to the bureau. The prosecuting attorney may appear and be heard on the petition.
(c) The bureau is not a party in a proceeding under this chapter.
As added by P.L.153-2005, SEC.1.
Petition for waiver of driver's license reinstatement fee; findings made by court
Sec. 3. (a) Upon its own motion, or upon a petition filed by a person under section 2 of this chapter, a court may waive a fee for reinstatement of a driver's license described in section 1 of this
chapter if the court finds that:
(1) the person who owes the fee for reinstatement of the driver's license:
(A) is indigent; and
(B) has presented proof of future financial responsibility; and
(2) waiver of the fee for reinstatement of the driver's license is appropriate in light of the person's character and the nature and circumstances surrounding the person's license suspension.
(b) If a court waives a fee for reinstatement of a driver's license under this section, the court may impose other reasonable conditions on the person.
(c) If a court waives a fee for reinstatement of a driver's license under this section, the clerk shall forward a copy of the court's order to the bureau.
As added by P.L.153-2005, SEC.2.