New Mexico SB 47: Driver’s License Suspension Penalties

The New Mexico legislature passed a bill eliminating suspensions for failure to pay and failure to appear. The bill also requires the automatic reinstatement of licenses suspended solely for failure to pay or failure to appear without the payment of a reinstatement fee.

Read the full text of the bill here.

Read the press release and learn more about FFJC’s efforts to end debt-based driver’s license suspensions in New Mexico here.

Senator Peter Wirth, Rep. Christina Chandler, Senator. Crystal Diamond
SB 47
Driver's License Suspension Penalties