Lawmakers across the country are taking bipartisan action to stop the counterproductive practice of suspending driver’s licenses because of unpaid debts.
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New York’s Driver’s License Suspension Reform Act Takes Full Effect Hundreds of Thousands of Low-Income New Yorkers Could Regain Freedom to Legally Drive Tuesday June 29, New York’s Driver’s License …
Idaho Supreme Court: It’s Unconstitutional to Issue Arrest Warrants for Unpaid Monetary Sanctions When Defendants Can’t Afford to Pay Precedent-Setting Decision Could End Widespread Practice of Arresting & Jailing People …
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June 8th, 2021, Nevada Governor Sisolak has signed two pieces of legislation that will end Nevada’s widespread practice of issuing a bench warrant and suspending an individual’s driver’s license when they can’t afford to pay fines and fees from a minor traffic ticket.
The Nevada legislature approved a bill that would end the widespread practice of suspending an individual’s driver’s license when they can’t afford to pay fines and fees from a minor traffic ticket.
The Nevada legislature approved a bill that would decriminalize minor traffic violations — making them civil infractions and ending the widespread practice of issuing warrants when an individual can’t afford to pay the fines and fees imposed.
This past year has forced many Nevada families to do more with less, all while facing job losses, school closures, and the health concerns of Covid-19. Though state officials enacted …