AN ACT TO ENACT THE "EMPOWERING REENTRY THROUGH LICENSING ACT" WHICH PROVIDES FOR A SIX-MONTH PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN RELEASED FROM INCARCERATION; TO DEFINE TERMS; TO AUTHORIZE PROVISIONAL LICENSES; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND CERTAIN DISQUALIFICATIONS FOR ELIGIBILITY; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ADMINISTER THE ACT; TO DIRECT THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO IDENTIFY ELIGIBLE PERSONS TO APPLY FOR A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 47-5-157 AND 47-7-33.1, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CONFORM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Statutes affected:
As Introduced: 47-5-157, 47-7-33.1