Maine Revised Statutes

§2554. Relief from habitual offender status

1. Petition for relief.  After 3 years from the date of revocation, a person may petition for relief from habitual offender status. The petition must be presented to the Secretary of State.
[ 2001, c. 514, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Grant of relief by Secretary of State.  If public safety will not be endangered and the person has complied with the financial responsibility requirements chapter 13, subchapter II, the Secretary of State may relieve the person from status as an habitual offender and restore the person's license on appropriate terms and conditions.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Operating after habitual offender revocation.  The Secretary of State may not restore a license if a charge under former section 2557, section 2557-A or section 2558 is pending. If the Secretary of State subsequently determines that a license has been restored when a charge under former section 2557, section 2557-A or section 2558 was pending, the Secretary of State shall, without hearing, immediately reinstate the revocation and provide notice of the reinstatement. A license may not be issued to a person who has been convicted of a violation of former section 2557, section 2557-A or section 2558 for a period of at least one year following the conviction or longer as provided under former section 2557, section 2557-A or section 2558.
[ 2005, c. 606, Pt. A, §8 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2001, c. 514, §2 (AMD). 2005, c. 606, §A8 (AMD).