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(1) The department is authorized to administratively reinstate the license of a person suspended pursuant to RCW 46.20.289(1) prior to January 1, 2023, because the person:
(a) Failed to respond to a notice of traffic infraction for a moving violation;
(b) Failed to appear at a requested hearing for a moving violation;
(c) Violated a written promise to appear in court for a notice of infraction for a moving violation; or
(d) Failed to comply with the terms of a notice of traffic infraction.
(2) No later than 90 days after January 1, 2023, the department shall:
(a) Take reasonable steps to publicize the availability of relief to reinstate a suspended license as provided in this section; and
(b) Create an online application process for persons whose licenses are suspended and may be eligible for reinstatement as provided in this section. The online application process shall allow a person to determine whether the person is eligible to have his or her license reinstated and explain the process for reinstatement. A reissue fee as provided in RCW 46.20.311 shall apply.
(3) A reissue fee as provided in RCW 46.20.311 shall apply to any license reinstated under this section.


Effective date2021 c 240: See note following RCW 46.63.060.
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