Sec. 521.1211 DRIVER’S LICENSE FOR PEACE OFFICERS AND PROSECUTORS.
(a) In this section:
(2) “Prosecutor” means a county attorney, district attorney, criminal district attorney, assistant county attorney, assistant district attorney, or assistant criminal district attorney.
(a-1) This section applies only to a peace officer and a prosecutor.
(b) Notwithstanding Section 521.121(a), the department by rule shall adopt procedures for the issuance of a driver’s license to an applicant that omits the license holder’s actual residence address and includes, as an alternative, an address described under Subsection (f).
(c) To be issued a driver’s license under this section, an applicant must apply to the department and provide sufficient evidence acceptable to the department to establish the applicant’s status as a person described under Subsection (a-1). On issuance of the license, the license holder shall surrender any other driver’s license issued to the holder by the department.
(d) If the holder of a driver’s license that includes an alternative address moves to a new residence, or, for a prosecutor, to a new office address, or if the name of the person is changed by marriage or otherwise, the license holder shall, not later than the 30th day after the date of the address or name change, notify the department and provide the department with the number of the person’s driver’s license and, as applicable, the person’s:
(1) former and new addresses; or
(2) former and new names.
(e) If the holder of a driver’s license that includes an alternative address ceases to be a person described by Subsection (a-1), the license holder shall, not later than the 30th day after the date of the status change, apply to the department for issuance of a duplicate license. The duplicate license must include the person’s actual current residence address.
(f) The department shall accept as an alternative address:
(1) for a peace officer, an address that is in the:
(A) municipality or county of the peace officer’s residence; or
(B) county of the peace officer’s place of employment; and
(2) for a prosecutor, the address of an office of the prosecutor.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 441 (S.B. 1292), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1059 (H.B. 3050), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1023 (H.B. 368), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2021.