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Kansas Division of Vehicles Issues Memo Explaining Impacts of Driver's License Bill that is Now Law

05/21/2021 10:29 PM | Ed Klumpp (Administrator)

Senate Bill 127 became law when as it was published in The Kansas Register on May 6, 2021.

This bill effected driver license issuance in the following manner.

  1. Expanded electronic driver’s license renewal process
  2. Allows for credential holders to opt in to receive their renewal notice electronically. 
  3. Kansas residents that have a Driver’s License or ID Card that expired between March 12, 2020 through March 31, 2021 will have until June 30, 2021 to renew that credential without paying any late fees. [Ed’s Note: There is no current extension for vehicle registration expirations.]
  4. Removes the $25.00 required fee to apply for restricted driving privileges in lieu of suspension for failure to comply with traffic citations and also eliminates the additional 90-day suspension for a driving while suspended conviction that occurred while the person was suspended for failure to comply with traffic citations.

See the Memo at this link for full details.

See the full bill at this link.               See the Bill Explainer at this link.  

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