§ 5-65-115 Alcohol treatment or education program-Fee
§ 5-65-115. Alcohol treatment or education program--Fee
(a)(1) Any person whose driving privileges are suspended or revoked for violating § 5-65-103, § 5-65-303, § 5-65-310, or § 3-3-203 is required to complete an alcohol education program provided by a contractor with the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention or an alcoholism treatment program licensed by the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention.
(2)(A) The alcohol education program may collect a program fee of up to one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125) per enrollee to offset program costs.
(B)(i) A person ordered to complete an alcohol education program under this section may be required to pay, in addition to the costs collected for education or treatment, a fee of up to twenty-five dollars ($25.00) to offset the additional costs associated with reporting requirements under this subchapter.
(ii) The alcohol education program shall report monthly to the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention all revenue derived from this fee.
(b)(1) A person whose license is suspended or revoked for violating § 5-65-103 shall:
(i) Furnish proof of attendance at and completion of the alcoholism treatment program or alcohol education program required under § 5-65-104(b)(1) before reinstatement of his or her suspended or revoked driver's license; and
(ii) Pay any fee for reinstatement required under § 5-65-119 or § 5-65-304; or
(B) Furnish proof of dismissal or acquittal of the charge on which the suspension or revocation is based.
(2) An application for reinstatement shall be made to the Office of Driver Services.
(c) Even if a person has filed a de novo petition for review pursuant to § 5-65-402, the person is entitled to reinstatement of driving privileges upon complying with this section and is not required to postpone reinstatement until the disposition of the de novo review in circuit court has occurred.
(d)(1) A person suspended under this act may enroll in an alcohol education program prior to disposition of the offense by the circuit court, district court, or city court.
(2) However, the person is not entitled to any refund of a fee paid if the charges are dismissed or if the person is acquitted of the charges.
(e) Each alcohol education program or alcoholism treatment program shall remit the fees imposed under this section to the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention.