32-12-48. Commencement of period of revocation for driving under the influence--Reinstatement application and fee--Investigation--Restrictions imposed by court. If a defendant is convicted under § 32-23-2, 32-23-3, 32-23-4, 32-23-4.6, or 32-23-4.7, the period of revocation shall begin on the date ordered by the court or on the date specified the notice from the department, whichever date is earlier. At the conclusion of the period of revocation ordered by the court and if future proof is filed with the Department of Public Safety as required by chapter 32-35, the defendant may submit an application to reinstate the defendant's driver license, accompanied by a fee of seventy-five dollars if revocation of the license was for a conviction under § 32-23-2, one hundred twenty-five dollars if revocation of the license was for a conviction under § 32-23-3, or one hundred seventy-five dollars if revocation of the license was for a conviction under § 32-23-4, 32-23-4.6, or 32-23-4.7. The department may issue a driver license to the defendant, if, after an investigation of the character, habits and driving ability of the defendant, the department is satisfied it is safe to grant the privilege of driving a motor vehicle to the defendant. A driver license issued under the provisions of this section shall show the restrictions, if any, imposed by the court and the date when the restrictions are to cease.
Source: SDC Supp 1960, § 44.03B23 (3) as added by SL 1963, ch 270; SL 1973, ch 195, § 8; SL 1983, ch 245, § 1; SL 2001, ch 171, § 47; SL 2003, ch 272 (Ex. Ord. 03-1), § 23; SL 2009, ch 152, § 5; SL 2017, ch 135, § 2.
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