Section 32-5A-302

Determination by director; notice.

THIS SECTION WAS AMENDED BY ACT 2021-498 IN THE 2021 REGULAR SESSION, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2021. THIS IS NOT IN THE CURRENT CODE SUPPLEMENT.

(a) Upon receipt of the report of the law enforcement officer, the Secretary of the Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency, or his or her agent, shall make the determination described in Section 32-5A-300. If the secretary, or his or her agent, determines that the person is subject to driving privilege suspension, the secretary, or the agent, shall issue a notice of the suspension.

(b) The notice of suspension shall be mailed to the person at the last known address shown on the agency's record. The notice is deemed received three days after mailing.

(c) The notice of suspension shall clearly specify the reason and statutory grounds for suspension, the effective date of the suspension, the right of the person to request an administrative review and a hearing, the procedure for requesting an administrative review and a hearing, and the date by which a request for an administrative review is required to be made in order to receive a determination prior to the effective date of the suspension.

(d) If the secretary, or his or her agent, determines that the person is not subject to driving privilege suspension, the secretary, or his or her agent, shall notify the person of the determination.

(Acts 1996, No. 96-322, p. 388, §3; Act 99-598, p. 1383, §1; Act 2021-498, §2.)