Section 32-5A-303

Notice of intended suspension.

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) If the chemical test results for a person charged with a violation of Section 32-5A-191 show 0.08 percent or more by weight of alcohol in the blood of the person, or the person refuses a test, the officer, acting on behalf of the Secretary of the Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency, shall serve a notice of intended suspension personally on the arrested person.

(b) When serving a notice of intended suspension, the law enforcement officer shall take possession of any driver's license issued by this state which is held by the person. When taking possession of a valid driver's license issued by this state, the officer, acting on behalf of the secretary, shall issue a temporary driving permit which is valid for 30 days after the date of issuance.

(c) A copy of the completed notice of intended suspension form, a copy of any completed temporary driving permit form, and any driver's license taken into possession under this section shall be forwarded within five days to the secretary by the officer.

(d) The agency shall provide forms for notice of intended suspension and for temporary driving permits to law enforcement agencies.

(Acts 1996, No. 96-322, p. 388, §4; Act 99-598, p. 1383, §1; Act 2021-498, §2.)