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Rules and Regulations for Chapter 375-3-1

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375-3-1-.20 Inmate Drivers Certificate

Any Warden or Superintendent wishing an inmate to be certified pursuant to O.C.G.A. §40-5-21(7), as amended, must meet the following requirements:

 

(a) All driver’s licenses and instructional permits issued to such inmate must be surrendered to the Department prior to the issuance of the inmate drivers certificate;

 

(b) No inmate shall be issued an inmate drivers certificate if such inmate is currently under a departmental or court imposed suspension, cancellation or revocation;

 

(c) The Warden or Superintendent of the institution requesting that an inmate be issued an inmate drivers certificate shall file with the Department a completed application form prior to the issuance of such certificate;

 

(d) Each inmate requesting such certificate must pass all examinations required by law for the particular class of certificate applied for:

 

(e) An inmate drivers certificate shall be valid for four (4) years or until such time as the inmate is transferred, paroled, pardoned or released from the institution which requested the issuance of such certificate, whichever period of time is shorter;

 

(f) The inmate certificate will also be cancellable at the request of the Warden or Superintendent of the penal institution which requested the inmate be issued the certificate designated in this Rule.

 

(g) The inmate certificate shall contain the following information:

 

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF DRIVER SERVICES

APPLICATION FOR INMATE DRIVERS CERTIFICATE

 

PART I--DRIVER INFORMATION: (Please Print)

 

NAME __________________________

CURRENT GA. LIC. #                            

DATE OF BIRTH _________________

SOC. SEC. # _____________

NAME OF CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION _________________________

ADDRESS ___________________________________________________

SIGNATURE ____________________

DATE ______________________

 

NOTE--Your driving record will be checked.  If you are under suspension or revocation this certificate will not be issued. All licenses in your possession must be surrendered upon issuance of Inmate Certificate. Each inmate requesting such certificate must pass all examinations (vision, written, and driving) required by law for the particular class of certificate applied for, unless successfully completed within sixty (60) days prior to application.

 

PART II--CERTIFICATION BY WARDEN OR SUPERINTENDENT

I hereby certify the above named person to be an inmate of said Institution. I realize that I may cancel the certificate at any time. Further, I affirm that I will receive from the inmate and return to the Department of Driver Services such certificate upon the inmate's transfer, parole, pardon, or release.

 

SIGNED                                                                                   

TITLE                                                                           

DATE ________

 

PART III--CANCELLATION OF INMATE DRIVER'S CERTIFICATE

 

NAME OF INMATE ____________________________________________

CERTIFICATE NUMBER ________________________________________

DATE OF BIRTH _______________

SOC. SEC. # _________________

NAME OF CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION __________________________

ADDRESS ___________________________________________________

 

This will certify that the inmate named herein is no longer the holder of such driver's certificate issued on

(Date) ____________________ due to: (Check one)

 

____ Cancellation

____ Parole

____ Transfer

____ Release

____ Pardon

____ Other (Specify)                                                                                         

 

Such certificate number ____________________ is enclosed.

 

SIGNED                                                                                               

TITLE                                                                           

DATE ____________

 

Mail this certification form and certificate to Department of Driver Services, P. O. Box 80447, Conyers, Georgia 30013.

 

(h) It shall be the responsibility of the Warden or Superintendent of the penal institution in which the inmate is incarcerated to secure the surrender of such certificate and return such certificate to the Department upon the inmate's transfer, parole, pardon or release.

 

Authority: O.C.G.A. §40-5-21(7)
Filed Date: 4/18/2006
Effective Date: 5/8/2006