Existing law authorizes or requires the court to suspend or delay the driving
privilege, or to order the Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend or
delay the driving privilege, of a person who is convicted of any of certain
offenses, including, among others, offenses relating to Vandalism, Controlled
Substance or Alcohol Use, Possession, or related conduct, or Firearm Use.
Existing law authorizes the court to suspend the driving privilege of
a person, for not more than 30 days, upon conviction of soliciting or
engaging in prostitution or specified lewd or dissolute conduct, if the
violation was committed within 1,000 feet of a private residence and with
the use of a vehicle.
Existing law authorizes the court, as an alternative, to order a person’s
driving privilege restricted, for not more than 6 months, to necessary
travel to and from the person’s place of employment or education.
This new law will repeal the court’s authority to suspend or delay
the driving privilege, or to order the department to suspend or delay
the driving privilege, of a person based on a conviction of one of the
The law states it is not intended to affect an order issued by the Court
before January 1, 2020.