263:11 License Expiration; Members Of The Armed Forces; Spouses

Last revised 1951 § Leave a Comment

I. Any person who is a member of the armed forces of the United States and who, at the time of induction, call to active duty, or enlistment into the armed forces for 2 or more years, was a resident of this state and was a holder of a valid New Hampshire license to drive motor vehicles in this state, is entitled to renewal of such license without cost by application to the division. Said application must be accompanied by a letter giving date of expiration of active duty, signed by a commissioned officer. Such a person while driving a motor vehicle shall carry upon his or her person the license issued. The privilege of this section remains in effect for 90 days after the discharge or release of such a person from active duty. Nothing in this section permits a person against whom a revocation or suspension of license is in force, or a person who has been refused a license by the director, to drive a motor vehicle.

II. The spouse of any resident of this state on active duty in the armed forces of the United States who is a holder of a valid New Hampshire license, is entitled to renewal of such license upon payment of the prescribed fees, by application to the division. The application must be accompanied by a letter giving date of expiration of active duty, and be signed by a commissioned officer.

III. Any member of the national guard who is called to military service or mobilized for a period of 60 days or more, and who was a resident of this state and was a holder of a valid New Hampshire license to drive motor vehicles in this state, is entitled to renewal of such license without cost or penalty by application to the division. Said application must be accompanied by a letter giving a projected date of expiration of said service, signed by a commissioned officer. Such a person while driving a motor vehicle shall carry upon his or her person the license issued.

Revisions

1951, 97:2. 1953, 203:1. RSA 261:15. 1965, 298:1. 1967, 68:1. 1981, 146:1. 1996, 128:3, eff. July 20, 1996. 2007, 159:1, eff. Aug. 17, 2007.

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Source

http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XXI/263/263-11.htm

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