William R. Laird Second Chance Driver's License Act


Enacted by the WV Legislature on March 12, 2016, and approved by Governor Tomblin on March 29th, Senate Bill 634 establishes the William R. Laird Second Chance Driver’s License Act, a program that allows for the reinstatement of an individual’s driver’s license that has been suspended or revoked due to unpaid court costs. Participating individuals that remain current in the repayment of unpaid court costs as required by the program are eligible for a temporary stay of their driver’s license. The statute became effective on June 10, 2016.


Senate Bill 634

Program Overview



Primary Contact:

Chuck Sadler
Retired Captain  
LEPS Coordinator
Phone: (304) 558-8814, ext. 53315 
Fax: (304) 558-0391
Secondary Contact:



*Applications may be submitted via US mail, e-mail, or fax.

WV Division of Justice and Community Services
Law Enforcement Professional Standards
1124 Smith Street, Ste. 3100
Charleston, WV 25301-1323