Practices in Four States That May Ease the Financial Impact on Low-Income Individuals

Brown, Kay E.
February 2010
GAO Reports;2/18/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents a study on the literature in suspensions for nondriving offenses in the U.S. It examines several practices that may alleviate the financial impact of suspensions on low-income individuals including suspension exemptions, license reinstatement support and payment assistance. The study found the contingency of some federal highway funding upon its enforcement and enactment of a law to require in all cases the suspension of any individual convicted of a drug offense.


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