Today, the Ohio Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 68. The bill, which was sponsored by state Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland), allows Ohioans who can’t afford to pay the driver’s license reinstatement fees to perform community service instead.
“Each year, nearly one million Ohioans have their driver’s license suspended,” said Senator Williams. “Allowing courts to offer community service in lieu of these fees not only provides individuals with an option to earn their license back, but it also allows them to positively impact their community.”
The bill, which now goes to the House, will do the following: