No license to operate motor vehicles in this state shall be issued to a habitual offender, nor shall a nonresident habitual offender operate a motor vehicle in this state until all of the following requirements have been complied with:
(1) A period of three years has elapsed since the date of the order finding such person to be a habitual offender.
(2) Financial responsibility requirements are met.
(3) If after the lapse of the three-year period provided above, the department determines that the person has faithfully complied with the order declaring him to be a habitual offender, the department shall restore to such person the privilege to operate a motor vehicle in this state, upon the payment of a one hundred dollar reinstatement fee.
Added by Acts 1972, No. 697, §1. Amended by Acts 1979, No. 220, §1; Acts 1979, No. 347, §1; Acts 1982, No. 555, §1; Acts 1990, No. 933, §1.