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SB 222 — Parking for Disabled Veterans

by Senator Detert

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Transportation Committee (TR)

The bill prohibits the governing body of each publicly operated airport from charging parking fees to vehicles displaying:

  • A Disabled Veteran (DV) license plate issued under s. 320.084, F.S.;
  • A Disabled Veteran license plate with the International Accessibility Symbol issued under s. 320.0842, F.S.; or
  • A Paralyzed Veterans of America license plate issued under s. 320.0845, F.S.

The bill also prohibits a local government from charging parking fees in a facility or lot that provides timed parking spaces to vehicles displaying the Disabled Veteran plate stamped with the international accessibility symbol and the Paralyzed Veterans of America license plate.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2016.

Vote: Senate 37-0; House 115-0