Florida Senate - 2015 SB 132 By Senator Joyner 19-00017A-15 2015132__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to disabled parking permits; amending 3 s. 320.0848, F.S.; prohibiting the Department of 4 Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles from requiring 5 certain veterans to resubmit a certificate of 6 disability for renewal of a disabled parking permit; 7 providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subsection (1) of section 12 320.0848, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 13 320.0848 Persons who have disabilities; issuance of 14 disabled parking permits; temporary permits; permits for certain 15 providers of transportation services to persons who have 16 disabilities.— 17 (1) 18 (d)
Beginning October 1, 2012,The department shall renew 19 the disabled parking permit of any person certified as 20 permanently disabled on the application if the person provides a 21 certificate of disability issued within the last 12 months 22 pursuant to this subsection. The department may not require a 23 veteran who has been previously evaluated and certified by the 24 United States Department of Veterans Affairs as permanently and 25 totally disabled from a service-connected disability to resubmit 26 a certificate of disability in order to renew his or her 27 disabled parking permit. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.