Florida Senate - 2020 SB 1692 By Senator Flores 39-01374A-20 20201692__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to driver licenses; amending s. 3 322.14, F.S.; authorizing a person with specified 4 disabilities to have the capital letter “D” placed on 5 his or her driver license under certain circumstances; 6 providing requirements for the placement of such 7 letter on a person’s driver license; providing an 8 effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Paragraph (f) is added to subsection (1) of 13 section 322.14, Florida Statutes, to read: 14 322.14 Licenses issued to drivers.— 15 (1) 16 (f)1. The capital letter “D” shall be exhibited on the 17 driver license of a person who has a developmental disability, 18 as defined in s. 393.063, if the person, or his or her parent or 19 legal guardian, presents sufficient proof that the person has 20 been diagnosed with a developmental disability by a physician 21 licensed under chapter 458 as determined by the department. 22 2. Until a person’s driver license is next renewed, the 23 person, or his or her parent or legal guardian, may have the 24 capital letter “D” added to his or her license upon the 25 surrender of his or her current license and presentation of 26 sufficient proof that the person has been diagnosed with a 27 developmental disability by a physician licensed under chapter 28 458 as determined by the department. If the applicant is not 29 conducting any other transaction affecting the driver license, a 30 replacement license may be issued with the capital letter “D” 31 without payment of the fee required in s. 322.21(1)(e). 32 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.