Florida Senate - 2020 CS for SB 1692 By the Committee on Infrastructure and Security; and Senator Flores 596-03408-20 20201692c1 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” exhibited 5 on his or her driver license under certain 6 circumstances; providing requirements for the 7 placement of such letter on a person’s driver license; 8 providing an 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. Upon request by a person who has a developmental 17 disability, or by a parent or guardian of a child or ward who 18 has a developmental disability, the capital letter “D” shall be 19 exhibited on the driver license of a person who has a 20 developmental disability, as defined in s. 393.063, if the 21 person, or his or her parent or legal guardian, presents 22 sufficient proof that the person has been diagnosed with a 23 developmental disability by a physician licensed under chapter 24 458 as determined by the department. 25 2. Until a person’s driver license is next renewed, the 26 person, or his or her parent or legal guardian, may have the 27 capital letter “D” added to his or her license upon the 28 surrender of his or her current license and presentation of 29 sufficient proof that the person has been diagnosed with a 30 developmental disability by a physician licensed under chapter 31 458 as determined by the department. If the applicant is not 32 conducting any other transaction affecting the driver license, a 33 replacement license may be issued with the capital letter “D” 34 without payment of the fee required in s. 322.21(1)(e). 35 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.