Florida Senate - 2010 SB 962
By Senator Storms
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to drivers’ licenses; amending s.
3 322.142, F.S.; authorizing the Department of Highway
4 Safety and Motor Vehicles to release copies of
5 drivers’ licenses to the Department of Children and
6 Family Services for certain purposes relating to
7 public assistance; providing an effective date.
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Subsection (4) of section 322.142, Florida
12 Statutes, is amended to read:
13 322.142 Color photographic or digital imaged licenses.—
14 (4) The department may maintain a film negative or print
15 file. The department shall maintain a record of the digital
16 image and signature of the licensees, together with other data
17 required by the department for identification and retrieval.
18 Reproductions from the file or digital record are exempt from
19 the provisions of s. 119.07(1) and shall be made and issued only
20 for departmental administrative purposes; for the issuance of
21 duplicate licenses; in response to law enforcement agency
22 requests; to the Department of State pursuant to an interagency
23 agreement to facilitate determinations of eligibility of voter
24 registration applicants and registered voters in accordance with
25 ss. 98.045 and 98.075; to the Department of Revenue pursuant to
26 an interagency agreement for use in establishing paternity and
27 establishing, modifying, or enforcing support obligations in
28 Title IV-D cases; to the Department of Children and Family
29 Services pursuant to an interagency agreement to conduct
30 protective investigations under part III of chapter 39, for use
31 as verification of identity to expedite the determination of
32 eligibility for public assistance, or for use in public
33 assistance fraud investigations; or to the Department of
34 Financial Services pursuant to an interagency agreement to
35 facilitate the location of owners of unclaimed property, the
36 validation of unclaimed property claims, and the identification
37 of fraudulent or false claims.
38 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.