(1) The department shall begin to review and prepare for the development of a secure and uniform system for issuing an optional digital proof of driver license. The department may contract with one or more private entities to develop a digital proof of driver license system.
(2) The digital proof of driver license developed by the department or by an entity contracted by the department must be in such a format as to allow law enforcement to verify the authenticity of the digital proof of driver license. The department may adopt rules to ensure valid authentication of digital driver licenses by law enforcement.
(3) A person may not be issued a digital proof of driver license until he or she has satisfied all of the requirements of this chapter for issuance of a physical driver license as provided in this chapter.
(4) A person who:
(a) Manufactures a false digital proof of driver license commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
Terms Used In Florida Statutes 322.032
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Department: means the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles acting directly or through its duly authorized representatives. See Florida Statutes 409.25659
- Driver license: means a certificate that, subject to all other requirements of law, authorizes an individual to drive a motor vehicle and denotes an operator's license as defined in 49 U. See Florida Statutes 409.25659
- Felony: means any offense under state or federal law that is punishable by death or by a term of imprisonment exceeding 1 year. See Florida Statutes 409.25659
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
(b) Possesses a false digital proof of driver license commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082.