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AB-1577 Parolee: driver’s licenses.(2011-2012)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 3007.5 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

3007.5.
 (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and county jails shall adopt rules and enter into interagency agreements necessary to establish the identity of an offender for the purpose of assisting the offender in obtaining a driver’s license or identification card immediately upon the offender’s release from an institution of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or a county jail.
(b) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or a county jail may provide an offender a parolee identification card that shall be honored by the Department of Motor Vehicles as a valid source of identification for the purposes of applying for a driver’s license or an identification card.
(c) Nothing in this section is intended to abrogate any requirement set forth in the Vehicle Code.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.