Report 2016-121 Recommendation Responses

Report 2016-121: Department of Motor Vehicles: Administrative and Statutory Changes Will Improve Its Ability to Detect and Deter Misuse of Disabled Person Parking Placards (Release Date: April 2017)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

To assist DMV in identifying deceased placard holders, the Legislature should require that all individuals with permanent placards reapply every four years.

Description of Legislative Action

Senate Bill 611 (Hill, Chapter 485, Statues of 2017) requires DMV to send a renewal form, which would not require recertification of eligibility or proof of the applicant's true full name, to each placard holder every six years.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: October 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Legislation Enacted

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