Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (971128) for CS for SB 274
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/28/2014           .                                

    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 24 - 94
    4  and insert:
    5         (9) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section or
    6  s. 322.21 to the contrary, the department shall issue or renew a
    7  card at no charge to a person who presents evidence satisfactory
    8  to the department that he or she is homeless as defined in s.
    9  414.0252(7) or to an inmate receiving a card or replacement card
   10  pursuant to s. 944.605(7).
   11         Section 2. Subsection (4) is added to section 322.17,
   12  Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         322.17 Replacement licenses and permits.—
   14         (4) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this section or
   15  s. 322.21, the department shall issue a replacement driver
   16  license at no charge to an inmate receiving a replacement driver
   17  license pursuant to s. 944.605(7).
   18         Section 3. Subsection (3) of section 382.0255, Florida
   19  Statutes, is amended to read:
   20         382.0255 Fees.—
   21         (3) Fees shall be established by rule. However, until rules
   22  are adopted, the fees assessed pursuant to this section shall be
   23  the minimum fees cited. The fees established by rule must be
   24  sufficient to meet the cost of providing the service. All fees
   25  shall be paid by the person requesting the record, are due and
   26  payable at the time services are requested, and are
   27  nonrefundable, except that, when a search is conducted and no
   28  vital record is found, any fees paid for additional certified
   29  copies shall be refunded. The department may waive all or part
   30  of the fees required under this section for any government
   31  entity. The department shall waive all fees required under this
   32  section for a certified copy of a birth certificate issued for
   33  purposes of an inmate acquiring a state identification card
   34  before release, pursuant to s. 944.605(7).
   35         Section 4. Subsection (7) is added to section 944.605,
   36  Florida Statutes, to read:
   37         944.605 Inmate release; notification; identification card.—
   38         (7)(a) The department, working in conjunction with the
   39  Department of Health and the Department of Highway Safety and
   40  Motor Vehicles, shall provide every Florida-born inmate with a
   41  certified copy of his or her birth certificate and a state
   42  identification card before his or her release upon expiration of
   43  the inmate’s sentence. A replacement driver license or
   44  replacement state identification card shall be provided in lieu
   45  of a state identification card if an inmate has a valid driver
   46  license or state identification card issued by the Department of
   47  Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles which was lost, destroyed, or
   48  stolen. If the replacement state identification card or
   49  replacement driver license issued is within 6 months of
   50  expiration, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
   51  may also issue a temporary permit valid for at least 6 months
   52  after the release date to assist the inmate in his or her
   53  transition.
   54         (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to inmates who:
   55         1. The department determines have a valid driver license or
   56  state identification card, unless the state identification card
   57  or driver license has been lost, destroyed, or stolen.
   58         2. Have an active detainer, unless the department
   59  determines that cancellation of the detainer is likely or that
   60  the incarceration for which the detainer was issued will be less
   61  than 12 months in duration.
   62         3. Are released due to an emergency release or a
   63  conditional medical release under s. 947.149.
   64         4. Are not in the physical custody of the department at or
   65  within 180 days before release.
   66         5. Are subject to sex offender residency restrictions, and
   67  who, upon release under such restrictions, do not have a
   68  qualifying address.
   69         (c) The department shall assist each inmate in applying for
   70  and obtaining a social security card before release if the
   71  inmate needs a social security card.
   72         (d) The department, for purposes of assisting the inmate in
   73  obtaining a birth certificate, shall submit to the Department of
   74  Health on all Florida-born inmates in its custody, the
   75  department’s inmate photo or digitized photo, and as provided by
   76  the inmate his or her date of birth, full name at birth and any
   77  subsequent legal name changes, city or county of birth, mother’s
   78  full name including her maiden surname, and father’s full name.
   79         (e) For inmates born outside of this state, the department
   80  shall assist the inmate in completing the necessary forms or
   81  applications to obtain a social security card, driver license,
   82  or state identification card. The department shall also provide
   83  the inmate with the location and address of the appropriate
   84  licensing authority the inmate will need to obtain a valid
   85  identification card in proximity to the inmate’s release
   86  address.
   87         (f) The department shall, as part of its annual report,
   88  provide a report that identifies the number of inmates released
   89  with and without identification cards or driver licenses,
   90  identifies any
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   93  And the title is amended as follows:
   94         Delete lines 4 - 11
   95  and insert:
   96         cards issued to certain inmates; amending s. 322.17,
   97         F.S.; waiving the fee for replacement driver licenses
   98         issued to certain inmates; amending s. 382.0255, F.S.;
   99         requiring a waiver of fees for certain inmates
  100         receiving a copy of a birth certificate; amending s.
  101         944.605, F.S.; requiring the Department of Corrections
  102         to work with other agencies in acquiring necessary
  103         documents for certain inmates to acquire an
  104         identification card before release; providing
  105         exceptions; requiring the department to provide an
  106         inmate with a replacement identification card or
  107         replacement driver license under certain
  108         circumstances; requiring the Department of Highway
  109         Safety and Motor Vehicles to issue a temporary permit
  110         under certain circumstances; requiring the Department
  111         of Corrections to provide