Florida Senate - 2019 SB 1728 By Senator Gruters 23-01312-19 20191728__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the determination of identity or 3 residency; creating s. 322.0511, F.S.; prohibiting 4 representatives, local governments, or other political 5 subdivisions of the state from accepting specified 6 cards or documents to determine a person’s identity or 7 residency; prohibiting local governments or law 8 enforcement agencies from authorizing the use, 9 creation, acceptance, or recognition of such cards or 10 documents as a form of identification to determine a 11 person’s identity or residency; providing that such 12 actions are void and unenforceable; providing an 13 effective date. 14 15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 16 17 Section 1. Section 322.0511, Florida Statutes, is created to 18 read: 19 322.0511 Cards and documents prohibited to determine a 20 person’s identity or residency.— 21 (1) An official, officer, agent, employee, representative, 22 local government, or other political subdivision of the state 23 may not accept any of the following cards or documents to 24 determine a person’s identity or residency: 25 (a) A consular identification card or other similar card or 26 document, other than a valid passport, issued by a consulate, 27 embassy, or other governmental agency of another country or 28 political subdivision of such country. 29 (b) An identification card or other similar card or 30 document issued or created by any person, organization, county, 31 municipality, or other local governmental or political 32 subdivision of the state or of any other state, unless such 33 document or card is otherwise expressly authorized to be used 34 for such purposes by the Legislature. 35 (2) A local government or law enforcement agency may not, 36 by policy, resolution, ordinance, or any other action, whether 37 official or unofficial, authorize the use, creation, acceptance, 38 or recognition of any card or document provided in subsection 39 (1) as a form of identification to determine a person’s identity 40 or residency. Any policy, resolution, ordinance, or other action 41 of a local governmental or law enforcement agency which 42 conflicts with this subsection is void and unenforceable. 43 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.