Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
(a) The Alabama
Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) may issue a digital copy of a driver license or
non-driver identification card pursuant to Section
Code of Ala. 1975, that may be displayed through an
ALEA approved mobile or other software application on a wireless communications
or mobile electronic device.
The digital driver license or non-driver identification card may contain all
information present on a physical license or identification card. In addition,
a digital license or identification card may include a bar code or other
mechanism, as created or approved by ALEA that may be scanned or otherwise
utilized to reveal the information.
(c) A licensee may produce an ALEA approved
digital copy of his or her license in lieu of possessing a physical license
when operating a motor vehicle or vessel.
(d) Upon demand of a judge of any court in
this state, a peace officer, or a state trooper, or any other state or local
government entity a licensee may produce an ALEA approved digital license or
non-driver identification card and it will be recognized as though it was a
physical license or identification card. The Secretary or his/her designee
shall deem how a digital copy of a driver's license or identification card is
(e) If the licensee
displays the digital driver license or identification card through the ALEA
approved mobile application, the person is not implicitly consenting to allow
access or to search other contents of the wireless communication or electronic
device other than provided for by law.
(f) The Secretary of Law Enforcement will
apply reasonable standards of security to protect the integrity of the license
and privacy of the licensee.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 02, November 30,
2015, eff. 11/30/2015.
Authors: Kevin Wright, Michael Robinson, Maury
Mitchell, J. Jason Swann
Code of Ala.