Ala. Admin. Code r. 760-X-1-.22 - Digital License

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 32-6-1, 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.
(b) 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 accepted.
(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.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 760-X-1-.22
Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2015, eff. 11/30/2015.

Authors: Kevin Wright, Michael Robinson, Maury Mitchell, J. Jason Swann

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 32-2-9, 32-6-9, 32-6-13.

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