V C Section 12801.7 Driver s Licenses Deported Aliens

Driver's Licenses:Deported Aliens

12801.7.  (a) The department shall not issue an original driver's license or identification card, or a renewal, duplicate, or replacement driver's license or identification card to any person for whom the department has received notice from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service that the person has been determined and found by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service to be a deported alien under Section 1252 of Title 8 of the United States Code.

(b) (1) The department shall cancel any driver's license or identification card issued to any person identified as specified in subdivision (a).

(2) The cancellation shall become effective on the 30th day after the date the cancellation notice is mailed to the person, except as authorized under paragraph (3).

(3) The person may request a review of the intended cancellation during the 30-day period specified in paragraph (2) and, if proof is provided to show the person is legally present in the United States as authorized under federal law, the department shall rescind the cancellation.

(4) The cancellation notice shall be mailed to the person's last known address.

(c) The department shall require an applicant for a driver's license whose license was canceled under this section to submit satisfactory proof that the applicant's presence in the United States is authorized under federal law.

(d) This section shall become operative on, and apply only to persons determined and found to be a deported alien after, July 1, 1997.

Added Sec. 1, Ch. 1168, Stats. 1996. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative July 1, 1997.