California Code, Vehicle Code - VEH § 12801

<Section operative on the effective date of a judicial determination that any provision of the act that added this section is enjoined, found unconstitutional or held invalid.  See, also, section operative until the effective date of a judicial determination that any provision of the act that added this section is enjoined, found unconstitutional or held invalid.>

(a) Notwithstanding any other law, the department shall require an application for a driver's license to contain the applicant's social security account number and any other number or identifier determined to be appropriate by the department.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), an applicant who provides satisfactory proof that his or her presence in the United States is authorized under federal law, but who is not eligible for a social security account number, is eligible to receive an original driver's license if he or she meets all other qualifications for licensure.

(c) Notwithstanding any other law, the social security account number collected on a driver's license application shall not be displayed on the driver's license, including, but not limited to, inclusion on a magnetic tape or strip used to store data on the license.

(d) This section shall become operative on the effective date of a final judicial determination made by any court of appellate jurisdiction that any provision of the act that added this section, or its application, either in whole or in part, is enjoined, found unconstitutional, or held invalid for any reason.  The department shall post this information on its Internet Web site.


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