Report 2016-121 Recommendation 22 Responses

Report 2016-121: Department of Motor Vehicles: Administrative and Statutory Changes Will Improve Its Ability to Detect and Deter Misuse of Disabled Person Parking Placards (Release Date: April 2017)

Recommendation #22 To: Motor Vehicles, Department of

To reduce the risk of placard misuse, DMV should update its placards to indicate a return address if found or if the placard holder is deceased. DMV should prepare this update for the permanent placards it will issue in 2019 that will expire in 2021.

6-Month Agency Response

No activity is planned until 2018.

  • Estimated Completion Date: January 1, 2019
  • Response Date: October 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

A redesign of the permanent and temporary disabled person placards has been prioritized to ensure the new placards will be available for the next renewal and mailing cycle in 2019. Modifications will include additional information and a return address for returning a placard to DMV.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 01/01/2019
  • Response Date: June 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2016-121

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.