(a) Veterans from all branches of the armed forces of the United States, including the National Guard, who have satisfied all other requirements for issuance of a driver’s license or identification card may be eligible to have the “veteran” designation with the American flag symbol printed on said driver’s license or identification card upon receipt by the Department of a Certificate of Eligibility issued for said veteran by the Georgia Department of Veteran’s Services.
(b) To receive the Certificate of Eligibility, a veteran must provide either a Form DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) which indicates an honorable discharge date of January 1, 1950 or later, or a “Certificate of Discharge” or “Enlisted Separation Paper” which indicates an honorable discharge prior to January 1, 1950.
(c) For the purposes of this regulation, veterans with either active duty service or reserve status may be eligible for the “veteran” designation.
(d) Once eligibility is established pursuant to subsection (b), the licensee need not reestablish eligibility.
Authority: O.C.G.A. §§40-5-4, 40-5-28. History: Original Rule entitled “Eligibility for Veteran Designation with American Flag Symbol on Driver’s License and Identification Card” adopted. F. Apr. 23, 2014; eff. May 13, 2014.