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Key Votes

HB 1100 - Driver's Certificates for Non-Citizens - Key Vote

Illinois Key Votes

Mike Fortner voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-56) - (Key vote)

Title: Driver's Certificates for Non-Citizens

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows the Secretary of State to issue driver's certificates separately from driver's licenses, permits, and official identification.

- Prohibits the use of the certificate as federal identification [sec 10]. - Requires that the certificate be visually different from a drivers license or permit [sec 10]. - Requires applicants to be 18 years of age and have a “tax identification number” or social security number [sec 10]. - Requires applicants to provide proof of identity, birth date, and residence [sec 10]. - Requires applicants to be fingerprinted [sec 10]. - Requires applicants to pay a fee of $10 and any additional costs [sec 10]. - Requires that applicants give up all fake driver's licenses or identification cards [sec 10]. - Requires the Secretary of State to revoke driver's certificates if the holder of the certificate has violated any tax laws [sec 10]. - Requires individuals with driver's certificates to purchase automobile insurance [sec 10]. - Prohibits using a driver's certificate to obtain a Firearm Owner's ID card [sec 10].
Legislation - Introduced (House) - (Key vote)

Title: Driver's Certificates for Non-Citizens



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