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SB 962 - Prohibiting Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would require applicants for a driver's or chauffer's license to prove that they are legal residents of the United States.

Highlights:
- Provides that applicants for a driver's or chauffer's license with any of the following may be issued a temporary license at the discretion of the Secretary of State, but shall not be issued a permanent license [sec. 310F (2)]: - a valid non-immigrant visa, - an approved application for asylum, - valid entry to the United States as a refugee, - a pending or approved application for Temporary Protected status, - Deferred Action status, - Pending application for Permanent Resident or Conditional Permanent Resident status. - Changes the application fee for an original license to not more than $35 for an operator's or minor's restricted license and not more than $45 for a chauffer's license [sec. 811 (1)]. - Changes the renewal fee for an operator's license to not more than $30 [sec. 811 (1)]. - Changes the fee for a duplicate license to not more than $15 for an operator's license and not more than $25 for a chauffer's license (sec. 812). - Substitute offered by the Senate Committee of the Whole on 02/05/2008.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibiting Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Sponsors

  • Alan B. Sanborn (MI - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jason Allen (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia L. 'Patty' Birkholz (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cameron S. Brown (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy C. Cassis (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alan L. Cropsey (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judson 'Jud' Gilbert II (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Jelinek (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bruce Patterson (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tony N. Stamas (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
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