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S 2678 - Authorizes Driver's Licenses for DACA Recipients - Rhode Island Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Driver's Licenses for DACA Recipients

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (61-4) -

Title: Authorizes Driver's Licenses for DACA Recipients

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-2) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Driver's Licenses for DACA Recipients

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that specifies that former DACA recipients are eligible to receive driver's licenses.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue an operator’s or chauffeur’s license to every eligible applicant, including current or former recipients of DACA grants (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue an over-21 identification card to any applicant who has submitted the necessary documentation, which may include proof that the applicant is a current or former recipient of a DACA grant (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue an under-21 identification card to any applicant who has submitted the necessary documentation, which may include proof that the applicant is a current or former recipient of a DACA grant (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that the issuance of an operator’s license does not confer a right to vote to current or former DACA recipients (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the issuance of an over- or under-21 identification card does not confer a right to vote to current or former DACA recipients (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Driver's Licenses for DACA Recipients

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