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Repeal Federal Government Confirm Status For Identification Documents

Concerning repealing the requirement that the federal government confirm certain persons' statuses before issuance of an identification document, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2022 Regular Session
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

Under existing law, the department of revenue (department) is required to issue a driver's license, instruction permit, or identification card (identification documents) to a person who is lawfully present in the United States if:

  • The individual qualifies for the identification document;
  • The individual produces documents that satisfy the department that the individual is lawfully present; and
  • The federal government confirms the individual's status, including electronically through the federal systematic alien verification for entitlements (SAVE) system.

The bill repeals the requirement that the federal government confirm the individual's status.

The bill appropriates $19,397 to the department of revenue to implement the bill, and $2,575 to the office of the governor for use by the office of information technology to provide information technology services for the department of revenue.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details