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The State Legislative Tracker monitors pending state legislation related to driver’s license, in-state tuition, state financial aid and professional licensure. This tool tracks current proposed policies that directly impact the following populations: DACA, Undocumented, TPS, Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

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Alabama

Bill Number: S.B.108

Bill: S.B.108: Driver Licenses, invalidates any class of out-of-state driver license issued exclusively to undocumented immigrants
Description: If enacted, this bill would invalidate any driver license of a nonresident driving a motor vehicle in Alabama, issued in another state, if the license is of any class of license issued exclusively to undocumented immigrants.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Currently Indefinitely Postponed
Sponsors List: AL Sen. Arthur Orr (R-AL-003)
Source Link: External Link

Arizona

Bill Number: S.B.1489

Bill: S.B.1489: Arizona promise scholarships; community colleges
Description: If enacted, students at an Arizona state community college may be eligible to apply for the Arizona Promise Scholarship of up to $3,000 for a maximum of two years. However, to be eligible a student must qualify for in-state tuition.
Issue: Financial Aid
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Committee Report: Education, do pass, 4-2-2-0
Sponsors List: AZ Sen. Eva Diaz (D-AZ-022)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.1642

Bill: S.B.1642: licenses; tax number; consular cards.
Description: If enacted, the bill (Safe Mobility Act) would allow for driver’s licenses to be issued regardless of immigration status. The driver’s license would be marked “FOR DRIVING PRIVILEGES ONLY. NOT VALID FOR IDENTIFICATION.” The driver’s license would be valid for eight years and applicants can present an ITIN or consular identification number when applying for the license. (Companion bill to H.B. 2684).
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Senate Second Read
Sponsors List: AZ Sen. Anna Hernandez (D-AZ-024)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.1562

Bill: S.B.1562: licensure; eligibility; documentation
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow individuals with DACA and qualifying noncitizens to provide their federal tax identification number in lieu of a Social Security Number when applying for a license. The bill also specifies that if an agency requires a Social Security Number for the purpose of applying for a license, it must accept a federal tax identification number. (Companion bill to HB 2761)
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Senate Second Read
Sponsors List: AZ Sen. Flavio Bravo (D-AZ-026)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.2761

Bill: H.B.2761: citizenship status; licensure; documentation
Description: If enacted, Arizona agencies may not require documentation of citizenship or alien status. If a social security number is required for licensure, an applicant may provide an ITIN. (Companion bill to SB 1562)
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Read
Sponsors List: AZ Rep. Mariana Sandoval (D-AZ-023)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.2701

Bill: H.B.2701: licenses; not proof of citizenship
Description: If enacted, the Arizona Department of Transportation may issue a driver’s license or a non operating identification license by accepting an applicant’s ITIN, or foreign Government-Issued Identification document number in lieu of a social security number. However, Federal limitations apply. (Companion bill to S.B. 1348).
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Read
Sponsors List: AZ Rep. Lydia Hernandez (D-AZ-024)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.1348

Bill: S.B.1348: licenses; not proof of citizenship.
Description: If enacted, the Arizona Department of Transportation may issue a driver’s license or a non operating identification license by accepting an applicant’s ITIN, or foreign Government-Issued Identification document number in lieu of a social security number. However, Federal limitations apply. (Companion Bill to H.B 2701).
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Senate Second Read
Sponsors List: AZ Sen. Catherine Miranda (D-AZ-011)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.2684

Bill: H.B.2684: licenses; tax number; consular cards
Description: If enacted, the bill (Safe Mobility Act) would allow for driver’s licenses to be issued regardless of immigration status. The driver’s license would be marked “FOR DRIVING PRIVILEGES ONLY. NOT VALID FOR IDENTIFICATION.” The driver’s license would be valid for eight years and applicants can present an ITIN or consular identification number when applying for the license. (Companion bill to S.B. 1642).
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Read
Sponsors List: AZ Rep. Mariana Sandoval (D-AZ-023)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.2434

Bill: H.B.2434: licenses; consular identification cards
Description: If enacted, the bill (Safe Mobility Act) would allow for driver’s licenses to be issued regardless of immigration status. The driver’s license would be marked “FOR DRIVING PRIVILEGES ONLY. NOT VALID FOR IDENTIFICATION.” Applicants can present an ITIN or consular identification number when applying for the license.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Read
Sponsors List: AZ Former Rep. Marcelino Quinonez (D-AZ-011)
Source Link: External Link

California

Bill Number: S.B.633

Bill: S.B.633: California DREAM Loan Program: DREAM grants.
Description: If enacted, this bill would create the California DREAM Grant Program to provide grants to certain students attending a University of California (UC) or a California State University (CSU) and allows UC and CSU to fund the program using unspent California DREAM Loan Program funds.
Issue: Financial Aid
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 622, Statutes of 2023.
Sponsors List: CA Sen. Lena Gonzalez (D-CA-033)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: A.B.888

Bill: A.B.888: Student financial aid: immigrants seeking asylum.
Description: If enacted, this bill would expand eligibility for Cal Grant Program awards to pending-status immigrants, such as pending asylees who are registered with the Department of Homeland Security, allowing them to receive a Cal Grant Program award that covers expenses at accredited California institutions of higher education.
Issue: Financial Aid
Impacted Group: Asylum Seekers
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: In committee: Held under submission.
Sponsors List: CA Assemb. Sabrina Cervantes (D-CA-058)
Source Link: External Link

Connecticut

Bill Number: H.B.5057

Bill: H.B.5057: An Act Standardizing Drive-Only Licenses.
Description: If enacted, any driver’s license issued to people who cannot prove lawful presence will be normalized with standard Connecticut driver’s licenses. It would eliminate markings or characteristics that visually distinguish drive-only licenses (1) indicate that the license is for driving purposes only and (2) state, on the back, that it may not be used for voting purposes.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: File Number 268
Sponsors List:
Source Link: External Link

Georgia

Bill Number: S.B.476

Bill: S.B.476: Education; in-state tuition for certain noncitizen students; provide
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow certain noncitizens to qualify for in-state tuition if the student (1) obtained a high school diploma or state approved high school equivalency (HSE) diploma in Georgia; (2) attended a high school in Georgia for three years before obtaining a high school diploma or state approved high school equivalency (HSE) diploma in Georgia; (3) is legally authorized to work in Georgia; and (4) has not been convicted of a felony, a high and aggravated misdemeanor, or three or more misdemeanors
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Senate Read and Referred
Sponsors List: GA Sen. Jason Esteves (D-GA-006)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.478

Bill: S.B.478: "Freedom to Drive Act"; enact
Description: If enacted, this bill would provide immigrants living in Georgia access to state driving cards and identification cards regardless of immigration status.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Senate Read and Referred
Sponsors List:
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.640

Bill: H.B.640: Education; noncitizen students with certain status are classified as in-state for tuition; provisions
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow noncitizen students with certain refugee, special immigrant, or humanitarian parolee status under federal law are classified as in-state for tuition purposes subject to certain conditions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Companion Bill to S.B. 264.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Refugees
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Readers
Sponsors List: GA Rep. Scott Holcomb (D-GA-081)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.264

Bill: S.B.264: University System; noncitizen students with certain refugee, special immigrant, or humanitarian parolee status under federal law are classified as in-state for tuition purposes; provide
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow noncitizen students with certain refugee, special immigrant, or humanitarian parolee status under federal law are classified as in-state for tuition purposes subject to certain conditions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Companion Bill to H.B. 640.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Refugees
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Senate Read and Referred
Sponsors List: GA Sen. Kim Jackson (D-GA-041)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.535

Bill: H.B.535: Georgia Youth Homelessness Act; enact
Description: If enacted, this bill would provide for the issuance of a card to each student who is a certified unaccompanied homeless youth that includes information on the rights of and benefits for such youth; to provide for related matters; to provide for a short title; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Readers
Sponsors List: GA Rep. Mandisha Thomas (D-GA-065)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.333

Bill: H.B.333: Motor vehicles; issuance of driving cards to noncitizen residents who are ineligible for a driver's license, temporary permit, or identification card; provide
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow the issuance of driving cards to non-citizen residents who are ineligible for a driver's license, temporary permit, or identification card.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Readers
Sponsors List: GA Rep. Pedro "Pete" Marin (D-GA-096)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.131

Bill: H.B.131: Workforce Development Act; enact
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow in-state tuition for certain DACA students in Georgia.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House Second Readers
Sponsors List: GA Rep. Kasey Carpenter (R-GA-004)
Source Link: External Link

Hawaii

Bill Number: S.B.2008

Bill: S.B.2008: RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TUITION.
Description: If enacted, the bill would allow certain lawful permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and eligible individuals who applied for DACA to be eligible for in-state tuition at any University of Hawaii campus under certain conditions.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Refugees, DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: The committee on Higher Education deferred the measure.
Sponsors List: HI Sen. Stanley Chang (D-HI-009)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.2105

Bill: S.B.2105: RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
Description: If enacted, this bill would extend in-state tuition for students from a COFA nation and refugee students. COFA individuals are those that legally entered the U.S. under a Compact of Free Association treaty between the U.S. and any of the following countries: Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or The Republic of Palau. The bill defines refugees as individuals who are granted refugee status for admission to the U.S. by USCIS.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Refugees, DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: The committee on Higher Education deferred the measure.
Sponsors List: HI Sen. Dru Kanuha (D-HI-003)
Source Link: External Link

Illinois

Bill Number: H.B.5568

Bill: H.B.5568: Higher Ed-In State Tuition
Description: If enacted, the bill would make changes to the current in-state tuition requirements. An individual would qualify for in-state tuition beginning with the 2025-2026 academic year, if the individual (1) attended a specific institution in Illinois; (2) graduated from a high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma in Illinois, attained an associate degree from a public community college, or completed a General Education Core Curriculum package under the Illinois Articulation Initiative Act for students transferring from a public community college; (3) is a current student or is register as an entering student in the university; and (4) attest, if the individual is not a citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States to do so at the earliest opportunity.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Sponsors List: IL Rep. Aaron Ortiz (D-IL-001), IL Rep. Edgar Gonzalez (D-IL-023), IL Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-IL-039), IL Rep. Norma Hernandez (D-IL-077)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.1514

Bill: S.B.1514: Veh Cd-Drive License-Immigrant
Description: If enacted, this bill would not require applicants for a non-commercial driver's license or learner's permit or a renewal thereof to prove that they are lawfully present in the United States.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred to Assignments
Sponsors List: IL Sen. Javier Cervantes (D-IL-001)
Source Link: External Link

Indiana

Bill Number: H.B.1373

Bill: H.B.1373: Resident tuition rate.
Description: If enacted, the bill would provide in-state tuition rates to individuals that meet certain requirements. An individual is eligible to pay the resident tuition rate that is determined by a state educational institution if the individual (1) attended a public or nonpublic high school in Indiana for at least three years; and (2) has received a diploma of graduation, or the equivalent of a diploma, from a public or nonpublic high school in Indiana.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Representative Harris added as coauthor
Sponsors List: IN Rep. Mike Karickhoff (R-IN-030)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.1372

Bill: H.B.1372: Driving privilege cards.
Description: If enacted, the bill would allow Indiana residents who cannot provide proof of identity and lawful status in the United States to apply for a driving privilege card.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Representative Harris added as coauthor
Sponsors List: IN Rep. Mike Karickhoff (R-IN-030)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.0106

Bill: S.B.0106: Resident tuition rate.
Description: If enacted, the bill would provide in-state tuition rates to individuals that meet certain requirements. An individual is eligible to pay the resident tuition rate that is determined by a state educational institution if the individual (1) attended a public or nonpublic high school in Indiana for at least three years; and (2) has received a diploma of graduation, or the equivalent of a diploma, from a public or nonpublic high school in Indiana.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Senator Qaddoura added as coauthor
Sponsors List: IN Sen. Blake Doriot (R-IN-012), IN Sen. David Niezgodski (D-IN-010)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.1065

Bill: H.B.1065: Resident tuition rate.
Description: If enacted, the bill would provide in-state tuition rates to individuals that meet certain requirements. An individual is eligible to pay the resident tuition rate that is determined by a state educational institution if the individual (1) attended a public or nonpublic high school in Indiana for at least three years; and (2) has received a diploma of graduation, or the equivalent of a diploma, from a public or nonpublic high school in Indiana.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Representative Karickhoff added as coauthor
Sponsors List: IN Rep. Earl Harris (D-IN-002)
Source Link: External Link

Iowa

Bill Number: H.F.2128

Bill: H.F.2128: A bill for an act requiring proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the country for a student to be classified for in-state tuition and fees at a regents institution or community college.(See HF 2320.)
Description: If enacted, the bill would require proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S. for a student to be classified for in-state tuition and fees at a regents institution or community college.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Committee report approving bill, renumbered as HF 2320.
Sponsors List: IA Rep. Steven Holt (R-IA-012)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.F.2320

Bill: H.F.2320: A bill for an act requiring proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the country for a student to be classified for in-state tuition and fees at a regents institution or community college.(Formerly HF 2128.)
Description: If enacted, the bill would require proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S. for a student to be classified for in-state tuition and fees at a regents institution or community college. (renumbered bill from HF 2128 to HF 2320).
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Fiscal note.
Sponsors List:
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.F.2119

Bill: H.F.2119: A bill for an act relating to driver’s licenses and nonoperator’s identification cards, including personal information required for associated applications, and making penalties applicable.
Description: If enacted, the bill would remove the requirement that an applicant provide a SSN, thereby, allowing undocumented individuals to apply for a driver’s license. Additionally, includes privacy protections.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Introduced, referred to Transportation.
Sponsors List: IA Rep. Sami Scheetz (D-IA-078), IA Rep. Austin Baeth (D-IA-036), IA Rep. Sharon Steckman (D-IA-059), IA Rep. Ruth Gaines (D-IA-033), IA Rep. Bob Kressig (D-IA-075)
Source Link: External Link

Kansas

Bill Number: S.B.109

Bill: S.B.109: Deeming certain refugees as residents of the state for the purposes of tuition and fees at postsecondary educational institutions.
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow refugees and special immigrant visa (SIV) holders who have not previously established residence in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia other than Kansas to be deemed to be a resident of Kansas for the purposes of tuition and fees for attendance at a post-secondary educational institution. The bill will also specify applicable exemptions and technical amendments.
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: Refugees
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred toCommittee on Education
Sponsors List:
Source Link: External Link

Maine

Bill Number: L.D. 944 (H.P. 591)

Bill: L.D. 944 (H.P. 591): An Act To Allow Refugees, Asylees And Asylum Seekers To Qualify For In-State Tuition
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow Refugees, Asylees and Asylum Seekers to Qualify for In-State Tuition.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Refugees, Asylum Seekers
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Ought Not To Pass Pursuant To Joint Rule 310,
Sponsors List: ME Rep. Amy Roeder (D-ME-023)
Source Link: External Link

Maryland

Bill Number: H.B.0473

Bill: H.B.0473: Higher Education - Undocumented Students - Out-of-State Tuition Exemption Eligibility
Description: If enacted, the bill would reduce the current requirement for individuals or their parents or guardians to have filed taxes to qualify for in-state tuition from 3 years to 1 year before the academic year. Companion Bill: SB 0637.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred Education, Energy, and the Environment
Sponsors List: MD Del. Cheryl Pasteur (D-MD-011A)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.0637

Bill: S.B.0637: Higher Education - Undocumented Students - Out-of-State Tuition Exemption Eligibility
Description: If enacted, the bill would reduce the current requirement for individuals or their parents or guardians to have filed taxes to qualify for in-state tuition from 3 years to 1 year before the academic year. Companion bill: HB 0473.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Sponsors List: MD Sen. Benjamin Brooks (D-MD-010)
Source Link: External Link

Massachusetts

Bill Number: S.2800

Bill: S.2800: Senate, May 23, 2024 – Text Of The Senate Amendment To The House Bill Making Appropriations For The Fiscal Year 2025 For The Maintenance Of The Departments, Boards, Commissions, Institutions And Certain Activities Of The Commonwealth, For Interest, Sinking Fund And Serial Bond Requirements And For Certain Permanent Improvements (House, No. 4601) (Being The Text Of Senate, No. 4, Printed As Amended).
Description: Appropriations for fiscal year 2025. If enacted, it would make technical edits to the tuition equity law passed in the FY 24 budget to clarify procedures for qualifying students to follow in order to receive financial aid at private institutions, removes the selective service registration requirement, requires the Board of Higher Education to issue implementing regulations, and ensures the confidentiality of student and family information obtained under the law. In addition this bill would provide free community college for those who qualify for MassReconnects, undocumented students are among those eligible. Students are currently already eligible for MassReconnect. If this is included in the budget for fiscal year 2025 and it is expanded, it will include undocumented students.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: See H4601
Sponsors List:
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.2

Bill: H.2: An Act Making Appropriations For The Fiscal Year 2025 For The Maintenance Of The Departments, Boards, Commissions, Institutions, And Certain Activities Of The Commonwealth, For Interest, Sinking Fund, And Serial Bond Requirements, And For Certain Permanent Improvements
Description: Appropriations for fiscal year 2025. If enacted, it would make technical edits to the tuition equity law passed in the FY 24 budget to clarify procedures for qualifying students to follow in order to receive financial aid at private institutions, removes the selective service registration requirement, requires the Board of Higher Education to issue implementing regulations, and ensures the confidentiality of student and family information obtained under the law.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Reported, in part, by H4600
Sponsors List:
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.1265

Bill: H.1265: An Act Relative To Debt-Free Public Higher Education
Description: If enacted, this bill would establish a grant program to pay the equivalent of tuition and mandatory fees to eligible students at Massachusetts public higher education institutions. Higher Education.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Reporting date extended to Friday, March 8, 2024, pending concurrence
Sponsors List: MA Rep. Carmine Gentile (D-MA-Massachusetts House 13th Middlesex), MA Rep. Natalie Higgins (D-MA-Massachusetts House 4th Worcester)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.1260

Bill: H.1260: An Act Committing To Higher Education The Resources To Insure A Strong And Healthy Public Higher Education System
Description: If enacted, this bill would establish a grant program to pay the equivalent of tuition and mandatory fees to eligible students at Massachusetts public higher education institutions. Higher Education.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Reporting date extended to Friday, March 8, 2024, pending concurrence
Sponsors List: MA Rep. Patricia "Pat" Duffy (D-MA-Massachusetts House 5th Hampden), MA Rep. Sean Garballey (D-MA-Massachusetts House 23rd Middlesex)
Source Link: External Link

Michigan

Bill Number: S.B.0265

Bill: S.B.0265: State: identification cards; cross reference to 1972 PA 22; update. Amends sec. 5 of 2008 PA 23 (MCL 28.305). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0266'23
Description: This bill is part of the Drive SAFE bills, If enacted, this bill would allow immigrants living in Michigan access to state ID or Driver’s license, regardless of their citizenship status.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred To Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure
Sponsors List: MI Sen. Erika Geiss (D-MI-001)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.0267

Bill: S.B.0267: Traffic control: driver license; citizenship or legal presence requirement for obtaining a driver license; remove. Amends secs. 50a, 51a, 232, 302, 303, 307 & 314 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.50a et seq.).
Description: This bill is part of the Drive SAFE bills, If enacted, this bill would allow immigrants living in Michigan access to state ID or Driver’s license, regardless of their citizenship status.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred To Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure
Sponsors List: MI Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-MI-003)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.4411

Bill: H.B.4411: State: identification cards; citizenship or legal presence requirement for obtaining a state identification card; remove. Amends secs. 1, 1a & 2 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.291 et seq.).
Description: This bill is part of the Drive SAFE bills, If enacted, this bill would allow immigrants living in Michigan access to state ID or Driver’s license, regardless of their citizenship status.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Bill Electronically Reproduced 04/13/2023
Sponsors List: MI Rep. Rachel Hood (D-MI-081)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.4412

Bill: H.B.4412: State: identification cards; cross reference to 1972 PA 22; update. Amends sec. 5 of 2008 PA 23 (MCL 28.305). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4411'23
Description: This bill is part of the Drive SAFE bills, If enacted, this bill would allow immigrants living in Michigan access to state ID or Driver’s license, regardless of their citizenship status.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Bill Electronically Reproduced 04/13/2023
Sponsors List: MI Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-MI-001)
Source Link: External Link

Missouri

Bill Number: H.B. 2421

Bill: H.B. 2421: Modifies provisions relating to higher education tuition
Description: If enacted, undocumented students in Missouri universities will be classified as residents for tuition purposes if they graduated from a Missouri high school, and agree to regularize their status when eligible to do so. Additionally, institutions are prohibited from denying admission based on immigration status and must keep information collected confidential.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred: General Laws(H)
Sponsors List: MO Rep. Ingrid Burnett (D-MO-019)
Source Link: External Link

New Hampshire

Bill Number: H.B.1127

Bill: H.B.1127: Relative to the Revocation and Suspension of Drivers' Licenses and to Invalidating Out-Of-State Driver's Licenses Issued to Undocumented Immigrants.
Description: If enacted, this bill would invalidate Out-Of-State driver's licenses issued to undocumented immigrants.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Conference Committee Report 2024-2284c: Adopted, VV 06/13/2024 HJ 16
Sponsors List: NH Rep. Erica Layon (R-NH-New Hampshire House Rockingham 13)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.501

Bill: S.B.501: Relative to Driver Licenses for Noncitizens Residing in New Hampshire.
Description: If enacted, undocumented applicants residing in New Hampshire, or individuals with an EAD may receive a driver’s license if they provide certification of the person’s driving record, a SSN, or similar document, and other requirements as determined by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Ought to Pass: MA RC 181-169 05/23/2024 HJ 14
Sponsors List: NH Sen. Donovan Fenton (D-NH-010)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.358

Bill: S.B.358: Relative to Invalidating Out-Of-State Driver's Licenses Issued to Undocumented Immigrants.
Description: If enacted, this bill would invalidate out-of-state driver's licenses issued to undocumented immigrants.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 176-174 05/23/2024 HJ 14
Sponsors List: NH Sen. Bill Gannon (R-NH-023)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.1118

Bill: H.B.1118: Relative to the Issuance of Drivers' Licenses for Aliens Temporarily Residing in New Hampshire.
Description: If enacted, applicants temporarily residing in New Hampshire for purposes of attending a public or private educational institution can be issued a driver’s license if they provide proof of previous vehicle operation in the foreign country or proof of completion of an approved driver education course acceptable to the director, or written or other testing, and submission of a social security number, or, if the person does not qualify for such a number, the submission of certification to that effect as is acceptable to the commissioner.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Refer to Interim Study, MA, VV; 05/23/2024; SJ 15
Sponsors List:
Source Link: External Link

New Jersey

Bill Number: A.2349

Bill: A.2349: Clarifies that any State entity that issues professional or occupational licenses will not require individuals to demonstrate lawful presence in New Jersey to obtain professional or occupational licensure.
Description: If enacted, this bill would clarify current law, S 2455, by stating that any entity in New Jersey, including any principal department of the executive branch of state government, any entity within any department, and any other entity created to license or otherwise regulate a profession or occupation, will not require an individual to demonstrate lawful presence in New Jersey to obtain a professional or occupational license.
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee
Sponsors List: NJ Sen. Raj Mukherji (D-NJ-032)
Source Link: External Link

New York

Bill Number: S.9094

Bill: S.9094: Provides that certain persons who are not residents of the state but who have resided in the state for a certain period of time shall be eligible for in-state tuition rates
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow individuals who have resided in New York for a certain period of time to be eligible for in-state tuition rates if they meet certain criteria. The bill currently outlines the following criteria: An individual has resided in the state for a period of at least one year and in the county, city, town, intermediate school district, school district or community college region, for a period of at least six months. The term resident also would include a person who has resided in the county, city, town intermediate school district, school district or community region, for a period of at least six months immediately preceding the date of such person’s registration at the institution, if the person can show the following: -An employment authorization document (EAD) with the following codes: (A)(3) for refugee, (A) (5) for asylee, and (A)(10), for withholding of deportation or removal, an I-94 arrival/departure record with an employment authorization stamp and the notation “asylum granted” or “refugee granted” and a decision from the United States Citizenship and immigration services or the immigration judge granting asylum or withholding of deportation or removal.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred To Higher Education
Sponsors List: NY Sen. Robert Jackson (D-NY-031)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: A.8403A

Bill: A.8403A: Provides that certain persons who are not residents of the state but who have resided in the state for a certain period of time shall be eligible for in-state tuition rates
Description: If enacted, this bill would provide certain individuals who have resided in the state for at least one year eligibility for in-state tuition. Appears to eliminate the two year attendance and affidavit requirement currently required by AB 9612 (2002) and the requirement that an individual apply for attendance at an institution within 5 years of receiving a diploma. Companion Bill S 9094. More detailed explanation under S 9094.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Print Number 8403A
Sponsors List: NY Assemb. Phara Forrest (D-NY-057)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: A.2314

Bill: A.2314: Creates the adult student grant program
Description: If enacted, this bill would create an adult student grant program that provides financial aid grants to adults such as refugees who are returning to college or seeking career education and training.
Issue: Financial Aid
Impacted Group: Refugees
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred To Higher Education
Sponsors List: NY Assemb. Jo Anne Simon (D-NY-052)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: A.8263

Bill: A.8263: Relates to enacting the empire state licensing act; repealer
Description: If enacted, this bill would provide all New Yorkers with access to professional, occupational, commercial, or business licenses, permits, certificates, or related registrations regardless of an applicant's citizenship or immigration status.
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred To Governmental Operations
Sponsors List: NY Assemb. Catalina Cruz (D-NY-039)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.7901

Bill: S.7901: Relates to the issuance of driver's licenses and emergency medical personnel designation; repealer
Description: If enacted, it would allow the use of alternate forms of identification where an applicant does not have a social security or ITIN, or submit a sworn statement under penalty of perjury that the applicant does not have a SSN or ITIN.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred To Transportation
Sponsors List: NY Sen. Kevin Parker (D-NY-021)
Source Link: External Link

North Carolina

Bill Number: H1031

Bill: H1031: Reduce Barriers to College Completion.
Description:
Issue:
Impacted Group:
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House
Sponsors List: NC Rep. Lindsey Prather (D-NC-115), NC Rep. Maria Cervania (D-NC-041)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S683

Bill: S683: =H767 Expanding Workforce and Education Act.
Description: If enacted, this bill would extend in-state tuition to certain DACA students.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
Sponsors List: NC Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R-NC-037), NC Sen. Michael Lee (R-NC-007), NC Sen. Julie Mayfield (D-NC-049)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S706

Bill: S706: In-State Tuition Equity.
Description: If enacted, this bill would authorize in-state tuition for certain undocumented students in North Carolina.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
Sponsors List: NC Sen. Graig Meyer (D-NC-023), NC Sen. Mujtaba Mohammed (D-NC-038), NC Sen. Natalie Murdock (D-NC-020)
Source Link: External Link

Ohio

Bill Number: H.B.535

Bill: H.B.535: Create an interim driver's license for pending visa applicants
Description: If enacted, would create an interim limited term driver's license for pending visa applicants.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Refugees, Asylum Seekers
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred to committee Homeland Security
Sponsors List: OH Rep. Ismail Mohamed (D-OH-003), OH Rep. Darnell Brewer (D-OH-018)
Source Link: External Link

Oklahoma

Bill Number: S.B.1409

Bill: S.B.1409: Driver licenses; expanding eligibility for driver license under certain circumstances. Effective date.
Description: If enacted, this bill would expand eligibility for a driver license regardless of immigration status. Would also require an individual provide an Individual Tax Identification Number.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Second Reading referred to Retirement and Insurance
Sponsors List: OK Sen. Michael Brooks (D-OK-044)
Source Link: External Link

Pennsylvania

Bill Number: H.B.956

Bill: H.B.956: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for in-State tuition rate for undocumented individuals.
Description: If enacted, this bill would amend the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for in-State tuition rate for undocumented individuals in Pennsylvania.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: PN 0977 Referred to EDUCATION
Sponsors List: PA Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-PA-172)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.394

Bill: S.B.394: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for in-State tuition for undocumented individuals.
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow in-State tuition for undocumented individuals.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: PN 0337 Referred to EDUCATION
Sponsors List: PA Sen. Judith "Judy" Schwank (D-PA-011)
Source Link: External Link

Rhode Island

Bill Number: S.B.2983

Bill: S.B.2983: An Act Relating To Education -- Council On Postsecondary Education -- Student Success Act (Reduces The Time, From Three (3) Years To One Year, Required For A Nonimmigrant Foreign National Student, Who Has Resided In Rhode Island, To Be Eligible To Pay The Same In-State Tuition As Any Other Rhode Island Student.)
Description: If enacted, this bill would reduce the 3 year high school attendance requirement to one year in order for undocumented students to be able to access in-state tuition.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred to House Finance
Sponsors List: RI Sen. Matthew "Matt" LaMountain (D-RI-031), RI Sen. Roger Picard (D-RI-020), RI Sen. Frank Lombardi (D-RI-026), RI Sen. Samuel "Sam" Bell (D-RI-005), RI Sen. Valarie "Val" Lawson (D-RI-014)
Source Link: External Link

South Carolina

Bill Number: S.B.1144

Bill: S.B.1144: DREAMers Act of 2024
Description: “SOUTH CAROLINA DREAMERS ACT OF 2024” If enacted, would allow individuals who have lawful presence to establish residency for purposes of receiving in-state tuition and access to state financial aid. The bill would also allow individuals who have lawful presence to be eligible for occupational and professional licensure, provided that other licensure requirements are met.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Sponsors List: SC Sen. Deon Tedder (D-SC-042)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.4678

Bill: H.B.4678: Driver's licenses
Description: If enacted, this bill would invalidate out-of-state driver’s licenses that are issued exclusively to undocumented immigrants. It provides that a law enforcement officer who stops a person driving with an invalid license will issue a citation to the driver.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Beach
Sponsors List: SC Rep. Stewart "Stew" Jones (R-SC-014), SC Rep. Thomas Beach (R-SC-010)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.3288

Bill: H.B.3288: Occupational and professional licensing
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow DACA recipients with a valid work permit to apply for occupational and professional licensure in South Carolina.
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Felder
Sponsors List: SC Rep. Patricia "Pat" Henegan (D-SC-054), SC Rep. Neal Collins (R-SC-005), SC Rep. John King (D-SC-049), SC Rep. Kambrell Garvin (D-SC-077), SC Rep. Jerry Carter (R-SC-003)
Source Link: External Link

Tennessee

Bill Number: S.B.1808

Bill: S.B.1808: Driver Licenses - As introduced, authorizes the department of safety to issue a driver privilege card or permit that confers the same privileges as a driver license to a person who is not a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 50, Part 3.
Description: If enacted, the bill would authorize the Tennessee Department of Safety to issue driver privilege cards or permits to individuals regardless of immigration status. Companion bill: HB 2105
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Failed in Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
Sponsors List: TN Sen. Heidi Campbell (D-TN-020)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.2105

Bill: H.B.2105: Driver Licenses - As introduced, authorizes the department of safety to issue a driver privilege card or permit that confers the same privileges as a driver license to a person who is not a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 50, Part 3.
Description: If enacted, the bill would authorize the Tennessee Department of Safety to issue driver privilege cards or permits to individuals regardless of immigration status. Companion bill: SB 1808
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Transportation Subcommittee of Transportation Committee
Sponsors List: TN Rep. Vincent Dixie (D-TN-054)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.0297

Bill: S.B.0297: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation - As introduced, requires TSAC to administer a tuition loan program for students who are not otherwise eligible to receive the in-state tuition rate at a public institution of higher education to receive the in-state tuition rate at the institution at which they are enrolled for up to four academic years with no repayment obligation if the student serves as an educator in a public school in this state for no less than five consecutive years. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49, Chapter 4 and Title 49, Chapter 7.
Description: If enacted, this bill would require TSAC to administer a tuition loan program for students who are not otherwise eligible to receive the in-state tuition rate at a public institution of higher education to receive the in-state tuition rate at the institution at which they are enrolled for up to four academic years with no repayment obligation if the student serves as an educator in a public school in this state for no less than five consecutive years.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee
Sponsors List: TN Sen. Todd Gardenhire (R-TN-010)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: H.B.1294

Bill: H.B.1294: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation - As introduced, requires TSAC to administer a tuition loan program for students who are not otherwise eligible to receive the in-state tuition rate at a public institution of higher education to receive the in-state tuition rate at the institution at which they are enrolled for up to four academic years with no repayment obligation if the student serves as an educator in a public school in this state for no less than five consecutive years. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49, Chapter 4 and Title 49, Chapter 7.
Description: If enacted, this bill would require TSAC to administer a tuition loan program for students who are not otherwise eligible to receive the in-state tuition rate at a public institution of higher education to receive the in-state tuition rate at the institution at which they are enrolled for up to four academic years with no repayment obligation if the student serves as an educator in a public school in this state for no less than five consecutive years.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Sponsor(s) Added.
Sponsors List: TN Rep. Yusuf Hakeem (D-TN-028)
Source Link: External Link

Virginia

Bill Number: H.B. 1454

Bill: H.B. 1454: Limited-duration licenses and driver privilege cards and permits; extends validity.
Description: If enacted this bill would extend current VA driver privilege cards for Undocumented immigrants from 4 years to 8 years.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: House sustained Governor's veto
Sponsors List: VA Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-VA-003)
Source Link: External Link

Wisconsin

Bill Number: A.B.1210

Bill: A.B.1210: Relating to: issuance of identification cards and operator's licenses to undocumented persons. (FE)
Description: If enacted, an applicant for a noncompliant REAL ID license is no longer required to provide proof that they are a citizen or lawfully present. To establish identity an applicant must show either an ITIN, a foreign passport to establish identity.
Issue: Driver’s License
Impacted Group: Undocumented
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Representative Ohnstad added as a coauthor
Sponsors List: WI Rep. Francesca Hong (D-WI-076), WI Rep. Greta Neubauer (D-WI-066), WI Rep. Melissa Ratcliff (D-WI-046), WI Rep. Jodi Emerson (D-WI-091), WI Rep. Robyn Vining (D-WI-014)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.747

Bill: S.B.747: Relating to: apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship completion awards, career and technical education incentive grants and completion awards, technical preparation programs in school districts and technical colleges, creating an individual income tax credit for completing an apprenticeship program, rejection criteria for part-time open enrollment applications, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures. (FE)
Description: If enacted, this bill would expand access to professional licensure for DACA recipients. (Companion bill to A.B. 779)
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1
Sponsors List: WI Sen. Robert "Rob" Cowles (R-WI-002), WI Sen. Joan Ballweg (R-WI-014), WI Sen. Dan Feyen (R-WI-018), WI Sen. Patrick Testin (R-WI-024)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.843

Bill: S.B.843: Relating to: a University of Wisconsin System nonresident tuition exemption. (FE)
Description: If enacted, the bill would create a nonresident tuition exemption for certain University of Wisconsin System students. A person would qualify for the exemption if that person meets all of the following requirements: (1) Person resided in Wisconsin for 12 months immediately preceding the beginning of any semester or session in which the person registers at the institution, (2) the person has DACA status
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1
Sponsors List: WI Sen. Tim Carpenter (D-WI-003), WI Sen. Melissa Agard (D-WI-016), WI Sen. Mark Spreitzer (D-WI-015), WI Sen. Jesse James (R-WI-023), WI Sen. Dianne Hesselbein (D-WI-027)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: A.B.821

Bill: A.B.821: Relating to: a University of Wisconsin System nonresident tuition exemption. (FE)
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow in-state tuition for students who 1) Have DACA status and 2) have resided in Wisconsin for 12 months immediately preceding any semester or session in which the student registers at an institution.
Issue: In-state tuition
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1
Sponsors List: WI Rep. Jeffrey "Jeff" Mursau (R-WI-036), WI Rep. Evan Goyke (D-WI-018), WI Rep. John Macco (R-WI-088), WI Rep. Joel Kitchens (R-WI-001), WI Rep. Dave Considine (D-WI-081)
Source Link: External Link

Bill Number: S.B.78

Bill: S.B.78: Relating to: appointment of certain lawfully present aliens as law enforcement officers.
Description: If enacted, this bill would allow DACA recipients to serve as law enforcement.
Issue: Professional Licensure
Impacted Group: DACA
Date Introduced:
Future Hearing Dates:
Last Timeline Action: Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1
Sponsors List: WI Former Sen. Lena Taylor (D-WI-004), WI Sen. Andre Jacque (R-WI-001), WI Sen. Jesse James (R-WI-023)
Source Link: External Link

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