2021

LEGISLATE VIRTUAL CONGRESS

IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

June 11, 2021

AN ACT

The Green Light 2 Bill

A bill to give undocumented immigrants the opportunity to receive a drivers license legally in Rhode Island.

Introduced By:

Date Introduced:

Referred to:

Student Senator Aldana, Student Senator Mallick

June 11, 2021, 3:32:01 PM

Rules and Regulations

Whereas many undocumented immigrants have no means to further reach prosperity in this state. 


Whereas the current public transportation of rhode island is not well established for all new migrating people. 


Whereas undocumented citizens deserve the opportunity to fulfill the american dream for which they must be able to independently transport themselves in order to achieve a better life. 


Whereas undocumented citizens do not have the opportunity to go to school, get a job, and many other aspects of life since they do not have paperwork this is one way to improve their quality of life. 


Whereas this bill is already legal in 13 other states


BE IT ENACTED BY LEGISLATE SENATORS VIRTUALLY ASSEMBLED THAT

Glossary of Terms:

Undocumented immigrants shall refer to any persons living in the united states specifically for this bill in rhode island without current citizenship, legal identification, or legal immigration status. 


A drivers license shall refer to a document permitting a person to drive a motor vehicle.

All undocumented immigrants living in the state of rhode island have the right to legally obtain a driver’s license for a motor vehicle. For this bill to be applicable to them they must be over the age of eighteen, must pass the written driver’s test, the vision test, the road test, and must comply with all motor laws in Rhode island.  They will also be required to follow all requirements for citizens in rhode island such as getting auto insurance. They will only receive a driver’s license for one term which is two years after which they must show proof in the form of signatories and witnesses that they are actively engaged in the process of legalizing their immigration status in order to be able to renew it. 

Punishments:

Enforcement:

Enactment:

The Green Light 2 Bill

will go into effect on

January 1, 2021, 5:00:00 AM

This bill shall go into effect at the start of the next fiscal year.

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