As the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted, meaningful access to transportation is critical for all individuals in Rhode Island. This legislation would expand the access to a driver’s license to undocumented individuals, ensuring that all residents can make use of safe and reliable transportation to go to work, school, the doctor, or any other necessary locations. Supported by immigrants’ rights groups as well as the DMV and the State Police, this important bill would allow for greater economic mobility for immigrants and would promote road safety for all in the state.

Sponsors

Representative Anastasia Williams and Senator Frank Ciccone

Status

Held for Further Study

Session

2021

Bill number

Position

Support