Bill Number: SB21-077
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: A. Benavidez/C. Kipp/J. Gonzales
The bill eliminates the requirement that the department of education and each division, board, or agency of the department of regulatory agencies verify the lawful presence of each applicant before issuing or renewing a license. The bill also specifies that lawful presence is not required of any applicant for any license, certificate, or registration.
The bill affirmatively states that the bill is a state law within the meaning of the federal law that gives states authority to provide for eligibility for state and local public benefits to persons who are unlawfully residing in the United States.
First Conference Committee Result was to Adopt Rerevised w/ Amendments (04/30/2021)
Governor Signed (05/27/2021)
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