Minnesota House Backs Driver’s Licenses For All Bill

The Minnesota House handed a invoice Friday that might enable all Minnesotans to acquire a driver’s license no matter immigration standing.

Before a change in 2003, all Minnesotans had been capable of get a driver’s license. The invoice handed with a 74-52 vote.

The bill, which has bipartisan assist, was authored by House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler.

“All Minnesotans deserve to have the ability to work, reside and care for their households. Ensuring everybody has entry to driver’s licenses will enhance public security for everybody, develop the state financial system, and deal with our immigrant communities with dignity and respect,” Rep. Winkler mentioned in a press release.

The invoice would prohibit the Department of Public Safety and driver’s license brokers from sharing information on Minnesotans who get one of these license with entities together with federal businesses.

The invoice is not going to transfer to the Senate for passage. It can be a part of the Omnibus Transportation invoice, which can be a part of finish of session negotiations.