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January Session, 2013

LCO No. 7719



Offered by:


REP. NOUJAIM, 74th Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 6495

File No. 368

Cal. No. 248

(As Amended by House Amendment Schedule "(A)")


Strike subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of section 1 and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(b) (1) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes or any regulation, the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall not decline to issue a motor vehicle operator's license to any applicant who meets the licensure requirements provided in section 14-36 of the general statutes but who cannot establish that he or she is legally present in the United States or does not have a Social Security number if such applicant (A) submits proof of residency in the state, (B) submits either two forms of primary proof of identity or one form of primary proof of identity and one form of secondary proof of identity, (C) files an affidavit with the commissioner attesting that such applicant has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status or will file such an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so, and (D) if such person is eighteen years of age or younger, provides proof that such applicant's parent or legal guardian is a Connecticut taxpayer. Any form of primary proof of identity, secondary proof of identity or proof of residency submitted to the commissioner that is in a language other than English shall be accompanied by a certified English translation of such document prepared by a translator approved by the commissioner. "