RI H5514 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2017-02-15 - Withdrawn at sponsor's request
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Provides that persons who apply to the DMV for a driver's license, its renewal or personal identification simultaneously register to vote, unless they expressly decline to do so. It also requires that the person certify that they are an American citizen.

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Registration Of Voters



2017-02-15HouseWithdrawn at sponsor's request
2017-02-15HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary


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