Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Consular identification. Requires a state agency, a political subdivision, or an employee of a state agency or political subdivision to accept a consular identification document submitted by an individual as valid identification of the individual in most situations. Provides that a consular identification document may not be accepted: (1) from an individual registering to vote or obtaining a driver's license; (2) when acceptance is not permitted under federal law; or (3) when acceptance would jeopardize funding from a particular source. Provides that information collected from or appearing on a consular identification document is subject to the same privacy protections and Consular identification. Requires a state agency, a political subdivision, or an employee of a state agency or political subdivision to accept a consular identification document submitted by an individual as valid identification of the individual in most situations. Provides that a consular identification document may not be accepted: (1) from an individual registering to vote or obtaining a driver's license; (2) when acceptance is not permitted under federal law; or (3) when acceptance would jeopardize funding from a particular source. Provides that information collected from or appearing on a consular identification document is subject to the same privacy protections and limitations on disclosure that apply to information collected from or appearing on a driver's license or an identification card. Provides that, unless otherwise provided by federal law, a consular identification document: (1) does not establish or indicate lawful United States immigration status; (2) may not be considered valid for that purpose; and (3) does not establish a foreign national's right to be in or to remain in the United States. Repeals statutes defining offenses related to consular identification. ... View more