Current through 2023 Public Law 398
Section 31-10.4-1 - [Effective 1/1/2024] State identification cards(a) Upon application of any person who is unable to establish legal presence in the United States, the division of motor vehicles is authorized to issue a driver privilege card and/or driver privilege permit if the applicant otherwise meets the requirements of chapter 10 of this title or a Rhode Island state identification card, to any applicant, if the division of motor vehicles determines that the applicant:(1) Has verification from the tax administrator that the applicant either has filed a personal income tax return as a resident with this state for the tax year preceding the date of application or has been claimed as a dependent on a personal income tax return by an individual who has filed a personal income tax return as a resident with this state for the tax year preceding the date of application;(2) Presents two (2) primary proof of identity documents, as defined in § 31-10.4-5, or one primary proof of identity document and one secondary proof of identity document, as defined in § 31-10.4-5; (3) Presents two (2) proof of residency documents, which shall mean, for purposes of this subsection, the proof of residency documents set forth in 280-RICR- 30-00-1.4.1(D), as may be amended from time to time; and(4) Is not in violation of the insurance requirements, set forth in chapters 31 and 32 of this title , provided that this subsection (4) shall not apply to applicants for a Rhode Island state identification card.(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the administrator of the division of motor vehicles may provide information submitted by the applicant to the tax administrator for the sole purpose of implementing subsection (a)(1) of this section, and such information shall be kept confidential by the tax administrator.(c) Rhode Island state identification cards issued under this section shall be in the formats required by the division of motor vehicles pursuant to §§ 3-8-6 and 3-8-6.1, respectively. The division of motor vehicles may prescribe additional formatting requirements as it deems necessary to further the provisions of this subsection.
R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-10.4-1Amended by 2023 Pub. Laws, ch. 296,§ 2, eff. 1/1/2024.Amended by 2023 Pub. Laws, ch. 297,§ 2, eff. 1/1/2024.Added by 2022 Pub. Laws, ch. 241,§ 1, eff. 7/1/2023.Added by 2022 Pub. Laws, ch. 242,§ 1, eff. 7/1/2023.This section is set out more than once due to postponed, multiple, or conflicting amendments.