House votes to override veto on immigrant driver’s license bill

House votes to override veto on immigrant driver’s license bill



WITH THIS, SHARMAN. REPORTER: WE ARE HERE IN FRONT OF THE STATE HOUSE. THERE IS A GROUP GATHERING IN FRONT OF THE STATE HOUSE, DECLARING THEY WILL CAMP THERE UNTIL THE BILL BECOMES LAW. THIS COULD HAPPEN EARLY TOMORROW. >> THE ARTICLE HOLDS. REPORTER: HOUSE LEGISLATIVE OVERHEADS GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER’S VETO OF A BILL THAT WOULD GIVE DRIVER’S LICENSES TO UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS. VOTE 1196. >> WE HAVE DECLARED THIS TO BE A PUBLIC SAFETY BILL THAT THERE ARE IMPORTANT REASONS WHY PEOPLE WHO ARE IN THIS STATUS MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL SAFELY AND RESPONSIBLY. THIS WILL ALLOW PEOPLE WHO CANNOT VERIFY THEIR IDENTITY TO RECEIVE STATUS IDs. HE ALSO SAID NON-CITIZENS WILL BE CONCERNED. >> THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO ALREADY HAVE GREEN CARDS AND VEHA LICENSES AND WILL NOT VOTE. 16 AND 17 YEAR OLDS DON’T VOTE REPORT: THE BILL REQUIRES TWO FORMS OF IDENTITY, AND ONE MUST BE AN UNEXPIRED PASSPORT OR A CONSURLA ID. >> WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO BUILD SUPPORT FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MANY GROUPS WHO WANT TO MAKE SURE EVERYONE HAS A LICENCE, KNOWS THE RULES OF THE ROAD AND IS INSURED. >>I VOTED TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNOR’S VETO REPORTER: REPRESENTATIVE STEVEN XIARHOS IS A FORMER CHF.IE POLICEMAN HE IS CONCERNED THAT CRIMINALS LIE ABOUT WHO THEY ARE TO GET A >>TO APPLY FOR OUR MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTER TO DO IT FOR SO MANY PEOPLE, TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE WHO THEY ARE BEFORE GIVING THEM A LICENSE THAT WAS MY BIG CONCERN REPOERRT: THE BILL IS HOLDING IN THE SENATE WHERE THERE ARE ENOUGH VOTES FOR AN OVEIDE.RR >> AS LO ASNG WE GET THE PAPERASSURE AND ARE ABLE TO DO IT TOMORROW, HOPE WE WILL EXPECT IT. REPORT: ER IF THE SENATE TAKES THIS TOMORROW AND VOIDS THE VETO, THE BILL BECOMES LAW. BUIT WILL NOT TAKE EFFECT UNTIL THE NEXT

House votes to override veto on immigrant driver’s license bill

Beacon Hill lawmakers are set to override Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of legislation that allows immigrants without legal status to acquire Massachusetts driver’s licenses.

Beacon Hill lawmakers are set to override Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of legislation that allows immigrants without legal status to acquire Massachusetts driver’s licenses.

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