Introduced by Rep. Peter Lucido (R) on April 15, 2015 To allow the Secretary of State to embed machine-readable emergency contact information in digitized drivers licenses starting in 2018, if a person requests this. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on April 15, 2015
Reported in the House on June 9, 2015 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
Amendment offered by Rep. Peter Lucido (R) on June 16, 2015 To clarify a provision limiting the personal information a digital drivers license may include.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 16, 2015
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on June 18, 2015
Reported in the Senate on December 15, 2015 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on January 13, 2016 To revise details of the information that can be embedded into a drivers license which is intended to facilitate voting in elections.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 13, 2016
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on January 14, 2016. See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No". To require the Secretary of State starting in 2017 to embed machine-readable emergency contact information in digitized drivers licenses if a person requests this. Access to the embedded information would be limited to law enforcement agencies.