Bill to let undocumented Hoosiers drive legally passes committee

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – A bill that would give driving privilege cards to undocumented people living in Indiana has passed out of committee.

Senate Bill 248 would allow the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles to issue the cards to undocumented immigrants that pass the state’s driving test, have paid taxes in Indiana for at least a year, have auto insurance, and submit fingerprints for a background check.

The Senate’s Homeland Security and Transportation Committee advanced the measure on a five to four vote Tuesday.

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