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Governor Huntsman Signs Senate Bill 227 Today

Immediate Release
March 08, 2005

WHO: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

WHAT: Governor Huntsman signed the following Senate Bill today:
  • S.B. 227, Public Safety Driving Privilege and Identification Card Amendments Sponsor: Senator Curtis S. Bramble
"This bill represents a good compromise," said Governor Huntsman. "The privilege card will allow undocumented individuals, foreign students, foreign businesspeople and others who are here for an extended length of time, the ability to maintain mobility in Utah. They will be allowed to establish driving records and obtain automobile insurance. However, the privilege card will not be accepted by government entities for the purpose of identification."

The law goes into effect immediately.

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