Senator Jaquez Lewis
and Senator Winter, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-199 to the
committee. This bill repeals the broad prohibition of providing state
and local public benefits to individuals not lawfully present, and repeals
specific requirements that individuals must be lawfully present when applying
for a professional licenses, public works contracts, and local business
licenses. The bill expands what forms of identifications may be accepted
by state agencies and repeals the Secure and Verifiable Identity Act.
Amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, and L.004 were distributed (Attachments
A, B, C, and D).