State Laws Extending Driving Privileges to All Residents - Maryland
Bill/Statute: MD TRANS § 16–122
Year Law Enacted: 2013
Effective Date: January 1, 2014
Name of Document Issued: Driver's License
What are the eligibility requirements?
- Provide documentary evidence that, for the previous two years, you filed a Maryland income tax return or that you resided in the state and were claimed as a dependent of someone who filed a Maryland state tax return
- Meet eligibility requirements for a driver's license (other than having lawful immigration status and a valid Social Security Number)
For more specifics, please visit: http://www.mva.maryland.gov/Driver-Services/Apply/md-drivers-license.htm
How long is the card valid?
The license will be valid for 5 to 8 years.
Are there distinguishing features or language on the license?
The license will have a unique design or color and include the following language: “Not federally compliant” and “May not be used to purchase a firearm.”
Is there an anti-discrimination provision in the law?
Is there a data confidentiality provision in the law?
This summary was prepared in January 2014 for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. For questions, please contact CLINIC’s State & Local Advocacy Attorney Jen Riddle at firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 565-4807.