2003 -- S 0715 AS AMENDED
A N A C T
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES -- DRIVERS LICENSE NOTIFICATION OF
SELECTIVE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT
Introduced By: Senators DaPonte, Connors, Ruggerio, Goodwin, and Paiva-Weed
Date Introduced: February 26, 2003
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 31-10-47 of the General Laws in Chapter 31-10 entitled "Operators'
and Chauffeurs' Licenses" is hereby amended to read as follows:
31-10-47. Notification of selective service registration requirement. -- (a) Any male,
United States citizen or immigrant who is at least eighteen (18) years of age, but less than twenty-
six (26) years of age shall be registered in compliance with the requirements of section 3 of the
"Military Selective Service Act", 50 U.S.C. App. 451 et seq., when applying to receive a driver's
license, renewal or identification card or renewal.
(b) The division of motor vehicles shall forward in an electronic format the name,
address, date of birth, social security number, if applicable to the applicant, and date of
application to the selective service system. The applicant's submission of the application shall
serve as an indication that the applicant has already registered with the selective service or that he
is authorizing the department to forward to the selective service the necessary information for
such registration. The department shall notify the applicant on the application that his submission
of the application will serve as his consent to be registered with the selective service system, if so
required by federal law.
(c) The provisions of this section shall apply to male United States citizens or
immigrants between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-six (26) who are applying for issuance,
renewal or duplicate of an instruction permit, a driver's license, a provisional driver's license, a
commercial driver's license, or an identification card on or after the applicable effective date of
this act [June 28, 2002].
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.