The House passed a bill that would help youth experiencing homelessness obtain a driver's license on Tuesday, July 2. 

House Bill 127 passed the House with bipartisan support. The legislation would waive the fees associated with acquiring a driver's license for vulnerable youth who don't have a secure residence. 

Bill sponsors say that by having a license, the youth will be able to enroll or transfer schools, access social services like food and housing assistance, and attend medical visits.

Under the legislation, license fees would be waived for youth identified as homeless by a state agency. However, the child must be enrolled in an education program to receive the waived fee. Youth acquiring a license would be able to use a shelter or school address as a temporary address. 

The bill now advances to the Senate for further consideration.