High Noon for Real ID?

High Noon for Real ID?

High Noon for Real ID?, February 2007
States’ anger over the federal Real ID Act — the mandate for states to adopt by 2008 uniform, tamper-proof driver’s licenses and ID cards as a hedge against terrorism — has been on a low simmer ever since Congress passed the provision in 2005. But that simmer has turned to a full boil, with numerous statehouses rolling out bills this year to reject the law over concerns about how much it will cost, who will pay for it and whether it will actually make the country even less secure than under the current system. [click title to continue reading]

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