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State Information on Real ID

News

Eric Peters, "Don't Stand for Fingerprinting," The Connecticut Courant, March 23, 2007.

National survey of motor vehicles administrators uncovers deep concern over Real ID across the nation.  Connecticut officials' response to the survey is available here

"Where's Funding?" (Bridgeport) Connecticut Post, January 17, 2006.
"The implications here could be huge. The Real ID Act could end up costing states billions of dollars in new costs. Congress must either go back to the drawing board on this issue or provide states the funding needed to implement this increasingly bloated plan."

Legislation

2009
SB 436, Prohibits the state of Connecticut from complying with the federal Real ID Act of 2005. (In committee)

2006
Connecticut General Assembly Bill 60 attempted to comply with some provisions of Real ID.  (Dead)  Read our Fact Sheet on Real ID Compliance Bills here.

Documents

Connecticut officials' response to national survey of DMV's on problems posed by Real ID is available here

Action

Watch this space for actions you can take to stop Real ID in Connecticut

For more information

ACLU of Connecticut
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