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State Information on Real ID

News

"Driver license offices look like a car wreck," Salt Lake Tribune, January 15, 2010. Online>

"Driver license renewal law leaves many in limbo," Salt Lake Tribune, January 13, 2010. Online>

"Utah may defy feds on REAL ID," Desert News, February 26, 2009. Online>

"Utah House votes to opt out of Real ID compliance," Associated Press, February 26, 2009. Online>

"Panel balks at national ID participation," Salt Lake Tribune, February 20, 2009. Online>

"Real ID Berated by House Members," Desert News, February 27, 2008.  Online >

"House Committee United in Rejecting Real ID Program," Salt Lake Tribune, February 20, 2008.

"House Panel Backs Real ID Resolution," Deseret News, February 14, 2007.  Online >

"House Panel Says National ID Cards Violate Privacy Rights," Salt Lake Tribune, February 14, 2007.

"Real Problems with Real ID," Daily Herald Editorial, February 14, 2007.  Online >

"US Repeal Sought of Real ID Act," Deseret Morning News, January 30, 2007.  Online >

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

"Utah ACLU Wants ID Law Repealed," Salt Lake Tribune, January 13, 2006. 
"Rush to Judgment," Salt Lake Tribune, April 30, 2005.  PDF >

Legislation

2009
HR 4, opposes the Real ID Act of 2005 and the implementation of a national ID card. (Enacted 3/2/09)

HB 325, prohibits the state from implementing the Real ID Act of 2005. (Passed House)

2008
HB 449, prohibits the state from implementing the Real ID Act of 2005. (Unanimously passed by committee on 2-19-08; Died in House)

Documents

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

ACLU of Utah letter to Gov. Jon Hunstman (January 12, 2006); Online >

ACLU of Utah letter to Senate President John Valentine (January 12, 2006); Online >

ACLU of Utah letter to House Speaker Greg Curtis (January 12, 2006); Online >

Action

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

For more information

www.acluutah.org
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