Summary: S.4133 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate (12/07/2020)

REAL ID Modernization Act

This bill revises requirements for obtaining driver's licenses and personal identification cards under the REAL ID Act of 2005.

Specifically, the bill

  • permits electronic and mobile driver's licenses,
  • allows electronic submission of required information,
  • permits a digital photograph to be one that is already on file with the state if the photograph was taken during the six-year period preceding the application,
  • repeals the authorization for the Department of Transportation to make grants to states for conforming with standards,
  • requires aircraft operators and third party reservation entities to notify passengers about this bill's requirement, and
  • eliminates documentation requirements for Social Security numbers and permanent addresses.