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Lawmakers tell Department of Revenue not to follow federal driver's license requirements

Thursday, May 14, 2009 | 10:56 a.m. CDT; updated 11:19 a.m. CDT, Thursday, May 14, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers have voted to direct the Department of Revenue to not comply with federal driver's license requirements. A bill sent to the governor targets the federal Real ID Act of 2005. Real ID requires states to collect certain data from driver's license applicants. Critics say it violates privacy rights and raises the risk of identity theft.


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