Method of documenting tracking and updating software licenses
As of December 31, 2009, any initial extension will terminate unless a State, no later than October 11, 2009, submits to DHS a request for an additional extension and certification that the State has achieved the benchmarks set forth in the Material Compliance Checklist. Verification and Data Exchange Systems Architecture D. Prohibition on States Issuing Real ID Cards to Persons Who Hold a Driver's License in Another State F. In the NPRM, DHS proposed that States that would not be able to comply by May 11, 2008, should request an extension of the compliance date no later than February 10, 2008, and the proposal encouraged States to submit requests for extension as early as October 1, 2007.
As of May 11, 2011, driver's licenses and identification cards will not be accepted from States that are not in full compliance with the provisions of REAL ID. Under this final rule, States must file requests for an initial extension no later than March 31, 2008.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darrell Williams, REAL ID Program Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528 (202) 282-9829. Requests for extension must be submitted from the highest level executive official in the State overseeing the DMV to the REAL ID Program Office.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Abbreviations and Terms Used in This Document AAMVA--American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators ACLU--American Civil Liberties Union CAC--U. Department of Defense Common Access Card CDLIS--Commercial Drivers License Information System CHRC--Criminal History Records Check CRBA--Consular Report of Birth Abroad DHS--U. Department of Homeland Security DMV--Department of Motor Vehicles DOS--U. DHS received numerous comments from States arguing that the lack of a centralized verification system would make it impossible for most, if not all, States to comply with the minimum statutory requirements by December 31, 2009.
The eighteen milestones are all mandatory requirements under the Act; one of the most important ones, however, is the State's ability to verify that the applicant is lawfully present in the United States.
Several commenters suggested that DHS consider a risk-based approach that would permit States and DMVs to defer enrollment of a proportion of the population that statistically may present a lower risk of obtaining false or fraudulent identification to, among other potential purposes, circumvent Transportation Security Administration (TSA) passenger screening procedures and requirements or to access Federal buildings with a false identification.