The proposed legislation would loosen some outdated requirements for the types of documents needed to prove identity and residency.
“If you are not in with your paperwork by June first, I cannot guarantee,” you will get a REAL ID by the Oct. 1 federally mandated deadline, said Emma Corrie, director of the state’s Driver and Vehicle Services division.
It’s probably safe to start booking flights for 2018.
After more than a decade of back and forth with the feds and years of wrangling at the Legislature, lawmakers say it’s time — finally — for the state to get its act together on Real ID. But will it? Can it?
A breakdown of how Minnesota got into such a mess with its driver’s license — and what’s likely to happen next.