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H.R. 3398 - REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act

Sponsor: Don Young (R)
Introduced: 2017-07-25
Bill Status: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 736.
 

REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act

This bill amends the Real ID Act of 2005 to make a citizen of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau who has been admitted to the United States as a nonimmigrant pursuant to a Compact of Free Association between the United States and the Republic or Federated States eligible for a driver's license or personal identification card. Under current law, a citizen of those countries is eligible for a temporary driver's license or personal identification card.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3398


    To amend the Real ID Act of 2005 to permit Freely Associated States to meet identification requirements under such Act, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 2017

    Mr. Young of Alaska (for himself and Ms. Gabbard) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

    To amend the Real ID Act of 2005 to permit Freely Associated States to meet identification requirements under such Act, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendment.

(a) Definition of State.—Section 201(5) of the Real ID Act of 2005 (49 U.S.C. 30301 note; Public Law 109–13) is amended by striking “the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands,”.

(b) Evidence of lawful status.—Section 202(c)(2)(B) of the REAL ID Act of 2005 (49 U.S.C. 30301 note; Public Law 109–13) is amended—

(1) in clause (viii), by striking “or” at the end;

(2) in clause (ix), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; or”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(x) is a citizen of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau who has been admitted to the United States as a nonimmigrant pursuant to a Compact of Free Association between the United States and the Republic or Federated States.”.


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