r e a l i d R E A L I D u p d a t e s a n d I m p a c t s
s states begin to make changes related to REAL ID, it may help to know what other jurisdictions are doing to prepare for implementation. To help spur conversation and communication, AAMVA created an online arena for jurisdictions to share infor- mation regarding changes in laws, policies, A
The first entry in the new online forum comes from Florida, where the legislature recently enacted several law changes affect- ing driver’s licenses to be ready for Real ID implementation by January 2010.
Here are some of the highlights: k TERM CHANgES for U.S. Citizens and Im- migrants with Permanent Legal Presence. k FLORIDA CLASS E driver licenses will be valid for eight years except for customers 80 and older. k CLASS A, B, OR C driver licenses will be valid for eight years except for customers 80 and older. Licenses with a hazardous materials endorsement will only be valid for four years. k ALL LICENSES FOR customers 80 and older will be valid for six years only. k ID CARDS for children five to 14 years of age will be valid four years. ID cards for custom- ers 15 and older will be valid for eight years.