The Real ID program, which has its roots in a law passed in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, fundamentally seeks to ensure the authenticity of a state-issued identification – typically a driver’s license. Though many years in execution, the program still has a ways to go with fewer than 50% of Americans having a compliant license.
Many states are far behind, in part because issuing a Real ID-compliant license requires the driver to present a raft of paper documents in person to local vehicle registration offices. The pandemic, which has limited public access to state (and federal) offices tossed in a last-minute roadblock.
In this exclusive executive briefing, the following practitioners provide insight into how states and the IT industry are dealing with Real ID:
Kyle Cotner, Public Sector Business Development Manager, Kodak Alaris
Michael Leahy, Secretary of Information Technology, State of Maryland
Ian Grossman, Vice President of Member Services and Public Affairs, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
Charles Norman, Registrar of Motor Vehicles, State of Ohio
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