Month: August 2013

Maine gets extension on REAL ID compliance

Maine gets extension on REAL ID compliance Maine is getting more time to comply with federal rules on identification cards. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D Maine, said federal officials have agreed to extend the deadline for Maine and other states not in compliance with the REAL ID Act until Oct. 10, 2017. scannable ids Before Wednesday …

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Maine lawmakers backing off long resistance to federal Real ID requirements

Maine lawmakers backing off long resistance to federal Real ID requirements AUGUSTA The Maine Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to end the state opposition to federal Real ID requirements and to begin the process of redesigning the state driver licenses. Without legislative action, Maine residents likely will be unable to use their driver licenses to board …

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