Thursday, October 01, 2020

Kansas & Missouri Real ID Kinda Delayed

A glimpse at a federal ID crackdown reveals an inconvenient system that's not totally oppressive . . . yet. Here are the basics:

"In Kansas and Missouri, you are not required to have a REAL ID-compliant license, but it is necessary if you want to take part in certain activities. You will need a REAL ID or a valid U.S. passport if you want to fly within the United States. It will also be a requirement to enter government facilities like federal courthouses and military bases. You do not need a REAL ID to legally drive, vote or verify your age."

Read more:

REAL ID requirements again pushed back. What will you need by next year?

KANSAS CITY METRO (KCTV) -- Even though REAL ID requirements have been pushed back another year, you'll still need to make sure you have the proper license if you're wanting to fly, enter a courthouse, or be on a military base next year. The deadline was supposed to be Thursday, but the U.S.


Charlie Horse said...

Wot? I wasted an extra $7 on a real ID?

Anonymous said...

Make no mistake Charlie. REAL ID has never had anything to do with better identification or protection from modification of the license. REAL ID makes available to the Fed all locally recorded State databases without any formal request or requirement. CCL, Feds know. Delinquent State taxes, Feds know. It brings out of the woodwork the fools and their snarky: well if you're not doing anything wrong why do you care? A: abuse of power with a smattering of power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Anonymous said...

I don't know why the hell Trump didn't end that act with an Executive Order on day one. One of his major failings.

Anonymous said...

11:43 is a few shy of a full load.

It isn't really time consuming getting the compliant i.d.. You will need your birth certificate, you know the one with the stamped/imprinted into the surface of the paper. Social security card is needed too if I remember correctly and I think the current licence you're holding now. That might be good enough.