In May 2005, the REAL ID Act was appended to a bill providing tsunami relief and military appropriations and passed with little debate and no hearings, though members of Congress called for hearings. Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) authored the REAL ID Act of 2005. The national identification systems has hit numerous stumbling blocks since the REAL ID Act passed.
Now, Sensenbrenner, chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, will has scheduled a hearing on “Secure Identification: The REAL ID Act’s Minimum Standards for Driver’s Licenses and Identification Cards.” No witnesses have been announced.
Date: Wednesday, March 21 at 10 a.m. ET
Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
For more information: http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/hear_030212012.html