Gov. Dayton says the state has received an extension on the Real ID law, allowing Minnesota residents access to board planes through October 10th, 2018 with their old licenses.
ME is receiving a yearlong extension from enforcement of federal requirements for state driver's licenses and ID cards.
Those with the non-compliant licenses eventually will need additional documentation - such as a passport, permanent resident card or military ID - to board domestic commercial flights and for other federal purposes.
The new REAL ID will have a star symbol on its face to show it's REAL, under federal standards.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security told the Montana Motor Vehicles Division that it has until next October to begin meeting the federal requirements.
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The 2017 Legislature passed a bill saying Montana would begin complying with the REAL ID Act, overturning a law that directed non-compliance. The state will seek more time to reach full compliance. That gave the state the grounds to seek the extension that was granted Wednesday.
DMV said OR already meets the majority of Real ID requirements.
According to the SCDMV, more than 65,000 SC residents have provided the required documents to receive a REAL ID-compliant form of identification. Rochester is one of only 14 DMVs in the state that issue EDLs.
The state offers, but does not mandate, enhanced driver's licenses and IDs that require proof of US citizenship and are valid under the federal law. MVD will utilize MSU-B student work through marketing and research classes to develop the public information campaign.