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Race Info ID Application

Concerning providing the opportunity to collect identifying information from applicants for state-issued cards.
2016 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

The act requires that an application for a driver's license or state identification card include the opportunity for the applicant to self-identify his or her race or ethnicity. The race or ethnicity information will not be printed on the driver's license or identification card but will be included in the information on the stored information magnetic strip on the card. A law enforcement officer will be able to access the information when he or she swipes the driver's license or identification card.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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