Matt Dean on Immigration
Voted NO on complying with federal REAL ID
Legislative Summary: Only the following is satisfactory evidence for obtaining driver's licenses and MN identification cards:
Wikipedia background: The REAL ID Act of 2005 modifies US federal law pertaining to issuance procedures for state driver's licenses. Prior to the REAL ID Act, each state set its own rules and criteria regarding the issuance of a driver's
licenses or ID cards, including what documents must be provided to obtain one.
- a valid, unexpired US passport
- a certified copy of a birth certificate
- a valid, unexpired permanent
resident card, certificate of naturalization, or unexpired employment authorization document
- a valid, unexpired passport issued by a foreign country and a valid, unexpired US visa accompanied by documentation of lawful admittance into the US
Legislative Outcome: Passed Senate 72-58 on Feb. 23; passed House 60-7 on March 30; Rep. Matt Dean voted NAY; signed by Gov. Dayton on May 18.
Source: Minnesota legislative voting records: HF 3
, Mar 30, 2017
Page last updated: Jun 26, 2018