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H.R. 1117 (110th): REAL ID Repeal and Identification Security Enhancement Act of 2007

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To repeal title II of the REAL ID Act of 2005, to reinstitute section 7212 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, which provides States additional regulatory flexibility and funding authorization to more rapidly produce tamper- and counterfeit-resistant driver's licenses and to protect privacy and civil liberties by providing interested stakeholders on a negotiated rulemaking with guidance to achieve improved 21st century licenses to improve national security.

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Sponsor and status

Thomas “Tom” Allen

Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2007
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Feb 16, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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41 Cosponsors (41 Democrats)

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History

Feb 16, 2007
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1117 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1117. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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