S. 1261 (111th): PASS ID Act


Jun 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2009
Length: 52 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to repeal title II of the REAL ID Act of 2005 and amend title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to better protect the security, confidentiality, and integrity of personally identifiable information collected by States when issuing driver's licenses and identification documents, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Providing for Additional Security in States' Identification Act of 2009 or the PASS ID Act - Section2 - Repeals title II (Improved Security for Driver's Licenses and Personal Identification Cards) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 15, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 2009
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1261”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3471 (Related)
REAL ID Repeal and Identification Security Enhancement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2009

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