REAL ID Act and citizens' privacy; prohibits DMV, etc., from using any type of computer chip, etc. (SB841)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


REAL ID Act and citizens' privacy. Prohibits DMV or any other agency of the Commonwealth from using any type of computer chip or radio-frequency identification on licenses and identification cards and from sharing certain data with other states or with any federal government agency. Further provides that no biometric data will be gathered or retained. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/22/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093812216
12/22/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/28/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB841)
02/05/2009Stricken at request of Patron in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)