Summary as introduced:
Administration of government; acceptance of foreign personal identification cards. Provides that for the disbursement of those public services, including law-enforcement services, in the Commonwealth that require recipients to produce personal identification, no department, agency, commission, or other public entity in the Commonwealth, or a political subdivision thereof, shall accept or recognize any identification document unless such document was issued by a state or federal authority, and is verifiable by federal law enforcement, intelligence, or homeland security agencies. No public entity in the Commonwealth may authorize acceptance of other than such verifiable identification, nor may any public official acting in his capacity as a public official accept, acknowledge, or recognize other than such verifiable identification, nor may any public entity in the Commonwealth or political subdivision of the Commonwealth rely on or utilize in any manner other than such verifiable identification for the purpose of issuing to any person any form of identification, license, permit, or official document.
01/14/04 House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/05/04 041704488 pdf
01/14/04 House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/05/04 041704488
01/14/04 House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/04 House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 2
02/12/04 House: Continued to 2005 in General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
12/10/04 House: Left in General Laws