wa-xgr–real id

Washington granted REAL ID extension through mid-July

Even though Washington state officials asked for an extension from compliance from the enforcement of federal requirements for state driver's licenses and ID cards through October 2020, they say that federal officials have informed them that at this point their extension will only be granted through July 10.

House passes bill that seeks compliance with REAL ID

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The House has passed a measure that would create a two-tiered licensing system that seeks to bring Washington state in line with federal identification requirements.The measure was approved by the Democratic-led chamber on a 69-28 bipartisan vote, and it now heads back to the Senate - which passed the bill in February - for concurrence on changes made in the House. More negotiation is expected before a final bill is passed.