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DHS/OS RIN: 1601-AA91 Publication ID: Spring 2019 
Title: ●Implementation of the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act 

This final rule implements the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act by amending the regulatory definition of temporary lawful status. With this change, citizens of the Freely Associated States residing in the United States are eligible for full-term REAL ID licenses and identification cards provided they satisfy the other requirements of the REAL ID Act and regulations.      

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 6 CFR 37   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 115-323    Pub. L. 109--13   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  05/00/2019 
Final Rule Effective  05/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Steve Yonkers
Director, Biometrics and Credentialing
Department of Homeland Security
REAL ID Program, 2701 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20528
Phone:202 447-3274