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April 21, 2010
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Committee: Real ID licenses to be optional

(AP) - Nevada drivers won't be required to obtain high-security Real ID licenses under a measure endorsed by a legislative panel.

The Legislative Committee on Regulations voted Monday to make the licenses optional, at least for now.

The Department of Motor Vehicles will now hold a public hearing to change regulations before sending the matter back to the committee for final approval by month's end.

Gov. Jim Gibbons in January imposed Real ID requirements for 120 days by executive order, making Nevada one of only nine state to comply with the federal law. Since then, 46,000 drivers have obtained the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 21, 2010 02:24AM Published Apr 21, 2010 02:24AM Copyright 2010 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.