PA residents might soon need new IDs

Daily News Article - October 17, 2016


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. Why won’t PA residents be able to use their driver’s licenses as ID for these purposes much longer?

3. What is the REAL ID Act?

4. Why don’t Pennsylvania driver’s licenses and IDs meet the REAL ID requirements?

5. a) Define extension and compliance as used in the article.
b) What will PA residents need to be in compliance with the REAL ID Act - starting Jan. 30, 2017 to enter federal facilities and Jan. 22, 2018 to board planes?

6. Is your state in compliance? If not, what is your state government doing to become compliant with the federal law?

7. Do you think the REAL ID Act will prevent terrorism? Explain your answer.