TRENTON, NJ (AP) — New Jersey officials have temporarily delayed plans to implement new federal standards for people seeking to obtain or renew driver licenses or non-driver ID’s.
The new “TRU-ID” standards were due to take effect Monday.READ MORE: Former Aide Refuses To Accept Cuomo's Apology Amid Sexual Harassment Probe; Gov Stays Silent To Reporters' Questions
But the motor vehicle commission announced late Saturday afternoon that those plans are now on hold due to “a court motion” filed by the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. Further details were not disclosed.READ MORE: Gov. Murphy Announces COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To Teachers, More Essential Workers
Under the new standards, residents could no longer state their Social Security number, but would have to show the card itself, a paystub or tax documents.
They also would have to show two proofs of residence, rather than the one that’s currently required. And if a passport is used, it would have to be current.MORE NEWS: Legalizing Marijuana In New Jersey To Bring Unprecedented Reinvestment Into Communities Disproportionately Impacted By Prohibition, Advocates Say
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