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MI Senate Bill 508

Notary Law Update: MI Senate Bill 508

State: Michigan

Summary:
Senate Bill 508 extends the expiration date of enhanced driver’s licenses due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Signed:  June 29, 2021

Effective:  June 29, 2021

Chapter: Public Law 72

Affects:
Amends Sections 257.304 and 257.306 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

Changes:
  1. Provides that an enhanced driver’s license or enhanced official state personal identification card that expires on or after March 1, 2020, is valid until March 31, 2021, and further provides that if the license or ID expires after March 31, 2021, but before August 1, 2021, it is valid until 120 days after the date of expiration.
  2. Requires Senate Bills 507 and 509 to be enacted for this bill to take effect.
Analysis:

Senate Bill 508 is the second of a series of three Senate bills that were enacted on July 29, 2021, to extend various driver’s licenses and identification cards due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Senate Bill 508 applies to enhanced driver’s licenses and identification cards, which are special IDs that allow Michigan motorists to cross into the U.S. when traveling by sea or land from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean nations without the need for a passport or other identification documents.

Read the bill text.

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