-posted by Barbara Harless
The law states that individuals applying for original driver licenses, renewal drivers licenses, applicants applying for duplicate drivers licenses and personal identification certificates, must render thumbprints or index fingerprints (if a thumb is not available), along with an Image Verification System Photo (facial recognition photo).
The Texas DPS has been collecting full sets of 10 digit fingerprints, against legislative intent, since April that this blogger knows of. Dave Lieber with the Dallas Morning News reports that all 10 digits were being collected as early as January 2014 (see DMN links below).
Here is the legislative history:
– 1967 HB 354 (60th Legislature) – Added thumbprints or index fingerprints (if a thumb was not available) requirement to Continue reading “DPS is Violating Legislative Intent”