2018 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 2 - Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing
Chapter 16 - Driver's Licenses Generally
Subchapter 11 - Driver's License Security and Modernization Act
§ 27-16-1106. Additional requirements

Universal Citation: AR Code § 27-16-1106 (2018)
  • To meet the requirements of this section regarding the issuance of driver's licenses and identification cards, the Director of the Department of Finance and Administration shall:
  • (1) Retain for a minimum of five (5) years paper copies or images of source documents presented;

  • (2) Subject each person applying for a driver's license or identification card to mandatory digital facial image capture;

  • (3)

    • (A) Confirm with the Social Security Administration a Social Security account number presented by a person using the full Social Security account number.

    • (B) In the event that a Social Security account number is already registered to or associated with another person to whom the Office of Driver Services has issued a driver's license or identification card, the office shall resolve the discrepancy and take appropriate action;

  • (4) Refuse to issue a driver's license or identification card to a person holding a driver's license issued by another state without retaining the license issued by another state;

  • (5) Ensure the physical security of locations where driver's licenses and identification cards are produced and the security of document materials and papers from which driver's licenses and identification cards are produced;

  • (6) Subject all persons authorized to manufacture or produce driver's licenses and identification cards to appropriate security clearance requirements to include, but not be limited to, criminal background checks; and

  • (7) Establish fraudulent document recognition training programs for the employees of the office who are engaged in the issuance of driver's licenses and identification cards.

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