Veterans’ ID bill advances

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buchananLegislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, to extend veteran ID cards to all former service members cleared the U.S. Senate Monday evening.

The bill now goes back to the House because the Senate version is not identical to the one House members passed 402-0 last month. But Buchanan’s office said the legislation is expected to quickly pass the House again and head to President Barack Obama for final approval.

Currently, only veterans with 20 years or more of service, or those who have a disability related to their service, can qualify for an ID card. Buchanan sponsored the legislation to make it easier for all veterans to prove their military service and avoid having to carry around their discharge documents.

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