OMB POLICY STATEMENTS
OMB Requests Agencies To Issue ID Cards To All Federal Workers
The Office of Management and Budget expects agencies by Oct. 27 to have issued personal identity verification cards to all federal employees and to contractors who have access to their facilities under the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12. The cards will assure the owner’s identity for entrance to the agency building. In the future, agencies plan to use the cards for computer or logical access. Agencies have told OMB that they anticipate providing HSPD-12 cards to 4.6 million federal employees and 1.3 million contractors.
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