H.R.4197 - Citizen's Privacy Protection Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Barr, Bob [R-GA-7] (Introduced 07/14/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform and Oversight|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/20/1998 Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (07/14/1998)
[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 4197 Introduced in House (IH)] 105th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4197 To repeal section 656 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, to prohibit Federal agencies from construing Federal law as authorizing the establishment of a national identification card, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 14, 1998 Mr. Barr of Georgia introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To repeal section 656 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, to prohibit Federal agencies from construing Federal law as authorizing the establishment of a national identification card, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Citizen's Privacy Protection Act of 1998''. SEC. 2. REPEAL OF SECTION 656 OF IIRIRA. Section 656 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (5 U.S.C. 301 note) is repealed. SEC. 3. NO AUTHORITY FOR NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION CARD. (a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a Federal agency may not construe Federal law as authorizing, directly or indirectly-- (1) the issuance or use of a national identification card; (2) the establishment of a national identification card; (3) the agency to direct a State to issue or modify an identification card or document for the purpose of satisfying a Federal requirement; or (4) the agency to limit the State-issued driver's licenses (or other comparable identification document) that the agency will accept for identification-related purposes to licenses or documents that satisfy Federal requirements. (b) Federal Agency Defined.--For purposes of this section, the term ``Federal agency'' means any of the following: (1) An Executive agency (as defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code). (2) A military department (as defined in section 102 of such title). (3) An agency in the legislative branch of the Government of the United States. (4) An agency in the judicial branch of the Government of the United States. <all>