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Introduced in House (10/11/2001)

Aviation Security Technology Enhancement Act - Directs the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop certain standards and measures for aviation security technologies. Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry out a pilot program to test and evaluate new and emerging technologies designed to: (1) control access of air carrier employees, airport employees, and other personnel to closed and secure airport areas; (2) enhance identification and authentication systems for air passenger check-in, baggage control, and access to an aircraft; and (3) identify suspected terrorists through the use of biometrics or other means. Directs the Administrator to carry out a program to establish a biometric database with images of suspected terrorists and incorporate its use into the air passenger screening system of the FAA.