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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 115

 To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve airport security by 
        using biometric security badges, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 7, 2003

  Mr. Hefley introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
             Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve airport security by 
        using biometric security badges, 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 ``Aviation Biometric Badge Act''.

SEC. 2. BIOMETRIC SECURITY BADGE.

    Section 44936 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding 
at the end the following:
    ``(f) Biometric Security Badges.--
            ``(1) In general.--Notwithstanding subsection (c)(1), the 
        Under Secretary shall require by regulation that each 
        individual employed as a security screener under section 
        44935(e) or in a position described in subsection (a)(1) of 
        this section shall be issued a biometric security badge that 
        identifies a person by fingerprint or retenal recognition.
            ``(2) Privacy.--The biometric information for each screener 
        or individual described in paragraph (1)--
                    ``(A) may not be shared with any other entity or 
                agency unless the release of such information is 
                required by an order of a Federal court; and
                    ``(B) shall be destroyed not later than 30 days 
                after such screener or individual terminates or is 
                terminated from employment.''.
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