H.R.115 - Aviation Biometric Badge Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] (Introduced 01/07/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/08/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (01/07/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 115 Introduced in House (IH)] 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. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 7, 2003 Mr. Hefley introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure _______________________________________________________________________ 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.''. <all>