Text: H.R.687 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[H.R. 687 Introduced in House (IH)]






108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 687

      To prohibit the Federal Government from accepting a form of 
 identification issued by a foreign government, except for a passport 
 that is accepted for such a purpose on the date of enactment of this 
                                  Act.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 11, 2003

 Mr. Gallegly introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
 Committee on Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on 
House Administration and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently 
   determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such 
 provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

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                                 A BILL


 
      To prohibit the Federal Government from accepting a form of 
 identification issued by a foreign government, except for a passport 
 that is accepted for such a purpose on the date of enactment of this 
                                  Act.

    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 ``Identification Integrity Act of 
2003'' .

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON ACCEPTANCE OF IDENTIFICATION ISSUED BY FOREIGN 
              GOVERMENTS.

    (a) In General.--An employee of the executive, legislative, or 
judicial branch of the Federal government may not accept from an 
individual, for purposes of establishing identity, a form of 
identification issued by a foreign government.
    (b) Exception.--If passports issued by foreign governments are 
authorized by Federal law to be used for a specific purpose on the date 
of the enactment of this Act, subsection (a) shall not be construed to 
affect such authorization.
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