Text: H.R.925 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress]
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[H.R. 925 Introduced in House (IH)]






109th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 925

   To prohibit a Federal agency from accepting a form of individual 
 identification issued by a foreign government, except a passport that 
                 is accepted on the date of enactment.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 17, 2005

 Mr. Gallegly (for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Smith of 
  Texas, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. 
Hefley, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Weldon of Florida, 
 Mrs. Jo Ann Davis of Virginia, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. 
   Sullivan, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Baker, Mr. Goode, Mr. Barrett of South 
 Carolina, Mr. Gohmert, and Mr. Upton) introduced the following bill; 
   which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform, and in 
addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, House Administration, and 
   Armed Services, 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 a Federal agency from accepting a form of individual 
 identification issued by a foreign government, except a passport that 
                 is accepted on the date of enactment.

    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 
2005''.

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

    (a) In General.--A Federal agency may not accept, for any official 
purpose, an identification document for an individual if the 
identification document is issued by a foreign government.
    (b) Exception.--If a passport issued by a foreign government is 
authorized by Federal law to be accepted for a specific official 
purpose on the date of the enactment of this Act, subsection (a) shall 
not be construed to affect such authorization.
    (c) Definition.--For purposes of this section, the term ``Federal 
agency'' means--
            (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 
        title 5, United States Code);
            (3) an office, agency, or other establishment in the 
        legislative branch of the Government of the United States;
            (4) an office, agency, or other establishment in the 
        judicial branch of the Government of the United States; and
            (5) the government of the District of Columbia.
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