H.R.3192 - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 07/13/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||07/17/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism.|
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Summary: H.R.3192 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/13/2009)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), by January 1, 2010, to establish the APEC Business Travel Program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards (ABTCs) to eligible U.S. citizen business leaders and senior U.S. government officials actively engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) business.
Requires the Secretary to: (1) integrate application procedures for and issuance of ABTCs with other international registered traveler programs of DHS, such as Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI; and (2) work in conjunction with private sector entities to ensure that applicants satisfy ABTC requirements. Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) utilize such entities to enroll and issue ABTCs; and (2) impose and modify an ABTC issuance fee.