S.1633 - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] (Introduced 08/06/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/21/2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 723. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1633 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (12/21/2010)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2010 - Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Secretary of State, to: (1) establish the APEC Business Travel Program, under which the DHS Secretary may issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards to eligible U.S. citizens, including business leaders and government officials actively engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) business, provided such an individual is first approved in one of the international trusted traveler programs of DHS, such as Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI.; and (2) cease issuance of such cards in the interest of the United States.
Authorizes the DHS Secretary to collect a fee for such cards, the revenues from which shall not exceed Program costs in a fiscal year. Establishes in the Treasury an APEC Business Travel Program Account, into which such fees shall be deposited.