Text: H.R.3875 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/22/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3875


To prohibit Federal funding from being used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 22, 2019

Ms. Tlaib introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform


A BILL

To prohibit Federal funding from being used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology, 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. Prohibiting Federal funding for facial recognition technology.

(a) In general.—No Federal funds may be used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology.

(b) Facial recognition technology defined.—In this Act, the term “facial recognition technology” means technology which facilitates or otherwise enables an automated or semi-automated process that assists in identifying an individual based on the physical characteristics of the individual’s face, or that logs characteristics of an individual’s face, head, or body to infer emotion, associations, activities, or the location of an individual.

(c) Effective date.—This Act shall take effect on the date that is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act.


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