Mobile Biometric ID Bill

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Representative Bilirakis (R-FL) introduced a bill (H.R. 752) to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a program in the maritime environment for the mobile biometric identification of suspected individuals, including terrorists, to enhance border security. (1/28/09).

(Source: Holland & Knight)


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