US HB3377 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on June 20 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-01 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2019 This bill provides statutory authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program (BITMAP). That program was established to address and reduce national security, border security, and terrorist threats before such threats reach the international border of the United States. Before carrying out BITMAP operations in a foreign country, DHS must enter into an agreement with the government of such country that sets forth program goals for such country and must provide the congressional homeland security committees with a copy of the agreement.

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Title

Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-01HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
2019-06-20HouseReferred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
2019-06-20HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1933 (Similar To) 2019-06-20 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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