H.R.687 - Identification Integrity Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
Text: H.R.687 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
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Introduced in House (02/11/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 687 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 687 To prohibit the Federal Government from accepting a form of identification issued by a foreign government, except for a passport that is accepted for such a purpose on the date of enactment of this Act. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 11, 2003 Mr. Gallegly introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit the Federal Government from accepting a form of identification issued by a foreign government, except for a passport that is accepted for such a purpose on the date of enactment of this Act. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Identification Integrity Act of 2003'' . SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON ACCEPTANCE OF IDENTIFICATION ISSUED BY FOREIGN GOVERMENTS. (a) In General.--An employee of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Federal government may not accept from an individual, for purposes of establishing identity, a form of identification issued by a foreign government. (b) Exception.--If passports issued by foreign governments are authorized by Federal law to be used for a specific purpose on the date of the enactment of this Act, subsection (a) shall not be construed to affect such authorization.