H.R.925 - Identification Integrity Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
Text: H.R.925 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
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Introduced in House (02/17/2005)
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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 925 Introduced in House (IH)] 109th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 925 To prohibit a Federal agency from accepting a form of individual identification issued by a foreign government, except a passport that is accepted on the date of enactment. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 17, 2005 Mr. Gallegly (for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Hefley, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Weldon of Florida, Mrs. Jo Ann Davis of Virginia, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Baker, Mr. Goode, Mr. Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. Gohmert, and Mr. Upton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, House Administration, and Armed Services, 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 a Federal agency from accepting a form of individual identification issued by a foreign government, except a passport that is accepted on the date of enactment. 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 2005''. SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON ACCEPTANCE OF IDENTIFICATION ISSUED BY FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS. (a) In General.--A Federal agency may not accept, for any official purpose, an identification document for an individual if the identification document is issued by a foreign government. (b) Exception.--If a passport issued by a foreign government is authorized by Federal law to be accepted for a specific official purpose on the date of the enactment of this Act, subsection (a) shall not be construed to affect such authorization. (c) Definition.--For purposes of this section, the term ``Federal agency'' means-- (1) an Executive agency (as defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code); (2) a military department (as defined in section 102 of title 5, United States Code); (3) an office, agency, or other establishment in the legislative branch of the Government of the United States; (4) an office, agency, or other establishment in the judicial branch of the Government of the United States; and (5) the government of the District of Columbia. <all>