H.R. 2490 (110th): 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.

Introduced:

May 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 29, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Gus Bilirakis

Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2008
Length: 3 pages

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May 24, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jun 26, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 29, 2008
 
Passed House

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