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H.R. 448 (110th): Identification Integrity Act of 2007

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 12, 2007 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.



1st Session

H. R. 448


January 12, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and 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


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.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Identification Integrity Act of 2007.


Prohibition on acceptance of identification issued by foreign governments


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.



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.



For purposes of this section, the term Federal agency means—


an Executive agency (as defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code);


a military department (as defined in section 102 of title 5, United States Code);


an office, agency, or other establishment in the legislative branch of the Government of the United States;


an office, agency, or other establishment in the judicial branch of the Government of the United States; and


the government of the District of Columbia.