H.R. 1148 (111th): 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:

Feb 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 24, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Gus Bilirakis

Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/24/2009--Passed House without amendment.Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to:(1) conduct in the maritime environment a program for the mobile biometric identification of suspected individuals, including terrorists, to enhance border ... Read more >
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H.R. 2490 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 29, 2008

H.R. 752 (Related)
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a program in the maritime ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 28, 2009

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1148” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Feb 24, 2009
Passed House
Mar 24, 2009
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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