S. 4037 (111th): Security Screening Confidential Data Privacy Act

Dec 16, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senator from New York
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Dec 16, 2010
7 pages

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 16, 2010
Referred to Committee Dec 16, 2010
Full Title

A bill to impose a criminal penalty for unauthorized recording or distribution of images produced using advanced imaging technology during screenings of individuals at airports and upon entry to Federal buildings, and for other purposes.


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Security Screening Confidential Data Privacy Act - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to one year on any individual who:
(1) photographs or otherwise records an image produced using advanced imaging technology during the screening of an individual at an airport or upon entry into any building owned or operated by the federal government without express authorization pursuant to a federal law or regulation; or
(2) distributes such image to any individual who is not authorized pursuant to a federal law or regulation to receive it.
(1) individuals who record or distribute an image soley to be used in a criminal investigation or prosecution; and
(2) journalists who publish an image in good faith that the image was not recorded or distributed in violation of such prohibition.

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