About the bill
H.R. 4581 directs the DHS Secretary to develop best practices for utilizing Advance Passenger Information (API) and Passenger Name Record (PNR) data for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations, and to make such practices available to certain foreign partners.
Advance passenger information (API), or biographic information about a traveler, and passenger name record (PNR) data, or data about a traveler’s reservation and itinerary, are valuable tools used for screening and vetting potential criminals and terrorists. DHS, especially CBP and TSA, utilize these data sets to confirm the identities and ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2018
Length: 2 pages
H.R. 4581 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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