About the bill
BITMAP is an HSI-led initiative that fills biometric databases with data collected from special interest aliens, violent criminals, fugitives, and known or suspected terrorists encountered within illicit pathways. BITMAP was established to equip international partner-country law enforcement officers to collect and share biometric and biographic data on special interest individuals and to identify potential threat actors transiting through participating countries. BITMAP further provides infrastructure and capability for host governments to collect biometric data on individuals they encounter transiting through illicit pathways. The information collected under the auspices of BITMAP is ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 5, 2018
Length: 6 pages
H.R. 6439 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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