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H.R. 3875: To prohibit Federal funding from being used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 22, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3875

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 22, 2019

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

A BILL

To prohibit Federal funding from being used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology, and for other purposes.

1.

Prohibiting Federal funding for facial recognition technology

(a)

In general

No Federal funds may be used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology.

(b)

Facial recognition technology defined

In this Act, the term facial recognition technology means technology which facilitates or otherwise enables an automated or semi-automated process that assists in identifying an individual based on the physical characteristics of the individual’s face, or that logs characteristics of an individual’s face, head, or body to infer emotion, associations, activities, or the location of an individual.

(c)

Effective date

This Act shall take effect on the date that is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act.