H. R. 3875
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 22, 2019
Ms. Tlaib introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform
To prohibit Federal funding from being used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology, and for other purposes.
Prohibiting Federal funding for facial recognition technology
No Federal funds may be used for the purchase or use of facial recognition technology.
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.
This Act shall take effect on the date that is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act.