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S. 2689: No Biometric Barriers to Housing Act of 2019


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Oct 23, 2019.


No Biometric Barriers to Housing Act of 2019

This bill prohibits owners of certain federally assisted rental units from using biometric analytics in connection with facial recognition, physical biometric recognition, or remote biometric recognition technology in any units, buildings, or grounds of such project.

Within one year, the Department of Housing and Urban Development must report on any known use of such technology in federal assisted rental units in the preceding five years.