[USC02] 46 USC 70123: Mobile biometric identification
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46 USC 70123: Mobile biometric identification Text contains those laws in effect on November 19, 2019
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle VII-Security and Drug EnforcementCHAPTER 701-PORT SECURITYSUBCHAPTER I-GENERAL

§70123. Mobile biometric identification

(a) In General.-Within one year after the date of the enactment of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, the Secretary shall conduct, in the maritime environment, a program for the mobile biometric identification of suspected individuals, including terrorists, to enhance border security and for other purposes.

(b) Requirements.-The Secretary shall ensure the program required in this section is coordinated with other biometric identification programs within the Department of Homeland Security.

(c) Definition.-For the purposes of this section, the term "biometric identification" means use of fingerprint and digital photography images and facial and iris scan technology and any other technology considered applicable by the Department of Homeland Security.

(Added Pub. L. 111–281, title VIII, §807(a), Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2993 .)

References in Text

The date of the enactment of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, referred to in subsec. (a), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 111–281, which was approved Oct. 15, 2010.