H.AMDT.172 to H.R.2200

Amendment prohibits the TSA from using Whole Body-Imaging machines for primary screening at airports, and would require the TSA to give passengers the option of a pat-down search in place of going through a WBI machine, information on the images generated by the WBI, the privacy policies in place, and the right to request a pat-down search, and would prohibit the TSA from storing, transferring, or copying the images.

H.AMDT.172(A010)
Amends: H.R.2200
Sponsor: Rep Chaffetz, Jason [UT-3](offered 6/4/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment prohibits the TSA from using Whole Body-Imaging machines for primary screening at airports, and would require the TSA to give passengers the option of a pat-down search in place of going through a WBI machine, information on the images generated by the WBI, the privacy policies in place, and the right to request a pat-down search, and would prohibit the TSA from storing, transferring, or copying the images.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 10 printed in House Report 111-127 to prohibit the TSA from using Whole Body-Imaging machines for primary screening at airports, and would require the TSA to give passengers the option of a pat-down search in place of going through a WBI machine, information on the images generated by the WBI, the privacy policies in place, and the right to request a pat-down search, and would prohibit the TSA from storing, transferring, or copying the images.

STATUS:

    6/4/2009 2:53pm:
    Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Chaffetz. (consideration: CR H6206-6208, H6213; text: CR H6206-6207)
    6/4/2009 4:10pm:
    On agreeing to the Chaffetz amendment (A010) Agreed to by recorded vote: 310 - 118 (Roll no. 305).

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