Summary

To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to establish a program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards, and for... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Nov 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Nov 2, 2011

Bill Text

A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to establish a program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION BUSINESS TRAVEL CARDS.

(a) In General.--During the 7-year period ending on September 30, 2018, the Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State, is authorized to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards (referred to in this section as ``ABT Cards'') to any eligible person, including business leaders and United States Government officials who are actively engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business. An individual may not receive an ABT Card under this section unless the individual has been approved and is in good standing in an international trusted traveler program of the Department of Homeland Security. (b) Integration With Existing Travel Programs.--The Secretary of Homeland Security may integrate application procedures for, and issuance, suspension, and revocation of, ABT Cards with other appropriate international trusted traveler programs of the Department of Homeland Security. (c) Cooperation With Private Entities.--In carrying out this section, the Secretary of Homeland Security may consult with appropriate private sector entities. (d) Rulemaking.--The Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State, may prescribe such regulations as may...

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Bill Summary

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