H.R.2042 - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State, to establish a program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To require the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State, to establish a program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 as passed house.

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05/26/11
 
10/25/11
 
 
 
 
 

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Rick Larsen

D-WA

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Official Summary

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), by November 11, 2011, to establish the APEC Business Travel Program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards (ABTCs) to eligible U.S. citizen busin

Official Summary

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), by November 11, 2011, to establish the APEC Business Travel Program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards (ABTCs) to eligible U.S. citizen business leaders and senior U.S. government officials actively engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) business.Requires the Secretary to:
(1) integrate application procedures for and issuance of ABTCs with other international registered traveler programs of DHS, such as Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI; and
(2) work in conjunction with private sector entities to ensure that applicants satisfy ABTC requirements. Authorizes the Secretary to:
(1) utilize such entities to enroll and issue ABTCs, and
(2) impose and modify an ABTC issuance fee.

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