Another new Arizona law (formerly H.B. 2116) prohibits a person or business from using more than five numbers that are reasonably identifiable as part of a Social Security number on any card that is required for the person to receive goods or services or on any materials that are mailed to an individual. The law is an expansion of a law approved in a former legislative session that prohibits the use of a person's Social Security number as an identifier for any commercial business.
A bill (H.R. 2431) introduced by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) would make it a federal crime to use falsified travel documents. Under the measure, it would be illegal to produce, transfer, possess, or use false travel documents. The bill would also provide training for transportation security officers on the best methods to identify false documents.
A new law (formerly H.B. 803) recently enacted in Maine will prohibit the state from using biometric technologies in driver’s licenses or other state-issued ID cards. Under the law, biometric technologies include retinal scanning, facial recognition, and fingerprinting.