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Biometric Update regularly authors posts about legislation. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning legislation. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Australian government biometrics bill met with opposition in parliament

A new bill introduced by the Coalition aiming to make it mandatory for citizen to provide their biometric data at…

 

Australian senators call for stricter biometric data storage guidelines

Labor members of Australia’s Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs have released a report that details a number…

 

UK government seeks stronger legislation on use of foreign criminals’ biometric data

The UK government is aiming to expand the types of cases in which law enforcement can request access to biometric…

 

Massachusetts considers biometrics, fingerprinting to reduce fraud in public benefit programs

A new budget amendment passed by the House proposes that the Massachusetts State’s welfare office be required to study the…

 

Biometrics Institute warns Australian government about collecting biometrics from children

The Biometrics Institute has issued a warning to the Australian government that they must take extra precaution when using children’s…

 

RCOA express concerns about Australian biometrics bill

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), the national organization for refugees, asylum seekers and the organisations and individuals who work…

 

Law Council of Australia expresses concerns about national biometrics bill

The Law Council of Australia has recommended that a new bill that will allow the immigration department to collect biometric…

 

State comptroller urges delay of Israeli biometric database due to ‘fundamental problems’

In a report titled “National Biometric Documentation – A Trial Period”, Israel’s state comptroller Joseph Shapira highlighted the “fundamental faults”…

 

Israel Interior Minister presenting legislation for mandatory national biometric ID system

Israel Interior Minister Gilad Erdan is presenting legislation to enforce a mandatory national biometric identification system, according to a report…

 

Smart gun bill proposed for California

A California state senator introduced a measure that would make it illegal to give another individual a smart gun that…

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