Senate Adopts FAA Amendment to Prevent Body Scan Image Distribution

An amendment offered by Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) to the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act (S. 223) has been adopted by a vote of 98-0. A unanimous consent agreement required 60 votes for adoption.

The amendment would make it a felony crime to “photograph, record, or distribute a body scan image taken by a body scan imaging machine – at either an airport or any federal building – without express authorization to do so either by law or regulation,” according to a press release.


Leave a comment

Filed under Aviation, FAA, Homeland Security

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s