S.2315: INVITE Act of 2014

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Sponsor Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced May 8, 2014
Latest Major Action May 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Improving the Nation's Visitors' International Travel Experience Act of 2014 or INVITE Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to explore the feasibility of: (1) coordinating the enrollment and interview processes for individuals who are nationals of countries with which the United States has a reciprocal trusted traveler program agreement, applying simultaneously for a U.S. visa and global entry program enrollment, and collecting a single application fee from such applicants; and (2) coordinating the passport application and global entry program enrollment processes for eligible U.S. citizens.

Amends the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 to: (1) modify the model ports of entry program, including by increasing the number of program airports; and (2) direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to develop metrics to measure the program's performance.

Directs the DHS Secretary to estab...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.