House Panel Boosts Funding for DoD Biometric Database

June 2011
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The article discusses the proposal of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to transfer 26 million U.S. dollars to the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) of the U.S. Army. The money, which will come from the U.S. Army's warfighting accounts, will raise the budget request for the system by almost 4 million U.S. dollars. The panel also added 3.8 million U.S. dollars for the improvement of ABIS' data sharing with federal counterparts.


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