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HB 270: "An Act requiring the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to require airports to post warning signs outside of security screening areas warning passengers that they are subject to searches of their bodies by physical touching and by electronic devices that emit radiation."

00                             HOUSE BILL NO. 270                                                                          
01 "An Act requiring the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to require                                     
02 airports to post warning signs outside of security screening areas warning passengers                                   
03 that they are subject to searches of their bodies by physical touching and by electronic                                
04 devices that emit radiation."                                                                                           
05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
06    * Section 1. AS 02.15.050 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                           
07            (h)  The department shall require each airport where screening of passengers                                 
08       and property is actively being conducted as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 44901 to post a                               
09       warning sign that measures at least 11 inches by 14 inches within 30 feet of the                                  
10       entrance to the passenger screening area. The sign must read as follows:                                          
11                         PASSENGER WARNING                                                                               
12            Each passenger entering this security screening area is subject to a                                         
13            physical search of the passenger's body by another person who may                                            
14            touch the passenger in a way that some passengers may find offensive                                         
01            and is also subject to a search by an electronic device that emits                                           
02            radiation used to produce an electronic image of the passenger that                                          
03            exposes or reveals physical characteristics of a person that are normally                                    
04            hidden by clothing and not normally visible to the public view.