Mutant Registration Act of 2003

AN ACT

To require the genetic fingerprinting and registration of mutants; and for other purposes.

TITLE I

Sec. 1. (a) It shall be the duty of every mutant now or hereafter in the United States, who (1) is fourteen years of age or older, (2) has not been registered under section 2, and (3) remains in the United States for thirty days or longer, to apply for registration and to be genetically and physically fingerprinted before the expiration of such thirty days.

(b) It shall be the duty of every parent or legal guardian of any mutant now or hereafter in the United States, who (1) is less than fourteen years of age, (2) has not been registered under section 2, and (3) remains in the United States for thirty days or longer, to apply for the registration of such mutant before the expiration of such thirty days. Whenever any mutant attains his fourteenth birthday in the United States he shall, within thirty days thereafter, apply in person for registration.

Sec. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 1,

(a) The application for the registration, or for the registration, of any mutant who is in the United States on the effective date of such sections may be made at any time within four months after such date.

(b) No foreign government official, or member of his family, shall be required to be registered under this title.

(c) The Commissioner of Mutant Affairs is authorized to prescribe, with the approval of the Attorney General, special regulations for the registration of (1) mutant seamen, (2) mutant holders of border-crossing identification cards, (3) mutants confined in institutions within the United States, (4) mutants under order of deportation, and (5) mutants of any other class not lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.

Sec. 3. (a) The Commissioner is authorized and directed to prepare forms for the registration, fingerprinting and DNA typing of mutants under this title. Such forms shall contain inquiries with respect to (1) the birthdate of the mutant; (2) activities in which he has been and intends to be engaged; (3) if a nonresident mutant, the length of time he expects to remain in the United States; (4) the criminal record, if any, of such mutants; (5) the powers of the mutant, if known; and (6) such additional matters as may be prescribed by the Commissioner, with the approval of the Attorney General.

(b) All registration records made under the provisions of this title shall be secret and confidential, and shall be made available only to such persons or agencies as may be designated by the Commissioner, with the approval of the Attorney General.

(c) Every mutant required to apply for the registration of himself or another under this title shall submit under oath the information required for such registration. Any person authorized to register aliens under this title shall be authorized to administer oaths for such purpose.

Sec. 4. Any mutant required to be registered under this title who is a resident of the United States shall notify the Commissioner in writing of each change of residence and new address within five days from the date of such change. Any other mutant required to be registered under this title shall notify the Commissioner in writing of his address at the expiration of each three months' period of residence in the United States. In the case of a mutant for whom a parent or legal guardian is required to apply for registration, such parent or legal guardian shall give the notices required by this section.

Sec. 5. (a) Any mutant required to apply for registration who willfully fails to refuses to make such application, and any parent or legal guardian required to apply for the registration of any mutant who willfully fails or refuses to file application for the registration of such mutant shall, upon conviction thereof be fined not to exceed $10,000 or be imprisoned not more than five years, or both.

(b) Any mutant, or any parent or legal guardian of any mutant, who fails to give written notice to the Commissioner of change of address as required by section 35 of this Act shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not to exceed $100, or be imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both.

(c) Any mutant or any parent or legal guardian of any mutant, who files an application for registration containing statements known by him to be false, or who procures or attempts to procure registration of himself or another person through fraud, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not to exceed $1,000, or be imprisoned not more than six months, or both.