H.R. 6869 (110th): Border Security Search Accountability Act of 2008


Sep 11, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 11, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Loretta Sanchez

Representative for California's 47th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a rule with respect to border security searches of electronic devices, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/11/2008--Introduced.Border Security Search Accountability Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to: (1) issue a rule regarding the scope of, and procedural and recordkeeping requirements associated with, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 11, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6869”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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