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- Full Title
To protect citizens and legal residents of the United States from unreasonable searches and seizures of electronic equipment at the border, and for other purposes.
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Sep 26, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7118”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 7118 — 110th Congress: Travelers’ Privacy Protection Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7118
“H.R. 7118 — 110th Congress: Travelers’ Privacy Protection Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7118>
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