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Sep 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on September 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 29 pages
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.
9/26/2008--Introduced.Travelers' Privacy Protection Act of 2008 - Sets forth standards and procedures for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) border searches or seizures of electronic equipment transported by a U.S. resident.Prohibits ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7118>
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