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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7118>
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