S. 2393 (110th): A bill to close the loophole that allowed the 9/11 hijackers to obtain credit cards from United States banks that financed their terrorists activities, to ensure that illegal immigrants cannot obtain credit cards to evade United States immigration laws, and for other purposes.


Nov 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 16, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Vitter

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2007
Length: 3 pages

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S. 2714 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Mar 6, 2008

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Summary (CRS)

Authorizes a financial institution, when verifying the identity of a non-U.S. citizen or national who is seeking to open a bank account, to accept only: (1) a Social Security number; ... Read more >

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Nov 16, 2007

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S. 2714 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2008

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