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 (Referred to Committee)
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S. 2714 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Mar 06, 2008

David Vitter
Senator from Louisiana
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Last Updated
Nov 16, 2007
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 2714 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 06, 2008


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

Introduced Nov 16, 2007
Referred to Committee Nov 16, 2007

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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; (2) a passport number and the country of issuance; (3) an alien identification card number; or (4) any combination of such items.
Prohibits a financial institution, for such verification purposes, from accepting identification documents issued by a foreign government, other than an unexpired passport.

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