S. 3612 (110th): Travelers’ Privacy Protection Act of 2008


Sep 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 29 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary (CRS)

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.


Sep 26, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3612”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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