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 ...
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Sep 26, 2008
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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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3612 — 110th Congress: Travelers’ Privacy Protection Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3612
“S. 3612 — 110th Congress: Travelers’ Privacy Protection Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3612>
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