H.R. 1726 (111th): Border Security Search Accountability Act of 2009

Mar 26, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Loretta Sanchez
Representative for California's 47th congressional district
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Mar 26, 2009
8 pages
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This bill was introduced on March 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 26, 2009
Referred to Committee Mar 26, 2009
Full Title

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a rule with respect to border security searches of electronic devices, and for other purposes.


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Border Security Search Accountability Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to: (1) issue a rule regarding the scope of, and procedural and recordkeeping requirements associated with, border security searches of electronic devices; and (2) provide related officer training.
Sets forth rule contents.

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