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Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 17th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 5 pages
To impose requirements with regard to border searches of digital electronic devices and digital storage media, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6651 (112th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 239”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 239 — 111th Congress: Securing our Borders and our Data Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr239
“H.R. 239 — 111th Congress: Securing our Borders and our Data Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr239>
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