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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.
1/7/2009--Introduced.Securing Our Borders and Our Data Act of 2009 - Sets forth rules for the search or seizure at a U.S. border of digital electronic devices or digital storage media. ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6651 (112th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr239>
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