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Text of the American Traveller Dignity Act of 2011

This bill was introduced on July 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 7, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2438

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 7, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To ensure that certain Federal employees cannot hide behind immunity.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the American Traveller Dignity Act of 2011.

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No immunity for certain airport screening methods

No law of the United States shall be construed to confer any immunity for a Federal employee or agency or any individual or entity that receives Federal funds, who subjects an individual to any physical contact (including contact with any clothing the individual is wearing), x-rays, or millimeter waves, or aids in the creation of or views a representation of any part of an individual’s body covered by clothing as a condition for such individual to be in an airport or to fly in an aircraft. The preceding sentence shall apply even if the individual or the individual’s parent, guardian, or any other individual gives consent.