About the bill
H.R. 4403 amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to prevent the public disclosure of personally identifiable information contained on manifests when U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) releases certain shipment data. Specifically, the legislation ensures that certain personally identifiable information, such as social security numbers and passport numbers, is removed from any manifest that is signed, delivered, or electronically submitted to CBP before the manifest is made available to the public.
CBP requires manifest documents for shipments into the United States either at or before the time of entry. In 1984, the public disclosure of certain manifest information was required. The original intent of this provision was to increase competition, to facilitate better public analysis of import trends, and allow port authorities and transportation companies to more easily ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 17, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
15 Cosponsors (12 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Stefanik Supports Package of IRS Reforms and Initiatives to Combat Identity Theft”
— Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 17, 2018
“Pascrell Announces Committee Approval of Bill to Protect Personal Information”
— Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 11, 2018
Nov 15, 2017
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Apr 11, 2018
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Apr 16, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Apr 17, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 4403 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4403. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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