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H.R. 4403: Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 15, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4403

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 15, 2017

(for himself and Mr. Pascrell) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to protect personally identifiable information, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act.

2.

Protection of personally identifiable information

Paragraph (2) of section 431(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1431(c)(2)) is amended to read as follows:

(2)
(A)

The information listed in paragraph (1) shall not be available for public disclosure if—

(i)

the Secretary of the Treasury makes an affirmative finding on a shipment-by-shipment basis that disclosure is likely to pose a threat of personal injury or property damage; or

(ii)

the information is exempt under the provisions of section 552(b)(1) of title 5, United States Code.

(B)

The Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection shall ensure that any personally identifiable information, including social security numbers, passport numbers, and residential addresses, are removed from any manifest signed, produced, delivered, or transmitted under this section before the manifest is disclosed to the public.

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