About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to limit governmental search and seizure of materials possessed by persons involved in First Amendment Activities, to provide a remedy for persons aggrieved by violations of the provisions of this Act, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
9/22/1980--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) Documentary Materials Privacy Protection Act of 1980 - Prohibits a government officer or employee from searching for or seizing, in connection with a criminal ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Apr 5, 1979
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Sep 22, 1980
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3486”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 1979
Privacy Protection Act of 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1980
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3486 — 96th Congress: Documentary Materials Privacy Protection Act of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr3486
“H.R. 3486 — 96th Congress: Documentary Materials Privacy Protection Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr3486>
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