H.R.7118 - Travelers' Privacy Protection Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 09/26/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/26/2008 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.R.7118 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/26/2008)
Travelers' Privacy Protection Act of 2008 - Sets forth standards and procedures for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) border searches or seizures of electronic equipment transported by a U.S. resident.
Prohibits a DHS official from considering race, ethnicity, national origin, or religion in selecting U.S. residents for such searches except as provided for by this Act.
Sets forth limitations on the access to such equipment or the disclosure of related information.
Authorizes claims to be made for damaged equipment.
Sets forth remedy and enforcement provisions.