S.3612 - Travelers' Privacy Protection Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 09/26/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/26/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S9673-9676) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3612 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (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.