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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Border Security Search Accountability Act of 2009

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a rule with respect to border security searches of electronic devices, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/26/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date All Actions
07/22/2009Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Action By: House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism
07/22/2009Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism
03/30/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
03/26/2009Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/26/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E786)
Action By: House of Representatives
03/26/2009Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (18)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Homeland Security03/26/2009 Referred to
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism03/30/2009 Referred to
07/22/2009 Markup by
07/22/2009 Reported by

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Introduced in House (03/26/2009)

Border Security Search Accountability Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to: (1) issue a rule regarding the scope of, and procedural and recordkeeping requirements associated with, border security searches of electronic devices; and (2) provide related officer training.

Sets forth rule contents.