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Public Law No: 114-316 (12/16/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow the United States to prosecute certain U.S. employees who engage in conduct in Canada that would constitute a federal criminal offense if the conduct had occurred in the United States. This bill applies to a Department of Homeland Security or Department of Justice employee, contractor, or employee of a contractor who is stationed in Canada pursuant to a border security initiative.