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Short Titles as Introduced

Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to ensure United States jurisdiction over offenses committed by United States personnel stationed in Canada in furtherance of border security initiatives.


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Date Actions Overview
03/01/2016Introduced in Senate

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03/01/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1138)
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary03/01/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/01/2016)

Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016

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 employees, contractors, and grantees of a U.S. department or agency other than the Department of Defense who are stationed in Canada pursuant to a border security initiative.