H.R.1010: Port Protection Act of 2003

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Bill Summary

Port Protection Act of 2003 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to require the inspection, contents verification, and sealing by personnel of the Department of Homeland Security, at ports or airports outside the United States, of any cargo containers destined for the United States. States that the Customs Service shall not allow the entry of any noncontainerized cargo by any means other than a vessel or airplane until it has verified...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Homeland Security (Select), 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.
Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to House Homeland Security
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Infrastructure and Border Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Feb. 27, 2003

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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