H.R.5886 - LIMITS Act of 2008

To restrict the diplomatic travel of officials and representatives of state sponsors of terrorism, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: LIMITS Act of 2008 as introduced.
  • Short: Limiting the Intrusive Miles of International Terrorist Sponsors Act of 2008 as introduced.
  • Official: To restrict the diplomatic travel of officials and representatives of state sponsors of terrorism, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Limiting the Intrusive Miles of International Terrorist Sponsors Act of 2008 or LIMITS Act of 2008 - Directs the President to restrict to the designated area the travel of officials and representatives of countries that are designated as state sponsors of terrorism who are visiting the U.N.

Official Summary

Limiting the Intrusive Miles of International Terrorist Sponsors Act of 2008 or LIMITS Act of 2008 - Directs the President to restrict to the designated area the travel of officials and representatives of countries that are designated as state sponsors of terrorism who are visiting the U.N. headquarters complex in connection with official business. Authorizes presidential waiver of such restriction upon submission of a report to Congress explaining why it is in the national interest to do so. Excludes from such restriction:
(1) direct travel to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport or LaGuardia Airport to the designated area in connection with meetings at the U.N. headquarters complex;
(2) land travel to and from any lodgings or other hotel accommodations in which an official or representative is staying if such lodging or other hotel accommodation is within the designated area; and
(3) travel to and from New York University medical center or Bellevue Hospital Center for emergency medical care. Defines:
(1) \"designated area\";
(2) \"state sponsor of terrorism\"; and
(3) \"United Nations headquarters complex.\"

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