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H.R.6199 Preserving American Privacy Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 01, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Aviation

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    • American Civil Liberties Union

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    • The Arab American Institute

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    • Electronic Privacy Information Center

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      I know that the organization Electronic Privacy Information Center supports H.R.6199

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    • Poe: Congress Must Preserve American Privacy | Texas GOP Vote - July 28, 2012 by Ted Poe - HR 6199, the Preserving American Privacy Act was introduced earlier this week. The bill seeks to ensure the privacy of American citizens by establishing specific guidelines about when and for what purposes law enforcement ...

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      As noted by Ted Poe on July 28, 2012, "HR 6199, the Preserving American Privacy Act was introduced earlier this week. The bill seeks to ensure the privacy of American citizens by establishing specific guidelines about when and for what purposes law enforcement ..." (/url?q=http://67.227.164.108/issues/restore-families/poe-congress-must-preserve-american-privacy-004474&sa=U&ei=h_4UULDhJ-Hw0gHAgoCYCA&ved=0CCgQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEvUbkHu-kDMiojfotHxEvjHstGRw)
    • HR 6199: To provide for limitations on the domestic use of drones in - July 26, 2012 by P.J. Blount - H.R. 6199: To provide for limitations on the domestic use of drones in investigating regulatory and criminal offenses, and for other purposes was introduced on July 25, 2012 by Rep. Ted Poe 9R-TX2). Share this: Email · Print ...

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      As noted by P.J. Blount on July 26, 2012, "H.R. 6199: To provide for limitations on the domestic use of drones in investigating regulatory and criminal offenses, and for other purposes was introduced on July 25, 2012 by Rep. Ted Poe 9R-TX2). Share this: Email · Print ..." (/url?q=http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/2012/07/26/h-r-6199-to-provide-for-limitations-on-the-domestic-use-of-drones-in-investigating-regulatory-and-criminal-offenses-and-for-other-purposes/%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dh-r-6199-to-provide-for-limitations-on-the-domestic-use-of-drones-in-investigating-regulatory-and-criminal-offenses-and-for-other-purposes&sa=U&ei=Q1QSUOeTI4yD0QHK44Fo&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEvc6S3rusv5Jjte9645TP8OPeoww)
    • H.R. 6199, To provide for limitations on the domestic use of drones ... - July 25, 2012 by http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/ - U.S. Congress: H.R. 6199, To provide for limitations on the domestic use of drones in investigating regulatory and criminal offenses, and for other purposes.

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      As noted by http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/ on July 25, 2012, "U.S. Congress: H.R. 6199, To provide for limitations on the domestic use of drones in investigating regulatory and criminal offenses, and for other purposes." (/url?q=http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/show/112_HR_6199.html&sa=U&ei=h_4UULDhJ-Hw0gHAgoCYCA&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNENnJrYn8ghC_mIwJAo5LLCXSNfOg)

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    • Lummis Introduces Bill Restricting Drone Surveillance - August 02, 2012 by Sheridan Media - U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis joined 22 of her colleagues in introducing H.R. 6199, the Preserving American Privacy Act, which is designed to protect individual citizens’ privacy from the increasing domestic use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ...

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      As noted by Sheridan Media on August 02, 2012, "U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis joined 22 of her colleagues in introducing H.R. 6199, the Preserving American Privacy Act, which is designed to protect individual citizens’ privacy from the increasing domestic use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ..." (http://www.sheridanmedia.com/news/lummis-introduces-bill-restricting-drone-surveillance45114)
    • Republicans propose formal limits on use of drones in the US - July 27, 2012 by Thehill.com - Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) and 23 other Republicans introduced the Preserving American Privacy Act, H.R. 6199, which would require the Federal Aviation Administration from issuing permits allowing a drone to fly in U.S. airspace for law enforcement purposes ..

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      As noted by Thehill.com on July 27, 2012, "Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) and 23 other Republicans introduced the Preserving American Privacy Act, H.R. 6199, which would require the Federal Aviation Administration from issuing permits allowing a drone to fly in U.S. airspace for law enforcement purposes .." (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/240791-republicans-propose-formal-limits-on-use-of-drones-in-the-us)
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