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 May 13, 2011  Laws, Surveillance

Jim Forsyth and Corrie MacLaggan of Reuters report:

The Texas House of Representatives late on Thursday approved a bill that would make invasive pat-downs at Texas airports a crime, after a former Miss USA said she felt “molested” at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport last month.

Transportation Security Administration agents could be charged with a misdemeanor crime, face a $4,000 fine and one year in jail under the measure.

Read more on MSNBC.

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