About the bill
The PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. With its ten-letter abbreviation (USA PATRIOT) expanded, the full title is "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001".
On May 26, 2011, President Barack Obama signed the PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011, a four-year extension of three key provisions in the USA PATRIOT Act: roving wiretaps, searches of business records, and conducting surveillance of "lone wolves"—individuals ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 25, 2001
Length: 131 pages
Oct 23, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 2001
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 2001.
H.R. 3162 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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