H.R. 3162 (107th): Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001


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.


Pub.L. 107-56


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 25, 2001
Length: 131 pages

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Full Title

To deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, and for other purposes.

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Oct 23, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 24, 2001
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 25, 2001
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 26, 2001
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Oct 24, 2001 11:05 a.m.
Passed 357/66
Oct 25, 2001 1:54 p.m.
Bill Passed 98/1

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3004 (Included-In)
Financial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 17, 2001

H.R. 2975 (Related)
Uniting and Strengthening America Act

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 12, 2001

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