To update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 41 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 28, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Larson opposes president?s secret wiretapping program”
— Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] on Sep 29, 2006
Jul 18, 2006
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Sep 20, 2006
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 28, 2006
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1052 (109th).
Sep 28, 2006
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 5825 (109th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5825. This is the one from the 109th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act, H.R. 5825, 109th Cong. (2006).
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