S. 1389 (109th): USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005


Jul 13, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2005
Length: 64 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 3199 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 9, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize and improve the USA PATRIOT Act.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2005--Reported to Senate amended.USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 - Section2 - Amends the USA PATRIOT Act to require the order granting roving surveillance authority under the Foreign ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 13, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 21, 2005
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1389”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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