S. 2271 (109th): USA PATRIOT Act Additional Reauthorizing Amendments Act of 2006


Feb 10, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 9, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 9, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-178


John Sununu

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2006
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to clarify that individuals who receive FISA orders can challenge nondisclosure requirements, that individuals who receive national security letters are not required to disclose the name of their attorney, that libraries are not wire or electronic communication service providers unless they provide specific services, and for other purposes.

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Feb 10, 2006

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Feb 13, 2006
Reported by Committee

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Mar 1, 2006
Passed Senate

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Mar 7, 2006
Passed House

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Mar 9, 2006
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.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Feb 16, 2006 10:31 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 96/3
Feb 28, 2006 2:33 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 69/30
Mar 1, 2006 12:02 p.m.
Bill Passed 95/4
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Mar 7, 2006 7:16 p.m.
Passed 280/138

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