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

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 10, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 9, 2006

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

Law:

Pub.L. 109-178

Sponsor:

John Sununu

Senator from New Hampshire

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2006
Length: 5 pages

History

Feb 10, 2006
 
Introduced

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Feb 13, 2006
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Mar 1, 2006
 
Passed Senate

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

Mar 7, 2006
 
Passed House

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

Mar 9, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2271 (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.

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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