S. 2455 (109th): Terrorist Surveillance Act of 2006


Mar 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael “Mike” DeWine

Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2006
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide in statute for the conduct of electronic surveillance of suspected terrorists for the purposes of protecting the American people, the Nation, and its interests from terrorist attack while ensuring that the civil liberties of United States citizens are safeguarded, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/13/2006--Reported to Senate without amendment.Terrorist Surveillance Act of 2006 - Allows the President to authorize a Terrorist Surveillance Program (Program) of electronic surveillance without a court order for periods of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 13, 2006
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2455”). 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

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

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