S. 737 (109th): SAFE Act


Apr 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 6, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Larry Craig

Senator from Idaho



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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2005
Length: 77 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the USA PATRIOT ACT to place reasonable limitations on the use of surveillance and the issuance of search warrants, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/6/2005--Introduced.Security and Freedom Enhancement Act of 2005 or the SAFE Act - Amends the USA PATRIOT Act to modify provisions regarding roving wiretaps to require that:(1) an order approving electronic ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 6, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 737”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (11D, 3R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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