H.R. 3356 (110th): Improving Foreign Intelligence Surveillance to Defend the Nation and the Constitution Act of 2007

Introduced:

Aug 3, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on August 3, 2007.

Sponsor:

Silvestre Reyes

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain electronic surveillance.

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History

Aug 3, 2007
 
Introduced

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Aug 3, 2007
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

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