Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Aug 3, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
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.
Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 13 pages
To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain electronic surveillance.
8/3/2007--Introduced.Improving Foreign Intelligence Surveillance to Defend the Nation and the Constitution Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to provide that a court order ... Read more >
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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.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3356”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 2007
Aug 3, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3356 — 110th Congress: Improving Foreign Intelligence Surveillance to Defend the Nation and the Constitution Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr3356
“H.R. 3356 — 110th Congress: Improving Foreign Intelligence Surveillance to Defend the Nation and the Constitution Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr3356>
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