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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Related Bills

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S. 1927 (Related)
Protect America Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 2007

S. 2011 (Related)
A bill entitled “The Protect America Act of 2007”.

Failed Senate
Aug 3, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3356” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Aug 3, 2007
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Aug 3, 2007
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Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Aug 3, 2007 8:58 p.m.
Failed 218/207

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