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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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. (2016). 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. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr3356>
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