H.R. 3773 (110th): FISA Amendments Act of 2008

To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on March 14, 2008 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2008
Length: 120 pages


Oct 9, 2007

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Oct 10, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Nov 15, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 12, 2008
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 14, 2008
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

H.R. 3773 (110th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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