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

Introduced:

Oct 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2008
Length: 120 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3846 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 20, 2009

S. 2248 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 12, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3773” 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Oct 9, 2007
Reported by Committee
Oct 10, 2007
Passed House
Nov 15, 2007
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Passed Senate with Changes
Feb 12, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House with Changes
Mar 14, 2008
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Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Nov 15, 2007 8:55 p.m.
Passed 227/189
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Mar 14, 2008 2:08 p.m.
Passed 213/197

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