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H.R. 5440 (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.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 14, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6304: FISA Amendments Act of 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 10, 2008. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Vito Fossella Jr.

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2008
Length: 95 pages

History

Feb 14, 2008
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5440 (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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