H.R. 5440 (110th): FISA Amendments Act of 2008


Feb 14, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Vito Fossella Jr.

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2008
Length: 95 pages

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H.R. 3773 (same title)
Passed House with Changes — Mar 14, 2008

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/14/2008--Introduced.Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 or FISA Amendments Act of 2008 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to authorize the Attorney ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 14, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5440”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


64 cosponsors (64R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3773 (Related)
FISA Amendments Act of 2008

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Mar 14, 2008

S. 2248 (Related)
FISA Amendments Act of 2008

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 12, 2008

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