H.R. 6304 (110th): FISA Amendments Act of 2008

Introduced:

Jun 19, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Jul 10, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 10, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-261

Sponsor:

Silvestre Reyes
Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2008
Length: 43 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

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H.Res. 1285 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 20, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6304” 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.

History

Introduced
Jun 19, 2008
Passed House
Jun 20, 2008
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Passed Senate
Jul 9, 2008
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 10, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jun 20, 2008 12:48 p.m.
Passed 293/129
Jun 25, 2008 6:25 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 80/15
Jul 9, 2008 2:17 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 72/26
Jul 9, 2008 2:47 p.m.
Bill Passed 69/28

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