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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History

Jun 19, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 20, 2008
 
Passed House

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Jul 9, 2008
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 10, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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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