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


Jun 19, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 10, 2008

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


Pub.L. 110-261


Silvestre Reyes

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

7/10/2008--Public Law.Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 or FISA Amendments Act of 2008 - TitleI - Foreign Intelligence SurveillanceSection101 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ... Read more >


Jun 19, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 20, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6304”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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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