S. 1927 (110th): Protect America Act of 2007

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Aug 5, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 5, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-55

Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 6, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to provide additional procedures for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence information and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2011 (Related)
A bill entitled “The Protect America Act of 2007”.

Failed Senate
Aug 3, 2007

H.R. 3356 (Related)
Improving Foreign Intelligence Surveillance to Defend the Nation and the Constitution Act of 2007

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Aug 3, 2007

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1927” means this is a Senate 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
Aug 1, 2007
Reported by Committee
Aug 2, 2007
Passed Senate
Aug 3, 2007
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Passed House
Aug 4, 2007
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
Aug 3, 2007 9:16 p.m.
Bill Passed 60/28
Aug 4, 2007 10:20 p.m.
Passed 227/183

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