About the bill
The Protect America Act of 2007 (PAA), (Pub.L. 110–55, 121 Stat. 552, enacted by S. 1927), is a controversial amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on August 5, 2007. It removed the warrant requirement for government surveillance of foreign intelligence targets "reasonably believed" to be outside the United States. The FISA Amendments Act of 2008 reauthorized many provisions of the Protect America Act in Title VII of FISA.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Kentucky. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 6, 2007
Length: 6 pages
Aug 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 5, 2007
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 5, 2007.
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 1927 (110th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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