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
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.
What legislators are saying
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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1927. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Protect America Act of 2007, Pub. L. No. 110-55, S. 1927, 110th Cong..
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