S. 2011 (110th): A bill entitled “The Protect America Act of 2007”.


Aug 3, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Failed Senate on Aug 3, 2007

This bill failed in the Senate on August 3, 2007.


Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 18 pages

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Summary (CRS)

8/3/2007--Introduced.Protect America Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to provide that a court order is not required for the electronic surveillance of communication ... Read more >

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Aug 3, 2007

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Aug 3, 2007
Failed Senate

A vote on the bill failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2011”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Aug 3, 2007 9:37 p.m.
Bill Defeated 43/45

Related Bills

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S. 1927 (Related)
Protect America Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 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

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