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

Introduced:

Aug 3, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Failed Senate
on Aug 3, 2007

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

Sponsor:

Carl Levin
Senator from Michigan
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

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 ...

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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. 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

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2011” 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Aug 3, 2007
Failed Senate
Aug 3, 2007
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Details

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

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

Votes
Aug 3, 2007 9:37 p.m.
Bill Defeated 43/45

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