S. 2248 (110th): FISA Amendments Act of 2008

Introduced:

Oct 26, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 12, 2008 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2007
Length: 118 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 3773 (same title)
Passed House with Changes — Mar 14, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, to modernize and streamline the provisions of that Act, and for other purposes.

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History

Oct 26, 2007
 
Introduced

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Oct 26, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Nov 1, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

Feb 12, 2008
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

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