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

H.R. 5440 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 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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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3773 (identical)

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Mar 14, 2008

H.R. 5440 (Related)
FISA Amendments Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2008

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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2248” 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
Oct 26, 2007
Reported by Committee
Oct 26, 2007
Passed Senate
Feb 12, 2008
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
Dec 17, 2007 12:19 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 76/10
Jan 24, 2008 2:03 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/36
Jan 28, 2008 4:43 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 48/45
Jan 28, 2008 5:14 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 48/45
Feb 12, 2008 12:18 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 69/29
Feb 12, 2008 5:30 p.m.
Bill Passed 68/29

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