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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 26, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Passed Senate (Enacted Via Other Measures)

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. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6304: FISA Amendments Act of 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 10, 2008. (compare text)
Sponsor:

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2007
Length: 118 pages

History

Oct 26, 2007
 
Introduced

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Oct 26, 2007
 
Ordered 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.

S. 2248 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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