S. 2440 (110th): A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, to modernize and streamline the provisions of that Act, and for other purposes.


Dec 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 11, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2007
Length: 50 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

FISA Improvement Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to authorize the Attorney General (AG) and Director of National Intelligence to jointly authorize, for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 10, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 11, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2440”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 2248 (Related)
FISA Amendments Act of 2008

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 12, 2008

S. 2441 (Related)
FISA Amendments Act of 2007

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 2007

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