S. 1686 (111th): Judicious Use of Surveillance Tools In Counterterrorism Efforts Act of 2009


Sep 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold
Senator from Wisconsin


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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2009
Length: 103 pages

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H.R. 4005 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 3, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to place reasonable safeguards on the use of surveillance and other authorities under the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4005 (Related)
Judicious Use of Surveillance Tools In Counterterrorism Efforts Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2009

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The “S.” in “S. 1686” 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.

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Sep 17, 2009


10 cosponsors (9D, 1I) (show)
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