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Sep 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on September 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2009
Length: 103 pages
A bill to place reasonable safeguards on the use of surveillance and other authorities under the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1686”). 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 committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1686 — 111th Congress: Judicious Use of Surveillance Tools In Counterterrorism Efforts Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1686
“S. 1686 — 111th Congress: Judicious Use of Surveillance Tools In Counterterrorism Efforts Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1686>
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