H.R. 1800 (112th): FISA Sunsets Reauthorization Act of 2011


May 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 18, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To temporarily extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 relating to access to business records and roving wiretaps and to permanently extend expiring provisions of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 relating to individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers.

Summary (CRS)

5/18/2011--Reported to House without amendment, Part I.FISA Sunsets Reauthorization Act of 2011 - Amends the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 to extend through 2017 a provision granting ... Read more >

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May 6, 2011

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May 12, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1800”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
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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. 1114 (Related)
PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011

S. 1038 (Related)
PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011

Last Action: May 19, 2011

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