H.R. 514 (112th): FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011


Jan 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 25, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 25, 2011.


Pub.L. 112-3


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2011
Length: 1 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 relating to access to business records, individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers, and roving wiretaps until December 8, 2011.

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Jan 26, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 8, 2011
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Feb 14, 2011
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 15, 2011
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Feb 17, 2011
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 25, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Feb 8, 2011 7:04 p.m.
Failed 277/148
Feb 14, 2011 7:03 p.m.
Passed 275/144
Feb 15, 2011 6:08 p.m.
Bill Passed 86/12
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Feb 17, 2011 10:10 a.m.
Passed 279/143

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

H.R. 1963 (Related)
To temporarily extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 24, 2011

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