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

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.



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


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

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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.

H.R. 514 (112th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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