To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2012
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H.R. 5949 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5949. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012, Pub. L. No. 112-238, H.R. 5949, 112th Cong..
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