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H.R. 5949 (112th): FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012


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12/30/2012--Public Law. (This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on August 2, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Amends the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 to extend until December 31, 2017: (1) the date for repeal of title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (procedures concerning the electronic surveillance of certain persons outside the United States for foreign intelligence information purposes); and (2) any order, authorization, or directive issued or made under that title.