S. 1050 (112th): Fourth Amendment Restoration Act


May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: May 24, 2011
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to modify the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and to require judicial review of National Security Letters and Suspicious Activity Reports to prevent unreasonable searches and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/23/2011--Introduced.Fourth Amendment Restoration Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to impose limits on roving electronic surveillance by revising specifications and adding directions required to be ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 23, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 24, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1050”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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Last Action: May 25, 2011

S. 990 (Related)
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 26, 2011

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