S. 291 (112th): USA PATRIOT Reauthorization Act of 2011


Feb 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to repeal the sunset provisions in the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and other related provisions and permanently reauthorize the USA PATRIOT Act.

Summary (CRS)

2/3/2011--Introduced.USA PATRIOT Reauthorization Act of 2011 - Amends the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 to repeal the termination date of provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act:(1) authorizing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 3, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 4, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 291”). 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)

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1038 (Related)
PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011

Last Action: May 19, 2011

S. 290 (Related)
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2011

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