S. 3515 (112th): Protect America’s Privacy Act of 2012


Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Merkley

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to provide additional protections for privacy and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2012--Introduced.Protect America's Privacy Act of 2012 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to prohibit the targeting of a person outside the United States when a significant ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3515”). 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 (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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