H.R. 3195 (113th): FISA COURT Act


Sep 26, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steve Israel

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to provide for the designation of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judges by the President, majority of the Supreme Court, Speaker and minority leader of the House of Representatives, and majority leader and minority leader of the Senate, and to provide for the public disclosure of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court decisions.

Summary (CRS)

9/26/2013--Introduced.FISA Court Oversight Underscoring Responsibility and Transparency Act or the FISA COURT Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to require the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ... Read more >

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Sep 26, 2013

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Related Bills

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H.R. 2586 (Related)
FISA Court Accountability Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2013

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