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

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.

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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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Sep 26, 2013

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H.R. 3195 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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