A bill to strengthen privacy protections, accountability, and oversight related to domestic surveillance conducted pursuant to the USA PATRIOT Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 24, 2013
Length: 72 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on June 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
10 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Jun 24, 2013
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S. 1215 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1215. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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