S. 1215 (113th): FISA Accountability and Privacy Protection Act of 2013


Jun 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2013
Length: 72 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/24/2013--Introduced.FISA Accountability and Privacy Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 to repeal on June 1, 2015, procedures outlined under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 24, 2013

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. 1215”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (9D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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