New Cosponsor — Jul 7, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Alan “Al” Franken [D-MN]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (19 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
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Oct 29, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on October 29, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2013
Length: 118 pages
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 1599”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1599 — 113th Congress: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ending Eavesdropping, Dragnet-collection, and Online Monitoring Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1599
“S. 1599 — 113th Congress: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ending Eavesdropping, Dragnet-collection, and Online Monitoring Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1599>
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