S. 1621 (113th): Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013


Oct 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan “Al” Franken

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2013
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to enhance transparency for certain surveillance programs authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to expand government reporting requirements with respect to surveillance programs under FISA and the USA ... Read more >

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Oct 30, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1621”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 1452 (Related)
Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2013

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