H.R. 1428: Judicial Redress Act of 2015


Mar 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 24, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 24, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-126


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 12, 2016
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To extend Privacy Act remedies to citizens of certified states, and for other purposes.


This bill would allow foreign citizens in European countries to sue the United States for unlawful disclosure of personal information — under the terms of the Privacy Act — obtained in connection with international law enforcement efforts. Under current law, only U.S. citizens and legal residents can bring claims against the federal government for unauthorized disclosure of their personal information.

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Mar 18, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 17, 2015
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 20, 2015
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 1, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Feb 9, 2016
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 10, 2016
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 24, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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