H.R. 1428 (114th): Judicial Redress Act of 2015

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. ... Continue reading »



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

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1600: Judicial Redress Act of 2015

Introduced on Jun 17, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Mar 18, 2015

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Sep 17, 2015
Ordered Reported

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Oct 20, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)

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Oct 20, 2015
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Feb 1, 2016
Text Published

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Feb 9, 2016
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

H.R. 1428 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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