About the bill
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of telecommunication metadata on U.S. citizens by American intelligence agencies, including the National Security Agency. It also restores authorization for roving wiretaps and tracking lone wolf terrorists. The title of the act originally was a ten-letter backronym (USA FREEDOM) that stood ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 46 pages
Apr 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 2, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 2, 2015.
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 1056: Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2015
Introduced on Feb 25, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 2048 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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USA FREEDOM Act of 2015, Pub. L. No. 114-23, H.R. 2048, 114th Cong..
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