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 ...
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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.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 46 pages
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 1123: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
Referred to Committee on Apr 28, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 2048 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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