To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to clarify the prohibition on warrantless searching of collections of communications for United States persons, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 5, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Poe stands with apple, tech companies in fight to protect the fourth amendment”
— Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2, 2005-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 19, 2016
“Poe hails house passage of amendment to protect americans digital privacy”
— Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2, 2005-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 11, 2015
“POE, LOFGREN & MASSIE INTRODUCE BILL TO END WARRANTLESS SURVEILLANCE OF AMERICANS”
— Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2, 2005-2018] (Sponsor) on May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015
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H.R. 2233 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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