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.
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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 it did not receive a vote.
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42 Cosponsors (28 Republicans, 14 Democrats)
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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