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S. 1339: Liberty Through Strength Act

A bill to provide authority for access to certain business records collected under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 prior to November 29, 2015, to make the authority for roving surveillance, the authority to treat individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers, and title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 permanent, and to modify the certification requirements for access to telephone toll and transactional records by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Tom Cotton

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Arkansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Jun 12, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jun 12, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 12, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 12, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1339 is 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.

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