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H.R. 4046: FISA Reform Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4046

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Griffith, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Mooney of West Virginia, and Mr. Harris) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and in addition to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to provide for certain changes to the semiannual report of the Attorney General to Congress regarding actions taken under that Act, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the FISA Reform Act of 2019.

2.

Changes to the semiannual report of the attorney general

Section 601(a) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1871(a)) is amended—

(1)

in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives, the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate, and the Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the Senate and inserting the following: the Speaker and minority leader of the House of Representatives and the majority leader and minority leader of the Senate;

(2)

in paragraph (4), by striking and at the end;

(3)

in paragraph (5), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(4)

by adding at the end the following:

(6)

the identity of any person targeted for an order under this Act who is [associated with a candidate for President of a major party (as defined in section 9002(6) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986)].

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