S. 4232 (93rd): Freedom from Military Surveillance Act

A bill to enforce the first amendment and fourth amendment to the Constitution and the constitutional right of privacy by prohibiting any civil officer of the United States or any member of the Armed Forces of the United States from using the Armed Forces of the United States to exercise surveillance of civilians or to execute the civil laws.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Dec 12, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 12, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Samuel Ervin Jr.

Senator from North Carolina



Dec 12, 1974

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S. 4232 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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