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

Introduced:

Dec 12, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Samuel Ervin Jr.

Senator from North Carolina

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

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 title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Dec 12, 1974
 
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