S. 3261 (95th): Privacy Protection Act


Jun 28, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Floyd Haskell

Senator from Colorado


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to secure freedom from unreasonable search and seizure, and to protect the freedom of speech and of the press.

Summary (CRS)

6/28/1978--Introduced.Privacy Protection Act - Prohibits either a Federal or State court from issuing a search warrant for evidence of a crime which authorizes the search of the premises of a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 28, 1978

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3261”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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