H.R.3361: USA FREEDOM Act

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Bill Cosponsors

152 (80 Democrats, 72 Republicans)

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Week Ending Rank
June 14, 2015 9th
June 7, 2015 2nd
May 31, 2015 7th
May 24, 2015 9th
Nov. 23, 2014 4th

Bill Summary

USA FREEDOM Act - Title I: FISA Business Records Reforms - (Sec. 101) Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to establish a new process to be followed when the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) submits an application to a FISA court for an order requiring the production of tangible things (commonly referred to as business records, including books, records, papers, documents, and other items) for an investigation to...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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There are 72 statements associated with H.R.3361.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 5, 2014
Select Committee on Intelligence. Hearings held.
June 2, 2014
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
May 22, 2014
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 22, 2014

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 303 - 121 (Roll no. 230). (text: CR H4789-4793)

May 22, 2014
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H4803)
May 22, 2014
The House resumed debate on H.R. 3361.
May 22, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3361.
May 22, 2014
Rule provides further consideration of H.R. 4435. No amendment shall be in order except those printed in part A of the report. At the conclusion of consideration for amendment, the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such further amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions. The rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 3361. All points of order against consideration are waived. The bill, as amended by part B of the report
May 22, 2014
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 590. (consideration: CR H4789-4804)
May 21, 2014
Rule H. Res. 590 passed House.
May 21, 2014
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 590 Reported to House. Rule provides further consideration of H.R. 4435. No amendment shall be in order except those printed in part A of the report. At the conclusion of consideration for amendment, the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such further amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions. The rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 3361. All points of order against consideration are waived. The bill, as amended by part B of the report
May 15, 2014
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 334.
May 15, 2014

Committee on Financial Services discharged.

May 15, 2014
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence. H. Rept. 113-452, Part II.
May 15, 2014
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-452, Part I.
May 7, 2014
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 0.
May 7, 2014
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 6, 2014
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
Jan. 9, 2014
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Oct. 29, 2013
Referred to House Financial Services
Oct. 29, 2013
Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent)
Oct. 29, 2013
Referred to House Judiciary
Oct. 29, 2013

Introduced in the House by F. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.)

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