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H.R.4499: Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Enhancement Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Jim Himes, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 28, 2014
Latest Major Action June 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Enhancement Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to include the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board as a recipient of: (1) FISA court procedural rule changes, decisions, and pleadings; (2) the Attorney General's (DOJ) annual report to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Court regarding applications and orders for electronic surveillance; (3) the Attorney General's reports to Congress concerning electronic surveillance, physical searches, pen registers and trap and trace devices, production of tangible things (commonly referred to as business records), the number of persons targeted by the government under FISA authorities, and procedures for targeting persons; (4) reports by the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) assessing compliance with minimization procedures for targeting persons reasonably believed to be located outside the United States other than U.S. persons, inc...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
April 28, 2014 Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent)
April 28, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary