H.R.2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 28, 2015
  • Latest Major Action June 2, 2015

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on May 13, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015 or the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 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...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 48 statements associated with H.R.2048.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 2, 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-23.

June 2, 2015

Signed by President.

June 2, 2015
Presented to President.
June 2, 2015
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
June 2, 2015

Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 67 - 32. Record Vote Number: 201.

June 2, 2015

Cloture on the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 83 - 14. Record Vote Number: 197. (consideration: CR S3427-3428; text: CR S3427)

June 2, 2015
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3421-3439, S3439-3444)
June 1, 2015
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3374-3381, S3385-3399)
May 31, 2015
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3340-3341; text: CR S3340-3341)
May 31, 2015
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S3340-3331, S3331-3341)
May 31, 2015

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3340)

May 31, 2015

Upon reconsideration, cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 77 - 17. Record Vote Number: 196. (consideration: CR S3332; text: CR S3332)

May 31, 2015
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 194) agreed to in Senate by Voice. (consideration: CR S3332)
May 31, 2015

Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 194) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3332)

May 31, 2015
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S3324-3331, S3331-3341)
May 23, 2015
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed was not invoked (Record Vote No. 194) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S3314)
May 23, 2015

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 42. Record Vote Number: 194. (consideration: CR S3313-3314; text: CR S3313)

May 22, 2015
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S3299; text: CR S3299)
May 21, 2015
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S3201)
May 21, 2015
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3201; text: CR S3201)
May 21, 2015
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S3201; text: CR S3201)
May 18, 2015
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 87.
May 14, 2015
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
May 13, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 13, 2015

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 338 - 88 (Roll No. 224).

May 13, 2015
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2939-2940)
May 13, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 2048, the Chair put the question on adoption of the bill and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Goodlatte demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the bill until a time to be announced.
May 13, 2015
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H2923)
May 13, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2048.
May 13, 2015
Providing for consideration of H.R. 1735, H.R. 36, and H.R. 2048
May 13, 2015
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 255. (consideration: CR H2901-2923)
May 13, 2015
Rule H. Res. 255 passed House.
May 12, 2015
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 255 Reported to House. Providing for consideration of H.R. 1735, H.R. 36, and H.R. 2048
May 8, 2015
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 77.
May 8, 2015

Committee on Intelligence (Permanent) discharged.

May 8, 2015

Committee on Financial Services discharged.

May 8, 2015
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 114-109, Part I.
April 30, 2015
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 2.
April 30, 2015
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 29, 2015
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
April 28, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 28, 2015
Referred to House Financial Services
April 28, 2015
Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent)
April 28, 2015
Referred to House Judiciary
April 28, 2015

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

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