S.291 - USA PATRIOT Reauthorization Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 02/03/2011)|
|Latest Action:||02/04/2011 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9.|
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Summary: S.291 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/03/2011)
USA PATRIOT Reauthorization Act of 2011 - Amends the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 to repeal the termination date of provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act: (1) authorizing roving surveillance of a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, (2) authorizing the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to apply for an order requiring the production of any tangible things for foreign intelligence and international terrorism investigations, and (3) requiring the Attorney General to inform specified congressional committess annually concerning all such requests for the production of tangible things.
Amends the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to repeal the termination date of provisions including in the definition of an "agent of a foreign power" any non-U.S. person who engages in international terrorism or preparatory activities ("lone wolf" provision).