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Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To require Presidential appointment and Senate confirmation of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judges.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/19/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
09/13/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/19/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/19/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/19/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary07/19/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations09/13/2013 Referred to
House Intelligence (Permanent Select)07/19/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/19/2013)

Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to require the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to publicly designate: (1) the 11 district court judges constituting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court with jurisdiction over applications for electronic surveillance, (2) the 3 judges of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, and (3) the presiding judges of such Courts. (Currently, such judges are designated by the Chief Justice.)

Permits existing FISA judges to complete their terms.