H.R.5120 - Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] (Introduced 02/27/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Intelligence (Permanent Select)|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/27/2018 Referred 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5120 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/27/2018)
Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act
This bill revises procedures for appointing judges to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC).
Currently, the Chief Justice of the United States appoints judges to the FISC. This bill requires FISC judges to be appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.