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H.R. 6353 - To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to prohibit the United States Government from accessing and using information of United States persons collected under section 702 of such Act without a warrant.

Sponsor: David P. Roe (R)
Introduced: 2018-07-12
Bill Status: 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.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6353


    To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to prohibit the United States Government from accessing and using information of United States persons collected under section 702 of such Act without a warrant.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 12, 2018

    Mr. Roe of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Permanent Select 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


A BILL

    To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to prohibit the United States Government from accessing and using information of United States persons collected under section 702 of such Act without a warrant.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Prohibition on accessing and using information of United States persons without warrant.

(a) Warrant required.—Section 702(f) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1881a(f)) is amended by striking paragraphs (2) and (3) and inserting the following new paragraph:

“(2) WARRANT REQUIRED.—Information concerning a United States person acquired under subsection (a), regardless of whether such information is incidentally collected, may not be accessed unless pursuant to a warrant of a district court of the United States.”.

(b) Limitation on use.—Paragraph (2) of section 706(a) of such Act (50 U.S.C. 1881e(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows:

“(2) UNITED STATES PERSONS.—Any information concerning a United States person acquired under section 702 shall not be used in evidence against that United States person under paragraph (1) in any criminal proceeding unless pursuant to a warrant of a district court of the United States.”.


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