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Thursday, January 11th 2017

Jan 10, 2018
Legislative Digest

On the Floor Today: 1 Rule Bill and 1 Postponed Suspension Bill 

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 

1 Rule Bill

1) S. 139 - FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-UT) | Intelligence Committee | Judiciary Committee

Topline Summary: This House Amendment reauthorizes title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for four years to enhance surveillance authorities, and to provide additional transparency and reporting requirements and privacy safeguards.
1 Postponed Suspension Bill

1) H.R. 4578 - Counter Terrorist Network Act (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX) | Homeland Security Committee

Topline Summary: This bill requires the National Targeting Center to collaborate with appropriate agencies—including Federal, State, local, tribal, and international entities—to enhance border security through operations that seek to disrupt and dismantle networks, including foreign terrorist networks that pose
terrorist or other threats. 

115th Congress