FISA Reform Bill Advanced By Senate Intelligence Committee

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 7:04 PM EDT) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would force the National Security Agency to jump through more hoops to acquire and review electronic communication records following yet another week of explosive revelations on the scope of its surveillance activities.

The marked-up FISA Improvements Act of 2013 amending oversight provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and imposing new restrictions on its data collection and use provisions passed out of committee on a bipartisan 11-4 vote to cap off a week marked by new...
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