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PA Bill Number: HB440

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and for ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and f ...

Last Action: Presented to the Governor

Last Action Date: Oct 22, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB5675

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Reforming the Act to re-establish American citizens' protection against undue process, and search/seizure violations. The changes to this act reaffirm the 4th Amendment protections for citizens against inquiries done under the guise of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance. It also restores the court order/warrant requirement for information, and judicial review of process.

Legislation Overview

Title: Safeguarding Americans' Private Records Act of 2020

Subject: Armed forces and national security: Business records: Congressional oversight: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Employment discrimination and employee rights: Evidence and witnesses: First Amendment rights: Geography and mapping: Government studies and investigations: Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information: Internet and video services: Judges: Judicial procedure and administration: Judicial review and appeals: Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board: Racial and ethnic relations: Right of privacy: Specialized courts: Supreme Court: Telephone and wireless communication: Terrorism

Description: Safeguarding Americans' Private Records Act of 2020 This bill imposes limitations on investigative powers provided under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA), reauthorizes certain FISA programs, and makes related changes. Provisions include reauthorizing to December 15, 2023, FISA authority to obtain business records, but also repealing the power to use such authority to obtain records on an ongoing basis; excluding certain data, such as cell phone location, from FISA authority to access business records; establishing that nonpublic information collected under FISA authority may not be retained for more than three years unless the information includes foreign intelligence information; disallowing the use of FISA-collected business records for criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings except in certain instances, such as cases involving a specific cybersecurity threat from a foreign country; requiring a government entity to notify a targeted person that the entity intends to use in court business records collected under FISA; excluding cell site location and global positioning system information from FISA authority for using a pen register or trap and trace device to collect evidence; reauthorizing to December 15, 2023, the power to treat individual terrorists as foreign agents; expanding the powers of FISA court amicus curiae (outside parties appointed to assist in a case), such as by authorizing the amicus to refer a FISA court decision to the FISA Court of Review; and repealing the government's authority to use National Security Letters to obtain financial or communications records without a court order.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability.

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5675/all-info

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10 sponsors: Zoe Lofgren (D); Warren Davidson (R); Pramila Jayapal (D); Matt Gaetz (R); Earl Blumenauer (D); Ted Yoho (R); Thomas Massie (R); Peter DeFazio (D); Betty McCollum (D); Barbara Lee (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 30 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability.
House Jan 24 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and Homeland Security, 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.
House Jan 24 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and Homeland Security, 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.
House Jan 24 2020 Introduced in House
House Jan 24 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and Homeland Security, 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.
House Jan 24 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and Homeland Security, 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.
House Jan 24 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and Homeland Security, 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.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 26 2020 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Oversight, Management, and Accountability

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