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Legislative History

Legislative History of The USA Patriot Act

  • The legislative history of the USA PATRIOT Act is well documented. Relevant print and electronic resources include:

  • USA Patriot Act: A Legislative History of the United and Strengthening of America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act, Pub. L. No. 107-56.  (KF9430.A316 2002 - Third Floor and HeinOnline)

  • Westlaw has a compiled legislative history of the USA PATRIOT Act.

  • LexisNexis has legislative histories for Homeland Security and Patriot Act legislation from 1990 to date in the MILTRY;HSALH databases.

  • Legislative Insight has legislative histories for Homeland Security and Patriot Act legislation from 1990 to date.

  • THOMAS  – website of Congress

    • H.R.  3162, 107 Congress - USA PATRIOT Act, Pub. L. No. 107-56, 115 stat. 272 (2001).
    • H.R. 2417, 108 Congress - Intelligence Authorization Act of 2004, “Patriot II”, Pub. L. No. 108-177, 117 Stat. 2599.
    • H.R. 3199, 109 Congress - USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005, Pub. L. No. 109-177, 120 Stat. 192 (2006).

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