Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act, as Passed by the House of Representatives [Updated December 29, 2006] [open pdf - 236KB]
From the Summary: "The Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act, H.R. 5825, 109th Congress, was one of a number of bills introduced in the Senate and the House of Representatives addressing various aspects of the TSP [Terrorist Surveillance Program] and a variety of approaches to electronic surveillance of terrorists and those affiliated with them. This bill was designed to enhance flexibility in electronic surveillance to acquire foreign intelligence information, while requiring increased reporting and congressional oversight of these activities. The measure was introduced on July 18, 2006, and passed the House on September 28, 2006. This report summarizes the version of the bill passed by the House and analyzes the potential impact of its provisions were they to become law. H.R. 5825 represents one approach to these issues considered in the 109th Congress. The 110th Congress may well contemplate similar or different approaches. This report may be updated or replaced, depending upon subsequent developments in the 110th Congress."
CRS Report for Congress, RL33637