The US House of Representatives passed the RESTORE Act of 2007 ("Responsible Electronic Surveillance That is Overseen, Reviewed and Effective Act of 2007") [HR 3773 materials] by a margin of 227-187 [roll call] in November, without including the immunity provision. If the legislation passes in the Senate, the RESTORE Act would replace the temporary Protect America Act as the law governing foreign surveillance. AP has more.
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