H.R.2761 - Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: H.R.2761 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in House (07/19/2013)
Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to require the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to publicly designate: (1) the 11 district court judges constituting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court with jurisdiction over applications for electronic surveillance, (2) the 3 judges of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, and (3) the presiding judges of such Courts. (Currently, such judges are designated by the Chief Justice.)
Permits existing FISA judges to complete their terms.