01.11.18

Senate Intelligence Chairman Burr on House Passage of FISA Section 702 Reauthorization

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement after the House voted 256-164 to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act:

“I am pleased by the House passage of legislation to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.  These authorities are critical to the Intelligence Community’s understanding of terrorists, cyber criminals, and foreign intelligence services.  I look forward to Senate consideration of this important legislation.”