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Committee on Homeland SecurityCommittee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedMarch 12th, 2009
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Safe and Secure America Act of 2009
To extend certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 for 10 years.
Safe and Secure America Act of 2009 - Amends the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 to extend through 2019 provisions which: (1) authorize the use of multipoint or roving wiretaps for national security and intelligence investigations; and (2) allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to apply to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to grant government access to tangible items (books, records, etc.) in foreign intelligence, international terrorism, and clandestine intelligence cases. Amends the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to extend through 2019 the inclusion of "lone wolf" terrorists as agents of a foreign power, for purposes of the authority to obtain intelligence on non-U.S. persons engaged in international terrorism.