September 12, 2003
Bills Introduced to Expand Patriot Act
Antiterrorism Tools Enhancement Act of 2003, H.R. 3037, To strengthen antiterrorism investigative tools, and for other purposes, introduced September 9, 2003.
Pretrial Detention and Lifetime Supervision of Terrorists Act of 2003, H.R. 3040, introduced September 9, 2003.
See also Bush Seeks to Toughen Anti-Terror Laws and
Justice Bell questions expanded Patriot Act: "A Florida Supreme Court justice told law students Thursday that he is concerned about President Bush’s request to expand provisions of the Patriot Act that would allow investigators to bypass grand juries when seeking subpoenas for suspected terrorists." Justice Bell was appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush.