Next year’s defense bill could include an amendment to limit the National Security Agency’s broad surveillance, but House leadership is trying to prevent amendments to the bill.

On Tuesday, Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash submitted to the House Committee on Rules an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2014 that would limit the National Security Agency’s use of taxpayer funds under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

A copy of the amendment submitted to the House Rules Committee, obtained by The Daily Caller, shows that data collection of “tangible things,” authorized by the so-called “business records” section of the law, would be limited to people described by the law.

 

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