U.S. Senator Robert Torricelli, D-NJ,
introduced the bill S.1837 on December 18, 2001, to establish a board of
inquiry to review the activities of U.S. intelligence,
law enforcement agents, and other relevant agencies regarding their roles and
shortcomings in not preventing the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. On
December 18, 2001, the bill was sent to the Senate committee, was read twice,
and was sent to the Committee on the Judiciary. It was not passed in this form.
Intelligence; September 11, 2001, Terrorist Events.
Center for Democracy and Technology. Legislation Affecting the Internet.
[Online, July 28, 2004.] Center for Democracy and Technology Website.