H.R. 2082 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008

intelligence budget, CIA, torture, interrogation - Intelligence activities. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
This bill allows for appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2008 for various government Intelligence Agencies including the CIA, Department of Defense, FBI, and others. (by CRS) 
Status:
The president has vetoed the bill. 
Amendments:
9 proposed amendments. 8 accepted. 1 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on October 3, 2007.

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008

H.R. 2082 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Keywords
intelligence budget, CIA, torture, interrogation
Summary
This bill allows for appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2008 for various government Intelligence Agencies including the CIA, Department of Defense, FBI, and others. (by CRS)
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Title
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
  • Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
  • Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
  • Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
Sponsor
Silvestre Reyes
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Intelligence activities
    • Advice and consent of the Senate
    • Air force
    • Air pollution
    • Armed forces
    • Arms control
    • Army
    • Authorization
    • Budgets
    • Business
    • California
    • Central Intelligence Agency
    • Civil service retirement
    • Classified defense information
    • Climate change
    • Coast guard
    • Common carriers
    • Communications
    • Computers
    • Confidential funding (Federal budgets)
    • Congress
    • Congress and military policy
    • Congressional oversight
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • Counterintelligence
    • Coups d'etat
    • Covert operations
    • Criminal justice
    • Criminal justice information
    • Defense budgets
    • Defense economics
    • Defense policy
    • Delegation of powers
    • Democracy
    • Department of Defense
    • Department of Energy
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • Department of Justice
    • Department of State
    • Department of the Treasury
    • Director of National Intelligence
    • Drone aircraft
    • Drug abuse
    • Drug law enforcement
    • East Asia
    • Electronic surveillance
    • Emergency communication systems
    • Emergency management
    • Employee training
    • Energy
    • Energy efficiency
    • Environmental protection
    • Executive departments
    • Executive reorganization
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • Federal advisory bodies
    • Federal employees
    • Federal-local relations
    • Federal-state relations
    • Foreign policy
    • Fringe benefits
    • Gifts
    • Government attorneys
    • Government contractors
    • Government corporations
    • Government employees
    • Government information
    • Government paperwork
    • Government service contracts
    • Government travel
    • Government trust funds
    • Governmental investigations
    • Information technology
    • Inspectors general
    • Intelligence community staff
    • Intelligence officers
    • Intelligence services
    • International affairs
    • Iran
    • Job training
    • Language and languages
    • Metropolitan areas
    • Michigan
    • Middle East and North Africa
    • Military aviation
    • Military intelligence
    • Military personnel
    • National security
    • Navy
    • New York City
    • North Korea
    • Nuclear nonproliferation
    • Nuclear weapons
    • Official secrets
    • Pensions
    • Performance measurement
    • Politics and government
    • Presidential appointments
    • Presidents
    • Protection of officials
    • Public contracts
    • Reconnaissance aircraft
    • Recruiting of employees
    • Reprogramming of appropriated funds
    • Research and development
    • Salaries
    • Science policy
    • Security clearances
    • State and local government
    • Subsidiary corporations
    • Technological innovations
    • Technology
    • Terrorism
    • Transfer of employees
    • Transportation
    • Transportation safety
    • Urban affairs
    • Weapons systems
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced5/01/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (9 proposed)
    Passed House5/11/2007
    Passed Senate10/03/2007
    Vetoed by President3/08/2008
    Vetoed by Governor3/08/2008
    Vetoed by Governor3/08/2008
    Failed passage in House3/11/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Holt amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.5/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Thompson (CA) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.5/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Fossella amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.5/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.5/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseAmendment 1 to H.R. 20825/11/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
    185 voted YES 230 voted NO 22 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 4 to H.R. 20825/11/2007This amendment PASSED the House
    297 voted YES 122 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 5 to H.R. 20825/11/2007This amendment PASSED the House
    245 voted YES 178 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act5/11/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    181 voted YES 241 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act5/11/2007This bill PASSED the House
    225 voted YES 197 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Price (NC) amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.5/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Berkley amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.5/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.10/03/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act12/05/2007This motion PASSED the House
    249 voted YES 160 voted NO 22 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseRecommit Conference Report With Instructions: H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act12/13/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    205 voted YES 215 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn the Conference Report - House - H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act12/13/2007This motion PASSED the House
    222 voted YES 199 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateMotion To Invoke Cloture On The Conference Report To Accompany H.R. 20822/13/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
    92 voted YES 4 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn the Conference Report - Senate - HR 2082 Conference Report2/13/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
    51 voted YES 45 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseVeto Override - House - H.R. 2082 The Intelligence Authorization Act of 20083/11/2008This bill DID NOT PASS the House
    225 voted YES 188 voted NO 17 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/01/2007
    5/01/2007Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).
    5/02/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    Put on a legislative calendar5/02/2007Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
    5/07/2007Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent). H. Rept. 110-131.
    Put on a legislative calendar5/07/2007Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 79.
    5/10/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 388 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2082 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 of Rule XXI. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence now printed in the bill.
    5/10/2007Rule H. Res. 388 passed House.
    5/11/2007Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 388. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4881-4910)
    5/11/2007Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2082 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 of Rule XXI. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence now printed in the bill.
    5/11/2007House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 388 and Rule XVIII.
    5/11/2007The Speaker designated the Honorable Ellen O. Tauscher to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
    5/11/2007GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2082.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Hoekstra. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4895-4896, H4905-4906; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4896)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hoekstra amendment.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Holt. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4896-4897; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4896)
    5/11/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hoekstra amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hoekstra demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt amendment.
    select this voteVote5/11/2007On agreeing to the Holt amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Thompson (CA). (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4897-4898; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4897)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thompson of California amendment.
    select this voteVote5/11/2007On agreeing to the Thompson (CA) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Rogers (MI). (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4898-4899, H4906; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4898)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rogers of Michigan amendment.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Fossella. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4899-4900; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4899-4900)
    5/11/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rogers(MI)amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers(MI) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fossella amendment.
    select this voteVote5/11/2007On agreeing to the Fossella amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Lee. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4901; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4901)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lee amendment.
    select this voteVote5/11/2007On agreeing to the Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Price (NC). (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4901-4902; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4901)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Price of North Carolina amendment.
    5/11/2007The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4907)
    select this voteVote5/11/2007Amendment 1 to H.R. 2082
    select this voteVote5/11/2007Amendment 4 to H.R. 2082
    select this voteVote5/11/2007Amendment 5 to H.R. 2082
    select this voteVote5/11/2007On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage5/11/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act
    select this voteVote5/11/2007On agreeing to the Price (NC) amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A008) offered by Ms. Berkley. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4902-4903; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4902-4903)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Berkley amendment.
    select this voteVote5/11/2007On agreeing to the Berkley amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
    5/11/2007Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Schiff. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4903-4905, H4906-4907; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4904-4905)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions in H. Res. 388, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment.
    5/11/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schiff amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Wilson(NM) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    5/11/2007The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2082.
    5/11/2007The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    5/11/2007The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4889-4895)
    5/11/2007Mr. Rogers (MI) moved to recommit with instructions to Intelligence (Permanent). (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4907-4909)
    5/11/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rogers of Michigan motion to recommit with instructions on H.R. 1873. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with amendments to authorize funds to be appropriated for human intelligence activities of the CIA.
    5/14/2007Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence.
    10/03/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    10/03/2007Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S.1538 amended.
    10/03/2007Senate Select Committee on Intelligence discharged by Unanimous Consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/03/2007Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    10/03/2007Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference.
    10/03/2007See also S. 1538.
    10/03/2007Senate appointed conferees. Rockefeller; Feinstein; Wyden; Bayh; Mikulski; Feingold; Nelson FL; Whitehouse; Bond; Warner; Hagel; Chambliss; Hatch; Snowe; Burr. As additional conferees: Levin, Kyl.
    10/04/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    12/04/2007Mr. Reyes moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
    12/04/2007On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
    12/04/2007Mr. Hoekstra moved that the House instruct conferees.
    12/04/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Hoekstra motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2082. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to eliminate any House or Senate provisions providing for earmarks as defined in clause 9(d) of rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives; and insist on provisions authorizing the maximum level of funding permissible for human intelligence collection activities.
    12/04/2007The previous question was ordered without objection.
    12/04/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hoekstra motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2082, the Chair put the question on the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hoekstra objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to instruct until later in the legislative day.
    12/04/2007The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Reyes, Hastings (FL), Boswell, Cramer, Eshoo, Holt, Ruppersberger, Tierney, Thompson (CA), Schakowsky, Langevin, Murphy, Patrick, Hoekstra, Everett, Gallegly, Wilson (NM), Thornberry, McHugh, Tiahrt, Rogers (MI), and Issa.
    12/04/2007The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Armed Services for consideration of defense tactical intelligence and related activities: Skelton, Spratt, and Hunter.
    select this voteVote12/05/2007On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act
    12/05/2007Conferees agreed to file conference report.
    12/06/2007Conference report H. Rept. 110-478 filed.
    12/12/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 859 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 2082.
    12/13/2007Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
    12/13/2007Rule H. Res. 859 passed House.
    12/13/2007Mr. Reyes brought up conference report H. Rept. 110-478 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 859.
    12/13/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2082.
    12/13/2007Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Recommit Conference Report With Instructions: H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act
    select this voteVote12/13/2007On the Conference Report - House - H.R. 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act
    12/14/2007The previous question was ordered without objection.
    12/14/2007Mr. Hoekstra moved to recommit with instructions to the conference committee.
    2/11/2008Conference report considered in Senate.
    2/11/2008Cloture motion on conference report to accompany H.R. 2082 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S844-845; text: CR 844-845)
    2/13/2008Conference report considered in Senate.
    Presented to President2/13/2008Cleared for White House.
    select this voteVote2/13/2008Motion To Invoke Cloture On The Conference Report To Accompany H.R. 2082
    select this voteVote2/13/2008On the Conference Report - Senate - HR 2082 Conference Report
    2/21/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President2/29/2008Presented to President.
    Vetoed3/08/2008Vetoed by President.
    3/10/2008The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
    3/10/2008Mr. Loebsack moved to postpone consideration of the veto message until March 11.
    3/10/2008On motion to postpone consideration of the veto message until March 11. Agreed to without objection.
    3/11/2008The Chair announced the unfinished business to be the consideration of the veto.
    3/11/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.R. 2082, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
    3/11/2008Motion to refer the bill and accompanying veto message to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent).
    3/11/2008On motion to refer the bill and the accompanying veto message to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage3/11/2008Veto Override - House - H.R. 2082 The Intelligence Authorization Act of 2008
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteH. Amdt. 174Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI2]May 10, 2007Failed by roll call vote on May 11, 2007.

    Amendment sought to strike section 407 which requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit to Congress a national intelligence estimate on the anticipated geopolitical effects of global climate change and the implications of such effects on the national security of the United States.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 175Holt, Rush [D-NJ12]May 10, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 10, 2007.

    Amendment requires the President, through the Director of National Intelligence, to report annually to Congress on the need for any modification to the Intelligence Identity Protection Act to improve legal protection for covert agents.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 176Thompson, Mike [D-CA5]May 10, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 10, 2007.

    Amendment requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit to the congressional intelligence committees a report containing-- (1) the number of intelligence collectors and analysts employed or contracted by each element of the intelligence community; and (2) a plan to maximize the number of intelligence collectors employed or contracted by the intelligence community; and placed a limitation on the number of personnel authorized for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 177Rogers, Mike [R-MI8]May 10, 2007Passed by roll call vote on May 11, 2007.

    Amendment limits the number of personnel in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to the number of personnel as were serving in the Office on May 1, 2007.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 178Fossella, Vito [R-NY13]May 10, 2007Passed by roll call vote on May 10, 2007.

    Amendment requires the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence to conduct jointly, or contract with an entity to conduct, a study of the operations of Federal, State, and local government entities to identify best practices for the communication of information concerning a terrorist threat.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 179Lee, Barbara [D-CA13]May 10, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 10, 2007.

    An amendment to require a report to House and Senate Intelligence committees describing any authorization granted during the past 10 years to engage in intelligence activities related to the overthrow of a democratically elected government.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 180Price, David [D-NC4]May 10, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 11, 2007.

    Amendment requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit to the congressional intelligence committees a report on personal services activities performed by contractors under the National Intelligence Program and, at the discretion of the Director of National Intelligence, the Military Intelligence Program.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 181Berkley, Shelley [D-NV1]May 11, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 11, 2007.

    Amendment requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit to Congress a report on the advisability of providing Federal retirement benefits to United States citizens for the service of such citizens before 1977 as employees of Air America or an associated company while such company was owned or controlled by the United States Government and operated or managed by the Central Intelligence Agency.

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    H. Amdt. 182Schiff, Adam [D-CA28]May 11, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 11, 2007.

    Amendment clarifies that in the absence of explicit statutory authority the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 is the exclusive authority for the conduct of domestic electronic surveillance.

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    Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $198
    $3,879
    $5,233
    YES$9,310
    $0
    $0
    $0
    NO$0
    8 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    8 organizations supported this bill

    American Civil Liberties Union
    (n.d.). ACLU Cheers House and Senate Intel Bill Conferees for Including Provision Prohibiting Torture and Abuse. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Carolina Peace Resource Center
    (n.d.). Feb. 11: Torture Shames Us All - Stop Torture. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Fuller Theological Seminary
    (n.d.). Faith leaders implore Bush to end torture. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Human Rights First
    (n.d.). Override Bush's veto and end torture for good. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Islamic Society of North America
    (n.d.). Faith leaders implore Bush to end torture. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA
    (n.d.). Faith leaders implore Bush to end torture. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Religious Campaign Against Torture
    (n.d.). INFORM THE PUBLIC. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
    (n.d.). Faith leaders implore Bush to end torture. Retrieved n.d., from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,200$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,800$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$1,000$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$5,850$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$4,000$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$1,750$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,462$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$-2,200$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$28,981$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$59,369$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$2,250$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$2,000$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$1,500$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$13,647$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$5,900$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$30,004$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$1,075$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$28,484$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$9,500$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$58,295$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$3,175$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$8,567$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$3,250$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,760$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$11,350$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$14,125$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$7,200$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$615$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$9,510$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$2,115$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$10,925$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$66,645$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,050$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,250$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$8,905$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,000$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,850$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$1,500$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,550$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$13,545$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$5,729$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$3,630$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$10,365$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$425$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$2,000$0Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$4,500$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$250$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$1,800$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$8,200$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$8,632$0Yes
    Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$3,425$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$15,250$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$10,200$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,450$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,800$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,045$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$47,030$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,300$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$58,915$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$1,450$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$6,081$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$45,100$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$26,545$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$5,015$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,650$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$500$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$6,000$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$47,524$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$58,834$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$9,550$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$5,250$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$3,750$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$9,500$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,250$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$615$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,200$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,800$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$1,000$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$5,850$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$4,000$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$1,750$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,462$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$-2,200$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$28,981$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$59,369$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$2,250$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$2,000$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$1,500$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$13,647$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$5,900$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$30,004$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$1,075$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$28,484$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$9,500$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$58,295$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$3,175$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$8,567$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$3,250$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,760$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$11,350$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$14,125$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$7,200$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$615$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$9,510$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$2,115$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$10,925$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$66,645$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,050$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,250$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$8,905$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,000$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,850$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$1,500$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,550$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$13,545$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$5,729$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$3,630$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$10,365$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$425$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$2,000$0Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$4,500$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$250$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$1,800$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$8,200$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$8,632$0Yes
    Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$3,425$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$15,250$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$10,200$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,450$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,800$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,045$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$47,030$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,300$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$58,915$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$1,450$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$6,081$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$45,100$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$26,545$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$5,015$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,650$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$500$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$6,000$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$47,524$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$58,834$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$9,550$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$5,250$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$3,750$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$9,500$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,250$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$615$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Defense policy, doves$523,300
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$387,919
    Human Rights$19,800

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