S. 187 - Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Oversight and Resource Enhancement Act of 2007

Intelligence activities. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
This bill provides sufficient resources to permit electronic surveillance of United States persons for foreign intelligence purposes and streamlines the procedures of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Oversight and Resource Enhancement Act of 2007

S. 187 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill provides sufficient resources to permit electronic surveillance of United States persons for foreign intelligence purposes and streamlines the procedures of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide sufficient resources to permit electronic surveillance of United States persons for foreign intelligence purposes to be conducted pursuant to individualized court-issued orders for calls originating in the United States, to provide additional resources to enhance oversight and streamline the procedures of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, to ensure review of the Terrorist Surveillance Program by the United States Supreme Court, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Oversight and Resource Enhancement Act of 2007
Sponsor
Arlen Specter
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Intelligence activities
    • Administrative procedure
    • Congress
    • Congressional oversight
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • Congressional-executive relations
    • Counterintelligence
    • Courts of special jurisdiction
    • Criminal investigation
    • Criminal justice
    • Department of Defense
    • Department of Justice
    • Electronic surveillance
    • Employee training
    • Evidence (Law)
    • Executive departments
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • Federal law enforcement officers
    • Foreign agents
    • Foreign policy
    • Government attorneys
    • Government employees
    • International affairs
    • Judges
    • Judicial review
    • Law
    • President and foreign policy
    • Presidents
    • Supreme Court
    • Terrorism
    • Warrants (Law)
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced1/04/2007
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced1/04/2007
      1/04/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S183-184)
      1/04/2007Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

      Total contributions given to Senators from Defense policy, doves, which…

      supported this bill

      Defense policy, doves$523,300
      $523,300

      1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Oversight and Resource Enhancement Act of 2007

      1 organization supported this bill

      Friends Committee on National Legislation
      (n.d.). The Friends Committee on National Legislation; "Legislative Action Center". Retrieved n.d., from .

      1 organization opposed this bill

      Bill of Rights Defense Committee
      (n.d.). Bill of Rights Defense Committee; "Threats to Liberties". Retrieved n.d., from .

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from Defense policy, doves interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,200$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
      Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$0$0
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
      Bob BennettRUT$0$0
      Joe BidenDDE$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$962$0
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$23,981$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$53,519$0
      Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
      Jim BunningRKY$0$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$12,497$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
      Ben CardinDMD$25,404$0
      Tom CarperDDE$425$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$18,934$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Hillary ClintonDNY$3,055$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
      Norm ColemanRMN$7$0
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,760$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Larry CraigRID$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Chris DoddDCT$615$0
      Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
      Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
      Byron DorganDND$1,115$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Russ FeingoldDWI$55,170$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,050$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
      Judd GreggRNH$0$0
      Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$8,405$0
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$13,545$0
      Ted KennedyDMA$4,479$0
      John KerryDMA$0$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
      Herb KohlDWI$425$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Blanche LincolnDAR$6,882$0
      Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$425$0
      Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,300$0
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$4,245$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$42,780$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Barack ObamaDIL$31,365$0
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$5,581$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Ken SalazarDCO$41,300$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$22,635$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,015$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Gordon SmithROR$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$20,920$0
      Ted StevensRAK$0$0
      John SununuRNH$0$0
      Jon TesterDMT$55,084$0
      Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
      John ThuneRSD$0$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      George VoinovichROH$0$0
      John WarnerRVA$0$0
      Jim WebbDVA$3,200$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Ron WydenDOR$615$0

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,200$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
      Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$0$0
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
      Bob BennettRUT$0$0
      Joe BidenDDE$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$962$0
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$23,981$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$53,519$0
      Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
      Jim BunningRKY$0$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$12,497$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
      Ben CardinDMD$25,404$0
      Tom CarperDDE$425$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$18,934$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Hillary ClintonDNY$3,055$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
      Norm ColemanRMN$7$0
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,760$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Larry CraigRID$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Chris DoddDCT$615$0
      Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
      Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
      Byron DorganDND$1,115$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Russ FeingoldDWI$55,170$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,050$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
      Judd GreggRNH$0$0
      Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$8,405$0
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$13,545$0
      Ted KennedyDMA$4,479$0
      John KerryDMA$0$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
      Herb KohlDWI$425$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Blanche LincolnDAR$6,882$0
      Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$425$0
      Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,300$0
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$4,245$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$42,780$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Barack ObamaDIL$31,365$0
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$5,581$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Ken SalazarDCO$41,300$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$22,635$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,015$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Gordon SmithROR$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$20,920$0
      Ted StevensRAK$0$0
      John SununuRNH$0$0
      Jon TesterDMT$55,084$0
      Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
      John ThuneRSD$0$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      George VoinovichROH$0$0
      John WarnerRVA$0$0
      Jim WebbDVA$3,200$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Ron WydenDOR$615$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Defense policy, doves$523,300

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
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