S. 2011 - A Bill Entitled "The Protect America Act of 2007".

Intelligence activities. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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This bill amends The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978. It authorizes the collection of intelligence between foreign persons located outside the United States, while bringing incidental contacts with United States persons at home or abroad into compliance with existing law and minimization procedures. from maplight.org (by More
This bill amends The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978. It authorizes the collection of intelligence between foreign persons located outside the United States, while bringing incidental contacts with United States persons at home or abroad into compliance with existing law and minimization procedures. from maplight.org (by CRS) Hide
 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on August 3, 2007 
Senate Vote: On Passage

on August 4, 2007.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 43 voted NO: 45
12 voted present/not voting

Other Votes:

A Bill Entitled "The Protect America Act of 2007".

S. 2011 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill amends The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978. It authorizes the collection of intelligence between foreign persons located outside the United States, while bringing incidental contacts with United States persons at home or abroad into compliance with existing law and minimization procedures. from maplight.org (by CRS)
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Title
A bill entitled "The Protect America Act of 2007".
Other Titles
    Sponsor
    Carl Levin
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Intelligence activities
    • Appellate procedure
    • Business
    • Civil liberties
    • Congress
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • Counterintelligence
    • Courts of special jurisdiction
    • Criminal investigation
    • Criminal justice
    • Electronic surveillance
    • Law
    • Right of privacy
    • Telecommunication
    • Telecommunication industry
    • Warrants (Law)
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced8/03/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Senate8/04/2007
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    currently selectedSenateOn Passage - Senate - S.20118/04/2007This bill the Senate
    43 voted YES 45 voted NO 12 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced8/03/2007
    8/03/2007Introduced in the Senate, read twice.
    8/03/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    8/03/2007Pursuant to the order of August 3, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, the measure was ordered to be placed on the calendar.
    Put on a legislative calendar8/03/2007Ordered placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 332.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/04/2007On Passage - Senate - S.2011
    9/25/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Average contributions given to Senators from Fiscal & tax policy, which…

    opposed this bill

    Fiscal & tax policy [About]
    Average given to Senators who voted:
    $47
    YES$47
    31 times as much
    $1,460
    NO$1,460
    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Fiscal & tax policy 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
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Not Voting
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0No
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0No
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$1,000Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0No
    Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0No
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Not Voting
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0No
    Jim BunningRKY$0$1,500Not Voting
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$7,000No
    Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$7,988No
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
    Norm ColemanRMN$0$19,200No
    Susan CollinsRME$0$1,000No
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$5,000No
    John CornynRTX$0$0No
    Larry CraigRID$0$0No
    Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000No
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,180No
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$1,000No
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0No
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Not Voting
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$6,000No
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0No
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
    Judd GreggRNH$0$2,000Not Voting
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0No
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Not Voting
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0No
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Not Voting
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$0$0Not Voting
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$5,400No
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0No
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$1,000Yes
    Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0Not Voting
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0Not Voting
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0No
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0No
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Not Voting
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$0$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$0$0No
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0No
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000No
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$4,000No
    Gordon SmithROR$0$1,000No
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0No
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0No
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$0$0No
    John SununuRNH$0$1,000No
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$2,925No
    David VitterRLA$0$0No
    George VoinovichROH$0$0No
    John WarnerRVA$0$0No
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Not Voting
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0No
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0No
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$1,000Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0No
    Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0No
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Not Voting
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0No
    Jim BunningRKY$0$1,500Not Voting
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$7,000No
    Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$7,988No
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
    Norm ColemanRMN$0$19,200No
    Susan CollinsRME$0$1,000No
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$5,000No
    John CornynRTX$0$0No
    Larry CraigRID$0$0No
    Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000No
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,180No
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$1,000No
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0No
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Not Voting
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$6,000No
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0No
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
    Judd GreggRNH$0$2,000Not Voting
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0No
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Not Voting
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0No
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Not Voting
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$0$0Not Voting
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$5,400No
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0No
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$1,000Yes
    Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0Not Voting
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0Not Voting
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0No
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0No
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Not Voting
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$0$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$0$0No
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0No
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000No
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$4,000No
    Gordon SmithROR$0$1,000No
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0No
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0No
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$0$0No
    John SununuRNH$0$1,000No
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$2,925No
    David VitterRLA$0$0No
    George VoinovichROH$0$0No
    John WarnerRVA$0$0No
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Fiscal & tax policy$71,193
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