H.R. 5949 - FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
5 proposed amendments. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on December 28, 2012.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 73 voted NO: 23
4 voted present/not voting

FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

H.R. 5949 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years. (by CRS)
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Title
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years.
Other Titles
  • FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
  • FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
  • FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Sponsor
Lamar Smith
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
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Major Actions
Introduced6/15/2012
Referred to Committee
Amendments (5 proposed)
Passed House9/12/2012
Passed Senate12/28/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 5949 To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years9/12/2012This bill PASSED the House
301 voted YES 118 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3437 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/27/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
38 voted YES 52 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3435 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/27/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
37 voted YES 54 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3436 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/27/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
12 voted YES 79 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3439 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/28/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
43 voted YES 52 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 594912/28/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
73 voted YES 23 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/15/2012
6/15/2012Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
6/15/2012Referred to House Judiciary
6/15/2012Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent Select)
6/19/2012Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar6/19/2012Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 11.
8/02/2012Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-645, Part I.
8/02/2012Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence. H. Rept. 112-645, Part II.
Put on a legislative calendar8/02/2012Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
9/12/2012Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 773.
9/12/2012Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 5544 and H.R. 5949. Both measures are debatable for one hour each. For H.R. 5544, specified amendments are in order. For H.R. 5949, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill, shall be considered as adopted. For each bill, one motion to recommit is in order, with or without instructions.
9/12/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5949.
9/12/2012The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
9/12/2012POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on adoption of H.R. 5949, and announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Ruppersberger demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on question of adoption until later in the legislative day.
9/12/2012Considered as unfinished business.
9/12/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/12/2012On Passage - House - H.R. 5949 To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years
9/13/2012Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar9/19/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
12/27/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
12/27/2012Amendment SA 3435 proposed by Senator Merkley.
12/27/2012Amendment SA 3436 proposed by Senator Paul.
12/27/2012Amendment SA 3437 proposed by Senator Leahy.
select this voteVote12/27/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3437 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
select this voteVote12/27/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3435 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
select this voteVote12/27/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3436 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
12/28/2012Considered by Senate.
12/28/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/28/2012Amendment SA 3439 proposed by Senator Wyden.
select this voteVote12/28/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3439 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/28/2012On Passage of the Bill H.R. 5949
Presented to President12/30/2012Presented to President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 3435Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

To require the Attorney General to disclose each decision, order, or opinion of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that includes significant legal interpretation of section 501 or 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 unless such disclosure is not in the national security interest of the United States.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3436Paul, Rand [R-KY]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

To ensure adequate protection of the rights under the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3437Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

In the nature of a substitute.

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S. Amdt. 3438Wyden, Ron [D-OR]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3439Wyden, Ron [D-OR]December 28, 2012Offered on December 27, 2012.

To require a report on the impact of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 on the privacy of the people of the United States.

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Contributorsort iconInterest groupAmountDateSenate memberPartyStateVote
Andris, LeonMinority/Ethnic Groups$2505/23/07Mark PryorDARYes
Armenian American PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,5006/19/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Asmundson, Jon MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2505/24/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Baron, CourtneyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/29/07Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Baron, Courtney MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/28/07John RockefellerDWVYes
Beesley, AmandaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/26/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Behrman, GregBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/14/07John RockefellerDWVYes
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/21/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3005/9/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7005/9/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Bernstein, Mark JMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0005/7/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Biggs, DannyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2505/24/07Jerry MoranRKSYes
Black, CathleenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/10/07Mark PryorDARYes
Black, Cathleen PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/7/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/26/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Bonderman, DavidMinority/Ethnic Groups$5005/7/07John CornynRTXYes
Boyce, KatharineMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0006/8/07Mark PryorDARYes
Brecher, Marcie LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2506/28/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Brice, WandaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2505/8/07Kay HutchisonRTXYes
Brock, Thomas WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/26/07Mark UdallDCONo
Burmeister-Brown, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/8/07Ron WydenDORNo
Burmeister-Brown, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/8/07Ron WydenDORNo
Cafesjian, Cleo TMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/3/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Cafesjian, Gerard LMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/3/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Carp, BertMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0006/29/07Mark PryorDARYes
Carp, BertMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0006/29/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Carp, Bertram WMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/8/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Cecere, R CraigBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2505/7/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Chamberlin, MarleneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/20/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Chi, Y SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/4/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Cohan, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0005/18/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Cohen, RitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5005/7/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Cohen, RitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/30/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Crystal, Jack ScottBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/3/07Mark PryorDARYes
Dareshori, Nader FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0005/22/07John KerryDMAYes
Deal, GordanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/26/07Jim DeMintRSCNot Voting
Decker, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/6/07Mark UdallDCONo
Delaney, M QuinnMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/25/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Delaney, QuinnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3005/18/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Delaney, QuinnMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0006/19/07Mark UdallDCONo
Denckla, Matthew RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/6/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Deoudes, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2505/24/07Mark PryorDARYes
Dettelbach, Andrea SMinority/Ethnic Groups$2506/19/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Dirksen, JulieMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5006/20/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Dunham, James MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5006/29/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Eccles, Mary EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5005/14/07John RockefellerDWVYes
Edwards, Robert CharlesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2505/23/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Entrekin, Morgan JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,7006/28/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Entrekin, Morgan JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3006/28/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Eychaner, FredBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/30/07Mark UdallDCONo
Fair, Ellen BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/20/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Fassnacht, Debra KMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0005/16/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Feldman, FraydaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0006/30/07Mark UdallDCONo
Fontana, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/21/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Fyfe, Sheila MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5005/1/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Girardi, Thomas VMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3006/27/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Girardi, Thomas VMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3006/27/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Greek American PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$5005/23/07Mark PryorDARYes
Green, George JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/11/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
Green, George JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/30/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Green, Sally C MrsMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,0006/30/07Jefferson SessionsRALYes
Griffin, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/3/07Mark PryorDARYes
Gumbiner, RobertMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0005/21/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Hall, JanisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5005/22/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Hamel, Matthew EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0005/29/07Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Hanauer, NicolasMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3006/13/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Hart, Jim VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$9006/30/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hart, Jim VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5005/10/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hart, Jim VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/6/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hartley, FrancesMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2006/29/07Patty MurrayDWANo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/31/07Mark UdallDCONo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/28/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hidary, Jack DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/1/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hochschild, AdamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/22/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Holzman, Winifred DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/11/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Holzman, Winifred DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2005/11/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Horbaczewski, HenryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/26/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Hurley, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2005/24/07John KerryDMAYes
Hurtey, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2005/24/07John KerryDMAYes
Ingram, Orrin HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/29/07John CornynRTXYes
Jackson, LeighBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5005/2/07Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Japra, SunnitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/1/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Katz, Hardy CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/19/07John ReedDRIYes
Katzenmeyer, Charles LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5006/7/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/30/07John RockefellerDWVYes
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/30/07John RockefellerDWVYes
Keam, Mark LMinority/Ethnic Groups$2506/27/07Mark UdallDCONo
Kelley, Connie SMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/7/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Kliger, JackBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/3/07Mark PryorDARYes
Klingensmith, Michael JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/7/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Knight, LeeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/15/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Kohl, JanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/30/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Kroes, SusanMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5005/10/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Kukoff, BernieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/27/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Latino AllianceMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,5006/14/07Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Leive, Cindi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/30/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Leonard, ElmoreBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2005/1/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Lieberman, JoanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/6/07Mark UdallDCONo
Long, DixonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/19/07Mark UdallDCONo
Lopresti, Michael SMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0006/7/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Loughlin, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/3/07Mark PryorDARYes
Madaira, DavidMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5006/29/07Patty MurrayDWANo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/17/07Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/6/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
Mall, SusanMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2506/1/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Manilov, MarianneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/22/07Mark UdallDCONo
Marcus, Eric BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/26/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Marek, MargaretMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5006/7/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Martinez, Robert JMinority/Ethnic Groups$5005/8/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Mcdonough, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/18/07Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Mcevoy, Nion TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/31/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Meek, Helen RebeccaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/30/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0006/1/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
Merrigan, John aMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3005/13/07John KerryDMAYes
Meyer, DeborahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/29/07Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Mindich, StaceyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/29/07Mark PryorDARYes
Mindich, StaceyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/29/07Mark PryorDARYes
Miner, NicolaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0005/12/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Montoya, Elisa DMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0006/1/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Morris, BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0006/9/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Mosena, DavidMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,8005/17/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Mosena, DavidMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2005/17/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Navasky, VictorBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/14/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5006/27/07Max BaucusDMTNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5006/7/07Jim DeMintRSCNot Voting
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0005/23/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0006/21/07Harry ReidDNVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5005/3/07Bob CorkerRTNYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5006/27/07Max BaucusDMTNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/23/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/3/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/22/07Richard BurrRNCYes
O'donnell, JeriBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/27/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Oakley, RalphBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3006/26/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Oakley, Thomas aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/7/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Olmstead, Kathleen JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/20/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Paretsky, Sara N PhdBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/27/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Pedas, JamesMinority/Ethnic Groups$2005/24/07Mark PryorDARYes
Pedas, JamesMinority/Ethnic Groups$2005/24/07Mark PryorDARYes
Pedas, TheodoreMinority/Ethnic Groups$2005/24/07Mark PryorDARYes
Pedas, TheodoreMinority/Ethnic Groups$2005/24/07Mark PryorDARYes
Pergament, PaulaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5006/7/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Perry, Russell MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2505/9/07James InhofeROKYes
Pileggi, NicholasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/28/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Popolo, Joseph V JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/30/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Popolo, Joseph V JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/30/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Possis, Ann MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2505/1/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Pyle, LindaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5005/12/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5005/25/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/25/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/4/07Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/8/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/13/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Riley, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/6/07Thomas HarkinDIANo
Rogers, John W JrMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/4/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Rogers, LarryMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0006/27/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Rose, MichelleMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5005/18/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Rose, Michelle MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5005/17/07Susan CollinsRMEYes
Rossides, EugeneMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/24/07Mark PryorDARYes
Rouvelas, Emanuel LMinority/Ethnic Groups$2506/29/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Ruby, SarahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5005/16/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Schroeder, PatriciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5006/13/07Jon TesterDMTNo
Shanken, Marvin RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/15/07John RockefellerDWVYes
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,1005/18/07Thomas HarkinDIANo
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,1005/18/07Thomas HarkinDIANo
Simon, NicholasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/27/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Slawson, Michele RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7005/8/07Roy BluntRMOYes
Smith, DonaldBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/25/07James InhofeROKYes
Smith, Thomas SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3006/26/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Smith, Thomas SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$9006/26/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Sonenshine, Tara DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/20/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Spilman, NicolasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/14/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Stampfl, BarbaraMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2506/7/07Bill NelsonDFLYes
Stevens, Elizabeth GHuman Rights$1,0005/15/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Stevens, Elizabeth GHuman Rights$2506/26/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Thal, Bruce EMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0005/23/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/24/07John KerryDMAYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/11/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Traub, BarryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3005/16/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Trudeau, GarryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/1/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Trudeau, GarryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3006/29/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Trudeau, Jane PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0006/6/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Turner, TimBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/15/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Valenti, Edward JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7006/26/07John ReedDRIYes
Valenti, Edward JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3006/26/07John ReedDRIYes
Valenti, Edward JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2005/23/07John ReedDRIYes
Warner, Irene RMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2506/30/07John ReedDRIYes
Wasowski, AndyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2005/25/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Weinberg, JillMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2505/17/07Richard DurbinDILNo
Weinberg, Lynne MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/29/07Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Weinberg, Lynne MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/29/07Mark KirkRILNot Voting
White, Amy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4006/14/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Woosley, CarolynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2506/29/07Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3006/28/07Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2505/21/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3006/26/07Patty MurrayDWANo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3006/30/07Mark UdallDCONo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,3006/30/07Mark UdallDCONo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0005/23/07Mark PryorDARYes
Zweibel, AlanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0005/8/07Alan FrankenDMNNo
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Organizations that took a position on
FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012: On Passage of the Bill H.R. 5949

1 organization supported this bill

Heritage Foundation
Jessica Zuckerman (2012, December 26). FISA Amendments Could Expire If Senate Doesn’t Act. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from The Foundry.

20 organizations opposed this bill

Advocacy for Principled Action in Government
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Association of Law Libraries
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Civil Liberties Union
Michael Macleod Ball & Michelle Richardson (2012, September 11). Re: Vote NO on H.R. 5949; 5 year Extension of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008; Public Oversight and Amendment Necessary First. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Library Association
Bradley, Lynne (2012, September 11). Oppose H.R. 5949, the FISA Amendments Act (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from District Dispatch.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Association of College and Research Libraries
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Association of Research Libraries
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Bill of Rights Defense Committee
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Brennan Center for Justice
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Center for Democracy & Technology
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Cyber Privacy Project
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Defending Dissent Foundation
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Government Accountability Project
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Liberty Coalition
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
OMB Watch
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
PEN American Center
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
The Constition Project
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.

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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$1,000Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$7,700No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$700Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$6,350Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$4,000No
Richard BurrRNC$0$1,000Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$7,500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,500Yes
John CornynRTX$0$2,800Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,750Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$13,650No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$22,850No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$19,750Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$6,500No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$250Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$500Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$1,000Yes
John KerryDMA$0$5,700Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$6,900Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$7,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$5,300Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,000No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$10,250Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$5,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,500No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$250Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$3,000No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$250Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$15,400Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,450Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$11,100Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,000Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$8,650Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$2,000Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$500Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$14,250No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,600No

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That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$1,000Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$7,700No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$700Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$6,350Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$4,000No
Richard BurrRNC$0$1,000Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$7,500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,500Yes
John CornynRTX$0$2,800Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,750Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$13,650No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$22,850No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$19,750Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$6,500No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$250Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$500Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$1,000Yes
John KerryDMA$0$5,700Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$6,900Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$7,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$5,300Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,000No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$10,250Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$5,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,500No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$250Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$3,000No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$250Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$15,400Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,450Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$11,100Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,000Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$8,650Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$2,000Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$500Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$14,250No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,600No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$274,550

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$274,550
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$148,300
Minority/Ethnic Groups$47,150
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$15,700
Human Rights$1,250
Consumer groups$0
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