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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ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyStateVote
Camp, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/1/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Camp, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/1/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Andreas, SteveBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/4/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Andreas, SteveBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/4/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Moran, Janet CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2001/5/11Richard LugarRINYes
Moran, Janet CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2001/5/11Richard LugarRINYes
Parker, Robert WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/5/11Bob CorkerRTNYes
Parker, Robert WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/5/11Bob CorkerRTNYes
Dolan MediaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/12/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Dolan MediaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/12/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Maguire, GregoryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/12/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Maguire, GregoryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/12/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Turner, Bonnie MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/12/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Turner, Bonnie MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/12/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Committee for Hispanic Causes-Bold PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$5,0001/13/11Robert MenendezDNJNo
Committee for Hispanic Causes-Bold PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$5,0001/13/11Robert MenendezDNJNo
Gibson, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/13/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Gibson, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/13/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Marzollo, JeanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/15/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Marzollo, JeanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/15/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Hendrickson, Ray MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/19/11Scott BrownRMAYes
Hendrickson, Ray MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,4001/19/11Scott BrownRMAYes
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2001/19/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2001/19/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Pogrebin, Letty CottinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/19/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Reed, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/19/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Reed, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/19/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Reed, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/19/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Reed, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/19/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/19/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/19/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Lack, Betsy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Lack, Betsy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Lack, Betsy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Lack, Betsy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Steele, Andrea DewHuman Rights$2501/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Steele, Andrea DewHuman Rights$2501/20/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hartin, BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/25/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Hartin, BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/25/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Mcgraw, Martha SMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0001/25/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Mcgraw, Martha SMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0001/25/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
King, Thomas aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/26/11Richard LugarRINYes
King, Thomas aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/26/11Richard LugarRINYes
Babcox, William EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/28/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Babcox, William EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/28/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Buttenwieser, Sarah WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Buttenwieser, Sarah WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Buttenwieser, Sarah WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/28/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Buttenwieser, Sarah WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/28/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Hubmayr, Yvonne JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Hubmayr, Yvonne JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Ingram, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Ingram, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Ingram, OrrinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Ingram, OrrinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4001/28/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Fleischman, Martha JMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/31/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Fleischman, Martha JMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/31/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Kunin, Constance BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/31/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Kunin, Constance BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/31/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Rhoads, LindenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/31/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Rhoads, LindenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/31/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Rhoads, LindenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3001/31/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Rhoads, LindenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3001/31/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Cregan, James RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$6402/2/11Thomas R. CarperDDEYes
Cregan, James RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$6402/2/11Thomas R. CarperDDEYes
Cregan, James RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/2/11Thomas R. CarperDDEYes
Cregan, James RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/2/11Thomas R. CarperDDEYes
Mixner, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/2/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Mixner, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/2/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Wolf, Bonny BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/2/11Harry ReidDNVYes
Wolf, Bonny BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/2/11Harry ReidDNVYes
Tinkel, Kathleen CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3002/3/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Tinkel, Kathleen CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3002/3/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Dizard, John WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3502/6/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Dizard, John WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3502/6/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Flerschman, BarbaraMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5002/6/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Flerschman, BarbaraMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5002/6/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Katz, GloriaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/7/11John F. KerryDMAYes
Katz, GloriaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/7/11John F. KerryDMAYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/7/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/7/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,6002/8/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,6002/8/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Solomon, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/10/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Solomon, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/10/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Solomon, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/10/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Solomon, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/10/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hagerman, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,4002/11/11Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Hagerman, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,4002/11/11Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Jong, EricaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/11/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Lenfestey, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4172/11/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Lenfestey, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4172/11/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/11/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/11/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Pettus, AshleyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4002/11/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Pettus, AshleyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4002/11/11Al FrankenDMNNo
Femald, H Allen MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0002/12/11Olympia SnoweRMEYes
Femald, H Allen MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0002/12/11Olympia SnoweRMEYes
Mixner, David BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/12/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Mixner, David BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/12/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Papanek, HannaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/12/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Papanek, HannaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/12/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Diamonstein-Spielvogel, BarbaraleeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/14/11John F. KerryDMAYes
Diamonstein-Spielvogel, BarbaraleeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/14/11John F. KerryDMAYes
Hallock, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/14/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Hallock, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/14/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Acheson, EleanorMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0002/15/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Davis, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/15/11Tom HarkinDIANo
Davis, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/15/11Tom HarkinDIANo
Hart, Judith NugentBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/15/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/16/11Marco RubioRFLYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/16/11Marco RubioRFLYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5002/16/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5002/16/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Polson, ShannonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3002/17/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Polson, ShannonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3002/17/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Caton, DanielBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/18/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Caton, DanielBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/18/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Bergman, MarilynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/22/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Gwynn, Mary LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/22/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Gwynn, Mary LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/22/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Hart, Judith NugentBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/22/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
O Oneida Tribe of IndiMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,5002/22/11Orrin G. HatchRUTYes
Subak-Sharpe, GenellBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/22/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Subak-Sharpe, GenellBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/22/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Webman, Susan GinsburgBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/22/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/23/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/23/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,1002/23/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,1002/23/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Weinstein, DeborahHuman Rights$2502/23/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Weinstein, DeborahHuman Rights$2502/23/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Hart, Judith NugentBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4002/24/11Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/26/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/26/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Cozzi, Maria aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/26/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Cozzi, Maria aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/26/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Godshall, LibertyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/26/11Mark UdallDCONo
Godshall, LibertyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/26/11Mark UdallDCONo
Fried, SuellenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/27/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Fried, SuellenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/27/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Dinlocker, RalphBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Dinlocker, RalphBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Koostra, BarbaraMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$7002/28/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Koostra, BarbaraMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$7002/28/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Lyons, Tom WallaceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/28/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Lyons, Tom WallaceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/28/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Nichols, Robin TawneyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5002/28/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Nichols, Robin TawneyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5002/28/11Jon TesterDMTNo
1 Organization Supported and 20 Opposed; See Which Ones

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$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$-2,400Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$6,100No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,100No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$1,140Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$4,067No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$24,550Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$500No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$1,500Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$13,800Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$700Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$6,150Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$5,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$500Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$1,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,500Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,300No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$2,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$5,800No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$500No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,350Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$-2,400Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$6,100No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,100No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$1,140Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$4,067No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$24,550Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$500No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$1,500Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$13,800Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$700Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$6,150Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$5,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$500Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$1,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,500Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,300No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$2,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$5,800No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$500No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,350Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$19,100

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$73,457
Republican/Conservative$19,100
Minority/Ethnic Groups$6,000
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3,200
Human Rights$500
Consumer groups$0
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