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
Related Bills
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
Schwartz, Mark CMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/1/12Robert CaseyDPAYes
Sutton, MichaelMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2501/1/12Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Sutton, MichaelMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2501/1/12Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/3/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/3/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/3/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/3/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Nissenson, Marilyn CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3001/4/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Nissenson, Marilyn CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3001/4/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Cregan, James RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/5/12Thomas CarperDDEYes
Cregan, James RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/5/12Thomas CarperDDEYes
Huggins, Harold L MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2001/6/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Huggins, Harold L MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2001/6/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Cornell, MarlyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/7/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Cornell, MarlyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/7/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Babcox, William EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/9/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Babcox, William EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/9/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7501/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7501/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Evans, ChristinaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Evans, ChristinaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Gates, EvalynMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/9/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Gates, EvalynMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/9/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,4001/9/12Jon TesterDMTNo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,4001/9/12Jon TesterDMTNo
Mohegan TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$5001/9/12Jon TesterDMTNo
Mohegan TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$5001/9/12Jon TesterDMTNo
Prager, Timothy PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Prager, Timothy PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/9/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Riggin, Thomas EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/9/12Benjamin CardinDMDYes
Riggin, Thomas EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/9/12Benjamin CardinDMDYes
Weller, Lucy IMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,0001/9/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Weller, Lucy IMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,0001/9/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Bingham, JoanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/10/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Bingham, JoanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/10/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Mcclinton, Sandra aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/10/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Mcclinton, Sandra aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/10/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Smith, LucyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2001/10/12Jon TesterDMTNo
Smith, LucyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2001/10/12Jon TesterDMTNo
Cooley, Barbara JoyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/11/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Cooley, Barbara JoyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/11/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Hannan, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0001/11/12Thomas CarperDDEYes
Hannan, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0001/11/12Thomas CarperDDEYes
Michaud, Bruce MrMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/11/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Michaud, Bruce MrMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/11/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Attias, ElaineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3331/12/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Attias, ElaineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3331/12/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Mayer, MatthewMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2501/12/12Mark UdallDCONo
Mayer, MatthewMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2501/12/12Mark UdallDCONo
Taylor, KimberlyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2251/12/12Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Taylor, KimberlyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2251/12/12Amy KlobucharDMNYes
King, DurnfordBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/13/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
King, DurnfordBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/13/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Rockefeller, Wendy GordonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/16/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Hanley, AmandaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0001/17/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Hanley, AmandaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0001/17/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Daniel, WarnerBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/19/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Daniel, WarnerBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/19/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Marquez, David WMinority/Ethnic Groups$2501/19/12Mark BegichDAKNo
Brown, JacksonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/20/12Bob CorkerRTNYes
Brown, JacksonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/20/12Bob CorkerRTNYes
Joslyn, JohnMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2501/20/12Bob CorkerRTNYes
Joslyn, JohnMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2501/20/12Bob CorkerRTNYes
Keillor, GarrisonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0001/20/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Keillor, GarrisonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0001/20/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/20/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/20/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/20/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/20/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Kelly, KateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/21/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Kelly, KateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/21/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Rosenthal, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/22/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Rosenthal, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/22/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Brown, Dwyer PMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/24/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Brown, Dwyer PMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5001/24/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Cozzi, MariaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/25/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Cozzi, MariaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/25/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$6501/25/12Thomas CarperDDEYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$6501/25/12Thomas CarperDDEYes
Sherman-Palladino, AmyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/25/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Sargent, AlvinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/27/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Sargent, AlvinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0001/27/12Alan FrankenDMNNo
Mcevoy, NionBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/30/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Mcevoy, NionBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5001/30/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Shanken, MarvinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/30/12Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Shanken, MarvinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5001/30/12Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Spitzmiller, Olive HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2001/30/12Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Newstat, JoyceMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0001/31/12Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Williamson, MarianneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2501/31/12Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Kamasaki, CharlesMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0002/1/12Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Miller, AliciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/1/12Tom UdallDNMNo
Miller, AliciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/1/12Tom UdallDNMNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/1/12Joe ManchinDWVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/1/12Joe ManchinDWVYes
Ranucci, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/1/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Ranucci, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/1/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Stover, Kate FMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0002/1/12Robert CaseyDPAYes
Bain, George WMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2002/2/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Bain, George WMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2002/2/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Goldbauer, AnneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/2/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Goldbauer, AnneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/2/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Hewitt, MarilynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/2/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hewitt, MarilynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/2/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Minority Business Enterprise PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,4502/2/12Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Minority Business Enterprise PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,4502/2/12Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Whitman, LoisHuman Rights$1,0002/4/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Whitman, LoisHuman Rights$1,0002/4/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Silverman, Sheryl LernerBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/5/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Silverman, Sheryl LernerBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/5/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Siegel, Herbert MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0002/6/12Marco RubioRFLYes
Gerritsen, TerryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/7/12Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Finkelstein, Ed MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/10/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Finkelstein, Edward MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/10/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Neal, Mary KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/10/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Neal, Mary KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/10/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Bingham, SallieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/13/12Tom UdallDNMNo
Bingham, SallieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/13/12Tom UdallDNMNo
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/17/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/17/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Wasserman, TinaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/17/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Wasserman, TinaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/17/12Bernard SandersIVTNo
Seymour, LesleyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2002/18/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Seymour, LesleyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2002/18/12Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Stein, JeanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/21/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Stein, JeanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/21/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,5002/22/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,5002/22/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0002/22/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0002/22/12Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Ballard, JeffBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/23/12Bob CorkerRTNYes
Ballard, JeffBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/23/12Bob CorkerRTNYes
Gordon, HowardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Gordon, HowardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Hurt, Virginia aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Hurt, Virginia aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Maguire, GregoryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Maguire, GregoryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Ray, William MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Ray, William MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Rose, BrianaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/23/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Starr, Natalie MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/23/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Starr, Natalie MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/23/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Ferguson, Ellen LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2502/24/12Maria CantwellDWANo
Gordon, Terre ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/24/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Gordon, Terre ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/24/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Gordon, Terre ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4002/24/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Gordon, Terre ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4002/24/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Goldman, AmyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/25/12Maria CantwellDWANo
Goldman, AmyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/25/12Maria CantwellDWANo
Goldman, AmyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/25/12Maria CantwellDWANo
Goldman, AmyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5002/25/12Maria CantwellDWANo
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7502/27/12Maria CantwellDWANo
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7502/27/12Maria CantwellDWANo
Ahmed, MuzammilMinority/Ethnic Groups$2502/28/12Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Buffett, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/28/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Buffett, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/28/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Nix, SheilaHuman Rights$2502/28/12Chris CoonsDDENo
Nix, SheilaHuman Rights$2502/28/12Chris CoonsDDENo
Ortiz, Solomon PMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0002/28/12Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Pallotta, GeraldBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/28/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Pallotta, GeraldBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2502/28/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/28/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/28/12Robert PortmanROHYes
Flynn, PatrickMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2502/29/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Flynn, PatrickMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2502/29/12Bill NelsonDFLYes
Fogarty, Kenneth E MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/29/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Fogarty, Kenneth E MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/29/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Hightower, Stephen LMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,5002/29/12Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Norton, David P MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/29/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Norton, David P MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5002/29/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Siegel, Herbert J MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/29/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Siegel, Herbert J MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0002/29/12Scott BrownRMAYes
Thomas, Peter a MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2002/29/12Marco RubioRFLYes
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 BennetDCO$0$0Yes
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$3,950Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$16,600No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,750No
Ben CardinDMD$0$500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$2,900Yes
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$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$250No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$3,750Yes
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
Alan FrankenDMN$0$4,000No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$9,950Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin 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 KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$225Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$1,450Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$1,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$6,500Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$3,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,550Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$4,500Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,083No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$950Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,600No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$250No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,000No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$250Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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$ 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 BennetDCO$0$0Yes
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$3,950Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$16,600No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,750No
Ben CardinDMD$0$500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$2,900Yes
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$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$250No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$3,750Yes
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
Alan FrankenDMN$0$4,000No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$9,950Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin 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 KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$225Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$1,450Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$1,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$6,500Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$3,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,550Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$4,500Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,083No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$950Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,600No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$250No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,000No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$250Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$56,913

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$59,658
Republican/Conservative$56,913
Minority/Ethnic Groups$8,700
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$4,900
Human Rights$1,250
Consumer groups$0
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