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
Woodman, Elizabeth LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/1/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Mccormick, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/2/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Archer, Dennis WMinority/Ethnic Groups$3003/3/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Archer, Dennis WMinority/Ethnic Groups$2003/3/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Blume, JudyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/3/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Boyer, Mary MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/3/08Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Jones, Susan HMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/3/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Lefrak, DeniseBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/3/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Lefrak, DeniseBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/3/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0003/3/08Harry ReidDNVYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/3/08James RischRIDYes
Wofford, HarrisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/3/08Robert CaseyDPAYes
Woods, StuartBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/3/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Fassnacht, DebraMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/4/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Mdewakanion, ShakopeeMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/4/08Max BaucusDMTNo
Mixner, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/4/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Brickman, MarshallBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/5/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Carp, BertMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/5/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Doleva, John LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/5/08John KerryDMAYes
Fuqua, WilfordBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/5/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Hill, Susan FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/5/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Moonves, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/5/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Slade, Anne DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/5/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Sweetser, Cynthia JordanMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/5/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Moore, ZeidaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/6/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Boyce, KatharineMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/7/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Brown, DorcasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/8/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Epstein, AnyaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/10/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/10/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Sures, JoyMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/10/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Chimicles, Nicholas EMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/11/08Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Diperna, PaulaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/11/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Hearst, AnneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/11/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Moonves, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/11/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Baier, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/12/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Chimicles, Nicholas EMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/12/08Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Fink, GaryMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,3003/12/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Havemeyer Wise, Linden HMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/12/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Higham, RobinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/12/08Pat RobertsRKSYes
Ingram, Orrin H IiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0003/12/08Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Poarch Creek IndiansMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0003/12/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Solomon, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/12/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Henry, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/13/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5003/13/08Roger WickerRMSYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/13/08Bill NelsonDFLYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/13/08Michael EnziRWYYes
Armenian American PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/14/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Gatzoulis, NinaMinority/Ethnic Groups$2503/14/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Hanauer, Nicolas JMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3003/14/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Rouvelas, EmanuelMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/14/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Tower, John CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/14/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Turkish Coalition Usa PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,5003/14/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Lumpkin, Emily SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4003/17/08Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Farley, TerriBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/18/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Iovina, VickiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/18/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Iovine, VickiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/18/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Katzenmeyer, CharlesMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/18/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Lopresti, MichaelMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/18/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Marek, MargaretMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/18/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Pergament, PaulaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/18/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Gethers, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/19/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/19/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Armater, RayMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/20/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Eckart, Judy LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/20/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Ibarra, MickeyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3003/20/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Lomellin, CarmenMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/20/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Psihos, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/20/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Saigo, BarbaraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/20/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Straight, Nina aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/20/08Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Collins, Amy FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3003/21/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Langenberg, Joan FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5003/21/08Susan CollinsRMEYes
Whitman, Lois OHuman Rights$2,3003/21/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Friends Poarch Creek IndiansMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3003/24/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Green, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,6003/24/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Doolittle, AnneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/25/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Doolittle, AnneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,6003/25/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Fogg, DianeMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/25/08Maria CantwellDWANo
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/25/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Macris, SpiroMinority/Ethnic Groups$2503/25/08Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Mueller, Thomas RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/25/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Northwest Indian Fisheries CommMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/25/08Patty MurrayDWANo
Northwest Indian Fisheries CommMinority/Ethnic Groups$-1,0003/25/08Patty MurrayDWANo
Sears, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/25/08Mark UdallDCONo
Shaw, Michael JMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3003/25/08John CornynRTXYes
Van Wyk, KathrynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/25/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Zimmem, Emily FMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/25/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Bradley, David GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/26/08Roy BluntRMOYes
Cupp, Cynthia M DrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/26/08John IsaksonRGAYes
Fair, Ellen BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/26/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/26/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Nilsen, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/26/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Phemister, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/26/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Broe, PatrickMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,5003/27/08Mark UdallDCONo
Edwards, DephnaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/27/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Ettus, SamanthaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3003/27/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hebenstreit, Marilyn BMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$4003/27/08Pat RobertsRKSYes
Martinez, Robert JMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0003/27/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Meyer, Deborah MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/27/08John BarrassoRWYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/27/08John CornynRTXYes
Nissenson, ManlynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/27/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Rintels, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/27/08Mark UdallDCONo
Elghanayan, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/28/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Ginsburg, Martha JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/28/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Gottesman, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,1003/28/08Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Gottesman, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4003/28/08Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Haskell, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/28/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Jessup, ClaudiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/28/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Kohl, JanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/28/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Kohl, JeraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3003/28/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Marcus, Eric BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3003/28/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Marcus, Eric BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/28/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Schinler, ErikaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3503/28/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Shirley, PhilipBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/28/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Beyer, MeganBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/29/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Greenberg, JanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3003/29/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Harris, JoyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/29/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hart, Judith NugentBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$8003/29/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Wilson, KatherineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/30/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Bennett, Elizabeth MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3003/31/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Bennett, Elizabeth MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2003/31/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Biggs, DannyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/31/08Jerry MoranRKSYes
Brandwynne, MarciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Cafesjian, Gerald LMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/31/08Mark UdallDCONo
Carp, Bertram WMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Cox, PamelaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Danzansky, StephenMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3003/31/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
De La Graza, VeldaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Eisenberg, Marcia RMinority/Ethnic Groups$2443/31/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Ephron, NoraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Forman, Paula LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$8003/31/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Forman, Paula LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/31/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Gwynn, Mary LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Harris, JoyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/31/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hart, Jim VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4003/31/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3003/31/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Hoppis, LisaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/31/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Kahn, JuddBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Leive, Cindi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Lenfestey, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/08Mark UdallDCONo
Merrigan, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0003/31/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Merrigan, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/31/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Merrigan, John aMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/31/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Morrow, Susan BrindBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Nicksic, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Prins, Naomi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Puri, SanjayMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/31/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Ringel, Joan DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/08Mark UdallDCONo
Ross, DuaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/08Jerry MoranRKSYes
Sieroty, AlanMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,1003/31/08Mark UdallDCONo
Sieroty, AlanMinority/Ethnic Groups$2003/31/08Mark UdallDCONo
Snyder, MariaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Utne, NinaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/08Mark UdallDCONo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$7003/31/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$3003/31/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/1/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Schwartz, BenjaminBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/2/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Lear, Lyn DMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3004/4/08Mark UdallDCONo
Carlson, ScottBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/6/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Kohl, JanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/7/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Meehan, DianaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/7/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Meehan, DianaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/7/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Currier, LaviniaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/8/08Mark UdallDCONo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/9/08John RockefellerDWVYes
Fink, GaryMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,3004/10/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Fogg, Diane aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5004/10/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Snoke, GeorgiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/10/08James InhofeROKYes
Flint, CarolBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/11/08Mark UdallDCONo
Hendler, Lee MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4004/11/08Benjamin CardinDMDYes
Hobbs, JackMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2504/11/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
O'brien, StephenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/11/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Shepherd, Ann PMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3004/12/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Pittenger, Dave MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2504/13/08Benjamin CardinDMDYes
Ward, ChristopherMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,3004/13/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Ward, ChristopherMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2004/13/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Eychaner, FredBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/14/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Goodman, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/14/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Duff, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/15/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Bennett, Elizabeth MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$7504/16/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3,0004/16/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Mann, BernardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/16/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Phipps, Elizabeth HMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3004/16/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Workman, Peter IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/16/08Mark UdallDCONo
Di Leva, CharlesMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3004/17/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Foster, BernardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4004/17/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Green, Micah SMinority/Ethnic Groups$5004/17/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Haggis, PaulBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3334/17/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Luther, Kurtice CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4004/17/08Jefferson SessionsRALYes
Middleton, William DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/17/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Moore, CharlesHuman Rights$5004/17/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Sieroty, AlanMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0004/17/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Cohen, LisaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/18/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Currier, LaviniaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/18/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/19/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Beson, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/20/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Cotton, Elizabeth LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0004/21/08Mark UdallDCONo
Knox, Jane JMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2004/21/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Puri, Sanjay KMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3004/21/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Merrigan, John aMinority/Ethnic Groups$5004/22/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/22/08Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Shapiro, SelmaMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/22/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Silberman, James HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/22/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Woods, StuartBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3004/22/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Zaplin, MarkMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5004/22/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3004/22/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/23/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5004/23/08David VitterRLAYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/23/08Mark PryorDARYes
Armenian National CmteMinority/Ethnic Groups$5,0004/24/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Green, Micah SMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0004/24/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Valenti, Edward JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/24/08John ReedDRIYes
Wurtele, MargaretBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/24/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Berner, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/25/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Berrien, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/25/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Bloom, RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/25/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Cohen, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0004/25/08Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Griffin, John QBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/25/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Grisham, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/25/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Grisham, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/25/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Moore, AnnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/25/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Grisham, E RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/27/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Grisham, E RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/27/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Giorgio, Paul JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/28/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Marchinko, JhoniBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/28/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Pecker, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/28/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Sieroty, AlanMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0004/28/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Taghipour, Elizabeth DMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5004/28/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Whitney, Wheelock IiiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/28/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Kane, SuzyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/29/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Lear, LynMinority/Ethnic Groups$3334/29/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Mindich, StaceyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3004/29/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Underhill, Wendy aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/29/08Mark UdallDCONo
Chamberlin, MarleneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/30/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Mehlman, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/30/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
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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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, March 1, 2008 – April 30, 2008.
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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$7,800Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$1,000No
Mark BegichDAK$0$500No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$2,300Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$9,700Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$250No
Ben CardinDMD$0$650Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,000Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$2,000Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$1,500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$2,800Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$9,350No
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$19,044No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$8,750Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$400Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$12,300Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$6,250No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$250Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$2,500Yes
John KerryDMA$0$250Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$7,500Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$4,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$9,650Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$3,000Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,300Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$4,750No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$15,700No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$750Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,000Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$200Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$1,000Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$650Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$400Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$8,350Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$13,150No
Tom UdallDNM$0$29,416No
David VitterRLA$0$1,500Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$14,850Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$500Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$8,350Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$7,800Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$1,000No
Mark BegichDAK$0$500No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$2,300Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$9,700Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$250No
Ben CardinDMD$0$650Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,000Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$2,000Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$1,500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$2,800Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$9,350No
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$19,044No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$8,750Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$400Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$12,300Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$6,250No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$250Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$2,500Yes
John KerryDMA$0$250Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$7,500Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$4,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$9,650Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$3,000Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,300Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$4,750No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$15,700No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$750Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,000Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$200Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$1,000Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$650Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$400Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$8,350Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$13,150No
Tom UdallDNM$0$29,416No
David VitterRLA$0$1,500Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$14,850Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$500Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$8,350Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$298,760

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$298,760
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$151,183
Minority/Ethnic Groups$50,227
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$17,150
Human Rights$2,800
Consumer groups$0
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