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

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
Sponsor:
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
Faxon, Amy MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/2/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Rintel, GaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3733/2/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Bennet, SusanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,4003/3/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Schneier, Betsy DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/3/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Lack, BetsyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/4/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Lack, BetsyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/4/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Glickstein, Linda SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/5/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Anderson, RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/6/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Donatelli, BarbaraMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/6/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Minich, SophieMinority/Ethnic Groups$2503/6/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Oneill, GloriaMinority/Ethnic Groups$2503/6/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Quintavell, RobertaMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/7/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Shetty, RomitaMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/8/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/9/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Edgerly, Lois S MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/12/09John McCainRAZYes
Duggal, Shefali RMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,2503/14/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Kong, Michael BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/14/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Kong, Michael BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/14/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Biddle, GeorgeHuman Rights$5003/15/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Duggal, Shefali RMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,1503/16/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/16/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Hagerman, LisaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/17/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Kamasaki, CharlesMinority/Ethnic Groups$2503/17/09Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Lehrer, LucyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/17/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Dalstrom, Carl CMinority/Ethnic Groups$2503/19/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Denckla, Matthew RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,2503/19/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/19/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Carey, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/20/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Mindich, Stacey BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/20/09Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Mindich, Stacey BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/20/09Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Wells, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4003/20/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Leive, Cindi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0003/22/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Gund, AgnesMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/23/09Jim WebbDVAYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/23/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Roome, Katherine DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/23/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Schwartz, BenjaminBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/25/09Jon TesterDMTNo
Daly, JeffreyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/26/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hoffberger, Bruce SMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/26/09Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Hoffberger, Caren BMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/26/09Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Kading, Bradley LMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/26/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Quinn, SusannaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/26/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Rosser, Susan EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5003/26/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Jensen, Deborah BMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/27/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Kading, Bradley L MrMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/27/09John McCainRAZYes
Martin, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/27/09Michael BennetDCOYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5003/27/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5003/27/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Orwoll, Chris DMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/27/09Jerry MoranRKSYes
Yarmon, BettyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/27/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Hiltman, Robert SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/29/09Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Pittenger, David MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/29/09Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Sher, Kathleen aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/29/09Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Beyer, MeganBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3003/30/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Ferguson, Ellen L MsMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/30/09Maria CantwellDWANo
Hinz, Roland SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/30/09John ThuneRSDYes
Mindich, Stacey BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/30/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Mindich, Stacey BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/30/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5003/30/09Jim DeMintRSCNot Voting
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/30/09Jim DeMintRSCNot Voting
Northwest Indian Fisheries CommissMinority/Ethnic Groups$-2003/30/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Rubin, GretchenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/30/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Rubin, GretchenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/30/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4003/30/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Amsterdam, ElanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Benjamin, Jessica SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3503/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Bennet, SusanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,4003/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Bergreen, LaurenceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Bernstein, JamieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Blau, Lisa JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Blau, Lisa JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Corbett, Leo JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/09Jim WebbDVAYes
Donnelley, Adelaide MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Dupree, Michael FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Dupree, Michael FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Krasney, MartinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Krasney, PamelaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Lacau, Luis G MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Oneida Tribe of Indians of WisconsMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,5003/31/09Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Parrett, Thomas PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Pogrebin, Letty CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Sharaff, FarhanMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Sturm, John FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/09Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/31/09Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Zucker-Mindich, MargotBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,8003/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Zucker-Mindich, MargotBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,8003/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Ruddy, Christopher WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/1/09Joseph LiebermanICTYes
Us India PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0004/1/09Charles GrassleyRIAYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/2/09Jim WebbDVAYes
Heron, KatrinaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/3/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Dolan, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/6/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/6/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,6004/7/09Jim WebbDVAYes
Geisler, DaveMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0004/9/09John ThuneRSDYes
Mestre, Eduardo GMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4004/9/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Mestre, Eduardo GMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4004/9/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Oneida Tribe of Indians of WisconsMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4004/9/09Ron WydenDORNo
Gravely, AnneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2004/10/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Hofmeister, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/11/09Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Balle, Paul W IiiMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0004/13/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Brown, Margaret LMinority/Ethnic Groups$5004/14/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Donatelli, BarbaraMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/14/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Kemppel, Denali aMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/14/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Mellinger, KristinMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/14/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Oneill, GloriaMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/14/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Tansy, Roy JMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/14/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Fowler, John P MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/15/09Patrick ToomeyRPAYes
Godshall, LibertyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/15/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Godshall, LibertyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/15/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Houghteling, Signa IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/15/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Landauer, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/15/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Schubart, KatherineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/15/09Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Jarrett, MarkBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/16/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Mcevoy, Nion TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/16/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Smyth, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/16/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Oneida Tribe of WisconsinMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3004/17/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Willis, EllenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$8004/19/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/19/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Bergreen, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/20/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Smyth, D EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/20/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Smyth, Mary BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/20/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Holmeister, Karen OBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0004/21/09Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Leeds, SunitaMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0004/21/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/22/09Ron WydenDORNo
Ferguson, Ellen LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3754/23/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Herman, PaulBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/23/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Light, Rebecca MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/24/09John McCainRAZYes
Waroff, DeborahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/24/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Fishman, R JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/27/09Bob CorkerRTNYes
Kolb, Nancy DMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0004/27/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Narasimhan, ShekarMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0004/27/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Siegel, HerbertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/27/09David VitterRLAYes
Ashley, Sharon EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/28/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Bergman, MarilynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0004/28/09Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Venetoulis, TedBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/29/09Benjamin CardinDMDYes
Godshall, LibertyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-6004/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/30/09Ron WydenDORNo
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$28,500Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$8,200Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$500No
Ben CardinDMD$0$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$250Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,000Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$4,173No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$31,700Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,000Yes
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$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$4,250No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$2,400Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$1,500Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$250No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$3,500No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$5,000Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$250Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,250No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$6,725No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,750Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,400Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$23,900Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$6,800Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$3,400Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$250Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$500Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$4,600Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$2,250Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,400No

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$ From Interest Groups
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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$28,500Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$8,200Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$500No
Ben CardinDMD$0$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$250Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,000Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$4,173No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$31,700Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,000Yes
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$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$4,250No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$2,400Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$1,500Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$250No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$3,500No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$5,000Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$250Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,250No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$6,725No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,750Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,400Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$23,900Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$6,800Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$3,400Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$250Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$500Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$4,600Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$2,250Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,400No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$159,190

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$159,190
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$113,223
Minority/Ethnic Groups$28,350
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$15,125
Human Rights$500
Consumer groups$0
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