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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Gore, Mary EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/1/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Gore, Mary EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/1/10Harry ReidDNVYes
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Saxena, ParagMinority/Ethnic Groups$4003/4/10Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Mellinger, KristinMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/5/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Schaefer, Jay LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4003/5/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Tarplee, Marjorie CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/5/10Richard LugarRINYes
Bandman, CeliaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/6/10Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Hilson, DwightBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/7/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Schutz, JorlanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0003/8/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Kraus, Lisa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/9/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Robinson, JeffreyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0003/9/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Suggs, Donald MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/9/10Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Burns, ScottBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/10/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Hoh Indian TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0003/10/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Horvitz, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/10/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Sauk-Suiattle TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,5003/10/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Stabich, StephanieMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2503/10/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Sutton, Annemarie MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/10/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Taylor, Shirley RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/10/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Allchin, Catherine MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0003/12/10Maria CantwellDWANo
Bohjalian, ChrisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/12/10Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Conway, JillBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3003/12/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Geary, HilaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/12/10Roy BluntRMOYes
Hendler, Lee MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/12/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Tan, AmyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/12/10Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Allen, Thomas HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/13/10Jon TesterDMTNo
Aitken, Wylie aMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4003/15/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
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Baer, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/15/10Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Garrison, Lloyd MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/15/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Grover, Mary LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/15/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Rosenfeld, FeliciaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/15/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Engle, Charles MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/16/10Patrick J. ToomeyRPAYes
Oreck, SharonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/16/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Braddon, Cynthia HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/17/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Fernandez, Miguel B DrMinority/Ethnic Groups$4,8003/17/10John McCainRAZYes
Hammerstein, Jane HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/17/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Holloway, John WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/17/10Bill NelsonDFLYes
Holloway, John WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/17/10Bill NelsonDFLYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/17/10Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/17/10Richard BurrRNCYes
Singh, Varinder BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/17/10Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Boyar, BurtonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/18/10John HoevenRNDYes
Green, Constance S MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/18/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Meyers, Ilene BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/18/10Chuck GrassleyRIAYes
Corsini, Susan LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/19/10Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Fernandez, Miguel B DrMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4003/19/10John McCainRAZYes
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Hillman, Robert SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/19/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Knott, Virginia CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/19/10Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Peaslee, John RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/19/10Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Smith, Rosemary KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/19/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Grant-Miller, RitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/22/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Houghteling, SignaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/22/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
King, Dumford EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/22/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Pittenger, David MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$9003/22/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Schmidt, LaurelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/22/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Meritt, Matthew D MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/23/10Rand PaulRKYNo
Norcross, Sandra MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/23/10Rand PaulRKYNo
Ramin, Robert aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$4003/23/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/23/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Adler, Patricia SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/24/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Jacquez, Albert SMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/24/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/24/10Maria CantwellDWANo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/24/10Thomas R. CarperDDEYes
Ross, PattyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/24/10John HoevenRNDYes
Saxena, ParagMinority/Ethnic Groups$4003/24/10Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Shreve, GeorgiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/24/10Ron WydenDORNo
Chapman, Steven BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/25/10Rob PortmanROHYes
Decker, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/25/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Garfield, Leonard TMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/25/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Attanasio, PaulBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/26/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Collins, Richard HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/26/10John CornynRTXYes
Conrad, Pamela JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/26/10Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Geary, Hilary R MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,8003/26/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Gorman, Babette TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7503/26/10Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Minami, DaleMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,4503/26/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Minami, DaleMinority/Ethnic Groups$5503/26/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Spano, Anthony MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/26/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Hammerstein, Jane HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/27/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Rawson, Hugh RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/27/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Albrecht, Marilyn MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/29/10Scott BrownRMAYes
Allwin, MariaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0003/29/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Cardinale, BenjaminBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Coelho, TonyMinority/Ethnic Groups$5003/29/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Downey, Wallace EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/29/10John CornynRTXYes
Gordon, Wendy RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/29/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Gordon, Wendy RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/29/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Helford, BruceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/29/10Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Jensen, Deborah BMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5003/29/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Mayer, MaxBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Miller, AnesaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/29/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Patterson, Richard N MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/29/10John McCainRAZYes
Silveri, ScottBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Silveri, ShanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/29/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/29/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Baykan, MaryMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3003/30/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Baykan, YalcinMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$4003/30/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Deford, B FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/30/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Lamberg, EvanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/30/10Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Mcconnell, John PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/30/10Rob PortmanROHYes
Quinn, Susanna MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/30/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Reis, MarlonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5003/30/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Thorne, MaximMinority/Ethnic Groups$2503/30/10Christopher A. CoonsDDENo
Aldinger, Deborah V MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/10John McCainRAZYes
Anderson, HaroldBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Ron WydenDORNo
Anderson, HaroldBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Ron WydenDORNo
Bruckheimer, LindaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Date, RajeevMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/31/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Fried, JoelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Geary, Hilary R MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Geary, Hilary R MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,4003/31/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Goldsmith, Bruce LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0003/31/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Grant-Miller, RitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5003/31/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Hart, Jim VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Korn, Elizabeth BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/10Kelly AyotteRNHYes
Narasimhan, ShekarMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0003/31/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/10Dean HellerRNVYes
Novogrod, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Paley, SarahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Rhodes, GaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/10Richard BurrRNCYes
Robinson, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Robinson, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Ruddy, Christopher W MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10John McCainRAZYes
Ruddy, Christopher W MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10John McCainRAZYes
Surnow, JoelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0003/31/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Thomas, Peter a MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2003/31/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Tovey, VeronicaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2503/31/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4003/31/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Burke, Adele LanderMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/2/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Mediavilla, CindyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2504/5/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Park, Catherine MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/5/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Prestwich, DawnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/5/10Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Ryan, John J Mr IiiMinority/Ethnic Groups$5004/5/10John McCainRAZYes
Landreth, Natalie aMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/7/10Mark BegichDAKNo
Margolin, PhillipBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/7/10Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Phillips, NormMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/7/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Ray, BillyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/7/10Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Smith, Catherine WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/7/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Stmarie, R GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/7/10John ThuneRSDYes
Fisher, RandallBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/8/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Freedman, DeborahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/8/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Graphia, Toni aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/8/10Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Nesmith, W H Mr JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/8/10Johnny IsaksonRGAYes
Shafer, BarbaraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/9/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Morris, BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/10/10Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Rawson, Hugh RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/11/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Denworth, Lydia LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/12/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Allina, MarciaHuman Rights$2504/13/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Rodale, MariaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/13/10Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Chapin, Sandra CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/14/10Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Cleveland, BettinaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/14/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Covert, AllenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/14/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Ingram, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/14/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Lee, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/14/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
White, William BMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,0004/14/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Ingram, John R MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/15/10Bob CorkerRTNYes
Peterson, John K MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/15/10Rand PaulRKYNo
Ren, XiaoshiMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,4004/15/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Sellers, Judy BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/15/10Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Duffy, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7504/16/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Prizker, LisaHuman Rights$1,0004/16/10Ron WydenDORNo
Bingham, SallieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/17/10Tom UdallDNMNo
Haggerty, James J SrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/17/10Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Lynett, William RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/17/10Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Nicksic, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/17/10Tom UdallDNMNo
Jin, ShengBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/19/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Norcross, Sandra MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/19/10Rand PaulRKYNo
Wyatt, Winnie DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/19/10John CornynRTXYes
Ingram, John R MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/20/10Johnny IsaksonRGAYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/20/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Nakanishi, ThomasMinority/Ethnic Groups$2504/20/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Valenti, Edward JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/20/10Jack ReedDRIYes
Dolan, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4004/21/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Rosen, AndreaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5004/21/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Miller, HaroldBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/22/10Patrick J. ToomeyRPAYes
Oneida Tribe of Indians of WisconsMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4004/23/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Oneida Tribe of Indians of WisconsMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4004/23/10Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/23/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Combs, LindaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/24/10Richard BurrRNCYes
Litschultz, Lawrence SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4004/25/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Sims, Amy JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4004/25/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Ferguson, Ellen LMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0004/26/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Goldberg, WendyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/26/10Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Hablemariam, Ethiopia HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/26/10Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0004/26/10John D. Rockefeller, IVDWVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/26/10John McCainRAZYes
Sturges, Thomas PrestonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/26/10Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Wade, John E Mr IiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/26/10John McCainRAZYes
Canning, Sandra EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/27/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Goodbody, BridgetMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5004/28/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/28/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Tolles, MarthaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/28/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Duggal, Shefali RazdanMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0004/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Feldman, Ellyn FMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5004/29/10Tom UdallDNMNo
Green, KathrynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,4004/29/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Intrator, PeggyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3004/29/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Sung, ShiningMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5004/29/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Tanklan, HagopBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5004/29/10Robert MenendezDNJNo
Tolles, MarthaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3004/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Tolles, MarthaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2004/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Turkish Coalition Usa PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0004/29/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Wolaner, RobinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/29/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Cohen, Barbara LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0004/30/10Rob PortmanROHYes
Eaton, TijannaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2504/30/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Eustis, JanetMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2504/30/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Majoros, Sarah WMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2004/30/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
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$1,000Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$250No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$12,200Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$8,950Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,000Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$24,900Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$500Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$3,150No
Richard BurrRNC$0$2,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$2,200No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$1,000Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$2,000Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$250No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$2,400Yes
John CornynRTX$0$3,900Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$0No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$16,050Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,800Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$500Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$1,000Yes
John HoevenRND$0$750Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$3,400Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$10,450Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,900Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$1,000Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,250No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$450Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$12,350Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,500Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$500No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$500No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$9,250Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,750No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$10,650No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$4,800Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$1,000No
Rob PortmanROH$0$2,500Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$250Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$12,150Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$2,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$7,750Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$25,550Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$2,000Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$1,000Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$1,000Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,750Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$2,000No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,250Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$6,300No

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That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$1,000Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$250No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$12,200Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$8,950Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,000Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$24,900Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$500Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$3,150No
Richard BurrRNC$0$2,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$2,200No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$1,000Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$2,000Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$250No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$2,400Yes
John CornynRTX$0$3,900Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$0No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$16,050Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,800Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$500Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$1,000Yes
John HoevenRND$0$750Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$3,400Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$10,450Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,900Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$1,000Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,250No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$450Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$12,350Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,500Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$500No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$500No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$9,250Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,750No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$10,650No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$4,800Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$1,000No
Rob PortmanROH$0$2,500Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$250Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$12,150Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$2,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$7,750Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$25,550Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$2,000Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$1,000Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$1,000Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,750Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$2,000No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,250Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$6,300No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$498,700

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$498,700
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$166,850
Minority/Ethnic Groups$32,700
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$15,250
Human Rights$1,250
Consumer groups$0
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