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
Cross, TimBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/1/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Kanfer, Joseph SMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3007/1/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Bullington, Gayle EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/2/08Patty MurrayDWANo
Mueller, Gordon NMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$4507/2/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Pertschuk, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/2/08Jeff BingamanDNMNo
Eychaner, FredBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3007/3/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Troll, MichelleMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2507/5/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Coda, Karen PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/7/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Lewis, EdwardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/7/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Gould, Bruce KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3007/8/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Mcevoy, Nion TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/8/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Bergman, AlanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2817/9/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Gegner, Walter PMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2007/9/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Huvane, KevinMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,1257/9/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Huvane, KevinMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,1257/9/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Huvane, KevinMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,1257/9/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Merchant, Rebecca CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/9/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/9/08John RockefellerDWVYes
Labvoitz, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/10/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Boslough, Susan RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/11/08Mark UdallDCONo
Leggett, AnneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/11/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Moldaw, CarlBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/11/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Vincent, Ada BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/11/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Dolnick, EdwardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/12/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Etre, StephenMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0007/12/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Ludwig, LoisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/12/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Andersen, Julian LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/14/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Henry, BuckBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3007/14/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Kouler, MarieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/14/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Washington, Sherry aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5007/14/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Bennett, RichardMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2507/15/08Susan CollinsRMEYes
Mccomb, Marianne DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/16/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Regan, R MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/16/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Sachinis, Harry GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/16/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Sonenshine, Tara DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/16/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Cecere, R CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/17/08Susan CollinsRMEYes
Moore, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/17/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Baldacci, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3007/18/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Bearden, KathiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/18/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Benninger, Jon MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/18/08Jon TesterDMTNo
Bittinger, Thomas SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3007/18/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3,0007/18/08Harry ReidDNVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/18/08Harry ReidDNVYes
Styron, AlexandraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/18/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/19/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Berne, Steffi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/21/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Ward, Robin EMinority/Ethnic Groups$5007/21/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Wilson, StewartMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2507/22/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Block, Moira JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/23/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Kay, EmilyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2557/23/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Stone, MikeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/23/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Styron, RoseBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/23/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Blosser, Jack aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/24/08Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Cafesjian, Cleo TMinority/Ethnic Groups$2507/24/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Cafesjian, Gerard LMinority/Ethnic Groups$2507/24/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Hines, CraggBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/24/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Morrison, BenjaminBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/24/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Solomon, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/24/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Wilson, AnnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/24/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Christensen, MarkBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3007/25/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Landvik, LornaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/25/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
White, Amy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/25/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Harvey, MarkBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4507/28/08Mark UdallDCONo
Schwartz, Benjamin LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/28/08Harry ReidDNVYes
Mahmood, IjazMinority/Ethnic Groups$5007/29/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Silva, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2817/29/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Smith, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3007/29/08Tom UdallDNMNo
White, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,1257/29/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0007/29/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Ashford, MichelleBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2817/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Lenfesley, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/31/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Long, DixonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/31/08Mark UdallDCONo
Mann, Eric HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/31/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Meehan, DianaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5627/31/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Schroeder, Patricia S Hon McBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/31/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Shepherd, Ann PMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2007/31/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Manzo, Steven MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/2/08Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Brickman, MarshallBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-1008/4/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Zell, Matthew MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/4/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Gardner, Margaret MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/5/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Joseph, JudyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/5/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Riskin, VictoriaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/5/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Steefel, Joelle SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/5/08Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Accols, KristenMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0008/6/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Annotti, Joseph JMinority/Ethnic Groups$5008/6/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Davidson, Art LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3008/6/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Davidson, Art LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/6/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Landreth, Natalie aMinority/Ethnic Groups$5008/6/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Luther, Kurtice CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4008/7/08James RischRIDYes
Luther, Kurtice CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3008/7/08Pat RobertsRKSYes
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/7/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Polishuk, SandyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/7/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Ury, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,3008/7/08Mark UdallDCONo
Aageson, ThomasMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2508/8/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Beard, RickMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2508/8/08Richard DurbinDILNo
Cooper, WillBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/8/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Miller, AliciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/8/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Taylor, Karen CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/8/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Strattner, Mark WMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5008/10/08Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Hall, JacquelynMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2508/11/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Martinez, Robert JMinority/Ethnic Groups$2508/11/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Montoya, EliciaMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0008/11/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Murguia, JanetMinority/Ethnic Groups$5008/11/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Pascoe, Patricia HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/11/08Mark UdallDCONo
Aldrich, SteveBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/12/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Danzansky, StephenMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3008/12/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Larsen, MarcellaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/12/08Mark UdallDCONo
Spenlinhauer, StephenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/12/08Susan CollinsRMEYes
Madden, James CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/13/08Mark UdallDCONo
Shaw, BethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/13/08Kay HaganDNCYes
Tamminen, TerryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/13/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Deresiewicz, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/14/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Ginsburg, Martha JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/14/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Grillo-Marxuach, JavierBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/14/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Schnur, LeslieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/14/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Sieroty, AlanMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0008/14/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Armenian American PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0008/15/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Buchanan, ToddBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/15/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Fugata, KatherineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/15/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Miller, Heather KMinority/Ethnic Groups$5008/15/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Roome, Hugh IiiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/15/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Grossman, LynnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/17/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Brown, Peter DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/18/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Denckla, Matthew RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7008/18/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Denckla, Matthew RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3008/18/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Johnston, Bernard JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3008/18/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Schulte, Anthony MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/18/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Slade, Anne DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/18/08Carl LevinDMIYes
Tarr, PatriciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/18/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Cohen, RitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/19/08Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Mcnutt, James CMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5008/19/08Michael EnziRWYYes
Schwartz, Benjamin IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/19/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Ward, Robin EMinority/Ethnic Groups$5008/19/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Wyatt, Winnie DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/19/08John CornynRTXYes
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/19/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Hall, JanisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/20/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/20/08Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Mccarley, CarolineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/20/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Palermo, Michele LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/20/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Star, DarrenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/20/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Boyle, LoraineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/21/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Gottula, LoriBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/21/08Mike JohannsRNEYes
Hearn, Leo C SrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/21/08John CornynRTXYes
Schwarzbach, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/21/08Mark UdallDCONo
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/21/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Decker, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/22/08Mark UdallDCONo
Grisham, John RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/22/08Mark BegichDAKNo
Lucero, Eugene RMinority/Ethnic Groups$5008/22/08Mark UdallDCONo
Schutz, Jordanna PMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3008/22/08Mark UdallDCONo
Schutz, Jorian PMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3008/22/08Mark UdallDCONo
Smalley, Eleanor CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/22/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Blume, JudyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/23/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Beale, Galen LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/24/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Fenton, Joann CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/25/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Kamasaki, CharlesMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0008/25/08Thomas HarkinDIANo
Larsen, MarcellaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/25/08Mark UdallDCONo
Kelsey, MarkBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/26/08Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Marcus, Eric BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/26/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Sagan, BruceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0008/26/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Snyder, LaviniaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3008/26/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Mann, Eric HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/27/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Buckley, ChristopherBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/28/08Susan CollinsRMEYes
Forbes, MayaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5628/28/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Harris, JoyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/28/08Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Pitt, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/28/08Mark UdallDCONo
Winter, TerenceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,1258/28/08Tom UdallDNMNo
Longstreth, ClaraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/29/08Mark UdallDCONo
Turner, TimBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/29/08Alan FrankenDMNNo
Scudder, CharlesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/30/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Holstein, AmaraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/31/08Jeff MerkleyDORNo
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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$1,300Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$8,125No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$500No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$1,750Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$500Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$1,950Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$750Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$750No
Mike EnziRWY$0$500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$16,950No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$5,950Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$4,125Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$4,550No
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$250Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$700Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$1,150Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$2,300Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,250No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$2,050Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$6,975No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$500No
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$4,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$400Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$300Yes
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$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$10,805Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$200Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$12,050No
Tom UdallDNM$0$15,617No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$13,050Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$1,300Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$8,125No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$500No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$1,750Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$500Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$1,950Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$750Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$750No
Mike EnziRWY$0$500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$16,950No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$5,950Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$4,125Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$4,550No
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$250Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$700Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$1,150Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$2,300Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,250No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$2,050Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$6,975No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$500No
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$4,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$400Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$300Yes
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$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$10,805Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$200Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$12,050No
Tom UdallDNM$0$15,617No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$13,050Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$276,322

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$276,322
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$96,841
Minority/Ethnic Groups$16,931
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$9,525
Consumer groups$0
Human Rights$0
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