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

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
5 proposed amendments. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on December 28, 2012.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 73 voted NO: 23
4 voted present/not voting

FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

H.R. 5949 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years. (by CRS)
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Title
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years.
Other Titles
  • FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
  • FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
  • FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Sponsor
Lamar Smith
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/15/2012
Referred to Committee
Amendments (5 proposed)
Passed House9/12/2012
Passed Senate12/28/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 5949 To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years9/12/2012This bill PASSED the House
301 voted YES 118 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3437 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/27/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
38 voted YES 52 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3435 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/27/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
37 voted YES 54 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3436 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/27/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
12 voted YES 79 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 3439 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)12/28/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
43 voted YES 52 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 594912/28/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
73 voted YES 23 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/15/2012
6/15/2012Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
6/15/2012Referred to House Judiciary
6/15/2012Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent Select)
6/19/2012Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar6/19/2012Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 11.
8/02/2012Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-645, Part I.
8/02/2012Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence. H. Rept. 112-645, Part II.
Put on a legislative calendar8/02/2012Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
9/12/2012Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 773.
9/12/2012Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 5544 and H.R. 5949. Both measures are debatable for one hour each. For H.R. 5544, specified amendments are in order. For H.R. 5949, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill, shall be considered as adopted. For each bill, one motion to recommit is in order, with or without instructions.
9/12/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5949.
9/12/2012The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
9/12/2012POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on adoption of H.R. 5949, and announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Ruppersberger demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on question of adoption until later in the legislative day.
9/12/2012Considered as unfinished business.
9/12/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/12/2012On Passage - House - H.R. 5949 To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years
9/13/2012Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar9/19/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
12/27/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
12/27/2012Amendment SA 3435 proposed by Senator Merkley.
12/27/2012Amendment SA 3436 proposed by Senator Paul.
12/27/2012Amendment SA 3437 proposed by Senator Leahy.
select this voteVote12/27/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3437 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
select this voteVote12/27/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3435 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
select this voteVote12/27/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3436 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
12/28/2012Considered by Senate.
12/28/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/28/2012Amendment SA 3439 proposed by Senator Wyden.
select this voteVote12/28/2012On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3439 to H.R. 5949 (FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012)
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/28/2012On Passage of the Bill H.R. 5949
Presented to President12/30/2012Presented to President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 3435Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

To require the Attorney General to disclose each decision, order, or opinion of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that includes significant legal interpretation of section 501 or 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 unless such disclosure is not in the national security interest of the United States.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3436Paul, Rand [R-KY]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

To ensure adequate protection of the rights under the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3437Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

In the nature of a substitute.

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S. Amdt. 3438Wyden, Ron [D-OR]December 27, 2012Offered on December 26, 2012.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3439Wyden, Ron [D-OR]December 28, 2012Offered on December 27, 2012.

To require a report on the impact of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 on the privacy of the people of the United States.

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ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyStateVote
Burns, Michael WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2007/3/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Wilkins, Fraser BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/5/10Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Mccune, Sara MillerBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/6/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Minich, SophieMinority/Ethnic Groups$3007/7/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Oneill, GloriaMinority/Ethnic Groups$5007/7/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Daniels, VictorBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/8/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Hughes, Kent HMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3007/8/10Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Metrokin, Jason CMinority/Ethnic Groups$2507/8/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Tarplee, Marjorie CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/8/10Richard LugarRINYes
Aidells, BruceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7507/9/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Ethridge, William TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/9/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0007/9/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Rovito, DonnaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/9/10Patrick ToomeyRPAYes
Serwin, LisaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/9/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Oberman, Karena CuiltyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/10/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Alexander, RuthBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3007/11/10Ron WydenDORNo
Freedman, DeborahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/11/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Tegmeyer, Diane LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/11/10Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Cregan, James RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/12/10Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Achilles, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/13/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/13/10Michael BennetDCOYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5007/14/10John IsaksonRGAYes
Totah, Annie SMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0007/14/10Joseph LiebermanICTYes
Melton, MichaelMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0007/15/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Miller, AnesaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/15/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Stevenson, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/15/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Bensch, Sharon MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/16/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Steefel, Joelle SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/16/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Wheeler, ScottBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/16/10Mike LeeRUTNo
Zielke, Robert a MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/16/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Zadick, NancyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5007/17/10Jon TesterDMTNo
Mathis, CatherineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/18/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Lynn, JonathanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/19/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Rubin, Donald SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/19/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/19/10Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Finkbonner, JoeMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0007/20/10Ron WydenDORNo
Johnson, Kirk RMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5007/20/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Liu, EricBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/20/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5007/20/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Landauer, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4007/21/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Aks, Daniel FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Braddon, Cynthia HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Davis, Peter CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Gabriele, Eileen MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Lukin, SarahMinority/Ethnic Groups$2507/22/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Mcgraw, Harold W IiiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Mcgraw, Nancy GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Murphy, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Skafidas, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Smyth, Edward IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Taylor, Mark D MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/22/10Daniel CoatsRINYes
Teschner, Charles I JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Wolfensberger, DonMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2507/22/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Cunningham, DaveMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5007/23/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Mccune, Sara MillerBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-1007/23/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Mellinger, KristinMinority/Ethnic Groups$5007/23/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Wilson, JoanneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4007/23/10Charles SchumerDNYYes
Wilson, JoanneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4007/23/10Charles SchumerDNYYes
Phillips, NormMinority/Ethnic Groups$2507/24/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Kemppel, Denali aMinority/Ethnic Groups$2507/25/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Garfield, Leonard TMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2507/26/10Patty MurrayDWANo
O'connor, Kathleen LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/26/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Bohm, Mary BethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/27/10Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Crawford, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/27/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Merinoff, LindaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4007/27/10Charles SchumerDNYYes
Wells, Robert GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/27/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Lukin, SarahMinority/Ethnic Groups$5007/28/10Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Selkin, Carl MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5007/28/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Vittor, KenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/29/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Micallef, Joseph CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0007/30/10Robert PortmanROHYes
Rudish, LauraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2507/30/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Scaife, Richard MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4007/30/10Scott BrownRMAYes
Scaife, Richard MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4007/30/10Scott BrownRMAYes
Achilles, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7507/31/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Crowne, JenniferBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5007/31/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Aidells, BruceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/2/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Allen, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/2/10Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Faubion, SusanMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3508/3/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Popolo, JosephBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/3/10Roy BluntRMOYes
Bernard, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4008/4/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Pitt, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/4/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Quinn, Susanna MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5008/4/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Raiser, HelenMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,4008/4/10Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Raiser, HelenMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0008/4/10Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Sellers, Judy BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/4/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Sparks, GeorgeMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$4008/4/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Seward, PaulaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/5/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Cohen, RitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/6/10Susan CollinsRMEYes
Cregan, James RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/6/10Susan CollinsRMEYes
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/6/10Maria CantwellDWANo
Chitjian, Zaruhy SaraMinority/Ethnic Groups$5008/8/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Jordan, Virginia WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,1508/8/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Jordan, Virginia WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/8/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Carroll, James EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/9/10Ron JohnsonRWIYes
Downey, Wallace E MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/9/10Patrick ToomeyRPAYes
Bradley, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4008/10/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Mcgraw, James H IvBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/10/10Robert PortmanROHYes
White, Amy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/10/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Downey, Wallace E MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/11/10Marco RubioRFLYes
Quinby, BrieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/11/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Nelson, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/12/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Robinson, Jill ScharyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/12/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Lust, Marianne EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3008/13/10Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Stampff, BarbaraMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5008/14/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Ayrapetyan, LevonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4008/16/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Harris, Windy MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/16/10John McCainRAZYes
Montague, D CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/16/10Bob CorkerRTNYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/16/10Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Reed, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/16/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Bush, MichaelMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0008/17/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Cundall, RobertMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5008/17/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Miller, a ElizabethMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0008/17/10Joe ManchinDWVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,0008/17/10Charles SchumerDNYYes
Nichols, Robin TawneyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/17/10Max BaucusDMTNo
Robinson, Jill ScharyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/17/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Adler, Patricia SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/18/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Bradley, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4008/18/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Lesser, HowardMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5008/18/10Roy BluntRMOYes
Meritt, Matthew Dean MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/18/10Rand PaulRKYNo
Amsterdam, ElanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,1348/19/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Burns, Michael WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/19/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Engle, Charles MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/19/10Patrick ToomeyRPAYes
Jellinghaus, Carl FMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2508/19/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Lieu, TedMinority/Ethnic Groups$2508/19/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Peterson, John K MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/19/10Rand PaulRKYNo
Lyons, Tom WallaceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3008/20/10Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Martel, PriscillaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/22/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Nelson, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/22/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Gehlbach, MarkBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/24/10Roy BluntRMOYes
Howe, Peter RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/24/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Nicholson, PhilipBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3008/24/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Redlich, EdwardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0008/24/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Sinclair, EmilyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/24/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Barron, StephanieMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5008/25/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Fitz-Gerald, F GregoryMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5008/25/10Ron WydenDORNo
Hertog, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/25/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Jordan, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/25/10Harry ReidDNVYes
Karpfinger, Barney MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4008/25/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Pearson, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/25/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Whelan, Richard JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0508/25/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Wu, DavidMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2508/25/10Patty MurrayDWANo
Gould, DianaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/26/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Gumey, Albert R JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/26/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Reid, GaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/26/10Thomas CoburnROKYes
Rosser, Susan EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/26/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Williamson, MarianneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/26/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Miller, William J JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/27/10Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Hammerstein, Jane HowardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/28/10Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Weaver, Peter CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/28/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Ague, Rita SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/30/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Dubroff, Henry aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/30/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Lin, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$6008/30/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Lin, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4008/30/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Mead, BettinaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2508/30/10Bill NelsonDFLYes
New Cuban-American Majority PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4008/30/10John HoevenRNDYes
Sinclair, EmilyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0008/30/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Lamond, JolineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2008/31/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Pitt, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/31/10Michael BennetDCOYes
Swing, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/31/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5008/31/10Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Turnage, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2508/31/10Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Zell, MatthewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4008/31/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Zell, MatthewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4008/31/10Mark KirkRILNot Voting
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$500No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$0$21,134Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$2,950Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,750Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$16,450Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$4,800Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$250No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$250Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$250Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$750Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$2,400Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$0No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$8,650Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$2,400Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,500Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$250Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$5,050Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$250Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,800No
Mike LeeRUT$0$500No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$500Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$1,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$250Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$600Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,800No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$3,850No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$250Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$450No
Rob PortmanROH$0$15,800Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,250Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$1,750Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$11,200Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,500Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,000Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$1,800No

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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$500No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$0$21,134Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$2,950Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,750Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$16,450Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$4,800Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$250No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$250Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$250Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$750Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$2,400Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$0No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$8,650Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$2,400Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,500Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$250Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$5,050Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$250Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,800No
Mike LeeRUT$0$500No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$500Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$1,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$250Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$600Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,800No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$3,850No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$250Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$450No
Rob PortmanROH$0$15,800Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,250Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$1,750Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$11,200Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$500No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,500Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,000Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$1,800No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$399,356

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$399,356
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$100,484
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$11,200
Minority/Ethnic Groups$9,950
Human Rights$0
Consumer groups$0
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