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. 4 rejected. 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
  • 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
Signed by President12/30/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.R. 5949 (112th): FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 20129/12/2012This 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 selectedSenateH.R. 5949 (112th): FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 201212/28/2012This 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
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 Passage9/12/2012H.R. 5949 (112th): FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
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 Passage12/28/2012H.R. 5949 (112th): FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Presented to President12/30/2012Presented to President.
Signed12/30/2012Signed by President.
Enacted12/30/2012Became Public Law No: 112-238.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 3435Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 27, 2012Failed by roll call vote 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, 2012Failed by roll call vote 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, 2012Failed by roll call vote 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.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3439Wyden, Ron [D-OR]December 28, 2012Failed by roll call vote 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
Hall, JanisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/1/07Al FrankenDMNNo
National Japanese American PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/5/07Daniel K. AkakaDHINo
Goldberg, GaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/6/07Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Meehan, Diana MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/6/07Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Edelson, Maurice FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Godshell, Kenneth HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Gottesman, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/7/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Kilger, JackBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Kilger, JackBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Loughlin, John PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Loughlin, John PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Moore, Ann SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Moore, Ann SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Pecker, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Redpath, John SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Salembier, ValerieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3509/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Sullivan, Michael LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/7/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Rosenberg, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/8/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Rosenberg, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/8/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Chande, TusharBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/10/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Fairstein, Linda aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/10/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$909/10/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Van Wyk, Kathryn MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/10/07John D. Rockefeller, IVDWVYes
Kaneshiro, LarryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/11/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Kasdan, JakeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/11/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Kasdan, JonathanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/11/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Turkish Coalition Usa PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/11/07Roy BluntRMOYes
White, Amy KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/11/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Graven, Kathryn JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/12/07Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Klyberg, Albert TMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2509/12/07Jack ReedDRIYes
Shanken, MarvinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/12/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Vance, Dorothy JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/12/07Mark KirkRILNot Voting
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5009/13/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Bonderman, DavidMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0009/14/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Long, DixonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/14/07Mark UdallDCONo
Peterman, Steven JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4009/14/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Weil, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/16/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Riley, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/17/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/18/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Anthony, JulietteBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/19/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Lehman, EdwardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/19/07John ThuneRSDYes
Carp, BertMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/20/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Cooper, MelaneeMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,3009/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Cooper, MelaneeMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,3009/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Hamilton, MarianneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/20/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Marcus, Eric BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/20/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Mcdougal, Alfred LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7009/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Mcdougal, Alfred LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/20/07Jeff SessionsRALYes
Rogers, Larry RMinority/Ethnic Groups$2009/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Rogers, Larry RMinority/Ethnic Groups$2009/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Stevens, Elizabeth GHuman Rights$5009/20/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Von Klan, LaureneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$3009/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Havelin, KateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2009/21/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Ingram, Lee AnnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/21/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Ingram, Orrin HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/21/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Lenfestey, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/21/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Sedgwick, TheodoneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/21/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Sedgwick, TheodoreBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/21/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/23/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/23/07Jack ReedDRIYes
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/23/07Jack ReedDRIYes
Prinz, YvonneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/23/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Biddle, George CHuman Rights$1,0009/24/07Jack ReedDRIYes
Bruce, Janesse TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5009/24/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Forman, Paula LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/24/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Grossman, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/24/07Mark UdallDCONo
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/24/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Lorsch, Patricia MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/24/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Lyne, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/24/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Markwardt, Stephen BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/24/07John CornynRTXYes
Prinz, YvonneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/24/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Schaefer, JayBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/25/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Fahey, John M JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/26/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Fahey, John M JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4009/26/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Galbraith, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/26/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Gwaltney, Pamela IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/26/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Hanauer, NicolasMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,2809/26/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Howard, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5159/26/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Howard, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5849/26/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Howard, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5159/26/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Howard, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5859/26/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Krauss, LisaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/26/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$8009/27/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2009/27/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Bonderman, DavidMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0009/27/07Mark UdallDCONo
Chimicles, Nicholas EMinority/Ethnic Groups$5009/27/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Sie, John JMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/27/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Bonderman, DavidMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0009/28/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Brickman, MarshallBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/28/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Cohan, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$7009/28/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Cohan, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/28/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
De Seve, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/28/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Downey, ThomasMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5009/28/07Mark UdallDCONo
Englander, RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/28/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Greek American PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/28/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Hart, Judith NugentBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/28/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hekimian, ChristopherMinority/Ethnic Groups$5009/28/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
Mahdesian, MichaelMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/28/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
Minor, Chariotte MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,3009/28/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Minor, Charlotte MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,3009/28/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/28/07Mark L. PryorDARYes
Parrett, Thomas PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2009/28/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Popolo, Joseph V JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/28/07John CornynRTXYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/28/07Mark UdallDCONo
Tunney, JohnMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0009/28/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,3009/28/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Goldstein, LynnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/29/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Marchand, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/29/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Mccurdy, DaveMinority/Ethnic Groups$5009/29/07Mark L. PryorDARYes
Rouvelas, EmanuelMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0009/29/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Valenti, Edward JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/29/07Jack ReedDRIYes
Eisenberg, Marcia RMinority/Ethnic Groups$5009/30/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Green, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/30/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Grisham, E RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Grisham, John RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Grisham, John RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Grisham, Renee EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Kazickas, JurateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Keam, Mark LMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,2009/30/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Klein, Gerda WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/30/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Kohl, JanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/30/07Jack ReedDRIYes
Merrigan, John aMinority/Ethnic Groups$5009/30/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Mindich, StaceyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Mindich, StaceyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Snyder, LaviniaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Trudeau, GarryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Underhill, JillMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,0009/30/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Weinstock, Elizabeth HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,3009/30/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Wilson, StewartMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2509/30/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Sosland, MortonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/1/07Jerry MoranRKSYes
Doleac, DeniseMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25010/2/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Feniger, Judith aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25010/2/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Grossman, LynnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/2/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Keeping African Americans PoliticalMinority/Ethnic Groups$3,00010/2/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Keeping African Americans PoliticalMinority/Ethnic Groups$3,00010/2/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Godshall, LibertyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/3/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Barroa, Thomas aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/4/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Jessup, ClaudiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/4/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Thal, Bruce EMinority/Ethnic Groups$30010/4/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Thal, Bruce EMinority/Ethnic Groups$20010/4/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Peterman, Steven JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20010/7/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Powell, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20010/9/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Kurson, RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/10/07Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Morris, BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$70010/10/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Morris, BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30010/10/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Tierney, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30010/10/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Winkler, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$40010/10/07Ron WydenDORNo
Cohen, EvanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/11/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Hemmer, MaggieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,01410/11/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
Hemmer, MaggieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$63810/11/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/11/07John D. Rockefeller, IVDWVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/11/07John D. Rockefeller, IVDWVYes
Ross, DuaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/11/07Jerry MoranRKSYes
Tierney, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20010/11/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Tierney, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-20010/11/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Tierney, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-1,90010/11/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Lautman, VictoriaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/12/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Thomas, Marie MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/12/07Jeff SessionsRALYes
Collins, Amy FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/15/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Minow, NeilMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25010/15/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Mueller, Gordon NMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,00010/15/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Wurtzel, Irene VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30010/15/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Bashour, ValBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/17/07Kay Bailey HutchisonRTXYes
Biggs, DannyMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25010/17/07Jerry MoranRKSYes
Kohl, DoloresMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,30010/17/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Kohl, DoloresMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,30010/17/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Schonbrunn, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/17/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Sosland, Morton IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/18/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
Austin, JoanneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/19/07Al FrankenDMNNo
O'halloran, Beth-AnnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/22/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Cohen, Audrey KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/23/07Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Cooney, ChristopherBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/23/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Feder, Samuel MMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30010/23/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Fine, Erika SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/23/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Rogers, Larry RMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00010/23/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Sctwartz, Benjamin LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30010/23/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30010/24/07Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Babcox, Mary RebeccaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/25/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Houvouras, John HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/26/07John D. Rockefeller, IVDWVYes
Cohen, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,70010/28/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Cohen, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30010/28/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Cohen, JulieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/28/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Sweetwood, JenniferBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/28/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Coleman, DavidBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/29/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Setrakian, Robert HMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30010/29/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
Smith, PhilBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/29/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Snyder, LaviniaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30010/29/07Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Topalian, KrikorMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00010/29/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
West, Nancy GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/29/07John CornynRTXYes
Getzels, JuliaMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25010/31/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Payne, StephenMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,60010/31/07John CornynRTXYes
Payne, StephenMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30010/31/07John CornynRTXYes
Payne, StephenMinority/Ethnic Groups$-2,30010/31/07John CornynRTXYes
Pogrebin, Letty CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/31/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
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Organizations that took a position on
FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012: H.R. 5949 (112th): FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

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 Constitution 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$1,000No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$5,199Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$4,600No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,000Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$4,350Not Voting
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$1,500No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$9,600Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$4,600Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$18,750No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$15,900No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$14,350Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$5,870No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,000Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$1,000Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$5,500Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$800Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$7,500Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$7,300Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$2,000No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$3,000Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$9,800Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$4,800No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$4,600No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$1,250Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$1,000Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,850Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$1,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$2,652Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$3,250Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,250Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$250Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$500Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$6,300No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,250No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$36,750Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$400No

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That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$1,000No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$5,199Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$4,600No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,000Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$4,350Not Voting
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$1,500No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$9,600Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$4,600Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$18,750No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$15,900No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$14,350Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$5,870No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,000Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$1,000Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$5,500Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$800Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$7,500Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$7,300Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$2,000No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$3,000Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$9,800Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$4,800No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$4,600No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$1,250Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$1,000Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,850Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$1,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$2,652Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$3,250Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,250Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$250Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$500Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$6,300No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,250No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$36,750Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$400No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$197,202

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$197,202
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$135,191
Minority/Ethnic Groups$42,680
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$19,350
Human Rights$1,500
Consumer groups$0
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