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

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
5 proposed amendments. 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
Related Bills
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
Barkett, RimaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/2/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Meyers, IleneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/2/09John ThuneRSDYes
Pritzker, Lisa SHuman Rights$5009/2/09Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Stubbs, Charles J MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/2/09Johnny IsaksonRGAYes
Hofmeister, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/3/09Ron WydenDORNo
Meredith CorpBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$8009/3/09Tom HarkinDIANo
Us-Armenia Public Affairs CmteMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/3/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Lavin, JudyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/4/09Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Link, Nina BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/7/09Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Oneida Tribe of Indians of WisconsMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4009/8/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Oneida Tribe of Indians of WisconsMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,4009/8/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Bandier, MartinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/9/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Turkish Coalition Usa PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/11/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Albanian American PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$5,0009/14/09John McCainRAZYes
Donnelley, Adelaide MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/14/09Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Donnelley, Adelaide MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,4009/14/09Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Reiman, Scott JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0009/14/09Chuck GrassleyRIAYes
Wiesner, Edward PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/14/09Chuck GrassleyRIAYes
Cary, Mary KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/15/09Rob PortmanROHYes
Margolin, PhillipBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/15/09Ron WydenDORNo
Gross, PamelaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,0009/16/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/17/09Michael F. BennetDCOYes
King, RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2009/17/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Mindich, StaceyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/17/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Mindich, StaceyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/17/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,5009/17/09John ThuneRSDYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,5009/17/09Chuck GrassleyRIAYes
Chitjian, Zaruhy SMinority/Ethnic Groups$2509/18/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Kaufman, Ann SMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,4009/18/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Kaufman, Ann SMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,1009/18/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Carneal, JeffreyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/21/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Allen, Thomas HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/22/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Allen, Thomas HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/22/09Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Johnson, KirkMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5009/22/09Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/22/09Patrick J. LeahyDVTNo
Siegel, Herbert J MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3009/22/09Patrick J. ToomeyRPAYes
Lower Elwha Tribe EnterpriseMinority/Ethnic Groups$6009/23/09Maria CantwellDWANo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/23/09John ThuneRSDYes
Merner, Sarah MsMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5009/23/09Maria CantwellDWANo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/23/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Norcross, Sandra MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/23/09Rand PaulRKYNo
Hoh Tribal Business CommitteeMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0009/24/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Metrokin, Jason CMinority/Ethnic Groups$2509/24/09Mark BegichDAKNo
Orwoll, Chris DMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5009/24/09Jerry MoranRKSYes
80-20 PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/25/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Siegel, Herbert JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/25/09Rob PortmanROHYes
Wolf, Jamie RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/25/09Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Weed, Julie MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/27/09Maria CantwellDWANo
Geto, LuezaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,6009/28/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Geto, LuezaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,2009/28/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Geto, LuezaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,2009/28/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Oneida Tribe of Indians of WisconsMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,0009/28/09Mark BegichDAKNo
Peek, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/28/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Poss, Jane MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/28/09Scott P. BrownRMAYes
Siegel, HerbertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,4009/28/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Smullens, Sara KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/28/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Dunning, James D JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/29/09Bob CorkerRTNYes
Haggerty, MatthewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/29/09Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Hooker, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/29/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Lipson, David H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/29/09Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Poarch Creek IndiansMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,0009/29/09Kent ConradDNDYes
Raffaeli, John J JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/29/09Bob CorkerRTNYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,0009/29/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Ahmad, NasserMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,8009/30/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Alexander, FrancieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/30/09Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Bosch, N CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Hu, ChenmingMinority/Ethnic Groups$5009/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Irwin, JohnMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2509/30/09Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Lyons, Susan OBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2509/30/09Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Macdonald, KirkBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/30/09Michael F. BennetDCOYes
Mussallem, James M MrMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5009/30/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Mussallem, Kristi E MrsMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$5009/30/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Nugent-Hart, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/30/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Pitchford, DeanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2009/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Rorick, DavidHuman Rights$5009/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Vermeulen, Peter aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5009/30/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Woodberry, Sarah aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,4009/30/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Kravis, Marie-JoseeMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,35710/1/09Rob PortmanROHYes
Kravis, Marie-JoseeMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$76610/1/09Rob PortmanROHYes
Lynett, George VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/1/09Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Lynett, William RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/1/09Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Paparone, Patricia KMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50010/1/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Ray, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/1/09John F. KerryDMAYes
Marcus, BarbaraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/2/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Peretz, Martin HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/2/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Peretz, Martin HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/2/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Soderberg, NancyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$26710/3/09Bill NelsonDFLYes
Arango, PollyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/5/09Jeff BingamanDNMNo
Roome, Katherine DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/5/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Falb, Mark CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/7/09Chuck GrassleyRIAYes
Falb, Mark CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/7/09Chuck GrassleyRIAYes
Rawlings, Robert H MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/7/09John McCainRAZYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00010/8/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/8/09Richard C. ShelbyRALYes
Aguero, Luis C MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30010/12/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Siegel, Herbert J MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/12/09Patrick J. ToomeyRPAYes
Berne, Steffi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/14/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Berne, Steffi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/14/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/14/09Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Waroff, DeborahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/14/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Leive, Cindi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00010/15/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Leive, Cindi MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$40010/15/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hofmeister, KarenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,85010/16/09Ron WydenDORNo
Starr, Natalie MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$49510/16/09Scott P. BrownRMAYes
Kravis, Marie-JoseeMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,04310/18/09Rob PortmanROHYes
Murphy, Steven PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/19/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/20/09Benjamin L. CardinDMDYes
Bell, ColleenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/21/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Bell, ColleenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/21/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/21/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
80-20 PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00010/22/09Charles E. SchumerDNYYes
Lardner, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/22/09Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Ottensend, David GMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50010/22/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Ottensend, Janet MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$40010/22/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hannan, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40010/23/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Primont, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/23/09Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Davis, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/26/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Kading, Bradley LMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00010/26/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Kamasaki, CharlesMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00010/26/09Robert MenendezDNJNo
Murguia, JanetMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00010/26/09Robert MenendezDNJNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/26/09Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/27/09Joseph I. LiebermanICTYes
Zacks, GordonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/27/09Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Burns, Mark RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25010/28/09Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Coleman, Bob MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/28/09Johnny IsaksonRGAYes
Epstein, RandiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/28/09Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Hendler, Lee MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/28/09Barbara A. MikulskiDMDYes
Knott, VirginiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/28/09Jerry MoranRKSYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/29/09Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$3,00010/29/09Johnny IsaksonRGAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00010/29/09Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Haggis, PaulBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50010/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
1 Organization Supported and 20 Opposed; See Which Ones

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$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$750Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,250No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$7,950Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$500No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$8,950Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$7,250Not Voting
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$745Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$500No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,600No
Ben CardinDMD$0$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$2,750Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$1,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,250Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,000No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$0No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$13,550Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$9,300Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$800No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$250Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$1,750Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,000No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$5,250Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$2,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$500Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$1,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$2,500No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$267Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$250No
Rob PortmanROH$0$6,566Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$12,600Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,300Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$26,750Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$1,000Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$3,250Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,300Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$3,000Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$500Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,500No

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$750Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,250No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$7,950Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$500No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$8,950Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$7,250Not Voting
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$745Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$500No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,600No
Ben CardinDMD$0$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$2,750Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$1,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,250Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,000No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$0No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$13,550Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$9,300Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$800No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$250Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$1,750Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,000No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$5,250Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$2,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$500Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$1,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$2,500No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$267Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$250No
Rob PortmanROH$0$6,566Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$12,600Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,300Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$26,750Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$1,000Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$3,250Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,300Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$3,000Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$500Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,500No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$287,054

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$287,054
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$109,662
Minority/Ethnic Groups$25,200
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$11,816
Human Rights$1,000
Consumer groups$0
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