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
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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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Fair, Ellen BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/1/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Morin, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/1/07John CornynRTXYes
Rogers, John W JrMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/2/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Minow, NeilMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25011/3/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Hebenstreit, Marilyn BMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,00011/5/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
Lenfestey, JamesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,30011/5/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,30011/5/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Rogers, Larry RMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/5/07Mark UdallDCONo
Saigo, BarbaraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20011/5/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Buttenwieser, Sarah WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/6/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Buttenwieser, Sarah WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20011/6/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50011/6/07Bill NelsonDFLYes
Blau, Evelyne KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/7/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Diamonstein-Spielvog, BarbaraleeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/7/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Frail, StephenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/7/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Lorsch, Patricia MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/7/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Poten, TaraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/7/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Combs, LindaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/8/07Richard BurrRNCYes
Green, KathrynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/8/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hanley, AmandaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/8/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Armenian National CmteMinority/Ethnic Groups$5,00011/9/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
Buttenwieser, Sarah WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50011/9/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Hart, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/9/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$20011/9/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$20011/9/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Swartzberg, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/10/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Cohen, Robert BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50011/11/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Shapiro, BethMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50011/11/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Smith, Shawnee IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/11/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Fyle, Sheila MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/13/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/13/07Richard BurrRNCYes
Weithorn, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/13/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Taylor, Robert B JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/14/07Kay R. HaganDNCYes
Allina, MarciaHuman Rights$50011/15/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Anderson, MollyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$60011/15/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Allina, MarciaHuman Rights$50011/16/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Diperna, PaulaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/16/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Mudd, VirginiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/16/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-1,30011/16/07Mark UdallDCONo
Waz, Joseph W JrMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/16/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Suber, JenniferMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$22511/17/07Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Butlerweiser, SarahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Butlerweiser, SarahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Griffin, ColleenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$10,00011/19/07John D. Rockefeller, IVDWVYes
Griffin, KevinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/19/07John D. Rockefeller, IVDWVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/19/07John BoozmanRARYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/19/07John CornynRTXYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/19/07Orrin G. HatchRUTYes
Ostrofsky, KellyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Ostrofsky, KellyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Ostrofsky, MarcBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Ostrofsky, MarcBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Ostrofsky, ShellyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Ostrofsky, ShellyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Sheinbaum, BettyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/19/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Sie, John JMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30011/19/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Copeland, Douglas W JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/20/07Kay R. HaganDNCYes
Decker, PeterBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/20/07Mark UdallDCONo
Landt, DennisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/20/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Schwartz, Benjamin IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/20/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Teitelbaum, CarlBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/20/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Weinert, SylviaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/20/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Lear, Lyn DMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30011/23/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30011/23/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Hopp, Deborah IBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/24/07Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Lauder, GaryMinority/Ethnic Groups$50011/25/07Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Phillips, GiffordBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,80011/25/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Pease, Roland FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/26/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Phillips, GiffordBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/26/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Slade, Anne DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/26/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Bittinger, Thomas SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,15011/27/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Keillor, GarrisonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/27/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Lorach, Patricia MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/27/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Miller, AliciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/27/07Jeff BingamanDNMNo
Sheehan, ShaunBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$70011/27/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Sheehan, ShaunBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30011/27/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Wolf, JamieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/27/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Hersh, JayBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/28/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Kirkland, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/28/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Thal, Bruce EMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,10011/28/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Bunzel, Mary ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30011/29/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Gates, Mimi GMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50011/29/07Patty MurrayDWANo
Vincent, Ada BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/29/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Doleac, DeniseMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25011/30/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Sullivan, Timothy JMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,00011/30/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Fassnacht, Debra KMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25012/1/07Mark UdallDCONo
Greenspun, BrianBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/1/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Greenspun, Brian LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/1/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Rolnick, Josh NBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/2/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Boyce, Katharine RMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/3/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Denckla, Matthew RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/3/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Gomez, SalvadorMinority/Ethnic Groups$50012/3/07Mark UdallDCONo
Green, Micah SMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/3/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Hutchins, ChryseBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/3/07Mark UdallDCONo
Jonas, DebbleBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,30012/3/07Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Kenrick, ChristineBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/3/07Mark UdallDCONo
Lewis, EdwardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/3/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/3/07Pat RobertsRKSYes
Phipps, Elizabeth HMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$30012/3/07Kay R. HaganDNCYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/3/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Stealey, SharonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/3/07Mark UdallDCONo
Tranin, Laura B MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/3/07Maria CantwellDWANo
Cafesjian, Cleo TMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,50012/4/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
Cafesjian, Gerald LMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,50012/4/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
Clark, DuaneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50012/4/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Ovayan, CheriMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/4/07Robert MenendezDNJNo
Reed, M EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$35012/4/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Corwin, Bruce CMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/5/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Keyser, ChrisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00012/5/07Mark UdallDCONo
Ringel, Joan DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/5/07Mark UdallDCONo
Rogers, John W JrMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/5/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Shehabi, SoroushBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/5/07Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Flicker, TedBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/6/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Glickstein, David LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/6/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Massey, PamelaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/6/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Platt, LawrenceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/6/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Rupli, Linda WMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/6/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Willens, MicheleBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$35012/6/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hall, Conrad MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/7/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Hall, Conrad MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$40012/7/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Kohl, DoloresMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,00012/7/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Kolb, Nancy DMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,00012/7/07Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Maiale, Nicholas JMinority/Ethnic Groups$25012/7/07Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPAYes
Roome, Katherine DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30012/7/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Anstorm, S DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/10/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Anstrom, S DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/10/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Batten, Frank JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/10/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Batten, Frank JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/10/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Batten, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/10/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Batten, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/10/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Godshall, LibertyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/10/07Mark UdallDCONo
Green, Micah SMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/10/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Gwynn, Mary LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/10/07Mark UdallDCONo
Levy, JaneMinority/Ethnic Groups$50012/10/07Kay R. HaganDNCYes
Rossen, Mark DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/10/07Mark UdallDCONo
Hoffman, Bonnie DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/11/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Northrip, ShawnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/11/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30012/11/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Anderson, WendellBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/12/07John ThuneRSDYes
Blau, EvelyneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/12/07Carl LevinDMIYes
Dareshori, Nader FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/12/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Dareshori, Nader FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30012/12/07John F. KerryDMAYes
Fink, GaryMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$1,00012/12/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Glickstein, Linda SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/12/07Mark UdallDCONo
Kendall, Lisa SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/12/07Mark UdallDCONo
Lerman, PhilipBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/12/07Harry ReidDNVYes
Lieberman, JoanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/12/07Mark UdallDCONo
Collins, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/13/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Gardner, GeraldBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/13/07Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Miller, AliciaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/13/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/13/07James M. InhofeROKYes
Turkish Coalition Usa PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/13/07Roy BluntRMOYes
Beyer, MeganBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Beyer, MeganBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Carneal, Jeffrey JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Getz, Sheila GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Green, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$70012/14/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Green, GeorgeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30012/14/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Hall, JanisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/14/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Mcauliffe, Dorothy SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Muscatlne, LissaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/14/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Rouse-Bottom, DorothyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/14/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Sedgwick, Kate WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Sedgwick, Kate WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Shanken, HazelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Shanken, Marvin RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/14/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/14/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Espinar, JudithMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,30012/16/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Swartzberg, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/16/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Kulik, JosephMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50012/17/07John ThuneRSDYes
Lutz, ChristopherBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/17/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Ringle, Kenneth aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/17/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Scheeder, Donna WMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50012/17/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Blake, Tessa VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50012/18/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Clark, Diana SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/18/07Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Fair, Ellen BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/18/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Gottesman, JaneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/18/07Al FrankenDMNNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/18/07Susan M. CollinsRMEYes
Peters, Kathleen MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/18/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$88012/18/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Sieroty, AlanMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/18/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Us India PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/18/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Williams, IanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/18/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Wimar, ConnieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$60012/18/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Brecher, MarcieMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25012/19/07Max BaucusDMTNo
Collins, Genevieve DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,60012/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Collins, Genevieve DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Collins, Genevieve DBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,30012/19/07John CornynRTXYes
Geisler, DaveMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50012/19/07John ThuneRSDYes
Lerner, Harry JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30012/19/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Weil, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/19/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Zenner, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/19/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Akula, Satya MMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/20/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Hanley, AmandaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Hanley, AmandaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,80012/20/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Berger, BruceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/21/07Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Jewish Community Pac of PittsburghMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30012/21/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Lerer, KennethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/21/07Jeff MerkleyDORNo
Mcevoy, NionBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/21/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Weinstock, Elizabeth BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/21/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Etre, StephenMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50012/22/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Forman, Paula LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/22/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Hoffman, MitchBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/22/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Montoya, EliciaMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/22/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Diker, ValerieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/26/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Diker, ValerieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/26/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Paretsky, Sara N PhdBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/26/07Richard J. DurbinDILNo
Rice, Catherine G JrMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50012/26/07Kay R. HaganDNCYes
Rouvelas, EmanuelMinority/Ethnic Groups$50012/26/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Englander, RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/07Mark R. WarnerDVAYes
Ephron, NoraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/27/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Schecter, JulieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/27/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Rinl, Carole JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30012/28/07Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,00012/28/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Sie, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$-2,88012/28/07Tom HarkinDIANo
Stevens, Elizabeth GHuman Rights$25012/28/07Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Colson, DeborahHuman Rights$1,00012/30/07Tom UdallDNMNo
Jonas, JohnMinority/Ethnic Groups$50012/30/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Mccormack, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/30/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Rockman, Richard C JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/30/07John ThuneRSDYes
Ayasli, Bahar NMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30012/31/07Roy BluntRMOYes
Ayasli, Orhan NMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30012/31/07Roy BluntRMOYes
Cohan, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Cohen, LisaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/31/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Cohen, LisaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$70012/31/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Eisenberg, Marcia RMinority/Ethnic Groups$50012/31/07Al FrankenDMNNo
Goldman, Katia WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/31/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Goldman, Katia WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/31/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Gooch, KateMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,30012/31/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Gooch, KateMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$30012/31/07Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Hart, Jim VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$35012/31/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNYYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/31/07Mary L. LandrieuDLAYes
Mccormack, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/31/07Ron WydenDORNo
Mccormack, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,30012/31/07Ron WydenDORNo
Mcevoy, Nion TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/07Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Palka, Kathe LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/31/07Frank R. LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Peterman, Steven JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/31/07Al FrankenDMNNo
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 data source: OpenSecrets.org

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$5,200Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$3,800No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,000No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$5,600Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$1,000Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$750Not Voting
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$3,600No
Richard BurrRNC$0$1,250Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$250No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,250Yes
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$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$20,400Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$9,350No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$25,250No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$7,750Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$-2,075Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$2,300Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$3,300No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,000Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$1,000Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$7,500Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$3,100Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$5,050Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$19,500Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$4,900Yes
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$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$9,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$3,300No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$500No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,500Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$3,300Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,250Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$11,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$7,800Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$1,400Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$7,150No
Tom UdallDNM$0$25,800No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$48,500Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,600No

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That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$5,200Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$3,800No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,000No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$5,600Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$1,000Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$750Not Voting
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$3,600No
Richard BurrRNC$0$1,250Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$250No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,250Yes
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$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$20,400Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$9,350No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$25,250No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$7,750Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$-2,075Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$2,300Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$3,300No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,000Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$1,000Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$7,500Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$3,100Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$5,050Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$19,500Not Voting
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$4,900Yes
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$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$9,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$3,300No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$500No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,500Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$3,300Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,250Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$11,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$7,800Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$1,400Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$7,150No
Tom UdallDNM$0$25,800No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$48,500Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,600No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$87,260

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$195,850
Republican/Conservative$87,260
Minority/Ethnic Groups$45,850
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$15,425
Human Rights$2,250
Consumer groups$0
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