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

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

PASSED on December 28, 2012.

3/5 required to pass

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

FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

In the nature of a substitute.

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

Amendment information not available.

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

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

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ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyStateVote
Balle, Paul W Mr IiiMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50011/1/09Maria CantwellDWANo
Corbett, Leo JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40011/2/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Henry, BuckBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/3/09Alan FrankenDMNNo
Siegel, Herbert JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40011/3/09Kelly AyotteRNHYes
Warner, RussellBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/3/09Bernard SandersIVTNo
Bodman, Karna SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/5/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Brumby, Otis a Mr JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$60011/5/09John IsaksonRGAYes
Brumby, Otis a Mr JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$40011/5/09John IsaksonRGAYes
Leland, DorothyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/5/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Tolles, MarthaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/6/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Robinson, K SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/8/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Hart, Judith NBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/9/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Mahmood, RafatMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/9/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Semonian, Robert a MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/9/09Scott BrownRMAYes
Berkman, MeredithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40011/10/09Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Dooley, WinifredBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/10/09Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Glocer, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/10/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Laffoon, SusanMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25011/10/09Robert PortmanROHYes
Siegel, Herbert MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/10/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Teresi, JosephBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
Bannon, Mary FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/12/09Mark WarnerDVAYes
Hayden, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/12/09Bernard SandersIVTNo
Trausch, Mary JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/12/09Robert PortmanROHYes
Zelman, AnitaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/12/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Mitchell, StephenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/13/09John KerryDMAYes
Lerer, Kenneth BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00011/14/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Shaw, VictoriaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/14/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Biddle, George CHuman Rights$1,00011/16/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Brumby, Otis a Mr IiiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/16/09John IsaksonRGAYes
Dizard, John WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/16/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Hofmeister, Karen OBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/16/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/16/09Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Rohan, LysaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/16/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/16/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Guettel, Mary RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/18/09Patrick LeahyDVTNo
James, Tatiana BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00011/18/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Shoshone-Bannock TribesMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,40011/18/09Michael CrapoRIDYes
Shoshone-Bannock TribesMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,40011/18/09Michael CrapoRIDYes
Alvarado, Sonia MMinority/Ethnic Groups$25011/19/09Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Braddon, Cynthia HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/19/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Mcgraw, Harold W IiiBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/19/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
D'origny, GilonneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/20/09Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Morgan, Joan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/20/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/22/09Barbara MikulskiDMDYes
Downey, Wallace E MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/23/09Patrick ToomeyRPAYes
Green, KathrynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/23/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Haskell, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/23/09Roger WickerRMSYes
Haskell, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-1,00011/23/09Roger WickerRMSYes
Mead, LarryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20011/23/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Morin, Thomas MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/23/09John CornynRTXYes
Kutten, L JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40011/24/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Hart, Judith NBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/27/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Bommarito, SalvatoreBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/29/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Wechsler, RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/29/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/30/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Schrader, StevenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/30/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Allina, MarciaHuman Rights$25012/1/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hicks, Carol MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/1/09Marco RubioRFLYes
Miller, Alicia MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/1/09Tom UdallDNMNo
Ahnert, Margaret aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00012/2/09Orrin HatchRUTYes
Duncan, DaylonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/3/09Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Lesser, HowardMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$50012/3/09Roy BluntRMOYes
Poarch Creek IndiansMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/3/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Rosser, Susan EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/3/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Smith, Phil MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/3/09Tom UdallDNMNo
Zagat, Eugene H JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/3/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Poarch Creek IndiansMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,00012/4/09Michael CrapoRIDYes
Keyser, ChristopherBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/7/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Wurtele, Margaret VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/7/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50012/8/09Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Dubroff, Henry aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/9/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/9/09Patty MurrayDWANo
Mirken, AlanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/9/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Mirken, AlanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/9/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
South Asian-American ForumMinority/Ethnic Groups$25012/9/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
South Asian-American ForumMinority/Ethnic Groups$25012/9/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
South Asian-American ForumMinority/Ethnic Groups$25012/9/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
South Asian-American ForumMinority/Ethnic Groups$25012/9/09Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Auspitz, JosiahBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/10/09Scott BrownRMAYes
Lopresti, MichaelMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,40012/10/09Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Lopresti, MichaelMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,40012/10/09Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Zirkin, Nancy MMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/10/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Jeanes, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/11/09Roger WickerRMSYes
Joyce, EdwardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/12/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hinz, LilaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/14/09John ThuneRSDYes
Hinz, Roland SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/14/09John ThuneRSDYes
Nightingale, StevenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/14/09Maria CantwellDWANo
Parrett, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/15/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Quinn, SusannaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$60012/15/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Quinn, SusannaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$40012/15/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Stern, Nanna LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/15/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Stern, Nanna LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/15/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Gill, Bonnie MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00012/16/09John McCainRAZYes
Mirrer, LouiseMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,40012/16/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Mulder, Linda MMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$20012/16/09Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Norcross, Sandra MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/16/09Rand PaulRKYNo
Hall, Conrad MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/17/09Mark WarnerDVAYes
Hall, Conrad MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/17/09Mark WarnerDVAYes
Tassel, Janet MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/17/09Scott BrownRMAYes
Yocha Dehe Winton NationMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,40012/17/09Michael CrapoRIDYes
Drobac, MichaelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00012/18/09Richard DurbinDILNo
Keillor, Garrison EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/18/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Lacy, Stephen MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/18/09Charles GrassleyRIAYes
Sturgulewski, CarolBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/18/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Weinstock, Elizabeth HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/18/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Weinstock, Elizabeth HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,20012/18/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Yocha Dehe Wintun NationMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,40012/18/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Yocha Dehe Wintun NationMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,20012/18/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Craven, WesBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/20/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Patrick, DennisBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/20/09Robert PortmanROHYes
Drobac, Michael EBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50012/21/09Harry ReidDNVYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,30012/21/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Jordan, Virginia WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/22/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/22/09John IsaksonRGAYes
Ahmad, Nasser aMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/23/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Rogers, James B Mr JrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/24/09Rand PaulRKYNo
Ahmad, Nasser aMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/28/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Bhattacharyya, RajarshiMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/28/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Bhattacharyya, RajarshiMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/28/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Date, Rajeev VMinority/Ethnic Groups$40012/28/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Huq, Rasekh SMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/28/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Huq, Rasekh SMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/28/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Merchant, Amy JMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/28/09Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Merchant, Amyn JMinority/Ethnic Groups$30012/28/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/28/09Charles GrassleyRIAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/28/09Charles GrassleyRIAYes
Stern, DianneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/28/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Stern, DianneBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/28/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Amsterdam, ElanaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$26412/29/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/29/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Benenson, LaurieBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/29/09Charles SchumerDNYYes
Hart, Judith NBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$42512/29/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Starr, Natalie MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/29/09Scott BrownRMAYes
Swartzberg, MaryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/29/09Tom UdallDNMNo
Teresi, JoeBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/29/09Scott BrownRMAYes
Black, CathleenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/30/09Patrick LeahyDVTNo
Card, Orson S MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/30/09John McCainRAZYes
Feniger, Judith aMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25012/30/09Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Knott, Virginia C MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/30/09John McCainRAZYes
Knott, Virginia C MrsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/30/09John McCainRAZYes
Teshabekov, OtabekBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Teshabekov, OtabekBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Woolley, ChristopherBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/30/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Bell, ColleenBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/09Michael BennetDCOYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Bosch, N CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/09Barbara BoxerDCANot Voting
Handa, Ellen S MsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/09Scott BrownRMAYes
Mcevoy, NionBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Poarch Creek IndiansMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/31/09John ThuneRSDYes
Schnse, SamanthaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,40012/31/09Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Siegel, Herbert MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/09Marco RubioRFLYes
1 Organization Supported and 20 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012: On Passage of the Bill H.R. 5949

1 organization supported this bill

Heritage Foundation
Jessica Zuckerman (2012, December 26). FISA Amendments Could Expire If Senate Doesn’t Act. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from The Foundry.

20 organizations opposed this bill

Advocacy for Principled Action in Government
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Association of Law Libraries
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Civil Liberties Union
Michael Macleod Ball & Michelle Richardson (2012, September 11). Re: Vote NO on H.R. 5949; 5 year Extension of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008; Public Oversight and Amendment Necessary First. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
American Library Association
Bradley, Lynne (2012, September 11). Oppose H.R. 5949, the FISA Amendments Act (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from District Dispatch.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Association of College and Research Libraries
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Association of Research Libraries
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Bill of Rights Defense Committee
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Brennan Center for Justice
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Center for Democracy & Technology
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Cyber Privacy Project
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Defending Dissent Foundation
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Government Accountability Project
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
Liberty Coalition
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
OMB Watch
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
PEN American Center
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.
The Constition Project
undersigned organizations (2012, September 11). Security and Liberty Coalition Letter to Representatives. Retrieved December 27, 2012, from ACLU.

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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,400Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$0$9,614Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$700Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$8,000Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$6,800Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$250No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,500No
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 CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$250Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$9,200Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$2,000No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,500Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$1,000No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$18,125Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$250Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$2,500Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$2,000Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$2,500Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$250Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$7,200Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$9,250Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,750No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$7,050Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$250No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$1,000Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$250No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$1,000No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$1,250No
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,000Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$6,900Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,000Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$750No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$30,550Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,000Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$200Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$6,800Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$500Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,500No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$5,050Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$2,750Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$500Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,400Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$0$9,614Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$700Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$8,000Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$6,800Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$250No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,500No
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 CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$250Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$9,200Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$2,000No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,500Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$1,000No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$18,125Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$250Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$2,500Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$2,000Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$2,500Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$250Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$7,200Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$9,250Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$1,750No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$7,050Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$250No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$1,000Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$250No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$1,000No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$1,250No
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,000Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$6,900Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,000Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$750No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$30,550Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,000Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$200Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$6,800Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$500Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,500No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$5,050Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$2,750Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$500Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$428,472

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$428,472
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$123,039
Minority/Ethnic Groups$25,150
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$8,900
Human Rights$1,250
Consumer groups$0
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