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
Donatelli, BarbaraMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/1/11Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Donatelli, BarbaraMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/1/11Lisa MurkowskiRAKNo
Long, DixonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/1/11Mark UdallDCONo
Long, DixonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/1/11Mark UdallDCONo
Maguire, GregoryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/1/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Maguire, GregoryBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/1/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Peek, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$35011/1/11Roy BluntRMOYes
Peek, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$35011/1/11Roy BluntRMOYes
Schurz, Kathryn FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,30011/1/11Richard LugarRINYes
Schurz, Kathryn FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,30011/1/11Richard LugarRINYes
Schurz, Kathryn FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20011/1/11Richard LugarRINYes
Schurz, Kathryn FBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20011/1/11Richard LugarRINYes
Schurz, Scott CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/1/11Richard LugarRINYes
Schurz, Scott CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/1/11Richard LugarRINYes
Lestz, LindaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/2/11Robert CaseyDPAYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/2/11Dean HellerRNVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/2/11Dean HellerRNVYes
Sinclair, EmilyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/2/11Mark UdallDCONo
Sinclair, EmilyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/2/11Mark UdallDCONo
Weis, Jennifer RossBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/2/11Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Weis, Jennifer RossBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/2/11Richard BlumenthalDCTYes
Kurit, DonnaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30011/3/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Kurit, DonnaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30011/3/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Marron, Catherine MsMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,50011/3/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Marron, Catherine MsMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,50011/3/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00011/3/11Dean HellerRNVYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00011/3/11Dean HellerRNVYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/3/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/3/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Yurok TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,50011/3/11Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Yurok TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,50011/3/11Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Yurok TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,50011/3/11Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Yurok TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,50011/3/11Dianne FeinsteinDCAYes
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/4/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Lenfestey, Susan WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/4/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/4/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/4/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Tule River Tribal CouncilMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/4/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Kamasaki, CharlesMinority/Ethnic Groups$50011/7/11Thomas HarkinDIANo
Kraack, CynthiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/7/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Kraack, CynthiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/7/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Marron, CatherineMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,50011/8/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Marron, CatherineMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,50011/8/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Tedeschi, John MMinority/Ethnic Groups$50011/8/11Robert CaseyDPAYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/8/11Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Tobias, AndrewBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/8/11Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Pigott, JudyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/9/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Pigott, JudyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/9/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Ryan, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/9/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Ryan, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/9/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Ryan, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/9/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Ryan, JohnBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/9/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Collins, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$40011/10/11John CornynRTXYes
Collins, RichardBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$40011/10/11John CornynRTXYes
Crowe, CameronBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00011/10/11Benjamin CardinDMDYes
Crowe, CameronBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00011/10/11Benjamin CardinDMDYes
Lyman, JoanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$30011/10/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Lyman, JoanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$30011/10/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Bennett, Jeffrey OBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/11/11Mark UdallDCONo
Bennett, Jeffrey OBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/11/11Mark UdallDCONo
Fleischaker, PamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/11/11Tom UdallDNMNo
Fleischaker, PamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/11/11Tom UdallDNMNo
Klinghoffer, Steven HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/11/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Klinghoffer, Steven HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/11/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Korn, BetsyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/14/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Dooley, WinifredBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/15/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
Dooley, WinifredBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/15/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
Wolf, Bonny BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/15/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Wolf, Bonny BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/15/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zucker, RobertaHuman Rights$25011/15/11Thomas CarperDDEYes
Zucker, RobertaHuman Rights$25011/15/11Thomas CarperDDEYes
Soman, Jean PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/16/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Soman, Jean PBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/16/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Davidson, WesleyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/17/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Davidson, WesleyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/17/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Sieber, JonathanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/17/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Sieber, Joseph SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/17/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Parker, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/18/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Parker, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/18/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Cahill, Elizabeth KirklandBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5,00011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Cahill, Elizabeth KirklandBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5,00011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Cahill, Elizabeth KirklandBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Cahill, Elizabeth KirklandBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Cahill, Elizabeth KirklandBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,50011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Cahill, Elizabeth KirklandBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$-2,50011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Schwartz, James OBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/21/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Schwartz, James OBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/21/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Webber, Sharon GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Webber, Sharon GBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/21/11Lindsey GrahamRSCYes
Anderson, Charles CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/23/11Thomas CarperDDEYes
Anderson, Charles CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/23/11Thomas CarperDDEYes
Duncan, DaytonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/23/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Duncan, DaytonBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/23/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Huggins, Harold L MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20011/23/11Scott BrownRMAYes
Huggins, Harold L MrBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20011/23/11Scott BrownRMAYes
Inbusch, Catherine EMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$30011/23/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Inbusch, Catherine EMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$30011/23/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Rupp, GeorgeHuman Rights$2,50011/23/11Richard LugarRINYes
Rupp, GeorgeHuman Rights$2,50011/23/11Richard LugarRINYes
Denckla, Matthew RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/28/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Denckla, Matthew RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/28/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Duncan, DanielBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/28/11Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Duncan, DanielBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/28/11Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Gray, Saundra HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Gray, Saundra HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Marks, Linda YoungBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Marks, Linda YoungBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Goldenberg, PaulMinority/Ethnic Groups$2,50011/29/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Lesnik, MiriamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/29/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Lesnik, MiriamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00011/29/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Lewis, Loida NicolasMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Lewis, Loida NicolasMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00011/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Rockwell, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Rockwell, ThomasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25011/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Shaw, VictoriaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/30/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Shaw, VictoriaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50011/30/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Hannan, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50012/2/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Hannan, JudithBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,50012/2/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Parker, Stephen WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/2/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Parker, Stephen WBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/2/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30012/3/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$30012/3/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Ethridge, William TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/4/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Ethridge, William TBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/4/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Allchin, Catherine MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$65012/5/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Allchin, Catherine MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$65012/5/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Allchin, Catherine MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$35012/5/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Allchin, Catherine MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$35012/5/11Maria CantwellDWANo
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/5/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/5/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/5/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Henry, John BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/5/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Lewis, Loida Nicolas MsMinority/Ethnic Groups$-1,00012/6/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Lewis, Loida Nicolas MsMinority/Ethnic Groups$-1,00012/6/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/6/11Mark WarnerDVAYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/6/11Mark WarnerDVAYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/6/11Scott BrownRMAYes
Magazine Publishers of AmericaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/6/11Scott BrownRMAYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/6/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/6/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Woods, SherrylBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/6/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Woods, SherrylBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/6/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Mccormack, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/7/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Mccormack, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/7/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Mccormack, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/7/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Mccormack, WinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/7/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Marsiglia, Nancy MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$90012/8/11Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Marsiglia, Nancy MBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$90012/8/11Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Murguia, JanetMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/8/11Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Strub, Ann CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/8/11Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Strub, Ann CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/8/11Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Buffett, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/9/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Buffett, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/9/11Sherrod BrownDOHNo
Gund, AgnesMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$2,50012/9/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Kutnick, LauraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/12/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Kutnick, LauraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/12/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Nichols, Robin TawneyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/12/11Max BaucusDMTNo
Nichols, Robin TawneyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/12/11Max BaucusDMTNo
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/12/11Mark WarnerDVAYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/12/11Mark WarnerDVAYes
Santarelli, Frederick P EsqMinority/Ethnic Groups$50012/12/11Robert CaseyDPAYes
Weis, Jennifer RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/12/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Weis, Jennifer RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/12/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/12/11Mark BegichDAKNo
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/12/11Mark BegichDAKNo
Jessup, ClaudiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/13/11Tom UdallDNMNo
Jessup, ClaudiaBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/13/11Tom UdallDNMNo
Hart, James VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/14/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hart, James VBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/14/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/14/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
Lyons, TomBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/14/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/14/11John IsaksonRGAYes
Reed Elsevier IncBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/14/11John IsaksonRGAYes
Braddon, Cynthia HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/16/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Braddon, Cynthia HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/16/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Lieberman, Joan CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/17/11Mark UdallDCONo
Lieberman, Joan CBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/17/11Mark UdallDCONo
Mcclinton, Sandra aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/19/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Mcclinton, Sandra aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/19/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Shanken, MarvinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/19/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Shanken, MarvinBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/19/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/19/11Tim JohnsonDSDYes
Zirkin, NancyMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/19/11Tim JohnsonDSDYes
American Hellenic Educ Progressive AssnMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/20/11Olympia SnoweRMEYes
American Hellenic Educ Progressive AssnMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/20/11Olympia SnoweRMEYes
Cregan, James RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/20/11Susan CollinsRMEYes
Cregan, James RobertBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/20/11Susan CollinsRMEYes
Lyman, JoanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$35012/20/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
Lyman, JoanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$35012/20/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
Bouras, Nicholas MrMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/21/11Olympia SnoweRMEYes
Bouras, Nicholas MrMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/21/11Olympia SnoweRMEYes
Davidson, John LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/21/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Davidson, John LBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/21/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Hertog, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00012/21/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Hertog, SusanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00012/21/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5,00012/21/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
News America HoldingsBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$5,00012/21/11Orrin HatchRUTYes
Trione, DebraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/21/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Trione, DebraBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/21/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/22/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/22/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Chapline, Elise JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/22/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Chapline, Elise JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/22/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Connor, Mary KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/22/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Connor, Mary KBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/22/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Turkish American Heritage PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/22/11Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Turkish American Heritage PacMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/22/11Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Ingram, Martha RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/23/11Bob CorkerRTNYes
Ingram, Martha RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/23/11Bob CorkerRTNYes
Ingram, Martha RBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/23/11Bob CorkerRTNYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/27/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Borde, ConstanceBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/27/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Gonzales, Susan MMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,50012/27/11Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Gonzales, Susan MMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,50012/27/11Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Klutznick, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Klutznick, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Klutznick, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Klutznick, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Debbie StabenowDMIYes
Klutznick, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Klutznick, SamuelBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Le Pere, Gene HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/27/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Le Pere, Gene HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/27/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Menkart, Bethany BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/27/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Menkart, Bethany BBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/27/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Simon, NicholasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Simon, NicholasBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/27/11Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Kohl, Lisa JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Kohl, Lisa JBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/28/11Bill NelsonDFLYes
Lyman, JoanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$20012/28/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Lyman, JoanneMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$20012/28/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Wolf, Jamie RosenthalBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/29/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Wolf, Jamie RosenthalBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$50012/29/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Wolf, Jamie RosenthalBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/29/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Wolf, Jamie RosenthalBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/29/11Sheldon WhitehouseDRIYes
Buffett, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/30/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Buffett, WilliamBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/30/11Jon TesterDMTNo
Stratton, Michael JMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/30/11Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Stratton, Michael JMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/30/11Robert MenéndezDNJNo
Taylor, P aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/30/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
Taylor, P aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/30/11Alan FrankenDMNNo
The Mohegan TribeMinority/Ethnic Groups$1,00012/30/11Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Zagat, Nina SBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,50012/30/11Kirsten GillibrandDNYYes
Bergman, MarilynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/31/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Bergman, MarilynBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$20012/31/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Foster, Laura HMuseums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$25012/31/11Robert CaseyDPAYes
Kahn, J AlanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Kahn, J AlanBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Lear, KateBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$1,00012/31/11Amy KlobucharDMNYes
Schulte, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Schulte, ElizabethBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Schulte, Elizabeth aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/11Patty MurrayDWANo
Schulte, Elizabeth aBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/11Patty MurrayDWANo
Sherman-Palladino, AmyBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$2,00012/31/11Claire McCaskillDMOYes
Silberman, James HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
Silberman, James HBook, newspaper & periodical publishing$25012/31/11Bernard SandersIVTNo
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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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 1, 2011 – December 31, 2011.
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$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$500No
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,000No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$500Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$350Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$1,200Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$5,900No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$2,800No
Ben CardinDMD$0$2,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$1,250Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,000Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$0$400Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$5,000Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$3,600No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$14,500Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$5,500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$500No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$12,500Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$4,500Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,000Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$1,750Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$3,750Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$1,900Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$5,000Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,750Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$3,500No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,000No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$250No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$7,750Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,850No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$2,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$5,500Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$7,250No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$1,500No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,500No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$2,000Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,450Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$500No
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,000No
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$500Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$350Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Not Voting
Scott BrownRMA$0$1,200Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$5,900No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$2,800No
Ben CardinDMD$0$2,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$1,250Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,000Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$0$400Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$5,000Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$3,600No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$14,500Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$5,500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$500No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$12,500Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$4,500Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,000Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$1,750Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$3,750Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$1,900Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$5,000Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,750Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$3,500No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,000No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$250No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$7,750Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,850No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$2,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$5,500Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$7,250No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$1,500No
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,500No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$2,000Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,450Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$51,550

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$98,300
Republican/Conservative$51,550
Minority/Ethnic Groups$17,500
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$6,150
Human Rights$2,750
Consumer groups$0
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