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HR 5949 - FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Key Vote

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Adam Kinzinger voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (73-23) - (Key vote)

Title: FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act of 2008 for 5 years.

Highlights:
  • Extends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act of 2008 from December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2017 including, but not limited to, the following provisions (Sec. 2):
    • Authorizes the intelligence community to electronically target individuals who are “reasonably” believed to be located outside the United States in order to gain foreign intelligence information;
    • Specifies that the intelligence community’s compliance with federal laws will be supervised by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; and
    • Authorizes the intelligence community to obtain relevant and pertinent information about certain individuals from an electronic communications service provider.
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (301-118) - (Key vote)

Title: FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act of 2008 for 5 years.

Highlights:
  • Extends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act of 2008 from December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2017 including, but not limited to, the following provisions (Sec. 2):
    • Authorizes the intelligence community to electronically target individuals who are “reasonably” believed to be located outside the United States in order to gain foreign intelligence information;
    • Specifies that the intelligence community’s compliance with federal laws will be supervised by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; and
    • Authorizes the intelligence community to obtain relevant and pertinent information about certain individuals from an electronic communications service provider.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

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