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Key Votes

HR 3162 - USA Patriot Act of 2001 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Adam Schiff voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 107-056 -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (98-1) - (Key vote)

Title: USA Patriot Act of 2001

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants law enforcement more authority to search homes, tap phone lines, and track internet use of those suspected of terrorism.

Highlights:
  • Allows law enforcement agencies to share grand jury and other information about suspected terrorists.
  • Strengthens security on American borders, especially Canada.
  • Offers rewards to citizens who assist the government in finding terrorists.
  • Includes measures to break up terrorists' financial networks and money laundering activities via increased communication between law enforcement and financial institutions and more rigorous oversight of financial transactions.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (357-66) - (Key vote)

Title: USA Patriot Act of 2001

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants law enforcement more authority to search homes, tap phone lines, and track internet use of those suspected of terrorism.

Highlights:
  • Allows law enforcement agencies to share grand jury and other information about suspected terrorists.
  • Strengthens security on American borders, especially Canada.
  • Offers rewards to citizens who assist the government in finding terrorists.
  • Includes measures to break up terrorists' financial networks and money laundering activities via increased communication between law enforcement and financial institutions and more rigorous oversight of financial transactions.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: USA Patriot Act of 2001

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Michael G. Oxley (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
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