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HR 2975 - Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001 - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (337-79) - (Key vote)
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Title: Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would give the federal government a broad range of powers to combat terrorism.

Highlights:
  • Allows federal authorities to imprison non-Americans suspected to be threats to national security for 7 days, whereas current law allows for 2 days.
  • Eases restrictions on government wiretap and surveillance operations, and permits sharing of such information between some government officials.
  • Enhances security along the United States/Canadian border.
  • Expires many of the surveillance related provisions in the bill on December 31, 2004, but would allow the president to extend the provisions 2 years if needed.
  • Denies US visas to suspected money-launderers.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Spencer T. Bachus (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Howard L. Berman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Cannon (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Howard Coble (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Conyers Jr. (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William D. 'Bill' Delahunt (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Flake (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barney Frank (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Porter J. Goss (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa A. Hart (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Nathan Hostettler (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William Lewis 'Bill' Jenkins (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Keller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Martin T. 'Marty' Meehan (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles B. 'Charlie' Rangel (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William M. 'Bill' Thomas (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anthony David Weiner (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Wexler (FL - D) (Out Of Office)
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