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H.R.2082 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 11, 2008 On passage, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 225 - 188 (Roll no. 117).

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    I know the most recent action for this bill is as follows: "On passage, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 225 - 188 (Roll no. 117)." on Mar 11, 2008
  • Committee Assignment: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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    This bill has been assigned to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence committee.
  • Committee Assignment: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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    This bill has been assigned to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence committee.
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Homeland Security

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on March 11, 2008, with a roll call of 225 ayes, 188 nays, and 17 not voting.

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  • 27% of users oppose H.R.2082

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    27% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.2082.
  • H.R.2082 has been viewed 60,851 times

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On March 08, 2008, by wanderingwill - waterboarding is torture. bush should not have vetoed a bill because it bans torture such as waterboarding.

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      As noted by wanderingwill, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 08, 2008, "waterboarding is torture. bush should not have vetoed a bill because it bans torture such as waterboarding."
    • On April 01, 2008, by Dubear - So, suggest a better way of gaining information, or stopping future terrorist attacks on Americans or stop 4th down , TV quarterbacking.

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      As noted by Dubear, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 01, 2008, "So, suggest a better way of gaining information, or stopping future terrorist attacks on Americans or stop 4th down , TV quarterbacking. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.2082: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of ... - OpenCongress - May 31, 2011 by opencongress.org - Hmmmm, no blog posts found for this bill at this time. This means that this this bill has not yet been mentioned on a publicly-searchable blog by either its official number (for example, "H.R. 3200") or title (for ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on May 31, 2011, "Hmmmm, no blog posts found for this bill at this time. This means that this this bill has not yet been mentioned on a publicly-searchable blog by either its official number (for example, "H.R. 3200") or title (for ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h2082/show)
    • Wyden Leads and Succeeds in 110th Congress - December 23, 2008 by Welcome to KWVR Radio - ü Fighting Torture: Senator Wyden and other members of a joint House-Senate conference committee on H.R. 2082, the annual bill authorizing funds for intelligence activities, included language effectively prohibiting ...

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      As noted by Welcome to KWVR Radio on December 23, 2008, "ü Fighting Torture: Senator Wyden and other members of a joint House-Senate conference committee on H.R. 2082, the annual bill authorizing funds for intelligence activities, included language effectively prohibiting ..." (http://kwvrradio.net/main/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=595:wyden-leads-and-succeeds-in-110th-congress&catid=57:congresssenate&Itemid=62)
    • oneheartforpeace: Letter to citizen from Rep. Heath Shuler of NC ... - December 06, 2008 by oneheartforpeace - H.R. 2082, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, as reported out of conference on December 6, 2007, would generally bar any person, in the custody or effective control of either an element of the intelligence ...

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      As noted by oneheartforpeace on December 06, 2008, "H.R. 2082, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, as reported out of conference on December 6, 2007, would generally bar any person, in the custody or effective control of either an element of the intelligence ..." (http://oneheartforpeace.blogspot.com/2008/12/letter-to-citizen-from-rep-heath-shuler.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Voice of the Reader - March 28, 2008 by The Southern, IL - President George Bush has vetoed HR 2082, the Intelligence Authorization Bill, which prevents US agents from using waterboarding, sexual humiliation, ...

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      As noted by The Southern, IL on March 28, 2008, "President George Bush has vetoed HR 2082, the Intelligence Authorization Bill, which prevents US agents from using waterboarding, sexual humiliation, ..." (http://www.southernillinoisan.com/articles/2008/03/30/opinions/voice_of_the_reader/23788111.txt)
    • America should oppose torture - March 25, 2008 by News-Leader.com, MO - While I applaud Congress for rejecting bogus arguments validating torture as an interrogation tactic and passing HR 2082, I was extremely disappointed that ...

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      As noted by News-Leader.com, MO on March 25, 2008, "While I applaud Congress for rejecting bogus arguments validating torture as an interrogation tactic and passing HR 2082, I was extremely disappointed that ..." (http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080326/OPINIONS03/803260375/1006/OPINIONS)
    • Letter: President’s Veto Shameful - March 25, 2008 by Alexandria Gazette Packet, VA - ... the use of torture — a tactic rubber-stamped by high-ranking Bush administration officials — by passing the Intelligence Authorization Bill (HR 2082). ...

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      As noted by Alexandria Gazette Packet, VA on March 25, 2008, "... the use of torture — a tactic rubber-stamped by high-ranking Bush administration officials — by passing the Intelligence Authorization Bill (HR 2082). ..." (http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=95136&paper=59&cat=131)
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