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H.R.5349 To extend the Protect America Act of 2007 for 21 days., 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 13, 2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Committee Assignment: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on February 13, 2008, with a roll call of 191 ayes, 229 nays, and 9 not voting.

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  • 50% of users support H.R.5349

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    • On February 14, 2008, by NishaT - I agree with this bill

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    • On March 08, 2008, by Anonymous - This should pass; this deals with foreign to foreign communication using or going through American lines. There are instances where there is no time to go through courts; I'll bet if we had another terrorist attack then everyone would be on board. The liberty of privacy is sacred but not at the expense of death and destruction of our country and its citizens through a purposeful attack. How many attempts have been thwarted already? Even one is a success. Surveillence of U.S. citizens will still require individualized warrants.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 08, 2008, "This should pass; this deals with foreign to foreign communication using or going through American lines. There are instances where there is no time to go through courts; I'll bet if we had another terrorist attack then everyone would be on board. The liberty of privacy is sacred but not at the expense of death and destruction of our country and its citizens through a purposeful attack. How many attempts have been thwarted already? Even one is a success. Surveillence of U.S. citizens will still require individualized warrants. "
    • On February 19, 2008, by Anonymous - No bill should go forward with ANY immunity. This should be dealt with by the courts. The Asst. AG HIMSELF testified that this warrantless wiretapping WAS done ILLEGALLY for a time. There is no question. Only broken laws with no consequences.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 19, 2008, "No bill should go forward with ANY immunity. This should be dealt with by the courts. The Asst. AG HIMSELF testified that this warrantless wiretapping WAS done ILLEGALLY for a time. There is no question. Only broken laws with no consequences."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Herseth Sandlin v. Noem: Let's Debate What's Voted For, Not Who ... - August 25, 2010 by Madville Times - Joel Rosenthal got me thinking. In his most recent blog post, Rosenthal mentions the Kristi Noem strategy of pointing out how often Stephanie Herseth Sandlin votes with Nancy Pelosi. Rosenthal wonders how many of those votes are really ...

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      As noted by Madville Times on August 25, 2010, "Joel Rosenthal got me thinking. In his most recent blog post, Rosenthal mentions the Kristi Noem strategy of pointing out how often Stephanie Herseth Sandlin votes with Nancy Pelosi. Rosenthal wonders how many of those votes are really ..." (http://madvilletimes.blogspot.com/2010/08/herseth-sandlin-v-noem-lets-debate.html)
    • H.R.5349: Cambodian Trade Act of 2010 - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - May 19, 2010 by opencongress.org - In response, Congressman Rohrabacher, along with Congressman William Delahunt (D-MA), introduced H.R. 5349, the Cambodian Trade Action of 2010 in May 2010. This bill – currently before the House Committee on Foreign ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on May 19, 2010, "In response, Congressman Rohrabacher, along with Congressman William Delahunt (D-MA), introduced H.R. 5349, the Cambodian Trade Action of 2010 in May 2010. This bill – currently before the House Committee on Foreign ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h5349/show)
    • CQ Politics | 2008 Legislative Summary: Electronic Surveillance Powers - December 07, 2008 by Top Stories from CQ - But every House Republican combined with a number of Democrats — some who opposed any extension, and some who sided with Bush — to reject the extension ( HR 5349 ). The temporary law expired, and Republicans initially refused to ...

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      As noted by Top Stories from CQ on December 07, 2008, "But every House Republican combined with a number of Democrats — some who opposed any extension, and some who sided with Bush — to reject the extension ( HR 5349 ). The temporary law expired, and Republicans initially refused to ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=weeklyreport-000002994158)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Intelligence surveillance on agenda for Congress - February 17, 2008 by GoErie.com, PA - 13 defeated a 21-day renewal (HR 5349) of a version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act enacted in August. That temporary measure then expired as ...

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      As noted by GoErie.com, PA on February 17, 2008, "13 defeated a 21-day renewal (HR 5349) of a version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act enacted in August. That temporary measure then expired as ..." (http://www.goerie.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080218/NEWS06/802180413/-1/NEWS)
    • Thomas Voting Reports - February 16, 2008 by Billings Gazette,  USA - 13 defeated a 21-day renewal (HR 5349) of a version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act enacted last August. That temporary measure then expired as ...

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      As noted by Billings Gazette,  USA on February 16, 2008, "13 defeated a 21-day renewal (HR 5349) of a version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act enacted last August. That temporary measure then expired as ..." (http://www.billingsgazette.net/articles/2008/02/17/news/state/54-voting.txt)
    • Capitol link in Washington - February 16, 2008 by Arizona Daily Star, AZ - 13 defeated a 21-day renewal (HR 5349) of a version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act enacted last August. That temporary measure then expired as ...

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      As noted by Arizona Daily Star, AZ on February 16, 2008, "13 defeated a 21-day renewal (HR 5349) of a version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act enacted last August. That temporary measure then expired as ..." (http://www.azstarnet.com/news/225503)
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