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S.990 PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 26, 2011 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on May 26, 2011, with a roll call of 250 ayes, 153 nays, and 28 not voting.

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  • 95% of users oppose S.990

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Four-year reauthorization of three controversial government surveillance powers from the PATRIOT Act. The powers include the authority for “roving” wiretaps that allows the government to monitor computers that may occasionally be used by suspected terrorists, the “tangible records provision” that requires banks, telecoms and libraries to hand over any customer information the government requests without being allows to inform the customer, and the “lone wolf” provision allowing the government to track terrorists acting independently of any foreign power or organization.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: Four-year reauthorization of three controversial government surveillance powers from the PATRIOT Act. The powers include the authority for “roving” wiretaps that allows the government to monitor computers that may occasionally be used by suspected terrorists, the “tangible records provision” that requires banks, telecoms and libraries to hand over any customer information the government requests without being allows to inform the customer, and the “lone wolf” provision allowing the government to track terrorists acting independently of any foreign power or organization.

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      As noted by angusrobles, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 31, 2011, "<br> Nice discussions I have read from real people.. If something here has been helpful, let me know.. <br><a title="Fun Games" href="http://www.fungameshub.com/">FUN GAMES</a> <br><a title="Hangover 2 Free Online" href="http://www.exposemovies.com/comedy/the-hangover-2">HANGOVER 2 FREE ONLINE</a> <br><a title="Youtube Music Videos" href="http://www.wowmusicvideos.com/">YOUTUBE MUSIC VIDEOS</a></br></br></br></br> "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • S. 990 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by GovTrack.us - May 06, 2009. S. 990 (111th). A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children in working families. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by GovTrack.us on March 19, 2012, "May 06, 2009. S. 990 (111th). A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children in working families. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s990&sa=U&ei=qOTUT_D2DYHs2QXHnO2xDw&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHGbCXx3mXFeYsrslYTTE5OLFn8qQ)
    • S. 990 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by GovTrack.us - May 06, 2009. S. 990 (111th). A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children in working families. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by GovTrack.us on March 19, 2012, "May 06, 2009. S. 990 (111th). A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children in working families. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s990&sa=U&ei=QI7TT9P9CYqa2AXWoqSdDw&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGJA-TyaoiEMGrjUqiTd3YMPqM_Nw)
    • S. 990 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by GovTrack.us - May 06, 2009. S. 990 (111th). A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children in working families. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by GovTrack.us on March 19, 2012, "May 06, 2009. S. 990 (111th). A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children in working families. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s990&sa=U&ei=0lHST42aEMbF2QWgtvmCDw&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNErw1PNexUQiqw9QHi6YAzQRduWiQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Board puts off vote on Playhouse - July 30, 2012 by Blueridgenow.com - He said that after reading through the Playhouse's 990 tax forms, he noticed a “tremendous amount of expenses” and a “great shift in spending” in 2009 and 2010, though he acknowledged it could be due to the opening of the theater's ...

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      As noted by Blueridgenow.com on July 30, 2012, "He said that after reading through the Playhouse's 990 tax forms, he noticed a “tremendous amount of expenses” and a “great shift in spending” in 2009 and 2010, though he acknowledged it could be due to the opening of the theater's ..." (http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20120730/NEWS/120739998)
    • Fit for a Queen?’: Media Praises Michelle Obama’s $6,800 Shirt (After Bashing Ann Romney’s $990 One) - July 30, 2012 by TheBlaze.com - TheBlaze does not usually report on fashion trends or presidential outfits, but in this case, a shirt forms part of a larger narrative. Over the weekend, Michelle Obama “wowed” at Buckingham Palace “in a captivating, all-white embroidered ...

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      As noted by TheBlaze.com on July 30, 2012, "TheBlaze does not usually report on fashion trends or presidential outfits, but in this case, a shirt forms part of a larger narrative. Over the weekend, Michelle Obama “wowed” at Buckingham Palace “in a captivating, all-white embroidered ..." (http://www.theblaze.com/stories/fit-for-a-queen-media-praises-michelle-obamas-6800-shirt-after-bashing-ann-romneys-990-one/)
    • Board puts off vote on Playhouse - July 30, 2012 by Blueridgenow.com - He said that after reading through the Playhouse's 990 tax forms, he noticed a “tremendous amount of expenses” and a “great shift in spending” in 2009 and 2010, though he acknowledged it could be due to the opening of the theater's ...

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      As noted by Blueridgenow.com on July 30, 2012, "He said that after reading through the Playhouse's 990 tax forms, he noticed a “tremendous amount of expenses” and a “great shift in spending” in 2009 and 2010, though he acknowledged it could be due to the opening of the theater's ..." (http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20120730/news/120739998)
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