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RESTORE Act (2007 FISA bill)
Americans for Democratic Action 2008 Senate Scorecard description Passage of a bill to amend the 1978 Foreig Passage of a bill to amend the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that authorizes warrantless surveillance of foreign targets, even if they are communicating with someone in the United States. The amendment would authorize the FISA court to approve several aspects of how such surveillance is conducted and grant retroactive legal immunity to telecommunications companies that participated in the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program. It would sunset in six years. nce program. It would sunset in six years.
Americans for Democratic Action 2008 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
Americans for Democratic Action 2008 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.adaction.org/pages/publications/voting-records.php +
Bill of vote RESTORE Act (2007 FISA bill) +
Billnumber H3773 +
Chamber 111th United States Congress + , U.S. Senate +
Congress number 110th +
Congressnumber 110 +
Modification date
National Journal 2007 House Scorecard description Renew authority under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to review communications of suspected terrorists, including a requirement for a court order for domestic surveillance. November 15. (227-189)
National Journal 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/house votes.htm +
National Journal 2008 House Scorecard description Overhaul the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, including protecting telecommunications companies from only those lawsuits that involve their future assistance with surveillance. March 14. (213-197)
National Journal 2008 House Scorecard position Aye +
National Journal 2008 House Scorecard source Http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs 20090228 4813.php +
Roll call number 1120 + , 20 + , 145 +
Scorecard vote National Journal 2007 House Scorecard + , Americans for Democratic Action 2008 Senate Scorecard + , National Journal 2008 House Scorecard +
Session number 1 + , 2 +
Categories Rights, Liberties and Courts Policy (U.S.)  + , Tagged legislation  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  + , Congresspedia  + , National security  + , Civil liberties (U.S.)  + , Needs review  +
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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 + , RESTORE Act (2007 FISA bill) + , U.S. House of Representatives record vote 1120, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. House of Representatives record vote 145, 110th Congress, Session 2 + , U.S. Senate record vote 20, 110th Congress, Session 2 + Bill of vote
 

 

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