|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.