U.S. House of Representatives record vote 836, 110th Congress, Session 1

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Scored vote

Scorecard: American Civil Liberties Union 2007 House Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"On August 4, 2007, the House passed the Protect America Act (S. 1927) by a vote of 227 to 183. The ACLU opposed this legislation because it allows for massive, untargeted collection of international communications without court order or meaningful oversight by either Congress or the courts. Additionally, it contains virtually no protections for the U.S. end of the phone call or email, leaving decisions about the collection, mining and use of Americans' private communications up to the executive branch."

(Original scorecard available at: http://action.aclu.org/site/VoteCenter?page=voteList)

Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 House Scorecard

Org. position: {{{Vote position 2}}}

Description:

"[[National Journal 2007 House Scorecard description::Renew for six months authority under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to review communications of suspected terrorists without a court order. August 4. (227-183)[]]"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/house_votes.htm)

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