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S. 1927 (110th): Protect America Act of 2007

Aug 4, 2007 at 10:20 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the House.

This was a vote to pass S. 1927 (110th) in the House.

The Protect America Act of 2007 (PAA), (Pub.L. 110–55, 121 Stat. 552, enacted by S. 1927), is a controversial amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on August 5, 2007. It removed the warrant requirement for government surveillance of foreign intelligence targets "reasonably believed" to be outside the United States. The FISA Amendments Act of 2008 reauthorized many provisions of the Protect America Act in Title VII of FISA.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 55%
 
 
227
41
 
186
 
Nay 45%
 
 
183
181
 
2
 
Not Voting
 
 
23
9
 
14
 

Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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