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

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

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 of 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 R D I
Yea 60%
 
 
 
60
43
 
16
 
1
 
Nay 28%
 
 
 
28
0
 
27
 
1
 
Not Voting 12%
 
 
 
12
6
 
6
 
0
 

Date: Aug 3, 2007

Question: On Passage of the Bill in the Senate

Required: 3/5

Result: Bill Passed

Source: senate.gov

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