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H.R. 6304 (110th): FISA Amendments Act of 2008

Jun 20, 2008 at 12:48 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the House.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6304 (110th) in the House.

The FISA Amendments Act of 2008, also called the FAA and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008, is an Act of Congress that amended the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. It has been used as the legal basis for surveillance programs disclosed by Edward Snowden in 2013, including PRISM.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 69%
 
 
293
105
 
188
 
Nay 31%
 
 
129
128
 
1
 
Not Voting
 
 
13
3
 
10
 

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

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