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

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

The FISA Amendments Act of 2008 (also called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008, H.R. 6304, enacted 2008-07-10) is an Act of Congress that amended the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. It has been used as the legal basis for mass surveillance programs disclosed by Edward Snowden in 2014, including PRISM.

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Congress
110th Congress
Date
Jun 20, 2008
Chamber
House
Number
#437
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 293
 
 
67%
105 188
  Nay 129
 
 
30%
128 1
Not Voting 13
 
 
3%
3 10
Required: Simple Majority source: house.gov
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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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