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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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Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 67%
 
 
293
105
 
188
 
Nay 30%
 
 
129
128
 
1
 
Not Voting 3%
 
 
13
3
 
10
 

Date: Jun 20, 2008

Question: On Passage of the Bill in the House

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Passed

Source: house.gov

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