Key Vote 110th Congress > Senate > Vote 608

Date: 2008-07-09

Clerk session vote number: 166

Result: 42-57 (Amendment Rejected)

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Defense Policy Resolutions

Bill number: HR6304

Question: On the Amendment

Description: To stay pending cases against certain telecommunications companies and provide that such companies may not seek retroactive immunity until 90 days after the date the final report of the Inspectors General on the President's Surveillance Program is submitted to Congress.

Bill summary: (This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 or FISA Amendments Act of 2008 - Title I: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance - (Sec. 101) Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to add a new title concerning additional procedures for acquiring the communications of certain persons outside the United States. Authorizes the ( more)

Bill titles: To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, and for other purposes.

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