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S. 1123 - USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

Armed forces and national security. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

S. 1123 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
  • USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
  • USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Arms control and nonproliferation
  • Business records
  • Chemical and biological weapons
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer credit
  • Crimes against animals and natural resources
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • International law and treaties
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Marine pollution
  • Navigation, waterways, harbors
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Oil and gas
  • Pollution liability
  • Radioactive wastes and releases
  • Right of privacy
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • Terrorism
  • Transportation safety and security
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Major Actions
Introduced4/28/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/28/2015
4/28/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
4/28/2015Introduced in Senate
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USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

25 organizations supported this bill

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Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
American Association of Law Libraries
Holland, Elizabeth (2015, April 29). AALL Urges Enactment of USA FREEDOM Act. Retrieved May 1, 2015, from AALL.
American Library Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Association of Research Libraries
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Center for Democracy & Technology
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Center for National Security Studies
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
CloudFlare
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Computer & Communications Industry Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Global Network Initiative
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Human Rights Watch
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Internet Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Internet Infrastructure Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Mozilla
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Niskanen Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
PEN American Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
R Street Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Reform Government Surveillance
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Rutherford Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Servint
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Silent Circle
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
Sonic.net
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
TechFreedom
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
The Constitution Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
World Press Freedom Committee
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 6). Support for the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 1123; H.R. 2048). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from Center for Democracy & Technology.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$56,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$558,562$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$194,730$0
John BarrassoRWY$47,800$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$278,679$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$167,985$0
Roy BluntRMO$244,511$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$352,744$0
John BoozmanRAR$50,682$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$12,050$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$262,013$0
Richard BurrRNC$209,549$0
Maria CantwellDWA$216,176$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$147,375$0
Ben CardinDMD$49,462$0
Tom CarperDDE$78,690$0
Bob CaseyDPA$120,705$0
Bill CassidyRLA$401,923$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$42,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,050$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$89,100$0
Bob CorkerRTN$86,651$0
John CornynRTX$198,696$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,297,217$0
Mike CrapoRID$97,734$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,027,116$0
Steve DainesRMT$325,725$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$42,068$0
Dick DurbinDIL$92,622$0
Mike EnziRWY$16,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$184,336$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$104,665$0
Deb FischerRNE$218,449$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,406,405$0
Al FrankenDMN$337,499$0
Cory GardnerRCO$487,645$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$340,382$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$138,388$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$213,529$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$204,131$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$100,046$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$63,321$0
Dean HellerRNV$251,137$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$55,814$0
John HoevenRND$28,450$0
Jim InhofeROK$77,424$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$108,045$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$889,234$0
Tim KaineDVA$424,441$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$40,505$0
Mark KirkRIL$249,373$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$129,394$0
James LankfordROK$197,990$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$117,195$0
Mike LeeRUT$849,164$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$31,166$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$266,680$0
John McCainRAZ$275,790$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$279,325$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$489,149$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$117,922$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$140,406$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$41,762$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$230,762$0
Patty MurrayDWA$269,971$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$136,782$0
Rand PaulRKY$541,681$0
David PerdueRGA$272,973$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$120,565$0
Rob PortmanROH$346,725$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$24,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$53,950$0
Jim RischRID$71,937$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$157,291$0
Mike RoundsRSD$93,681$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,063,029$0
Bernie SandersIVT$43,244$0
Ben SasseRNE$733,451$0
Brian SchatzDHI$86,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$428,635$0
Tim ScottRSC$341,811$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$180,365$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$14,600$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$73,998$0
Dan SullivanRAK$645,523$0
Jon TesterDMT$147,961$0
John ThuneRSD$260,001$0
Thom TillisRNC$294,664$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,442,825$0
Tom UdallDNM$140,393$0
David VitterRLA$10,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$306,754$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$709,128$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$117,973$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$18,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$212,265$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$56,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$558,562$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$194,730$0
John BarrassoRWY$47,800$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$278,679$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$167,985$0
Roy BluntRMO$244,511$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$352,744$0
John BoozmanRAR$50,682$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$12,050$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$262,013$0
Richard BurrRNC$209,549$0
Maria CantwellDWA$216,176$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$147,375$0
Ben CardinDMD$49,462$0
Tom CarperDDE$78,690$0
Bob CaseyDPA$120,705$0
Bill CassidyRLA$401,923$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$42,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,050$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$89,100$0
Bob CorkerRTN$86,651$0
John CornynRTX$198,696$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,297,217$0
Mike CrapoRID$97,734$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,027,116$0
Steve DainesRMT$325,725$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$42,068$0
Dick DurbinDIL$92,622$0
Mike EnziRWY$16,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$184,336$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$104,665$0
Deb FischerRNE$218,449$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,406,405$0
Al FrankenDMN$337,499$0
Cory GardnerRCO$487,645$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$340,382$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$138,388$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$213,529$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$204,131$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$100,046$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$63,321$0
Dean HellerRNV$251,137$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$55,814$0
John HoevenRND$28,450$0
Jim InhofeROK$77,424$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$108,045$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$889,234$0
Tim KaineDVA$424,441$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$40,505$0
Mark KirkRIL$249,373$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$129,394$0
James LankfordROK$197,990$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$117,195$0
Mike LeeRUT$849,164$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$31,166$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$266,680$0
John McCainRAZ$275,790$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$279,325$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$489,149$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$117,922$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$140,406$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$41,762$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$230,762$0
Patty MurrayDWA$269,971$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$136,782$0
Rand PaulRKY$541,681$0
David PerdueRGA$272,973$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$120,565$0
Rob PortmanROH$346,725$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$24,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$53,950$0
Jim RischRID$71,937$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$157,291$0
Mike RoundsRSD$93,681$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,063,029$0
Bernie SandersIVT$43,244$0
Ben SasseRNE$733,451$0
Brian SchatzDHI$86,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$428,635$0
Tim ScottRSC$341,811$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$180,365$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$14,600$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$73,998$0
Dan SullivanRAK$645,523$0
Jon TesterDMT$147,961$0
John ThuneRSD$260,001$0
Thom TillisRNC$294,664$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,442,825$0
Tom UdallDNM$140,393$0
David VitterRLA$10,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$306,754$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$709,128$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$117,973$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$18,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$212,265$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,874,297
Computer software$4,556,122
Computer manufacture & services$903,616
Internet & Online Services$579,662
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$533,625
Telecommunications Devices$226,050
Human Rights$45,000
Hosting/Cloud Services$37,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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