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S. 1997 - USA RIGHTS Act of 2017

Armed forces and national security. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to protect privacy rights, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

USA RIGHTS Act of 2017

S. 1997 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to protect privacy rights, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to protect privacy rights, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Uniting and Strengthening America by Reforming and Improving the Government's High-Tech Surveillance Act of 2017
  • Uniting and Strengthening America by Reforming and Improving the Government’s High-Tech Surveillance Act of 2017
  • USA RIGHTS Act of 2017
  • USA RIGHTS Act of 2017
  • USA RIGHTS Act of 2017
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Census and government statistics
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Department of Justice
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Judges
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
  • Right of privacy
  • Specialized courts
  • Supreme Court
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/24/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/24/2017
10/24/2017Introduced in Senate
10/24/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$10,650
$66,650
$628,367
$1,423,851
$10,463,497
$14,205,818
$63,882,327
$13,641,171
$104,322,331
$0
31 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
USA RIGHTS Act of 2017

31 organizations support this bill

Advocacy for Principled Action in Government
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
American Civil Liberties Union
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
American Library Association
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Brennan Center for Justice
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Campaign for Accountability
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Campaign for Liberty
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Center for Democracy & Technology
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Center for Popular Democracy
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
CREDO Action
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Demand Progress
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Democracy For America
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Ruiz, David (2017, October 24). The USA Rights Act Protects Us From NSA Spying. Retrieved November 22, 2017, from EFF.
Free Press
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Freedom of the Press Foundation
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
FreedomWorks
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Government Accountability Project
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Government Information Watch
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Indivisible Project
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Media Alliance
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
National Center for Transgender Equality
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
National Coalition Against Censorship
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Project On Government Oversight
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Public Citizen
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Restore The Fourth
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
RootsAction
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Sunlight Foundation
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
The Constitution Project
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
UltraViolet
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.
Woodhull Freedom Foundation
undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Letter from 42 Orgs in Support of USA RIGHTS Act. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from Demand Progress.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$213,677$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,112,886$0
John BarrassoRWY$122,816$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,235,593$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$821,836$0
Roy BluntRMO$645,962$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,099,183$0
John BoozmanRAR$115,290$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,733,628$0
Richard BurrRNC$647,118$0
Maria CantwellDWA$670,333$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$615,951$0
Ben CardinDMD$425,711$0
Tom CarperDDE$227,442$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,727,646$0
Bill CassidyRLA$612,592$0
William Thad CochranRMS$349,225$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$350,456$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$910,039$0
Bob CorkerRTN$415,335$0
John CornynRTX$685,712$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$3,920,196$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,634,379$0
Mike CrapoRID$197,898$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,797,636$0
Steve DainesRMT$358,595$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$816,039$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$3,611,672$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,106,399$0
Mike EnziRWY$68,477$0
Joni ErnstRIA$244,256$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$673,300$0
Deb FischerRNE$370,208$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,592,957$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,200,023$0
Cory GardnerRCO$678,463$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,751,895$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$843,077$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$531,695$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$2,901,275$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$3,307,507$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$392,278$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$822,195$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$753,009$0
Dean HellerRNV$344,952$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,105,474$0
John HoevenRND$82,913$0
Jim InhofeROK$180,074$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$451,280$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,159,336$0
Tim KaineDVA$3,007,668$0
John KennedyRLA$249,200$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$283,613$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$860,191$0
James LankfordROK$301,880$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$602,414$0
Mike LeeRUT$1,019,275$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$328,925$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,461,172$0
John McCainRAZ$642,139$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,202,829$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,129,445$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,241,492$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$457,196$0
Jerry MoranRKS$167,039$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$323,526$0
Chris MurphyDCT$1,084,911$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,271,816$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,653,707$0
Rand PaulRKY$632,052$0
David PerdueRGA$440,445$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,575,032$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,212,234$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$329,920$0
Jim RischRID$86,687$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$348,739$0
Mike RoundsRSD$181,541$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,432,250$0
Bernie SandersIVT$397,762$0
Ben SasseRNE$855,061$0
Brian SchatzDHI$946,072$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,700,810$0
Tim ScottRSC$756,944$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,525,541$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$231,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$993,094$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$846,634$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,435,550$0
John ThuneRSD$428,177$0
Thom TillisRNC$643,343$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,331,143$0
Tom UdallDNM$690,925$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$2,859,128$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,277,770$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,309,865$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$584,016$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$169,815$0
Ron WydenDOR$751,581$0
Todd YoungRIN$424,073$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$213,677$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,112,886$0
John BarrassoRWY$122,816$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,235,593$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$821,836$0
Roy BluntRMO$645,962$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,099,183$0
John BoozmanRAR$115,290$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,733,628$0
Richard BurrRNC$647,118$0
Maria CantwellDWA$670,333$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$615,951$0
Ben CardinDMD$425,711$0
Tom CarperDDE$227,442$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,727,646$0
Bill CassidyRLA$612,592$0
William Thad CochranRMS$349,225$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$350,456$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$910,039$0
Bob CorkerRTN$415,335$0
John CornynRTX$685,712$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$3,920,196$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,634,379$0
Mike CrapoRID$197,898$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,797,636$0
Steve DainesRMT$358,595$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$816,039$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$3,611,672$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,106,399$0
Mike EnziRWY$68,477$0
Joni ErnstRIA$244,256$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$673,300$0
Deb FischerRNE$370,208$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,592,957$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,200,023$0
Cory GardnerRCO$678,463$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,751,895$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$843,077$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$531,695$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$2,901,275$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$3,307,507$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$392,278$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$822,195$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$753,009$0
Dean HellerRNV$344,952$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,105,474$0
John HoevenRND$82,913$0
Jim InhofeROK$180,074$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$451,280$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,159,336$0
Tim KaineDVA$3,007,668$0
John KennedyRLA$249,200$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$283,613$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$860,191$0
James LankfordROK$301,880$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$602,414$0
Mike LeeRUT$1,019,275$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$328,925$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,461,172$0
John McCainRAZ$642,139$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,202,829$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,129,445$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,241,492$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$457,196$0
Jerry MoranRKS$167,039$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$323,526$0
Chris MurphyDCT$1,084,911$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,271,816$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,653,707$0
Rand PaulRKY$632,052$0
David PerdueRGA$440,445$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,575,032$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,212,234$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$329,920$0
Jim RischRID$86,687$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$348,739$0
Mike RoundsRSD$181,541$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,432,250$0
Bernie SandersIVT$397,762$0
Ben SasseRNE$855,061$0
Brian SchatzDHI$946,072$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,700,810$0
Tim ScottRSC$756,944$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,525,541$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$231,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$993,094$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$846,634$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,435,550$0
John ThuneRSD$428,177$0
Thom TillisRNC$643,343$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,331,143$0
Tom UdallDNM$690,925$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$2,859,128$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,277,770$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,309,865$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$584,016$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$169,815$0
Ron WydenDOR$751,581$0
Todd YoungRIN$424,073$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$63,882,327
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Women's issues$13,641,171
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$628,367
Human Rights$66,650
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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