Thursday, March 17, 2011

Key Vote: FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011

FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011
- Vote Passed (279-143, 11 Not Voting)

The House gave final approval to this bill extending some expiring provisions of the Patriot Act for 90 days. The original House bill would have extended the provisions to December 8, 2011, but the Senate approved the short-term bill on February 15. Both chambers are working on long-term bills. The president is expected to sign the bill into law.

Rep. Ander Crenshaw voted YES

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