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Press Release of Intelligence Committee

Feinstein, Chambliss Statement on Passage of FISA Extension

Contact: Brian Weiss (Feinstein), 202-224-9629
Bronwyn Lance Chester (Chambliss), 202-224-3423

Friday, December 28, 2012

            Washington—Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Vice-Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) today issued the following statement after the Senate voted to extend provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act:

            “We are pleased the Senate passed the FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 today. This necessary legislation will continue to keep America safe by enabling our intelligence community to identify and neutralize terror networks before they harm us either at home or abroad. In addition, this legislation includes strong privacy protections. The Senate Intelligence Committee will continue to conduct intensive oversight of this program in the 113th Congress.”

 

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