James Talent on Homeland Security

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

Military Commission Act of 2006

The Military Commissions Act passed in response to a supreme court ruling which stated that stated that military tribunals established by the Bush administrations did not align with the UCMJ. The Act defined unlawful enemy combatants and allowed for the military tribunals to be held. It passed the Senate 65-34. James Talent voted in favor of the Military Commission Act of 2006.

James Talent voted in favor of the Military Commission Act of 2006.

USA PATRIOT Reauthorization Act

In March of 2006, congress reauthorized the USA PATRIOT Act. Despite the fact that the PATRIOT Act had become a controversial topic, only 4 Senators opposed the act in the actual vote. James Talent voted in favor of the USA PATRIOT Reauthorization Act.

James Talent voted in favor of the USA PATRIOT Reauthorization Act.

Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004

In October of 2004, congress passed the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. The act was meant to reform national intelligence, and it created the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The act passed the Senate with only 2 dissenting votes. James Talent voted in favor of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.

James Talent voted in favor of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

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