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S. 259 - Vision Care for Kids Act of 2009

Health. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Vision Care for Kids Act of 2009

S. 259 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Vision Care for Kids Act of 2009
Sponsor
Christopher Bond
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Child health
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Hearing, speech, and vision care
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/15/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/15/2009
1/15/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$451,484
$1,379,228
$918,455
$3,465,340
$616,677
$126,350
$73,125
$7,030,659
$0
7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Vision Care for Kids Act of 2009

7 organizations supported this bill

American Optometric Association
SUNY Optometry (2010). VISION CARE FOR KIDS ACT OF 2009. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from SUNY Optometry.
American Public Health Association
Benjamin, Georges C., MD (2009, March 3). Letter to Representative Green and Senator Bond. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from APHA.
National Association of School Nurses
SUNY Optometry (2010). VISION CARE FOR KIDS ACT OF 2009. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from SUNY Optometry.
National Association of Vision Care Plans
SUNY Optometry (2010). VISION CARE FOR KIDS ACT OF 2009. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from SUNY Optometry.
Reading Is Fundamental
SUNY Optometry (2010). VISION CARE FOR KIDS ACT OF 2009. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from SUNY Optometry.
state university of new york college of optometry
SUNY Optometry (2010). VISION CARE FOR KIDS ACT OF 2009. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from SUNY Optometry.
Vision Council of America
SUNY Optometry (2010). VISION CARE FOR KIDS ACT OF 2009. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from SUNY Optometry.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,750$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$89,650$0
John BarrassoRWY$62,350$0
Max BaucusDMT$195,650$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$40,200$0
Mark BegichDAK$28,650$0
Bob BennettRUT$39,500$0
Joe BidenDDE$14,550$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$50,450$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$3,150$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$92,055$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$119,399$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$2,000$0
Jim BunningRKY$11,250$0
Richard BurrRNC$126,590$0
Roland BurrisDIL$1,250$0
Robert ByrdDWV$18,400$0
Maria CantwellDWA$41,250$0
Ben CardinDMD$95,609$0
Tom CarperDDE$59,770$0
Bob CaseyDPA$128,037$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$150,500$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$197,060$0
Tom CoburnROK$57,400$0
William Thad CochranRMS$33,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$133,417$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$70,600$0
Bob CorkerRTN$114,928$0
John CornynRTX$91,775$0
Mike CrapoRID$53,675$0
Jim DeMintRSC$65,765$0
Chris DoddDCT$135,150$0
Byron DorganDND$55,555$0
Dick DurbinDIL$78,775$0
John EnsignRNV$42,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$70,500$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$89,705$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$45,150$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$78,940$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$127,650$0
Judd GreggRNH$14,600$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$53,050$0
Tom HarkinDIA$134,300$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$117,767$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$51,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$24,850$0
Dan InouyeDHI$29,950$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$83,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$51,250$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$48,750$0
Ted KennedyDMA$61,479$0
John F. KerryDMA$68,420$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$56,500$0
Herb KohlDWI$500$0
Jon KylRAZ$100,600$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$83,580$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$33,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$16,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$81,217$0
Joe LiebermanICT$86,740$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$168,050$0
Dick LugarRIN$23,100$0
Mel MartinezRFL$24,800$0
John McCainRAZ$60,695$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$62,900$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$220,850$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,450$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$66,064$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$47,987$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$59,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$139,209$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$103,550$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$84,980$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$58,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$55,950$0
Harry ReidDNV$152,250$0
Jim RischRID$24,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$69,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$58,724$0
Ken SalazarDCO$40,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$21,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$121,250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$38,950$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$56,815$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,300$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$42,700$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$102,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$163,068$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,350$0
John ThuneRSD$81,365$0
Mark UdallDCO$115,850$0
Tom UdallDNM$49,444$0
David VitterRLA$56,900$0
George VoinovichROH$17,050$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$99,450$0
Jim WebbDVA$23,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$41,050$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$75,900$0
Ron WydenDOR$124,450$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,750$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$89,650$0
John BarrassoRWY$62,350$0
Max BaucusDMT$195,650$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$40,200$0
Mark BegichDAK$28,650$0
Bob BennettRUT$39,500$0
Joe BidenDDE$14,550$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$50,450$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$3,150$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$92,055$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$119,399$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$2,000$0
Jim BunningRKY$11,250$0
Richard BurrRNC$126,590$0
Roland BurrisDIL$1,250$0
Robert ByrdDWV$18,400$0
Maria CantwellDWA$41,250$0
Ben CardinDMD$95,609$0
Tom CarperDDE$59,770$0
Bob CaseyDPA$128,037$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$150,500$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$197,060$0
Tom CoburnROK$57,400$0
William Thad CochranRMS$33,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$133,417$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$70,600$0
Bob CorkerRTN$114,928$0
John CornynRTX$91,775$0
Mike CrapoRID$53,675$0
Jim DeMintRSC$65,765$0
Chris DoddDCT$135,150$0
Byron DorganDND$55,555$0
Dick DurbinDIL$78,775$0
John EnsignRNV$42,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$70,500$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$89,705$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$45,150$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$78,940$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$127,650$0
Judd GreggRNH$14,600$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$53,050$0
Tom HarkinDIA$134,300$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$117,767$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$51,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$24,850$0
Dan InouyeDHI$29,950$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$83,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$51,250$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$48,750$0
Ted KennedyDMA$61,479$0
John F. KerryDMA$68,420$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$56,500$0
Herb KohlDWI$500$0
Jon KylRAZ$100,600$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$83,580$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$33,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$16,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$81,217$0
Joe LiebermanICT$86,740$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$168,050$0
Dick LugarRIN$23,100$0
Mel MartinezRFL$24,800$0
John McCainRAZ$60,695$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$62,900$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$220,850$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,450$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$66,064$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$47,987$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$59,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$139,209$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$103,550$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$84,980$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$58,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$55,950$0
Harry ReidDNV$152,250$0
Jim RischRID$24,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$69,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$58,724$0
Ken SalazarDCO$40,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$21,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$121,250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$38,950$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$56,815$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,300$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$42,700$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$102,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$163,068$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,350$0
John ThuneRSD$81,365$0
Mark UdallDCO$115,850$0
Tom UdallDNM$49,444$0
David VitterRLA$56,900$0
George VoinovichROH$17,050$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$99,450$0
Jim WebbDVA$23,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$41,050$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$75,900$0
Ron WydenDOR$124,450$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Accident & health insurance$3,465,340
Optometrists & Ophthalmologists$1,379,228
Nurses$918,455
Education$616,677
Medical schools$451,484
Optical instruments & lenses$126,350
Health professionals$73,125

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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