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S. 1770 - Every Child Deserves a Family Act

Families. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster case placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Every Child Deserves a Family Act

S. 1770 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster case placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster case placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved.
Other Titles
  • Every Child Deserves a Family Act
Sponsor
Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Families
  • Adoption and foster care
  • Congressional oversight
  • Marriage and family status
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • State and local government operations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced11/01/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/01/2011
11/01/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

26 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Every Child Deserves a Family Act

26 organizations supported this bill

Advocates for Youth
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
AIDS Institute
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
American Civil Liberties Union
Murphy, Laura W. & Thompson, Ian S. (2012, February 15). RE: ACLU Urges Co-Sponsorship of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act (S.1770). Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
American Psychological Association
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
BIENESTAR
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
Bisexual Resource Center
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
CenterLink
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
dignityusa
Duddy-Burke, Marianne (2012, February 27). Dignity USA Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
Families Like Ours
Wing-Kovarik, David (2012, February 21). FLO Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Byard, Eliza (2012, February 24). GLSEN Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
Human Rights Campaign
Solmonese, Joe (2012, March 12). Human Rights Campaign Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
Integrity USA
Knox, Harry F. (2012, March 14). IUSA Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
Interfaith Alliance
Gaddy, Rev. Dr. C. Welton (2012, February 16). Interfaith Alliance Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
Johnson Family Foundation
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
National Black Justice Coalition
Lettman-Hicks, Sharon J. (2012, March 15). NBJC Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Minter, Shannon Price & Rupert, Maya (2012, March 7). Support the Every Child Deserves a Family Act (S. 1770). Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
National Center for Transgender Equality
Keisling, Mara (2012, March 6). NCTE Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
National Coalition for LGBT Health
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
PFLAG
Huckaby, Jody M. (2012, February 14). PFLAG Letter to Senators. Retrieved February 3, 2016, from PFLAG.
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Weinstein, Barbara (2012, March 12). RAC Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.
services and advocacy for glbt elders
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
The Praxis Project
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
Transgender Law Center
Inniss, Hutson W. (2012, March 8). NCLGBTH Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality.
Voice for Adoption
Dobbins, Nicole (2012, February 21). VFA Letter to Senators. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Family Equality Council.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$17,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$11,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$127,835$0
Mark BegichDAK$238,959$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$313,776$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$124,450$0
Roy BluntRMO$18,850$0
John BoozmanRAR$13,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,926,954$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$29,350$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,059,075$0
Richard BurrRNC$6,750$0
Maria CantwellDWA$199,517$0
Ben CardinDMD$96,025$0
Tom CarperDDE$35,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$147,170$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$28,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$5,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$143,841$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$9,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$129,984$0
Bob CorkerRTN$11,600$0
John CornynRTX$16,715$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,500$0
Jim DeMintRSC$750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$201,571$0
Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$292,880$0
Al FrankenDMN$662,891$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,178,337$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$9,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,800$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$929,257$0
Tom HarkinDIA$150,288$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$32,350$0
Dean HellerRNV$13,700$0
John HoevenRND$4,150$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$2,250$0
Dan InouyeDHI$31,200$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,700$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$99,827$0
John F. KerryDMA$146,173$0
Mark KirkRIL$151,320$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$346,714$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$307,740$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$95,575$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$90,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$142,799$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$4,950$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$71,565$0
John McCainRAZ$30,625$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,617,322$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$49,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$144,899$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$371,484$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$135,108$0
Jerry MoranRKS$8,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,550$0
Patty MurrayDWA$787,477$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$30,150$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$173,474$0
Rand PaulRKY$4,900$0
Rob PortmanROH$8,200$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$42,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$30,425$0
Harry ReidDNV$328,650$0
Jim RischRID$2,050$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$89,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$17,630$0
Bernie SandersIVT$294,016$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$192,692$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,347,518$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,800$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$63,152$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$580,191$0
Jon TesterDMT$492,526$0
John ThuneRSD$500$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$19,963$0
Mark UdallDCO$458,529$0
Tom UdallDNM$311,555$0
David VitterRLA$4,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$227,076$0
Jim WebbDVA$2,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$83,307$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$16,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$87,870$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$17,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$11,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$127,835$0
Mark BegichDAK$238,959$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$313,776$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$124,450$0
Roy BluntRMO$18,850$0
John BoozmanRAR$13,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,926,954$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$29,350$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,059,075$0
Richard BurrRNC$6,750$0
Maria CantwellDWA$199,517$0
Ben CardinDMD$96,025$0
Tom CarperDDE$35,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$147,170$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$28,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$5,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$143,841$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$9,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$129,984$0
Bob CorkerRTN$11,600$0
John CornynRTX$16,715$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,500$0
Jim DeMintRSC$750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$201,571$0
Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$292,880$0
Al FrankenDMN$662,891$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,178,337$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$9,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,800$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$929,257$0
Tom HarkinDIA$150,288$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$32,350$0
Dean HellerRNV$13,700$0
John HoevenRND$4,150$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$2,250$0
Dan InouyeDHI$31,200$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,700$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$99,827$0
John F. KerryDMA$146,173$0
Mark KirkRIL$151,320$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$346,714$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$307,740$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$95,575$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$90,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$142,799$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$4,950$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$71,565$0
John McCainRAZ$30,625$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,617,322$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$49,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$144,899$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$371,484$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$135,108$0
Jerry MoranRKS$8,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,550$0
Patty MurrayDWA$787,477$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$30,150$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$173,474$0
Rand PaulRKY$4,900$0
Rob PortmanROH$8,200$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$42,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$30,425$0
Harry ReidDNV$328,650$0
Jim RischRID$2,050$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$89,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$17,630$0
Bernie SandersIVT$294,016$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$192,692$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,347,518$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,800$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$63,152$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$580,191$0
Jon TesterDMT$492,526$0
John ThuneRSD$500$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$19,963$0
Mark UdallDCO$458,529$0
Tom UdallDNM$311,555$0
David VitterRLA$4,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$227,076$0
Jim WebbDVA$2,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$83,307$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$16,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$87,870$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,742,721
Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
Abortion policy/Pro-Abortion Rights$2,116,619
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,432,454
Minority/Ethnic Groups$787,768
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$612,778
Children's rights$506,001
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$398,868
Health & welfare policy$333,441
Elderly issues/Social Security$239,532
Human Rights$45,301
AIDS treatment & testing$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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