S. 3369 - DISCLOSE Act of 2012

Government operations and politics. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Senate Vote: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 3369

DID NOT PASS on July 17, 2012.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 53 voted NO: 45
2 voted present/not voting

Other Votes:

DISCLOSE Act of 2012

S. 3369 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2012
  • DISCLOSE Act of 2012
Sponsor
Sheldon Whitehouse
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Business records
  • Congressional elections
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Financial services and investments
  • Government information and archives
  • Labor-management relations
  • Political advertising
  • Political parties and affiliation
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Tax-exempt organizations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/10/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 33697/16/2012This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
51 voted YES 44 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 33697/17/2012This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
53 voted YES 45 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/10/2012
7/10/2012Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar7/11/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 446.
7/12/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
7/12/2012Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
7/12/2012Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
7/16/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
7/16/2012Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Roll Call Vote No. 179) entered in Senate.
select this voteVote7/16/2012On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 3369
7/17/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
7/17/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Roll Call Vote No. 179) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
7/17/2012Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Roll Call Vote No. 179) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
7/17/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
currently selectedVote7/17/2012On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 3369
7/24/2012Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this motion

Security brokers & investment companies$20,048,944
Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
Environmental policy$3,202,626
Human Rights$45,301
Consumer groups$5,150
Small business associations (split)
$27,911,365

opposed this motion

Business services$7,215,116
Republican/Conservative$6,919,061
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,928,705
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$4,393,458
Electric Power utilities$4,248,285
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$3,419,234
Chemicals$3,304,154
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,079,320
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,506,004
Hotels & motels$2,503,803
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,346,101
Casinos, racetracks & gambling$2,238,262
Residential construction$2,145,432
Petroleum refining & marketing$2,099,581
Food stores$1,981,244
Milk & dairy producers$1,909,709
Airlines$1,799,517
Services$1,502,659
Engineers - type unknown$1,449,211
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,434,222
Special trade contractors$1,279,651
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,183,410
Pro-Guns$1,102,098
Retail trade$884,321
Fabricated metal products$854,844
Construction equipment$787,840
Clothing & accessories$741,113
Animal feed & health products$736,398
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$734,027
Outdoor advertising services$705,013
Food wholesalers$687,550
Insurance$678,044
Commercial printing & typesetting$617,568
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$599,775
Aircraft manufacturers$509,200
General aviation (private pilots)$485,250
Florists & Nursery Services$357,366
Food & Beverage Products and Services$355,959
Manufacturing$353,869
Builders associations$345,971
Chambers of commerce$274,854
Wholesale trade$272,351
Pleasure boats$253,450
Plumbing & pipe products$239,452
Furniture & appliance stores$237,100
Miscellaneous repair services$228,695
Freight & delivery services$185,912
Abortion policy/Anti-Abortion$158,506
Trucking$98,600
Construction & Public Works$78,750
Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
Christian Conservative$44,250
Small business associations (split)
$77,552,240

Interest groups that opposed this motion gave 178% more as interest groups that supported this motion

37 Organizations Supported and 69 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
DISCLOSE Act of 2012

37 organizations supported this motion

Alliance for a Just Society
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Americans for Campaign Reform
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Brennan Center for Justice
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Campaign Legal Center
Herbert, J. Gerald and Meredith McGehee (2012, July 12). Legal Center Urges Senators to Pass DISCLOSE Act . Retrieved July 13, 2012, from Campaign Legal Center.
Center for Media and Democracy
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Center for the Study of Democratic Societies
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Citizen Works
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)
Miller, Jeremy (2012, July 12). Disclose Act Returns. Retrieved July 13, 2012, from CREW.
Coalition for Accountability in Political Spending
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Coffee Party USA
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Common Cause
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Consumer Watchdog
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
corporate ethics international
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
CREDO Action
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Democracy 21
Democracy 21 (n.d.). Senators Face Clear Choice: For Disclosure to Inform Citizens or For Secret Money in Elections. Retrieved July 13, 2012, from Democracy 21.
Democracy For America
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Demos
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Earth Friends Conservation Fund
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Free Speech for People
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Global Democracy Project
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Greenpeace
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Harrington Investments
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
heartland democracy
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
League of Women Voters
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Main Street Alliance
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
MapLight
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
National People's Action
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
New Progressive Alliance
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Rootstrikers
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Sunlight Foundation
Rosenberg, Lisa (2012, July 12). What You Should Know about the DISCLOSE Act Part 1: What is the DISCLOSE Act?. Retrieved July 13, 2012, from Sunlight Foundation.
Trillium Asset Management, LLC
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Union of Concerned Scientists
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
United Republic
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Walden Asset Management
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Wolf PAC
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Working Families Party
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.
Zevin Asset Management
undersigned organizations (2012, July 13). Vote for S 3369, the Disclose Act of 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Citizen.org.

69 organizations opposed this motion

60 Plus Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
ABC Heart of America Chapter
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Aerospace Industries Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Agricultural Retailers Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Airlines for America
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Apparel & Footwear Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Bakers Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Chemistry Council
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Council of Engineering Companies
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Frozen Food Institute
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Gaming Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Hotel & Lodging Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Insurance Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Lighting Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Moving & Storage Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Petroleum Institute
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Supply Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Trucking Associations
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Wholesale Marketers Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Associated Builders and Contractors
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Associated Equipment Distributors
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Associated General Contractors of America
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Business Services Etc., Inc.
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Business Solutions Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Club for Growth
Roth, Andrew (2012, July 13). Key Vote Alert - “NO” on the DISCLOSE Act . Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Club for Growth.
Construction Industry Round Table
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Design Professionals Coalition
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Dot Foods, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Edison Electric Institute
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Electronics Representatives Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Family Research Council
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Food Marketing Institute
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
FPDA Motion & Control Network
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2012, July 16). Key Vote NO on DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from FreedomWorks.
Gases and Welding Distributors Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Gun Owners of America
GOA (2012, July 16). DISCLOSE Act Moving Again – Senate to Vote on anti-Free Speech Bill on Monday . Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Ammoland.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
International Dairy Foods Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
International Foodservice Distributors Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
International Sign Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
ISSA - The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Metals Service Center Institute
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Chemical Distributors
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Home Builders
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Council of Chain Restaurants
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Federation of Independent Business
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Grain and Feed Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Marine Distributors Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Religious Broadcasters
NRB (2012, May 22). Senate to Vote on DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from NRB.
National Restaurant Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Retail Federation
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Rifle Association
Allen, Michael (2012, July 13). NRA Threatens Senators Who Support Bill That Would LIst Financial Supporters of Attack Ads. Retrieved July 13, 2012, from Opposing Views.
National Right to Life Committee
O’Steen, David N. & Douglas Johnson (2012, July 13). RE: “DISCLOSE Act” (S. 3369). Retrieved July 16, 2012, from .
National Roofing Contractors Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Non-Ferrous Founders' Society
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
North American Equipment Dealers Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Printing Industries of America
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Retail Industry Leaders Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Women Construction Owners and Executives
undersigned organizations (2012, July 12). Letter Opposing the Latest House and Senate Version of the So-Called DISCLOSE 2012 Act, S. 3369 and H.R. 4010. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, 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
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$19,500Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$163,716$722,993No
Kelly AyotteRNH$173,268$649,119No
John BarrassoRWY$87,400$721,826No
Max BaucusDMT$329,500$1,082,166Yes
Mark BegichDAK$295,458$288,984Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$813,356$584,829Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,750$92,600Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$344,428$180,125Yes
Roy BluntRMO$434,879$2,030,816No
John BoozmanRAR$59,305$429,469No
Barbara BoxerDCA$802,848$1,003,245Yes
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,253,325$2,862,003No
Sherrod BrownDOH$646,383$728,381Yes
Richard BurrRNC$240,012$1,205,438No
Maria CantwellDWA$224,228$420,194Yes
Ben CardinDMD$215,708$427,555Yes
Tom CarperDDE$160,250$482,707Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$310,479$728,643Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$218,000$2,155,593No
Daniel CoatsRIN$94,799$497,943No
Tom CoburnROK$39,250$275,376No
William Thad CochranRMS$6,800$335,852No
Susan M. CollinsRME$214,166$922,935No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$14,400$72,000Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$127,667$243,900Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$494,160$1,272,472No
John CornynRTX$341,295$1,665,994No
Mike CrapoRID$208,085$386,741No
Jim DeMintRSC$132,933$815,248No
Dick DurbinDIL$368,421$824,198Yes
Mike EnziRWY$86,284$222,400No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$155,022$601,369Yes
Al FrankenDMN$797,377$560,885Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,758,431$1,590,380Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$92,788$715,713No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$118,850$733,497No
Kay R. HaganDNC$444,924$316,796Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$161,718$556,044Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$340,750$1,044,317No
Dean HellerRNV$205,393$1,739,722No
John HoevenRND$65,550$506,860No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$29,250$216,950No
Jim InhofeROK$19,500$878,015No
Dan InouyeDHI$26,350$458,050Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$125,400$1,020,913No
Mike JohannsRNE$52,531$592,858No
Ron JohnsonRWI$151,253$886,295No
Tim JohnsonDSD$296,210$243,039Yes
John F. KerryDMA$173,444$301,125Yes
Mark KirkRIL$777,627$2,059,378Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$148,846$632,850Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$13,200$107,194No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$217,096$918,331Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$292,678$431,640Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$102,600$139,800Yes
Mike LeeRUT$21,866$211,698No
Carl LevinDMI$169,138$331,107Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$9,800$39,700Yes
Dick LugarRIN$101,224$663,840No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$182,015$896,634Yes
John McCainRAZ$174,775$764,433No
Claire McCaskillDMO$371,927$789,012Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$713,046$2,502,073No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$329,200$1,603,314Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$426,058$239,364Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$78,049$277,989Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$70,800$800,573No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$54,850$650,358No
Patty MurrayDWA$314,900$821,029Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$55,650$488,206Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$311,741$838,553Yes
Rand PaulRKY$60,842$671,458No
Rob PortmanROH$454,981$1,972,406No
Mark L. PryorDAR$120,050$519,832Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$204,060$239,975Yes
Harry ReidDNV$683,739$2,257,512Yes
Jim RischRID$31,100$521,722No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$137,100$1,019,211No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$159,250$508,600Yes
Marco RubioRFL$319,611$2,248,788No
Bernie SandersIVT$288,220$71,125Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,227,315$1,140,020Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$54,100$589,413No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$472,813$303,920Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$322,600$580,466Not Voting
Olympia J. SnoweRME$93,790$315,799No
Debbie StabenowDMI$356,798$818,992Yes
Jon TesterDMT$663,430$423,087Yes
John ThuneRSD$226,204$1,350,531No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$559,800$3,195,164No
Mark UdallDCO$744,644$655,178Yes
Tom UdallDNM$446,874$360,037Yes
David VitterRLA$126,500$1,202,229No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$670,709$1,023,559Yes
Jim WebbDVA$17,520$64,600Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$258,556$225,132Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,750$1,304,385No
Ron WydenDOR$235,629$447,950Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$19,500Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$163,716$722,993No
Kelly AyotteRNH$173,268$649,119No
John BarrassoRWY$87,400$721,826No
Max BaucusDMT$329,500$1,082,166Yes
Mark BegichDAK$295,458$288,984Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$813,356$584,829Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,750$92,600Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$344,428$180,125Yes
Roy BluntRMO$434,879$2,030,816No
John BoozmanRAR$59,305$429,469No
Barbara BoxerDCA$802,848$1,003,245Yes
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,253,325$2,862,003No
Sherrod BrownDOH$646,383$728,381Yes
Richard BurrRNC$240,012$1,205,438No
Maria CantwellDWA$224,228$420,194Yes
Ben CardinDMD$215,708$427,555Yes
Tom CarperDDE$160,250$482,707Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$310,479$728,643Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$218,000$2,155,593No
Daniel CoatsRIN$94,799$497,943No
Tom CoburnROK$39,250$275,376No
William Thad CochranRMS$6,800$335,852No
Susan M. CollinsRME$214,166$922,935No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$14,400$72,000Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$127,667$243,900Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$494,160$1,272,472No
John CornynRTX$341,295$1,665,994No
Mike CrapoRID$208,085$386,741No
Jim DeMintRSC$132,933$815,248No
Dick DurbinDIL$368,421$824,198Yes
Mike EnziRWY$86,284$222,400No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$155,022$601,369Yes
Al FrankenDMN$797,377$560,885Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,758,431$1,590,380Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$92,788$715,713No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$118,850$733,497No
Kay R. HaganDNC$444,924$316,796Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$161,718$556,044Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$340,750$1,044,317No
Dean HellerRNV$205,393$1,739,722No
John HoevenRND$65,550$506,860No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$29,250$216,950No
Jim InhofeROK$19,500$878,015No
Dan InouyeDHI$26,350$458,050Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$125,400$1,020,913No
Mike JohannsRNE$52,531$592,858No
Ron JohnsonRWI$151,253$886,295No
Tim JohnsonDSD$296,210$243,039Yes
John F. KerryDMA$173,444$301,125Yes
Mark KirkRIL$777,627$2,059,378Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$148,846$632,850Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$13,200$107,194No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$217,096$918,331Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$292,678$431,640Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$102,600$139,800Yes
Mike LeeRUT$21,866$211,698No
Carl LevinDMI$169,138$331,107Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$9,800$39,700Yes
Dick LugarRIN$101,224$663,840No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$182,015$896,634Yes
John McCainRAZ$174,775$764,433No
Claire McCaskillDMO$371,927$789,012Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$713,046$2,502,073No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$329,200$1,603,314Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$426,058$239,364Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$78,049$277,989Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$70,800$800,573No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$54,850$650,358No
Patty MurrayDWA$314,900$821,029Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$55,650$488,206Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$311,741$838,553Yes
Rand PaulRKY$60,842$671,458No
Rob PortmanROH$454,981$1,972,406No
Mark L. PryorDAR$120,050$519,832Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$204,060$239,975Yes
Harry ReidDNV$683,739$2,257,512Yes
Jim RischRID$31,100$521,722No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$137,100$1,019,211No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$159,250$508,600Yes
Marco RubioRFL$319,611$2,248,788No
Bernie SandersIVT$288,220$71,125Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,227,315$1,140,020Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$54,100$589,413No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$472,813$303,920Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$322,600$580,466Not Voting
Olympia J. SnoweRME$93,790$315,799No
Debbie StabenowDMI$356,798$818,992Yes
Jon TesterDMT$663,430$423,087Yes
John ThuneRSD$226,204$1,350,531No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$559,800$3,195,164No
Mark UdallDCO$744,644$655,178Yes
Tom UdallDNM$446,874$360,037Yes
David VitterRLA$126,500$1,202,229No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$670,709$1,023,559Yes
Jim WebbDVA$17,520$64,600Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$258,556$225,132Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,750$1,304,385No
Ron WydenDOR$235,629$447,950Yes

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$20,048,944
Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
Environmental policy$3,202,626
Small business associations$364,949
Human Rights$45,301
Consumer groups$5,150

Interest Groups that opposed this motion

$ Donated
Business services$7,215,116
Republican/Conservative$6,919,061
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,928,705
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$4,393,458
Electric Power utilities$4,248,285
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$3,419,234
Chemicals$3,304,154
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,079,320
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,506,004
Hotels & motels$2,503,803
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,346,101
Casinos, racetracks & gambling$2,238,262
Residential construction$2,145,432
Petroleum refining & marketing$2,099,581
Food stores$1,981,244
Milk & dairy producers$1,909,709
Airlines$1,799,517
Services$1,502,659
Engineers - type unknown$1,449,211
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,434,222
Special trade contractors$1,279,651
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,183,410
Pro-Guns$1,102,098
Retail trade$884,321
Fabricated metal products$854,844
Construction equipment$787,840
Clothing & accessories$741,113
Animal feed & health products$736,398
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$734,027
Outdoor advertising services$705,013
Food wholesalers$687,550
Insurance$678,044
Commercial printing & typesetting$617,568
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$599,775
Aircraft manufacturers$509,200
General aviation (private pilots)$485,250
Small business associations$364,949
Florists & Nursery Services$357,366
Food & Beverage Products and Services$355,959
Manufacturing$353,869
Builders associations$345,971
Chambers of commerce$274,854
Wholesale trade$272,351
Pleasure boats$253,450
Plumbing & pipe products$239,452
Furniture & appliance stores$237,100
Miscellaneous repair services$228,695
Freight & delivery services$185,912
Abortion policy/Anti-Abortion$158,506
Trucking$98,600
Construction & Public Works$78,750
Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
Christian Conservative$44,250
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