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S. 1347 - Conference Accountability Act of 2014

Government operations and politics. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide transparency, accountability, and limitations of Government sponsored conferences. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Conference Accountability Act of 2014

S. 1347 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to provide transparency, accountability, and limitations of Government sponsored conferences. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide transparency, accountability, and limitations of Government sponsored conferences.
Other Titles
  • Conference Accountability Act of 2013
  • Conference Accountability Act of 2014
  • Conference Accountability Act of 2014
Sponsor
Tom Coburn
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Congressional oversight
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Government information and archives
  • Transportation costs
  • Travel and tourism
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/23/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/23/2013
7/23/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
7/23/2013Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar7/30/2014Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
10/01/2014Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper under authority of the order of the Senate of 09/18/2014 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-268. Additional views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar10/01/2014Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 582.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$0
$2,600,468
$10,243,509
$2,581,818
$1,364,856
$9,416,283
$560,599
$113,922
$10,950
$1,033,696
$1,671,581
$29,597,682
0 Organizations Supported and 31 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Conference Accountability Act of 2014

0 organizations supported this bill

31 organizations opposed this bill

Academy of General Dentistry
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Academy of Radiology Research
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
AcademyHealth
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Alliance for Aging Research
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Academy of Pediatrics
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
american academy of periodontology
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Association of Immunologists
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Brain Coalition
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American College of Prosthodontists
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Epilepsy Society
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Heart Association
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Lung Association
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Psychological Association
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
American Public Health Association
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
american society for reproductive medicine
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Association of American Medical Colleges
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Association of American Universities
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
National Association of County & City Health Officials
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Parkinson's Action Network
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Population Association of America
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Research!America
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
schizophrenia and related disorders alliance of america
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.
Scleroderma Foundation
undersigned (2014, September 8). Health Community Sign on: Oppose Conference Accountability Act S.1347. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from Population Association.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$283,688
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$169,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$490,370
John BarrassoRWY$0$439,426
Max BaucusDMT$0$250,168
Mark BegichDAK$0$208,216
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$425,738
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$308,500
Roy BluntRMO$0$471,650
John BoozmanRAR$0$171,111
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$533,214
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$916,417
Richard BurrRNC$0$384,246
Maria CantwellDWA$0$212,717
Ben CardinDMD$0$404,284
Tom CarperDDE$0$160,366
Bob CaseyDPA$0$457,038
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$32,565
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$113,600
Tom CoburnROK$0$132,572
William Thad CochranRMS$0$147,859
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$258,710
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$236,677
Bob CorkerRTN$0$401,384
John CornynRTX$0$561,863
Mike CrapoRID$0$114,282
Ted CruzRTX$0$295,267
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$231,747
Dick DurbinDIL$0$331,303
Mike EnziRWY$0$160,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$130,592
Deb FischerRNE$0$117,817
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$223,507
Al FrankenDMN$0$342,528
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$588,649
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$191,989
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$229,560
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$553,708
Tom HarkinDIA$0$132,850
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$425,997
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$307,038
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$112,568
Dean HellerRNV$0$202,358
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$121,925
John HoevenRND$0$99,160
Jim InhofeROK$0$57,553
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$255,826
Mike JohannsRNE$0$5,250
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$228,631
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$24,250
Tim KaineDVA$0$603,910
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$119,795
Mark KirkRIL$0$520,866
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$236,510
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$354,265
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$58,625
Mike LeeRUT$0$50,049
Carl LevinDMI$0$4,500
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$212,611
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$294,730
John McCainRAZ$0$236,104
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$679,913
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$767,396
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$382,511
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$265,433
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$243,224
Jerry MoranRKS$0$137,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$89,708
Chris MurphyDCT$0$532,498
Patty MurrayDWA$0$483,170
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$332,891
Rand PaulRKY$0$406,943
Rob PortmanROH$0$366,330
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$330,336
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$115,413
Harry ReidDNV$0$831,490
Jim RischRID$0$32,400
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$224,593
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$15,650
Marco RubioRFL$0$347,597
Bernie SandersIVT$0$109,969
Brian SchatzDHI$0$120,850
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$686,825
Tim ScottRSC$0$283,277
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$44,800
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$297,823
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$97,025
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$518,520
Jon TesterDMT$0$313,694
John ThuneRSD$0$160,594
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$443,252
Mark UdallDCO$0$470,172
Tom UdallDNM$0$219,026
David VitterRLA$0$288,105
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$356,285
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,422,716
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$145,086
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$125,483
Ron WydenDOR$0$560,485

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$283,688
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$169,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$490,370
John BarrassoRWY$0$439,426
Max BaucusDMT$0$250,168
Mark BegichDAK$0$208,216
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$425,738
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$308,500
Roy BluntRMO$0$471,650
John BoozmanRAR$0$171,111
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$533,214
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$916,417
Richard BurrRNC$0$384,246
Maria CantwellDWA$0$212,717
Ben CardinDMD$0$404,284
Tom CarperDDE$0$160,366
Bob CaseyDPA$0$457,038
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$32,565
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$113,600
Tom CoburnROK$0$132,572
William Thad CochranRMS$0$147,859
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$258,710
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$236,677
Bob CorkerRTN$0$401,384
John CornynRTX$0$561,863
Mike CrapoRID$0$114,282
Ted CruzRTX$0$295,267
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$231,747
Dick DurbinDIL$0$331,303
Mike EnziRWY$0$160,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$130,592
Deb FischerRNE$0$117,817
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$223,507
Al FrankenDMN$0$342,528
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$588,649
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$191,989
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$229,560
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$553,708
Tom HarkinDIA$0$132,850
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$425,997
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$307,038
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$112,568
Dean HellerRNV$0$202,358
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$121,925
John HoevenRND$0$99,160
Jim InhofeROK$0$57,553
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$255,826
Mike JohannsRNE$0$5,250
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$228,631
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$24,250
Tim KaineDVA$0$603,910
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$119,795
Mark KirkRIL$0$520,866
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$236,510
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$354,265
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$58,625
Mike LeeRUT$0$50,049
Carl LevinDMI$0$4,500
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$212,611
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$294,730
John McCainRAZ$0$236,104
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$679,913
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$767,396
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$382,511
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$265,433
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$243,224
Jerry MoranRKS$0$137,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$89,708
Chris MurphyDCT$0$532,498
Patty MurrayDWA$0$483,170
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$332,891
Rand PaulRKY$0$406,943
Rob PortmanROH$0$366,330
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$330,336
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$115,413
Harry ReidDNV$0$831,490
Jim RischRID$0$32,400
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$224,593
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$15,650
Marco RubioRFL$0$347,597
Bernie SandersIVT$0$109,969
Brian SchatzDHI$0$120,850
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$686,825
Tim ScottRSC$0$283,277
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$44,800
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$297,823
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$97,025
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$518,520
Jon TesterDMT$0$313,694
John ThuneRSD$0$160,594
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$443,252
Mark UdallDCO$0$470,172
Tom UdallDNM$0$219,026
David VitterRLA$0$288,105
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$356,285
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,422,716
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$145,086
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$125,483
Ron WydenDOR$0$560,485

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$10,243,509
Schools & colleges$9,416,283
Dentists$2,600,468
Health care services$2,581,818
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,671,581
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,364,856
Nurses$1,033,696
Medical schools$560,599
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,922
AIDS treatment & testing$10,950
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