S.J.Res. 19 - A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relating to Contributions and Expenditures Intended to Affect Elections.

Government operations and politics. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
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Senate Vote: On the Cloture Motion S.J.Res. 19

DID NOT PASS on September 11, 2014.

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voted YES: 54 voted NO: 42
4 voted present/not voting

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A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relating to Contributions and Expenditures Intended to Affect Elections.

S.J.Res. 19 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. (by CRS)
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Title
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
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  • A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
Sponsor
Tom Udall
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • State and local government operations
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Major Actions
Introduced6/18/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (10 proposed)
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 199/08/2014This motion PASSED the Senate
79 voted YES 18 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn the Cloture Motion S.J.Res. 199/11/2014This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
54 voted YES 42 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/18/2013
6/18/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
6/18/2013Introduced in Senate
6/03/2014Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
6/18/2014Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Approved for full committee consideration with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Put on a legislative calendar7/10/2014Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
7/17/2014Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar7/17/2014Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 471.
7/23/2014Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
7/30/2014By Senator Leahy from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 113-223. Minority views filed.
7/31/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
8/01/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
8/01/2014Cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate.
9/08/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
9/08/2014
9/08/2014Senate amendment submitted
select this voteVote9/08/2014On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 19
9/09/2014Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
9/09/2014
9/09/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
9/10/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
9/10/2014Measure laid before Senate by motion.
9/10/2014Motion by Senator Reid to recommit to Senate Committee on the Judiciary with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 3795 made in Senate.
9/10/2014Cloture motion on the joint resolution presented in Senate.
9/10/2014Amendment SA 3791 proposed by Senator Reid to the committee-reported substitute.
9/10/2014Amendment SA 3792 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3791.
9/10/2014Amendment SA 3793 proposed by Senator Reid to language proposed to be stricken by the committee-reported substitute.
9/10/2014Amendment SA 3794 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3793.
9/10/2014Amendment SA 3795 proposed by Senator Reid.
9/10/2014Amendment SA 3796 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3795.
9/10/2014Amendment SA 3797 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3796.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 3797 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3796.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 3796 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3795.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 3795 proposed by Senator Reid.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 3794 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3793.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 3793 proposed by Senator Reid to language proposed to be stricken by the committee-reported substitute.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 3792 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3791.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
9/10/2014Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 3791 proposed by Senator Reid to the committee-reported substitute.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014Senate amendment submitted
currently selectedVote9/11/2014On the Cloture Motion S.J.Res. 19
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 3786Vitter, David [R-LA]September 8, 2014Offered on September 7, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3787Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]September 9, 2014Offered on September 8, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3790Cruz, Ted [R-TX]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3791Reid, Harry [D-NV]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

Of a perfecting nature.

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S. Amdt. 3792Reid, Harry [D-NV]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

Of a perfecting nature.

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S. Amdt. 3793Reid, Harry [D-NV]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

Of a perfecting nature.

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S. Amdt. 3794Reid, Harry [D-NV]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

Of a perfecting nature.

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S. Amdt. 3795Reid, Harry [D-NV]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

Of a perfecting nature.

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S. Amdt. 3796Reid, Harry [D-NV]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3797Reid, Harry [D-NV]September 10, 2014Offered on September 9, 2014.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$8,650
$1,229,390
$7,206,950
$796,200
$5,821,523
$491,557
$441,550
$394,532
$818,376
$395,530
$613,804
$984,220
$19,202,282
3.4 times as much
$9,043,639
$215,710
$722,054
$542,400
$1,045,335
$540,650
$135,700
$59,190
$2,264,005
$3,587,043
$9,910,340
$219,250
$2,058,800
$527,735
$257,537
$316,971
$847,203
$3,926,702
$3,449,348
$77,950
$803,989
$269,340
$59,000
$384,500
$839,120
$577,312
$61,544
$392,920
$493,673
$71,600
$1,958,245
$888,278
$405,120
$270,475
$4,999,890
$313,877
$2,556,665
$188,779
$679,712
$888,262
$1,252,481
$2,070,367
$48,650
$235,449
$4,422,300
$153,300
$65,032,410
48 Organizations Supported and 63 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relating to Contributions and Expenditures Intended to Affect Elections.

48 organizations supported this motion

Amalgamated Transit Union
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
American Family Voices
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Americans for Democratic Action
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Ben & Jerry's
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Beyond Toxics
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
california council of churches
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Campaign for America's Future
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Center for Effective Government
Lukas Autenried (2014, June 18). Senate Considering Constitutional Amendment to Curb Influence of Money in Politics. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Center for Effective Government.
Center for Food Safety
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Center for Media and Democracy
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Common Cause
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Communications Workers of America
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Daily Kos
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Democracy Matters
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Demos
Damon Daniels (2014, June 18). A Constitutional Amendment to Get Money Out Goes Before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Demos.
Environmental Health Strategy Center
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Food Empowerment Project
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Franciscan Action Network
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Free Speech for People
FSFP (2013, June 18). The Political Equality Amendments: S.J.Res. 19 & H.J.Res. 20. Retrieved May 6, 2014, from Free Speech for People.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Green America
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Greenpeace
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
League of Conservation Voters
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Money Out Voters In
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
National Action Network
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
National Education Association
Kusler, Mary (2014, June 17). Letter to the Senate on Constitutional amendment to limit campaign spending. Retrieved July 9, 2014, from National Education Association.
National Employment Law Project
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Oil Change International
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
OurTime.org
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Pesticide Action Network
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Public Campaign
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Public Citizen
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Represent.Us
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Sciencecorps
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Sierra Club
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Stamp Stampede
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Story of Stuff Project
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
U.S. PIRG
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
United Church of Christ, Network for Environmental & Economic Responsibility
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
United for a Fair Economy
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
United Steelworkers
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
USAction
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.
Voices for Progress
Sen. Tester (2014, July 8). Supporters of SJ RES 19 Constitutional Amendment. Retrieved September 12, 2014, from Scribd.

63 organizations opposed this motion

60 Plus Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Aerospace Industries Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Agricultural Retailers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Air Conditioning Contractors of America
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Apparel & Footwear Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Association of Exporters and Importers
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Bakers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Civil Liberties Union
American Civil Liberties Union (2014, June 3). ACLU Opposes the Udall Amendment. Retrieved June 9, 2014, from ACLU.
American Composites Manufacturers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Insurance Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Lighting Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Moving & Storage Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Rental Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Supply Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Trucking Associations
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Associated Builders and Contractors
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Associated Equipment Distributors
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Associated General Contractors of America
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Associated Wire Rope Fabricators
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Association for Corporate Growth
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
California Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Center for Competitive Politics
Kelsey Drapkin (2014, May 2). Less Regulation is ‘Free and Fair’. Retrieved May 6, 2014, from CCP.
Center for Individual Freedom
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Construction Industry Round Table
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Electronic Retailing Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Electronic Security Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Equipment Marketing and Distribution Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Family Research Council
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Heritage Foundation
Heritage Foundation (2014, June 2). Amending the First Amendment: How the Campaign Finance Amendment Will Silence Free Speech. Retrieved July 7, 2014, from Heritage Foundation.
Industrial Supply Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
International Foodservice Distributors Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
International Franchise Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Metals Service Center Institute
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
NAHAD - The Association for Hose & Accessories Distribution
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Chemical Distributors
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Home Builders
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Black Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Council of Chain Restaurants
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Federation of Independent Business
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Marine Distributors Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Mining Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Restaurant Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Retail Federation
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Right to Life Committee
National Right to Life Committee (2014, June 23). NRLC letter to U.S. Senate regarding vote on S.J. Res. 19. Retrieved June 27, 2014, from NRLC.
National Roofing Contractors Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Society of Professional Surveyors
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
North American Equipment Dealers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Pacific-West Fastener Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Retail Industry Leaders Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Southwest Cable Communications Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Textile Care Allied Trades Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Tire Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2014, September 9). Joint Letter Opposing S.J.Res. 19. Retrieved September 15, 2014, from U.S. 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, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$39,650$591,828No
Kelly AyotteRNH$9,250$780,171No
Tammy BaldwinDWI$896,510$213,459Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$471,023No
Mark BegichDAK$438,710$375,650Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$404,800$394,148Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$149,006$317,550Yes
Roy BluntRMO$10,750$1,834,695No
Cory A. BookerDNJ$320,179$638,800Yes
John BoozmanRAR$11,500$369,948No
Barbara BoxerDCA$628,055$288,828Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$659,179$641,496Yes
Richard BurrRNC$13,250$995,800No
Maria CantwellDWA$145,400$126,766Yes
Ben CardinDMD$138,775$372,032Yes
Tom CarperDDE$47,170$521,412Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$235,321$581,332Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,250$218,750No
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$540,900No
Tom CoburnROK$0$252,343Not Voting
William Thad CochranRMS$22,700$489,152No
Susan M. CollinsRME$51,050$500,283No
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$288,796$521,250Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$16,100$1,121,773No
John CornynRTX$4,750$1,420,695No
Mike CrapoRID$2,800$451,660No
Ted CruzRTX$11,350$2,587,215Not Voting
Joe DonnellyDIN$306,369$361,502Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$202,654$493,982Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$347,550No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$50,644$352,059Yes
Deb FischerRNE$1,500$756,181No
Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,450$2,008,049No
Al FrankenDMN$515,697$215,100Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$474,300$963,460Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$51,663$748,221No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$9,550$698,549No
Kay R. HaganDNC$515,457$432,825Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$38,653$51,885Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,850$789,427No
Martin HeinrichDNM$667,409$117,378Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$151,050$136,243Yes
Dean HellerRNV$9,500$1,079,139No
Mazie K. HironoDHI$331,008$188,400Yes
John HoevenRND$18,750$486,150No
Jim InhofeROK$2,250$495,010No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,400$1,004,810No
Mike JohannsRNE$400$90,350No
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$1,080,694No
Tim JohnsonDSD$17,800$131,471Yes
Tim KaineDVA$696,812$286,044Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$96,685$128,472Yes
Mark KirkRIL$20,470$1,427,538No
Amy KlobucharDMN$131,413$473,600Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$357,313$840,376Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$116,375$81,500Yes
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$364,543No
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,000Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$206,915$657,800Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$748,746$494,753Yes
John McCainRAZ$21,000$740,488No
Claire McCaskillDMO$304,558$479,043Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$19,700$2,374,625No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$182,200$836,802Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$353,227$169,800Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$79,050$171,398Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$20,450$683,934No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,550$380,116Not Voting
Chris MurphyDCT$651,164$589,416Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$334,138$429,364Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$241,426$674,813Yes
Rand PaulRKY$8,450$965,718No
Rob PortmanROH$28,490$2,383,331No
Mark L. PryorDAR$254,605$766,100Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$77,050$199,475Yes
Harry ReidDNV$423,336$886,472Yes
Jim RischRID$1,000$276,522No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$5,439$955,127No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,400$79,750Yes
Marco RubioRFL$33,093$2,595,478No
Bernie SandersIVT$400,827$17,125Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$229,685$248,850Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$196,678$1,061,535Yes
Tim ScottRSC$15,400$1,253,098No
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$181,950No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$450,904$337,250Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,200$433,466No
Debbie StabenowDMI$192,117$641,506Yes
Jon TesterDMT$508,852$360,887Yes
John ThuneRSD$11,900$1,220,091No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$59,083$3,330,898No
Mark UdallDCO$1,020,853$327,295Yes
Tom UdallDNM$326,833$202,600Yes
David VitterRLA$31,650$1,076,326No
John E. WalshDMT$149,567$56,000Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$176,752$774,500Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,706,581$197,110Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$180,890$131,065Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$10,950$556,416No
Ron WydenDOR$82,650$578,650Yes

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$39,650$591,828No
Kelly AyotteRNH$9,250$780,171No
Tammy BaldwinDWI$896,510$213,459Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$471,023No
Mark BegichDAK$438,710$375,650Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$404,800$394,148Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$149,006$317,550Yes
Roy BluntRMO$10,750$1,834,695No
Cory A. BookerDNJ$320,179$638,800Yes
John BoozmanRAR$11,500$369,948No
Barbara BoxerDCA$628,055$288,828Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$659,179$641,496Yes
Richard BurrRNC$13,250$995,800No
Maria CantwellDWA$145,400$126,766Yes
Ben CardinDMD$138,775$372,032Yes
Tom CarperDDE$47,170$521,412Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$235,321$581,332Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,250$218,750No
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$540,900No
Tom CoburnROK$0$252,343Not Voting
William Thad CochranRMS$22,700$489,152No
Susan M. CollinsRME$51,050$500,283No
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$288,796$521,250Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$16,100$1,121,773No
John CornynRTX$4,750$1,420,695No
Mike CrapoRID$2,800$451,660No
Ted CruzRTX$11,350$2,587,215Not Voting
Joe DonnellyDIN$306,369$361,502Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$202,654$493,982Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$347,550No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$50,644$352,059Yes
Deb FischerRNE$1,500$756,181No
Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,450$2,008,049No
Al FrankenDMN$515,697$215,100Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$474,300$963,460Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$51,663$748,221No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$9,550$698,549No
Kay R. HaganDNC$515,457$432,825Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$38,653$51,885Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,850$789,427No
Martin HeinrichDNM$667,409$117,378Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$151,050$136,243Yes
Dean HellerRNV$9,500$1,079,139No
Mazie K. HironoDHI$331,008$188,400Yes
John HoevenRND$18,750$486,150No
Jim InhofeROK$2,250$495,010No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,400$1,004,810No
Mike JohannsRNE$400$90,350No
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$1,080,694No
Tim JohnsonDSD$17,800$131,471Yes
Tim KaineDVA$696,812$286,044Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$96,685$128,472Yes
Mark KirkRIL$20,470$1,427,538No
Amy KlobucharDMN$131,413$473,600Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$357,313$840,376Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$116,375$81,500Yes
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$364,543No
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,000Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$206,915$657,800Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$748,746$494,753Yes
John McCainRAZ$21,000$740,488No
Claire McCaskillDMO$304,558$479,043Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$19,700$2,374,625No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$182,200$836,802Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$353,227$169,800Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$79,050$171,398Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$20,450$683,934No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,550$380,116Not Voting
Chris MurphyDCT$651,164$589,416Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$334,138$429,364Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$241,426$674,813Yes
Rand PaulRKY$8,450$965,718No
Rob PortmanROH$28,490$2,383,331No
Mark L. PryorDAR$254,605$766,100Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$77,050$199,475Yes
Harry ReidDNV$423,336$886,472Yes
Jim RischRID$1,000$276,522No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$5,439$955,127No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,400$79,750Yes
Marco RubioRFL$33,093$2,595,478No
Bernie SandersIVT$400,827$17,125Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$229,685$248,850Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$196,678$1,061,535Yes
Tim ScottRSC$15,400$1,253,098No
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$181,950No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$450,904$337,250Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,200$433,466No
Debbie StabenowDMI$192,117$641,506Yes
Jon TesterDMT$508,852$360,887Yes
John ThuneRSD$11,900$1,220,091No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$59,083$3,330,898No
Mark UdallDCO$1,020,853$327,295Yes
Tom UdallDNM$326,833$202,600Yes
David VitterRLA$31,650$1,076,326No
John E. WalshDMT$149,567$56,000Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$176,752$774,500Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,706,581$197,110Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$180,890$131,065Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$10,950$556,416No
Ron WydenDOR$82,650$578,650Yes

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$7,206,950
Environmental policy$5,821,523
Teachers unions$1,229,390
Manufacturing unions$984,220
Minority/Ethnic Groups$818,376
Transportation unions$796,200
Food service & related unions$613,804
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$491,557
Communications & hi-tech unions$441,550
Health & welfare policy$395,530
Automotive Manufacturing union$394,532
Human Rights$39,250
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this motion

$ Donated
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$9,910,340
Republican/Conservative$9,043,639
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,999,890
Cable distributors & service providers$4,422,300
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$3,926,702
Chemicals$3,587,043
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,449,348
Auto dealers, new & used$2,556,665
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,264,005
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,070,367
Trucking companies & services$2,058,800
Residential construction$1,958,245
Special trade contractors$1,252,481
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,045,335
Fabricated metal products$888,278
Retail trade$888,262
Construction equipment$847,203
Security services$839,120
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$803,989
Aircraft parts & equipment$722,054
Mining$679,712
Farm machinery & equipment$577,312
Aircraft manufacturers$542,400
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$540,650
Equipment rental & leasing$527,735
General business associations$493,673
Manufacturing$405,120
Food catering & food services$392,920
Consumer electronics & computer stores$384,500
Builders associations$316,971
Small business associations$313,877
Wholesale trade$270,475
Chambers of commerce$269,340
Plumbing & pipe products$257,537
Miscellaneous repair services$235,449
Furniture & appliance stores$219,250
Abortion policy/Anti-Abortion$215,710
Pleasure boats$188,779
Laundries & dry cleaners$153,300
Personal products manufacturing$135,700
Pro-business associations$77,950
Surveying$71,600
Christian Conservative$61,544
Import/Export services$59,190
Construction & Public Works$59,000
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
Human Rights$39,250
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