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S. 2102 - Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015

Commerce. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the Federal Trade Commission shall exercise authority with respect to mergers only under the Clayton Act and only in the same procedural manner as the Attorney General exercises such authority. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015

S. 2102 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the Federal Trade Commission shall exercise authority with respect to mergers only under the Clayton Act and only in the same procedural manner as the Attorney General exercises such authority. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the Federal Trade Commission shall exercise authority with respect to mergers only under the Clayton Act and only in the same procedural manner as the Attorney General exercises such authority.
Other Titles
  • Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015
  • Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Federal district courts
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Securities
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/30/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/30/2015
9/30/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
9/30/2015Introduced in Senate
10/07/2015Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Hearings held.
3/09/2016Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$6,373,223
$57,657,794
$358,176
$8,196,785
$72,585,978
$0
4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015

4 organizations supported this bill

American Hospital Association
American Hospital Association (2015, October 7). Hearing on the “Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015”. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from American Hospital Association.
Baker & McKenzie
Clanton, David A. (2015, October 7). Prepared Statement of David A. Clanton. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Senate Judiciary Committee.
Covington & Burling
Garza, Deborah A. (2015, October 7). Hearing on S 2102, the "Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015". Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Senate Judiciary Committee.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Josten, R. Bruce (2015, October 6). US Chamber Letter Supporting . Retrieved October 20, 2015, from US Chamber of Commerce.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$376,144$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$695,647$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$693,564$0
John BarrassoRWY$194,766$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,862,470$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$915,224$0
Roy BluntRMO$745,871$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,408,388$0
John BoozmanRAR$125,467$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$36,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,220,290$0
Richard BurrRNC$652,792$0
Maria CantwellDWA$664,090$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$562,376$0
Ben CardinDMD$471,661$0
Tom CarperDDE$318,792$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,134,241$0
Bill CassidyRLA$502,969$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$102,850$0
William Thad CochranRMS$398,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$406,106$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$981,159$0
Bob CorkerRTN$493,457$0
John CornynRTX$845,707$0
Tom CottonRAR$578,281$0
Mike CrapoRID$220,454$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,109,907$0
Steve DainesRMT$162,120$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$815,618$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,225,774$0
Mike EnziRWY$80,727$0
Joni ErnstRIA$84,445$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$547,729$0
Deb FischerRNE$214,137$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$367,013$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,105,874$0
Cory GardnerRCO$364,286$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,467,332$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$921,604$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$514,191$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$671,028$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$708,479$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$578,461$0
Dean HellerRNV$323,865$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$633,529$0
John HoevenRND$104,533$0
Jim InhofeROK$156,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$587,985$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$464,771$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,586,201$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$292,207$0
Mark KirkRIL$485,085$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$738,631$0
James LankfordROK$217,690$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$565,214$0
Mike LeeRUT$396,191$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$363,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,514,855$0
John McCainRAZ$571,555$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,031,182$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,451,434$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,622,145$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$392,378$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$70,714$0
Jerry MoranRKS$197,880$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$327,251$0
Chris MurphyDCT$985,811$0
Patty MurrayDWA$769,511$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,881,254$0
Rand PaulRKY$263,672$0
David PerdueRGA$320,092$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,333,237$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,368,651$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$360,220$0
Harry ReidDNV$343,700$0
Jim RischRID$49,860$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$376,922$0
Mike RoundsRSD$190,260$0
Marco RubioRFL$773,430$0
Bernie SandersIVT$93,869$0
Ben SasseRNE$210,650$0
Brian SchatzDHI$923,446$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,155,779$0
Tim ScottRSC$590,158$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$83,203$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$667,378$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$272,950$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$796,539$0
Dan SullivanRAK$298,511$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,217,272$0
John ThuneRSD$349,174$0
Thom TillisRNC$496,321$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,441,862$0
Tom UdallDNM$642,586$0
David VitterRLA$151,342$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,389,109$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,269,807$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$639,659$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$183,065$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,054,741$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$376,144$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$695,647$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$693,564$0
John BarrassoRWY$194,766$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,862,470$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$915,224$0
Roy BluntRMO$745,871$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,408,388$0
John BoozmanRAR$125,467$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$36,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,220,290$0
Richard BurrRNC$652,792$0
Maria CantwellDWA$664,090$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$562,376$0
Ben CardinDMD$471,661$0
Tom CarperDDE$318,792$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,134,241$0
Bill CassidyRLA$502,969$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$102,850$0
William Thad CochranRMS$398,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$406,106$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$981,159$0
Bob CorkerRTN$493,457$0
John CornynRTX$845,707$0
Tom CottonRAR$578,281$0
Mike CrapoRID$220,454$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,109,907$0
Steve DainesRMT$162,120$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$815,618$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,225,774$0
Mike EnziRWY$80,727$0
Joni ErnstRIA$84,445$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$547,729$0
Deb FischerRNE$214,137$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$367,013$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,105,874$0
Cory GardnerRCO$364,286$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,467,332$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$921,604$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$514,191$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$671,028$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$708,479$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$578,461$0
Dean HellerRNV$323,865$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$633,529$0
John HoevenRND$104,533$0
Jim InhofeROK$156,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$587,985$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$464,771$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,586,201$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$292,207$0
Mark KirkRIL$485,085$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$738,631$0
James LankfordROK$217,690$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$565,214$0
Mike LeeRUT$396,191$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$363,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,514,855$0
John McCainRAZ$571,555$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,031,182$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,451,434$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,622,145$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$392,378$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$70,714$0
Jerry MoranRKS$197,880$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$327,251$0
Chris MurphyDCT$985,811$0
Patty MurrayDWA$769,511$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,881,254$0
Rand PaulRKY$263,672$0
David PerdueRGA$320,092$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,333,237$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,368,651$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$360,220$0
Harry ReidDNV$343,700$0
Jim RischRID$49,860$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$376,922$0
Mike RoundsRSD$190,260$0
Marco RubioRFL$773,430$0
Bernie SandersIVT$93,869$0
Ben SasseRNE$210,650$0
Brian SchatzDHI$923,446$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,155,779$0
Tim ScottRSC$590,158$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$83,203$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$667,378$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$272,950$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$796,539$0
Dan SullivanRAK$298,511$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,217,272$0
John ThuneRSD$349,174$0
Thom TillisRNC$496,321$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,441,862$0
Tom UdallDNM$642,586$0
David VitterRLA$151,342$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,389,109$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,269,807$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$639,659$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$183,065$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,054,741$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
Hospitals$8,196,785
Corporate lawyers & law firms$6,373,223
Chambers of commerce$358,176

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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