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S. 2107 - Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to help build a stronger health care workforce. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act

S. 2107 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to help build a stronger health care workforce. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to help build a stronger health care workforce.
Other Titles
  • Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act
  • Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act
Sponsor
Jack Reed
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Dental care
  • Education programs funding
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Medicaid
  • Medical education
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Medicare
  • Mental health
  • Nursing
  • State and local government operations
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
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 Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
9/30/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$508,239
$10,272,691
$1,397,698
$12,178,628
20% more
$14,631,643
$14,631,643

opposed this bill

15 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act

15 organizations supported this bill

Alliance of Specialty Medicine
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Gastroenterological Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Society of Echocardiography
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
American Urological Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Association of American Medical Colleges
Kirch, Darrell G. (2015, September 30). AAMC Support Letter for S. 2107. Retrieved October 21, 2015, from Association of American Medical Colleges.
coalition of state rheumatology organizations
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
North American Spine Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Society for Excellence in Eyecare
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 28). RE: Support for the “Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act”. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

1 organization opposed this bill

R Street Institute
Nitzkin, Joel L. (2016, March 8). Letter to R.I. Senate Judiciary Committee on S. 2107. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from R Street Institute.

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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$135,738$18,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$160,063$369,382
Tammy BaldwinDWI$84,031$0
John BarrassoRWY$329,043$18,900
Michael F. BennetDCO$184,710$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$99,950$0
Roy BluntRMO$183,650$130,836
Cory A. BookerDNJ$65,913$6,100
John BoozmanRAR$164,420$20,232
Barbara BoxerDCA$250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$225,674$0
Richard BurrRNC$226,450$134,199
Maria CantwellDWA$48,555$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$121,933$113,725
Ben CardinDMD$231,781$0
Tom CarperDDE$63,630$0
Bob CaseyDPA$142,553$10,000
Bill CassidyRLA$797,897$303,273
Daniel CoatsRIN$7,500$1,500
William Thad CochranRMS$51,509$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$128,750$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$42,950$0
Bob CorkerRTN$156,025$28,370
John CornynRTX$355,958$78,605
Tom CottonRAR$227,377$1,229,842
Mike CrapoRID$73,852$36,594
Ted CruzRTX$214,604$1,875,947
Steve DainesRMT$77,050$224,025
Joe DonnellyDIN$62,650$0
Dick DurbinDIL$81,332$0
Mike EnziRWY$97,850$0
Joni ErnstRIA$36,765$174,861
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$22,212$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$69,339$185,221
Jeff FlakeRAZ$82,200$1,342,999
Al FrankenDMN$79,775$0
Cory GardnerRCO$133,428$392,155
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$113,482$-35
Lindsey GrahamRSC$97,387$48,088
Chuck GrassleyRIA$151,225$150,779
Orrin G. HatchRUT$281,972$21,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$112,753$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$18,217$0
Dean HellerRNV$135,350$129,337
Mazie K. HironoDHI$10,500$0
John HoevenRND$8,425$15,400
Jim InhofeROK$22,350$48,174
Johnny IsaksonRGA$176,825$35,445
Ron JohnsonRWI$123,345$796,764
Tim KaineDVA$133,400$100
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$46,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$206,325$207,275
Amy KlobucharDMN$72,150$0
James LankfordROK$126,810$142,490
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$8,675$0
Mike LeeRUT$27,550$727,234
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$52,998$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$49,265$0
John McCainRAZ$77,335$171,070
Claire McCaskillDMO$94,340$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$475,725$228,606
Bob MenéndezDNJ$165,936$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$86,149$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$32,850$0
Jerry MoranRKS$81,475$7,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,100$38,750
Chris MurphyDCT$164,755$0
Patty MurrayDWA$163,462$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$76,785$0
Rand PaulRKY$306,831$447,992
David PerdueRGA$85,450$199,928
Gary C. PetersDMI$110,475$0
Rob PortmanROH$251,011$205,086
John "Jack" ReedDRI$72,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$135,800$0
Jim RischRID$13,000$45,587
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$140,000$92,967
Mike RoundsRSD$42,000$63,381
Marco RubioRFL$93,166$850,205
Bernie SandersIVT$11,404$0
Ben SasseRNE$74,441$691,801
Brian SchatzDHI$25,714$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$245,413$1,500
Tim ScottRSC$217,720$263,161
Jeff SessionsRAL$17,250$4,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$79,275$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$18,400$2,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$175,342$0
Dan SullivanRAK$24,712$596,373
Jon TesterDMT$92,713$0
John ThuneRSD$103,900$166,033
Thom TillisRNC$176,074$218,634
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$230,156$1,278,152
Tom UdallDNM$52,632$2,000
David VitterRLA$27,900$1,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$156,205$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$99,995$2,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$56,763$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$55,150$2,000
Ron WydenDOR$291,653$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$135,738$18,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$160,063$369,382
Tammy BaldwinDWI$84,031$0
John BarrassoRWY$329,043$18,900
Michael F. BennetDCO$184,710$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$99,950$0
Roy BluntRMO$183,650$130,836
Cory A. BookerDNJ$65,913$6,100
John BoozmanRAR$164,420$20,232
Barbara BoxerDCA$250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$225,674$0
Richard BurrRNC$226,450$134,199
Maria CantwellDWA$48,555$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$121,933$113,725
Ben CardinDMD$231,781$0
Tom CarperDDE$63,630$0
Bob CaseyDPA$142,553$10,000
Bill CassidyRLA$797,897$303,273
Daniel CoatsRIN$7,500$1,500
William Thad CochranRMS$51,509$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$128,750$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$42,950$0
Bob CorkerRTN$156,025$28,370
John CornynRTX$355,958$78,605
Tom CottonRAR$227,377$1,229,842
Mike CrapoRID$73,852$36,594
Ted CruzRTX$214,604$1,875,947
Steve DainesRMT$77,050$224,025
Joe DonnellyDIN$62,650$0
Dick DurbinDIL$81,332$0
Mike EnziRWY$97,850$0
Joni ErnstRIA$36,765$174,861
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$22,212$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$69,339$185,221
Jeff FlakeRAZ$82,200$1,342,999
Al FrankenDMN$79,775$0
Cory GardnerRCO$133,428$392,155
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$113,482$-35
Lindsey GrahamRSC$97,387$48,088
Chuck GrassleyRIA$151,225$150,779
Orrin G. HatchRUT$281,972$21,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$112,753$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$18,217$0
Dean HellerRNV$135,350$129,337
Mazie K. HironoDHI$10,500$0
John HoevenRND$8,425$15,400
Jim InhofeROK$22,350$48,174
Johnny IsaksonRGA$176,825$35,445
Ron JohnsonRWI$123,345$796,764
Tim KaineDVA$133,400$100
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$46,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$206,325$207,275
Amy KlobucharDMN$72,150$0
James LankfordROK$126,810$142,490
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$8,675$0
Mike LeeRUT$27,550$727,234
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$52,998$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$49,265$0
John McCainRAZ$77,335$171,070
Claire McCaskillDMO$94,340$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$475,725$228,606
Bob MenéndezDNJ$165,936$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$86,149$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$32,850$0
Jerry MoranRKS$81,475$7,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,100$38,750
Chris MurphyDCT$164,755$0
Patty MurrayDWA$163,462$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$76,785$0
Rand PaulRKY$306,831$447,992
David PerdueRGA$85,450$199,928
Gary C. PetersDMI$110,475$0
Rob PortmanROH$251,011$205,086
John "Jack" ReedDRI$72,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$135,800$0
Jim RischRID$13,000$45,587
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$140,000$92,967
Mike RoundsRSD$42,000$63,381
Marco RubioRFL$93,166$850,205
Bernie SandersIVT$11,404$0
Ben SasseRNE$74,441$691,801
Brian SchatzDHI$25,714$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$245,413$1,500
Tim ScottRSC$217,720$263,161
Jeff SessionsRAL$17,250$4,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$79,275$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$18,400$2,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$175,342$0
Dan SullivanRAK$24,712$596,373
Jon TesterDMT$92,713$0
John ThuneRSD$103,900$166,033
Thom TillisRNC$176,074$218,634
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$230,156$1,278,152
Tom UdallDNM$52,632$2,000
David VitterRLA$27,900$1,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$156,205$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$99,995$2,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$56,763$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$55,150$2,000
Ron WydenDOR$291,653$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$10,272,691
Optometrists & Ophthalmologists$1,397,698
Medical schools$508,239

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
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