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S. 2184 - Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015

International affairs. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the President to establish guidelines for United States foreign development and economic assistance programs, and for other purposes. (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.

Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015

S. 2184 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to direct the President to establish guidelines for United States foreign development and economic assistance programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the President to establish guidelines for United States foreign development and economic assistance programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015
  • Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015
  • Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015
Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • International affairs
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of State
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Performance measurement
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/20/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/20/2015
10/20/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
10/20/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar11/10/2015Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
11/17/2015Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Corker with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar11/17/2015Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 295.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$329,374
$45,000
$547,752
$750
$563,701
$8,250,935
$525,766
$43,350
$10,306,628
$0
43 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015

43 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Peacebuilding
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Alliance to End Hunger
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
American Jewish World Service
Miles, Carolyn, Ingram, George, Veillette, Connie & Worthington, Sam (2016, January 19). OTG joins call in support for the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Basic Education Coalition
Miles, Carolyn, Ingram, George, Veillette, Connie & Worthington, Sam (2016, January 19). OTG joins call in support for the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Bread for the World
Bread for the World (2015, October 29). Bipartisan Bills Would Improve Foreign Aid Through Greater Transparency and Accountability. Retrieved October 30, 2015, from Bread for the World.
CARE - Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Center for International Policy
Miles, Carolyn, Ingram, George, Veillette, Connie & Worthington, Sam (2016, January 19). OTG joins call in support for the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
ChildFund International
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Congressional Hunger Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Data Transparency Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Global Financial Integrity
Miles, Carolyn, Ingram, George, Veillette, Connie & Worthington, Sam (2016, January 19). OTG joins call in support for the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Global Health Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Global Integrity
Miles, Carolyn, Ingram, George, Veillette, Connie & Worthington, Sam (2016, January 19). OTG joins call in support for the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Global Poverty Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Global Witness
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Government Accountability Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Habitat for Humanity
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Helen Keller International
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Institute for Sustainable Communities
Miles, Carolyn, Ingram, George, Veillette, Connie & Worthington, Sam (2016, January 19). OTG joins call in support for the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
InterAction
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
International Foundation for Electoral Systems
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
International Youth Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Mercy Corps
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Millennium Water Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
modernizing foreign assistance network
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
ONE Campaign
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Oxfam America
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
PATH
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Pathfinder International
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Plan International USA
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Project Concern International
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Project On Government Oversight
Miles, Carolyn, Ingram, George, Veillette, Connie & Worthington, Sam (2016, January 19). OTG joins call in support for the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
RESULTS
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Save the Children
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
The Borgen Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
The Hunger Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
U.S. Fund for UNICEF
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (2015, October 21). USGLC Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Strong and Effective Foreign Assistance. Retrieved October 21, 2015, from U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.
USAID Alumni Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
WASH Advocates
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
WaterAid America
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Women Thrive Worldwide
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 9). OTG Joins Openness Community in Calling for Foreign Aid Transparency. Retrieved December 9, 2015, from OpenTheGovernment.org.

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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$17,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$56,322$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$966,210$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$64,822$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$35,635$0
Roy BluntRMO$103,930$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$76,058$0
John BoozmanRAR$18,735$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$473,813$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$92,548$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$50,550$0
Ben CardinDMD$28,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$5,550$0
Bob CaseyDPA$33,950$0
Bill CassidyRLA$11,549$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$17,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$34,550$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$9,843$0
Bob CorkerRTN$10,850$0
John CornynRTX$10,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$32,337$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,700$0
Ted CruzRTX$17,549$0
Steve DainesRMT$6,600$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,625$0
Dick DurbinDIL$37,313$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$13,200$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$224,371$0
Deb FischerRNE$23,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$54,350$0
Al FrankenDMN$34,214$0
Cory GardnerRCO$9,703$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$617,564$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,550$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$14,190$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$177,306$0
Dean HellerRNV$18,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$346,797$0
John HoevenRND$833$0
Jim InhofeROK$250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$438,181$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,600$0
Mark KirkRIL$12,350$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$247,187$0
James LankfordROK$15,600$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$65,875$0
Mike LeeRUT$253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$62,706$0
John McCainRAZ$10,475$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,252,987$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$24,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$44,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,485$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$16,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,025$0
Chris MurphyDCT$30,827$0
Patty MurrayDWA$454,731$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,625$0
Rand PaulRKY$7,895$0
David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$283,473$0
Rob PortmanROH$14,460$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,675$0
Harry ReidDNV$3,750$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$2,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$19,772$0
Bernie SandersIVT$6,220$0
Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$4,175$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$79,699$0
Tim ScottRSC$4,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$833,804$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$348,827$0
Dan SullivanRAK$12,045$0
Jon TesterDMT$228,357$0
John ThuneRSD$7,971$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$21,234$0
Tom UdallDNM$28,928$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$13,800$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,721,754$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,700$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$59,650$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$56,322$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$966,210$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$64,822$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$35,635$0
Roy BluntRMO$103,930$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$76,058$0
John BoozmanRAR$18,735$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$473,813$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$92,548$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$50,550$0
Ben CardinDMD$28,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$5,550$0
Bob CaseyDPA$33,950$0
Bill CassidyRLA$11,549$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$17,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$34,550$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$9,843$0
Bob CorkerRTN$10,850$0
John CornynRTX$10,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$32,337$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,700$0
Ted CruzRTX$17,549$0
Steve DainesRMT$6,600$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,625$0
Dick DurbinDIL$37,313$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$13,200$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$224,371$0
Deb FischerRNE$23,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$54,350$0
Al FrankenDMN$34,214$0
Cory GardnerRCO$9,703$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$617,564$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,550$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$14,190$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$177,306$0
Dean HellerRNV$18,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$346,797$0
John HoevenRND$833$0
Jim InhofeROK$250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$438,181$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,600$0
Mark KirkRIL$12,350$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$247,187$0
James LankfordROK$15,600$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$65,875$0
Mike LeeRUT$253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$62,706$0
John McCainRAZ$10,475$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,252,987$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$24,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$44,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,485$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$16,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,025$0
Chris MurphyDCT$30,827$0
Patty MurrayDWA$454,731$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,625$0
Rand PaulRKY$7,895$0
David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$283,473$0
Rob PortmanROH$14,460$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,675$0
Harry ReidDNV$3,750$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$2,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$19,772$0
Bernie SandersIVT$6,220$0
Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$4,175$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$79,699$0
Tim ScottRSC$4,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$833,804$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$348,827$0
Dan SullivanRAK$12,045$0
Jon TesterDMT$228,357$0
John ThuneRSD$7,971$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$21,234$0
Tom UdallDNM$28,928$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$13,800$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,721,754$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,700$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$59,650$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Foreign policy$329,374
Human Rights$45,000
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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