S. 2232 - Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015

Finance and financial sector. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on January 12, 2016 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. View amendments 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015

S. 2232 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015
  • Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015
Sponsor
Rand Paul
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • Congressional oversight
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Government studies and investigations
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Major Actions
Introduced11/03/2015
Amendments (1 proposed)
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 22321/12/2016This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
53 voted YES 44 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/03/2015
11/03/2015Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
11/03/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar11/04/2015Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 289.
12/18/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
12/18/2015Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
1/12/2016Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
1/12/2016Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
1/12/2016
1/12/2016Senate amendment submitted
select this voteVote1/12/2016On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 2232
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 2944Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]January 12, 2016Offered on January 11, 2016.

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Total contributions given to Senators from Republican/Conservative, which…

supported this bill

Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
$14,631,643

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Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015

2 organizations supported this bill

Campaign for Liberty
Stiles, Megan (2015, November 4). Rand Paul Reintroduces Audit the Fed to Bypass Committee. Retrieved November 5, 2015, from Campaign for Liberty.
FreedomWorks
Pye, Jason (2015, November 4). FreedomWorks to Congress: Pass Audit the Fed. Retrieved November 5, 2015, from FreedomWorks.

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 Republican/Conservative interest groups, 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$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$369,382$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$207,275$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$369,382$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$207,275$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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