Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 255 - FAIR Act

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to restore the integrity of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

FAIR Act

S. 255 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to restore the integrity of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to restore the integrity of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • FAIR Act
  • Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act of 2015
  • FAIR Act
Sponsor
Rand Paul
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Currency
  • Customs enforcement
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government trust funds
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Major Actions
Introduced1/26/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/26/2015
1/26/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/26/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$14,631,643
$6,396,942
$45,000
$392,318
$43,350
$21,509,253
$0
9 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
FAIR Act

9 organizations supported this bill

American Civil Liberties Union
Macleod-Ball, Michael W. & Bennett, Kanya (2015, February 11). Re: ACLU Endorsement of the Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration (FAIR) Act. Retrieved July 21, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Americans for Tax Reform
Norquist, Grover (2015, April 15). ATR Supports the FAIR Act. Retrieved April 15, 2015, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Campaign for Liberty
Singleton, Norm (2015, February 19). Rand Paul: Protect Property Rights and Restore Due Process. Retrieved April 3, 2015, from Campaign for Liberty.
Drug Policy Alliance
Drug Policy Alliance (2015, January 27). TODAY: Sen. Rand Paul Leads Bipartisan Introduction of Legislation in Both Houses of Congress to Crack Down on Civil Asset Forfeiture Program Launched at Height of Drug War. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from Drug Policy Alliance.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2015, January 27). Support the FAIR Act to Stop Abuses of Civil Asset Forfeiture. Retrieved January 27, 2015, from FreedomWorks.
Institute for Justice
Institute for Justice (2015, January 27). Comprehensive Federal Civil Forfeiture Reform Introduced in U.S. House and Senate. Retrieved January 28, 2015, from Institute for Justice.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (2015, January 27). Congress Reintroduces Bipartisan Asset Forfeiture Reform Legislation. Retrieved January 28, 2015, from Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2015, January 27). Nation's Criminal Defense Bar Applauds Bicameral Introduction of Forfeiture Reform Legislation in Congress. Retrieved January 28, 2015, from NACDL.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Kerrigan, Karen (2015, February 20). H.R. 540 - Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act of 2015. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from SBE Council.

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$36,228$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$390,181$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$77,316$0
John BarrassoRWY$29,733$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$119,942$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$251,334$0
Roy BluntRMO$140,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$145,286$0
John BoozmanRAR$25,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,800$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$225,221$0
Richard BurrRNC$144,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$148,099$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$125,474$0
Ben CardinDMD$45,550$0
Tom CarperDDE$8,150$0
Bob CaseyDPA$101,898$0
Bill CassidyRLA$307,273$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,100$0
William Thad CochranRMS$16,950$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$30,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$154,399$0
Bob CorkerRTN$103,126$0
John CornynRTX$90,205$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,259,042$0
Mike CrapoRID$47,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,914,497$0
Steve DainesRMT$238,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$87,009$0
Dick DurbinDIL$266,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$182,460$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$18,600$0
Deb FischerRNE$187,721$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,347,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$264,333$0
Cory GardnerRCO$426,118$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$153,155$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$184,838$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$160,729$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,933$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$77,159$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$156,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$139,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$142,350$0
John HoevenRND$17,900$0
Jim InhofeROK$51,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$55,645$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$807,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$269,196$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$34,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$218,275$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$82,315$0
James LankfordROK$150,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$33,825$0
Mike LeeRUT$736,734$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$26,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$160,545$0
John McCainRAZ$179,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$384,706$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$278,756$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$150,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$68,971$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$12,450$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,843$0
Chris MurphyDCT$107,986$0
Patty MurrayDWA$52,566$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$437,701$0
Rand PaulRKY$452,492$0
David PerdueRGA$209,428$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$150,294$0
Rob PortmanROH$218,786$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$104,776$0
Harry ReidDNV$109,836$0
Jim RischRID$62,087$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$103,567$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,881$0
Marco RubioRFL$863,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$27,600$0
Ben SasseRNE$694,301$0
Brian SchatzDHI$133,635$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$277,461$0
Tim ScottRSC$272,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$6,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$165,708$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$14,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$39,050$0
Dan SullivanRAK$609,422$0
Jon TesterDMT$252,857$0
John ThuneRSD$175,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$224,133$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,294,302$0
Tom UdallDNM$58,482$0
David VitterRLA$5,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$59,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$314,098$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$115,790$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$35,650$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$36,228$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$390,181$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$77,316$0
John BarrassoRWY$29,733$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$119,942$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$251,334$0
Roy BluntRMO$140,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$145,286$0
John BoozmanRAR$25,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,800$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$225,221$0
Richard BurrRNC$144,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$148,099$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$125,474$0
Ben CardinDMD$45,550$0
Tom CarperDDE$8,150$0
Bob CaseyDPA$101,898$0
Bill CassidyRLA$307,273$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,100$0
William Thad CochranRMS$16,950$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$30,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$154,399$0
Bob CorkerRTN$103,126$0
John CornynRTX$90,205$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,259,042$0
Mike CrapoRID$47,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,914,497$0
Steve DainesRMT$238,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$87,009$0
Dick DurbinDIL$266,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$182,460$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$18,600$0
Deb FischerRNE$187,721$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,347,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$264,333$0
Cory GardnerRCO$426,118$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$153,155$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$184,838$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$160,729$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,933$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$77,159$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$156,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$139,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$142,350$0
John HoevenRND$17,900$0
Jim InhofeROK$51,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$55,645$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$807,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$269,196$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$34,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$218,275$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$82,315$0
James LankfordROK$150,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$33,825$0
Mike LeeRUT$736,734$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$26,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$160,545$0
John McCainRAZ$179,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$384,706$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$278,756$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$150,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$68,971$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$12,450$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,843$0
Chris MurphyDCT$107,986$0
Patty MurrayDWA$52,566$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$437,701$0
Rand PaulRKY$452,492$0
David PerdueRGA$209,428$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$150,294$0
Rob PortmanROH$218,786$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$104,776$0
Harry ReidDNV$109,836$0
Jim RischRID$62,087$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$103,567$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,881$0
Marco RubioRFL$863,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$27,600$0
Ben SasseRNE$694,301$0
Brian SchatzDHI$133,635$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$277,461$0
Tim ScottRSC$272,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$6,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$165,708$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$14,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$39,050$0
Dan SullivanRAK$609,422$0
Jon TesterDMT$252,857$0
John ThuneRSD$175,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$224,133$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,294,302$0
Tom UdallDNM$58,482$0
David VitterRLA$5,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$59,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$314,098$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$115,790$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$35,650$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Trial lawyers & law firms$6,396,942
Small business associations$392,318
Human Rights$45,000
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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