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S. 2576 - Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to permit the Attorney General to authorize a temporary transfer of funds from Department of Justice accounts in the amount necessary to restore Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program equitable sharing payments to participating law enforcement agencies. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act

S. 2576 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to permit the Attorney General to authorize a temporary transfer of funds from Department of Justice accounts in the amount necessary to restore Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program equitable sharing payments to participating law enforcement agencies. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to permit the Attorney General to authorize a temporary transfer of funds from Department of Justice accounts in the amount necessary to restore Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program equitable sharing payments to participating law enforcement agencies.
Other Titles
  • Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act
  • Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act
Sponsor
Kelly Ayotte
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Justice
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/24/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/24/2016
    2/24/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    2/24/2016Introduced in Senate
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    0 Organizations Supported and 22 Opposed; See Which Ones

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    Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act

    0 organizations supported this bill

    22 organizations opposed this bill

    American Civil Liberties Union
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Americans for Tax Reform
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Campaign for Liberty
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Church of Scientology
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Drug Policy Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    FreedomWorks
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Institute for Justice
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    LatinoJustice PRLDEF
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Liberty Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Marijuana Policy Project
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    National Association of Social Workers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    National Center for Transgender Equality
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    National Lawyers Guild
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Peace Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    PICO National Network
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    Prison Policy Initiative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    student peace alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    United We Dream
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 29). RE: Statement of Opposition to S. 2576, Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act, and Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments to State and Local Law Enforcement. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.

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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$0$242,227
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$935,808
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$971,342
    John BarrassoRWY$0$123,649
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$1,763,807
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$1,070,605
    Roy BluntRMO$0$743,892
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,229,885
    John BoozmanRAR$0$127,325
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$44,300
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$2,154,545
    Richard BurrRNC$0$662,568
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$723,331
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$579,251
    Ben CardinDMD$0$459,178
    Tom CarperDDE$0$227,592
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,764,348
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$633,441
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$74,300
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$360,325
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$351,656
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,012,702
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$492,241
    John CornynRTX$0$702,512
    Tom CottonRAR$0$1,690,616
    Mike CrapoRID$0$206,848
    Ted CruzRTX$0$2,854,285
    Steve DainesRMT$0$366,820
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$852,139
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,338,883
    Mike EnziRWY$0$71,677
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$236,256
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$517,401
    Deb FischerRNE$0$349,708
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,597,401
    Al FrankenDMN$0$1,290,034
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$696,877
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,265,269
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$986,077
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$533,845
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$414,261
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$809,457
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$712,438
    Dean HellerRNV$0$347,952
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$850,897
    John HoevenRND$0$81,746
    Jim InhofeROK$0$180,124
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$460,780
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$1,164,511
    Tim KaineDVA$0$2,645,431
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$325,565
    Mark KirkRIL$0$580,721
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$692,417
    James LankfordROK$0$317,980
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$563,664
    Mike LeeRUT$0$1,029,528
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$321,300
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$1,525,601
    John McCainRAZ$0$655,509
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,358,828
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,188,695
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,400,792
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$495,824
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$54,350
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$184,089
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$321,359
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$965,779
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$755,465
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$2,016,990
    Rand PaulRKY$0$632,047
    David PerdueRGA$0$448,345
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$1,334,555
    Rob PortmanROH$0$1,240,525
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$430,614
    Harry ReidDNV$0$317,936
    Jim RischRID$0$87,687
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$350,578
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$178,591
    Marco RubioRFL$0$1,445,482
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$123,992
    Ben SasseRNE$0$858,761
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$1,009,689
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,909,578
    Tim ScottRSC$0$752,494
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$77,103
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$821,504
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$239,800
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$662,339
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$855,079
    Jon TesterDMT$0$1,431,592
    John ThuneRSD$0$429,008
    Thom TillisRNC$0$650,544
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$2,361,172
    Tom UdallDNM$0$670,214
    David VitterRLA$0$142,892
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,303,856
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$2,401,015
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$676,804
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$170,065
    Ron WydenDOR$0$753,381

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$242,227
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$935,808
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$971,342
    John BarrassoRWY$0$123,649
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$1,763,807
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$1,070,605
    Roy BluntRMO$0$743,892
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,229,885
    John BoozmanRAR$0$127,325
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$44,300
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$2,154,545
    Richard BurrRNC$0$662,568
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$723,331
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$579,251
    Ben CardinDMD$0$459,178
    Tom CarperDDE$0$227,592
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,764,348
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$633,441
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$74,300
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$360,325
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$351,656
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,012,702
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$492,241
    John CornynRTX$0$702,512
    Tom CottonRAR$0$1,690,616
    Mike CrapoRID$0$206,848
    Ted CruzRTX$0$2,854,285
    Steve DainesRMT$0$366,820
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$852,139
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,338,883
    Mike EnziRWY$0$71,677
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$236,256
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$517,401
    Deb FischerRNE$0$349,708
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,597,401
    Al FrankenDMN$0$1,290,034
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$696,877
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,265,269
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$986,077
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$533,845
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$414,261
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$809,457
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$712,438
    Dean HellerRNV$0$347,952
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$850,897
    John HoevenRND$0$81,746
    Jim InhofeROK$0$180,124
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$460,780
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$1,164,511
    Tim KaineDVA$0$2,645,431
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$325,565
    Mark KirkRIL$0$580,721
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$692,417
    James LankfordROK$0$317,980
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$563,664
    Mike LeeRUT$0$1,029,528
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$321,300
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$1,525,601
    John McCainRAZ$0$655,509
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,358,828
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,188,695
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,400,792
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$495,824
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$54,350
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$184,089
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$321,359
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$965,779
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$755,465
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$2,016,990
    Rand PaulRKY$0$632,047
    David PerdueRGA$0$448,345
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$1,334,555
    Rob PortmanROH$0$1,240,525
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$430,614
    Harry ReidDNV$0$317,936
    Jim RischRID$0$87,687
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$350,578
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$178,591
    Marco RubioRFL$0$1,445,482
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$123,992
    Ben SasseRNE$0$858,761
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$1,009,689
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,909,578
    Tim ScottRSC$0$752,494
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$77,103
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$821,504
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$239,800
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$662,339
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$855,079
    Jon TesterDMT$0$1,431,592
    John ThuneRSD$0$429,008
    Thom TillisRNC$0$650,544
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$2,361,172
    Tom UdallDNM$0$670,214
    David VitterRLA$0$142,892
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,303,856
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$2,401,015
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$676,804
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$170,065
    Ron WydenDOR$0$753,381

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
    Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
    Trial lawyers & law firms$6,396,942
    Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
    Defense policy, doves$629,894
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
    Welfare & Social Work$587,558
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
    Human Rights$45,000
    Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
    Marijuana Production, Sales & Paraphernalia$500
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