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

S. 2711 - Native American Education Opportunity Act

Native Americans. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to expand opportunity for Native American children through additional options in education, 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.

Native American Education Opportunity Act

S. 2711 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to expand opportunity for Native American children through additional options in education, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to expand opportunity for Native American children through additional options in education, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Native American Education Opportunity Act
  • Native American Education Opportunity Act
Sponsor
John McCain
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Native Americans
  • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Minority education
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced3/17/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/17/2016
    3/17/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
    3/17/2016Introduced in Senate
    4/06/2016Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-287.
    Put on a legislative calendar9/07/2016Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $563,701
    $563,701
    55 times as much
    $961,055
    $525,766
    $45,000
    $455,196
    $910,780
    $612,336
    $842,191
    $8,250,935
    $815,726
    $547,752
    $9,075,327
    $7,379,240
    $587,558
    $31,008,862
    1 Organization Supported and 39 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Native American Education Opportunity Act

    1 organization supported this bill

    American Federation for Children
    American Federation for Children (2016, March 17). Sen. McCain introduces school choice legislation for Native American children in BIE schools. Retrieved August 22, 2016, from American Federation for Children.

    39 organizations opposed this bill

    AASA, The School Superintendents Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    African American Ministers In Action
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    American Atheists
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    American Federation of School Administrators
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    American Federation of Teachers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    American Humanist Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    americans for religious liberty
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Anti-Defamation League
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Association of Educational Service Agencies
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Association of School Business Officials International
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Center for Inquiry
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Clearinghouse on Women's Issues
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Council of the Great City Schools
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Disciples Justice Action Network
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Equal Partners in Faith
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Institute for Science and Human Values
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Interfaith Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    national alliance of black school educators
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Association of Elementary School Principals
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Association of Secondary School Principals
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Association of State Directors of Special Education
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Council of Jewish Women
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Education Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Organization for Women
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National PTA
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Rural Education Advocacy Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National Rural Education Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    National School Boards Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    School Social Work Association of America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Secular Coalition for America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.
    Union for Reform Judaism
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Re: NCPE Opposes S. 2711, the Native American Education Opportunity Act. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from League of United Latin American Citizens.

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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$68,750
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$158,907
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$22,000$2,094,231
    John BarrassoRWY$0$19,750
    Michael F. BennetDCO$46,950$1,163,749
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,400$175,162
    Roy BluntRMO$6,000$150,585
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$41,500$512,571
    John BoozmanRAR$0$22,235
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$18,147
    Sherrod BrownDOH$39,400$1,731,212
    Richard BurrRNC$0$79,185
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$228,754
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$106,633
    Ben CardinDMD$500$186,225
    Tom CarperDDE$0$53,616
    Bob CaseyDPA$20,200$358,691
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$68,374
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$7,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$47,750
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$89,260
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$500$157,122
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$99,343
    John CornynRTX$0$60,475
    Tom CottonRAR$0$117,363
    Mike CrapoRID$0$8,260
    Ted CruzRTX$0$118,708
    Steve DainesRMT$0$38,525
    Joe DonnellyDIN$8,500$241,098
    Dick DurbinDIL$21,900$243,299
    Mike EnziRWY$0$7,650
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$15,805
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$357,610
    Deb FischerRNE$250$45,423
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$43,350
    Al FrankenDMN$13,400$510,019
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$98,826
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$500$1,027,604
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$500$56,616
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$50,677
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$48,750
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$370,561
    Heidi HeitkampDND$5$357,729
    Dean HellerRNV$0$31,608
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$640,839
    John HoevenRND$0$15,083
    Jim InhofeROK$0$31,600
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$54,400
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$67,093
    Tim KaineDVA$20,500$1,432,804
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$110,448
    Mark KirkRIL$0$68,746
    Amy KlobucharDMN$11,050$379,393
    James LankfordROK$0$105,600
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,100$139,947
    Mike LeeRUT$0$46,003
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$91,241
    Ed MarkeyDMA$13,850$556,823
    John McCainRAZ$0$158,108
    Claire McCaskillDMO$15,650$1,846,809
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$198,400
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$229,275
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$15,100$276,874
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$11,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$36,350
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$41,538
    Chris MurphyDCT$21,350$571,724
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,000$908,177
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$400$244,832
    Rand PaulRKY$0$69,110
    David PerdueRGA$0$74,750
    Gary C. PetersDMI$34,500$853,366
    Rob PortmanROH$0$162,725
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$76,538
    Harry ReidDNV$0$41,644
    Jim RischRID$0$500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$20,589
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$34,796
    Marco RubioRFL$0$142,469
    Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$427,468
    Ben SasseRNE$0$42,913
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$275,454
    Chuck SchumerDNY$5,900$377,668
    Tim ScottRSC$0$54,200
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$8,050
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,900$1,162,125
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$5,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$6,600$596,796
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$57,095
    Jon TesterDMT$24,250$552,564
    John ThuneRSD$0$32,818
    Thom TillisRNC$0$97,801
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$210,839
    Tom UdallDNM$22,396$289,228
    David VitterRLA$0$7,230
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$247,921
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$42,200$4,933,590
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,200$141,551
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$22,450
    Ron WydenDOR$39,000$278,599

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$68,750
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$158,907
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$22,000$2,094,231
    John BarrassoRWY$0$19,750
    Michael F. BennetDCO$46,950$1,163,749
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,400$175,162
    Roy BluntRMO$6,000$150,585
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$41,500$512,571
    John BoozmanRAR$0$22,235
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$18,147
    Sherrod BrownDOH$39,400$1,731,212
    Richard BurrRNC$0$79,185
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$228,754
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$106,633
    Ben CardinDMD$500$186,225
    Tom CarperDDE$0$53,616
    Bob CaseyDPA$20,200$358,691
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$68,374
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$7,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$47,750
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$89,260
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$500$157,122
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$99,343
    John CornynRTX$0$60,475
    Tom CottonRAR$0$117,363
    Mike CrapoRID$0$8,260
    Ted CruzRTX$0$118,708
    Steve DainesRMT$0$38,525
    Joe DonnellyDIN$8,500$241,098
    Dick DurbinDIL$21,900$243,299
    Mike EnziRWY$0$7,650
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$15,805
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$357,610
    Deb FischerRNE$250$45,423
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$43,350
    Al FrankenDMN$13,400$510,019
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$98,826
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$500$1,027,604
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$500$56,616
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$50,677
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$48,750
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$370,561
    Heidi HeitkampDND$5$357,729
    Dean HellerRNV$0$31,608
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$640,839
    John HoevenRND$0$15,083
    Jim InhofeROK$0$31,600
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$54,400
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$67,093
    Tim KaineDVA$20,500$1,432,804
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$110,448
    Mark KirkRIL$0$68,746
    Amy KlobucharDMN$11,050$379,393
    James LankfordROK$0$105,600
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,100$139,947
    Mike LeeRUT$0$46,003
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$91,241
    Ed MarkeyDMA$13,850$556,823
    John McCainRAZ$0$158,108
    Claire McCaskillDMO$15,650$1,846,809
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$198,400
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$229,275
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$15,100$276,874
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$11,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$36,350
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$41,538
    Chris MurphyDCT$21,350$571,724
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,000$908,177
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$400$244,832
    Rand PaulRKY$0$69,110
    David PerdueRGA$0$74,750
    Gary C. PetersDMI$34,500$853,366
    Rob PortmanROH$0$162,725
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$76,538
    Harry ReidDNV$0$41,644
    Jim RischRID$0$500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$20,589
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$34,796
    Marco RubioRFL$0$142,469
    Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$427,468
    Ben SasseRNE$0$42,913
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$275,454
    Chuck SchumerDNY$5,900$377,668
    Tim ScottRSC$0$54,200
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$8,050
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,900$1,162,125
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$5,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$6,600$596,796
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$57,095
    Jon TesterDMT$24,250$552,564
    John ThuneRSD$0$32,818
    Thom TillisRNC$0$97,801
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$210,839
    Tom UdallDNM$22,396$289,228
    David VitterRLA$0$7,230
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$247,921
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$42,200$4,933,590
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,200$141,551
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$22,450
    Ron WydenDOR$39,000$278,599

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Children's rights$563,701

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Schools & colleges$9,075,327
    Women's issues$8,250,935
    Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
    Public school teachers, administrators & officials$961,055
    Teachers unions$910,780
    Education$842,191
    Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
    Welfare & Social Work$587,558
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
    State & local govt employee unions$455,196
    Human Rights$45,000
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