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

S. 2817 - Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve understanding and forecasting of space weather events, 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.

Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act

S. 2817 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to improve understanding and forecasting of space weather events, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve understanding and forecasting of space weather events, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act
  • Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act
  • Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act
Sponsor
Gary C. Peters
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Atmospheric science and weather
  • Government information and archives
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Spacecraft and satellites
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    Major Actions
    Introduced4/19/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced4/19/2016
    4/19/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    4/19/2016Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar4/27/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    11/28/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-385.
    Put on a legislative calendar11/28/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 689.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $842,191
    $764,768
    $1,606,959
    $0
    3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act

    3 organizations supported this bill

    American Astronomical Society
    Urry, C. Megan & Longcope, Dana (2016, April 14). American Astronomical Society Supports the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Astronomical Society.
    American Geophysical Union
    McEntee, Christine W. (2016, April 12). AGU Endorses the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Geophysical Union.
    Satellite Industry Association
    Satellite Industry Association (2016, May 3). SIA WELCOMES LEGISLATION INTENDED TO MITIGATE HARMFUL IMPACTS OF SPACE WEATHER. Retrieved August 4, 2016, from Satellite Industry Association.

    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$7,200$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$20,294$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$14,577$0
    John BarrassoRWY$19,400$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$72,385$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$33,600$0
    Roy BluntRMO$10,750$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,730$0
    John BoozmanRAR$350$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$26,675$0
    Richard BurrRNC$8,700$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$9,894$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$2,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$15,700$0
    Tom CarperDDE$7,050$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$750$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$10,400$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,250$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$9,350$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,250$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$10,500$0
    John CornynRTX$21,950$0
    Tom CottonRAR$13,200$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$11,100$0
    Steve DainesRMT$6,525$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$1,550$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$9,750$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$44,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$6,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$10,900$0
    Al FrankenDMN$35,074$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$71,080$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,194$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$7,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$31,600$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,231$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$25,616$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$6,394$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,250$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$3,250$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$12,800$0
    Tim KaineDVA$56,416$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$4,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$1,600$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$17,394$0
    James LankfordROK$7,700$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,650$0
    Mike LeeRUT$3,500$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$10,500$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$68,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$34,575$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$29,094$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$39,550$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,550$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$14,900$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$8,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$19,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,750$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$18,295$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$25,850$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$9,450$0
    Rand PaulRKY$50$0
    David PerdueRGA$5,350$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$14,150$0
    Rob PortmanROH$2,500$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,900$0
    Harry ReidDNV$100$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,700$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$9,296$0
    Marco RubioRFL$22,800$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,850$0
    Ben SasseRNE$10,753$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$49,555$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$50,400$0
    Tim ScottRSC$35,900$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$1,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,340$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$14,444$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,400$0
    Jon TesterDMT$2,250$0
    John ThuneRSD$22,219$0
    Thom TillisRNC$23,850$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$21,583$0
    Tom UdallDNM$17,832$0
    David VitterRLA$1,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$44,922$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$74,389$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$18,583$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$26,800$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,200$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$20,294$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$14,577$0
    John BarrassoRWY$19,400$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$72,385$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$33,600$0
    Roy BluntRMO$10,750$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,730$0
    John BoozmanRAR$350$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$26,675$0
    Richard BurrRNC$8,700$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$9,894$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$2,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$15,700$0
    Tom CarperDDE$7,050$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$750$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$10,400$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,250$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$9,350$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,250$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$10,500$0
    John CornynRTX$21,950$0
    Tom CottonRAR$13,200$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$11,100$0
    Steve DainesRMT$6,525$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$1,550$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$9,750$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$44,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$6,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$10,900$0
    Al FrankenDMN$35,074$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$71,080$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,194$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$7,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$31,600$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,231$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$25,616$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$6,394$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,250$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$3,250$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$12,800$0
    Tim KaineDVA$56,416$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$4,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$1,600$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$17,394$0
    James LankfordROK$7,700$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,650$0
    Mike LeeRUT$3,500$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$10,500$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$68,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$34,575$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$29,094$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$39,550$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,550$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$14,900$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$8,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$19,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,750$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$18,295$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$25,850$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$9,450$0
    Rand PaulRKY$50$0
    David PerdueRGA$5,350$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$14,150$0
    Rob PortmanROH$2,500$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,900$0
    Harry ReidDNV$100$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,700$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$9,296$0
    Marco RubioRFL$22,800$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,850$0
    Ben SasseRNE$10,753$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$49,555$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$50,400$0
    Tim ScottRSC$35,900$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$1,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,340$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$14,444$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,400$0
    Jon TesterDMT$2,250$0
    John ThuneRSD$22,219$0
    Thom TillisRNC$23,850$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$21,583$0
    Tom UdallDNM$17,832$0
    David VitterRLA$1,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$44,922$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$74,389$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$18,583$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$26,800$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Education$842,191
    Satellite communications$764,768

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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