S. 3047 - Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

Social welfare. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

S. 3047 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act
  • Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Social welfare
  • Abortion
  • Appropriations
  • Budget process
  • Child care and development
  • Congressional oversight
  • Economic development
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy assistance for the poor and aged
  • Food assistance and relief
  • Government trust funds
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Income tax credits
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • State and local government operations
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Major Actions
Introduced6/09/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/09/2016
6/09/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
6/09/2016Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from Republican/Conservative, which…

supported this bill

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

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

1 organization supported this bill

FreedomWorks
Moore, Emily (2016, October 3). FreedomWorks’ Bill of the Month for October 2016: Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act. Retrieved October 4, 2016, from FreedomWorks.

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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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