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S. 439 - Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015

Education. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015

S. 439 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015
  • Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015
Sponsor
Al Franken
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Government liability
  • Legal fees and court costs
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
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Major Actions
Introduced2/10/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/10/2015
2/10/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
2/10/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

54 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015

54 organizations supported this bill

Advocates for Youth
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
African American Ministers In Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
AIDS United
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
American Association of University Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
American Civil Liberties Union
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
American Federation of Teachers
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
american humanist association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
American School Counselor Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Anti-Defamation League
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Athlete Ally
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Bully Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Campus Pride
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
CenterLink
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Equality Federation
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Futures Without Violence
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
gaystraight alliance network
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
GO! Athletes
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Healthy Teen Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Human Rights Campaign
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Interfaith Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
league of united latin american citizens
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Marriage Equality USA
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of School Psychologists
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Black Justice Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Center for Transgender Equality
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Coalition for LGBT Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Education Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Minority AIDS Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Organization for Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
National Women's Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
PFLAG
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Planned Parenthood
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (2015, March 4). Student Non-Discrimination Act Faces Hurdles in the House. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
Secular Coalition for America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Teach For America
Teach for America (2015, May 14). Teach For America Endorses the Student Non-Discrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Teach for America.
The Trevor Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Transgender Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
True Colors Fund
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Tyler Clementi Foundation
Tyler Clementi Foundation (2015, September 9). Let's Pass the Student Non-Discrimination Act and Guarantee Federal Protections for LGBT Students. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Tyler Clementi Foundation.
Union for Reform Judaism
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Women's Law Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
Women's Sports Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 13). Letter to Congress In Support of the Student NonDiscrimination Act. Retrieved September 9, 2015, from American Psychological Association.

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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$69,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$110,897$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,946,281$0
John BarrassoRWY$8,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,016,722$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$164,798$0
Roy BluntRMO$144,330$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$403,529$0
John BoozmanRAR$12,095$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,275$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,337,019$0
Richard BurrRNC$34,650$0
Maria CantwellDWA$213,576$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$76,700$0
Ben CardinDMD$165,325$0
Tom CarperDDE$46,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$223,225$0
Bill CassidyRLA$45,399$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$26,600$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$94,562$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$132,555$0
Bob CorkerRTN$95,816$0
John CornynRTX$34,500$0
Tom CottonRAR$71,163$0
Mike CrapoRID$26,175$0
Ted CruzRTX$61,060$0
Steve DainesRMT$14,475$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$126,627$0
Dick DurbinDIL$201,711$0
Mike EnziRWY$12,150$0
Joni ErnstRIA$17,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$326,193$0
Deb FischerRNE$30,450$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$25,950$0
Al FrankenDMN$465,663$0
Cory GardnerRCO$34,883$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,085,025$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$44,990$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$24,410$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$49,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$294,037$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$330,971$0
Dean HellerRNV$18,200$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$625,399$0
John HoevenRND$10,743$0
Jim InhofeROK$22,700$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$48,725$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$40,279$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,071,300$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$66,382$0
Mark KirkRIL$62,171$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$393,729$0
James LankfordROK$60,836$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$148,120$0
Mike LeeRUT$14,958$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$63,025$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$448,773$0
John McCainRAZ$73,118$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,696,466$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$87,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$177,149$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$234,874$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,600$0
Jerry MoranRKS$25,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$29,388$0
Chris MurphyDCT$504,158$0
Patty MurrayDWA$877,519$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$239,903$0
Rand PaulRKY$24,293$0
David PerdueRGA$47,750$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$767,387$0
Rob PortmanROH$58,800$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$56,675$0
Harry ReidDNV$26,228$0
Jim RischRID$8,350$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,514$0
Mike RoundsRSD$55,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$63,474$0
Bernie SandersIVT$413,006$0
Ben SasseRNE$34,803$0
Brian SchatzDHI$231,054$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$300,556$0
Tim ScottRSC$74,327$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,120,221$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$596,079$0
Dan SullivanRAK$27,195$0
Jon TesterDMT$533,876$0
John ThuneRSD$41,703$0
Thom TillisRNC$52,305$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$129,978$0
Tom UdallDNM$227,848$0
David VitterRLA$11,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$167,778$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,056,891$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$113,360$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,350$0
Ron WydenDOR$276,584$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$69,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$110,897$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,946,281$0
John BarrassoRWY$8,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,016,722$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$164,798$0
Roy BluntRMO$144,330$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$403,529$0
John BoozmanRAR$12,095$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,275$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,337,019$0
Richard BurrRNC$34,650$0
Maria CantwellDWA$213,576$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$76,700$0
Ben CardinDMD$165,325$0
Tom CarperDDE$46,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$223,225$0
Bill CassidyRLA$45,399$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$26,600$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$94,562$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$132,555$0
Bob CorkerRTN$95,816$0
John CornynRTX$34,500$0
Tom CottonRAR$71,163$0
Mike CrapoRID$26,175$0
Ted CruzRTX$61,060$0
Steve DainesRMT$14,475$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$126,627$0
Dick DurbinDIL$201,711$0
Mike EnziRWY$12,150$0
Joni ErnstRIA$17,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$326,193$0
Deb FischerRNE$30,450$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$25,950$0
Al FrankenDMN$465,663$0
Cory GardnerRCO$34,883$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,085,025$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$44,990$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$24,410$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$49,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$294,037$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$330,971$0
Dean HellerRNV$18,200$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$625,399$0
John HoevenRND$10,743$0
Jim InhofeROK$22,700$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$48,725$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$40,279$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,071,300$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$66,382$0
Mark KirkRIL$62,171$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$393,729$0
James LankfordROK$60,836$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$148,120$0
Mike LeeRUT$14,958$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$63,025$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$448,773$0
John McCainRAZ$73,118$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,696,466$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$87,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$177,149$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$234,874$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,600$0
Jerry MoranRKS$25,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$29,388$0
Chris MurphyDCT$504,158$0
Patty MurrayDWA$877,519$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$239,903$0
Rand PaulRKY$24,293$0
David PerdueRGA$47,750$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$767,387$0
Rob PortmanROH$58,800$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$56,675$0
Harry ReidDNV$26,228$0
Jim RischRID$8,350$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,514$0
Mike RoundsRSD$55,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$63,474$0
Bernie SandersIVT$413,006$0
Ben SasseRNE$34,803$0
Brian SchatzDHI$231,054$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$300,556$0
Tim ScottRSC$74,327$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,120,221$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$596,079$0
Dan SullivanRAK$27,195$0
Jon TesterDMT$533,876$0
John ThuneRSD$41,703$0
Thom TillisRNC$52,305$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$129,978$0
Tom UdallDNM$227,848$0
David VitterRLA$11,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$167,778$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,056,891$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$113,360$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,350$0
Ron WydenDOR$276,584$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Abortion policy/Pro-Abortion Rights$2,050,855
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
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
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Human Rights$45,000
AIDS treatment & testing$7,300

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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