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S. 515 - Sequestration Relief Act of 2015

Economics and public finance. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to provide relief during fiscal years 2016 and 2017 from the reductions in the discretionary spending limits imposed by sequestration. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Sequestration Relief Act of 2015

S. 515 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to provide relief during fiscal years 2016 and 2017 from the reductions in the discretionary spending limits imposed by sequestration. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to provide relief during fiscal years 2016 and 2017 from the reductions in the discretionary spending limits imposed by sequestration.
Other Titles
  • Sequestration Relief Act of 2015
  • Sequestration Relief Act of 2015
Sponsor
Brian Schatz
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Economics and public finance
  • Aviation and airports
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Budget process
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Defense spending
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Infrastructure development
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Medical research
  • Navigation, waterways, harbors
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • Public transit
  • Railroads
  • Research administration and funding
  • Roads and highways
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Water quality
  • Water use and supply
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/12/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/12/2015
    2/12/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.
    2/12/2015Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $1,123,000
    $750
    $1,123,750
    $0
    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Sequestration Relief Act of 2015

    2 organizations supported this bill

    National Association of Railroad Passengers
    National Association of Railroad Passengers (2015, November 24). Sequestration Relief Act of 2015. Retrieved November 24, 2015, from National Association of Railroad Passengers.
    National Treasury Employees Union
    National Treasury Employees Union (2015, April 10). Which of these bills matter to federal employees? All of them. Retrieved November 24, 2015, from National Treasury Employees Union.

    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$1,000$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$19,000$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$36,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$14,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$37,250$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$16,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$11,000$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,500$0
    John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$27,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$11,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$29,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$12,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$23,100$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$6,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$10,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$13,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,000$0
    John CornynRTX$1,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$5,000$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$1,000$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$17,500$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$15,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$1,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$15,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$11,450$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$12,500$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$8,500$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$18,500$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$28,500$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$34,500$0
    John HoevenRND$1,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$8,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$26,750$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$19,000$0
    James LankfordROK$23,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$17,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$2,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$25,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$24,000$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$6,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,500$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$32,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$22,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$40,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$1,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$24,300$0
    Rob PortmanROH$2,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,250$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$1,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$2,500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$16,600$0
    Ben SasseRNE$1,000$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$50,250$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$28,000$0
    Tim ScottRSC$3,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$21,800$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$33,000$0
    John ThuneRSD$16,000$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$20,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,000$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$17,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$6,000$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$19,000$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$36,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$14,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$37,250$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$16,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$11,000$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,500$0
    John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$27,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$11,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$29,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$12,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$23,100$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$6,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$10,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$13,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,000$0
    John CornynRTX$1,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$5,000$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$1,000$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$17,500$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$15,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$1,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$15,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$11,450$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$12,500$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$8,500$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$18,500$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$28,500$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$34,500$0
    John HoevenRND$1,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$8,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$26,750$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$19,000$0
    James LankfordROK$23,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$17,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$2,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$25,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$24,000$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$6,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,500$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$32,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$22,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$40,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$1,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$24,300$0
    Rob PortmanROH$2,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,250$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$1,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$2,500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$16,600$0
    Ben SasseRNE$1,000$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$50,250$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$28,000$0
    Tim ScottRSC$3,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$21,800$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$33,000$0
    John ThuneRSD$16,000$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$20,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,000$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$17,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$6,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Federal employees unions$1,123,000
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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