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S. 553 - End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015

International affairs. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to marshal resources to undertake a concerted, transformative effort that seeks to bring an end to modern slavery, 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.

End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015

S. 553 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to marshal resources to undertake a concerted, transformative effort that seeks to bring an end to modern slavery, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to marshal resources to undertake a concerted, transformative effort that seeks to bring an end to modern slavery, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015
  • End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015
  • End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015
Sponsor
Bob Corker
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • International affairs
  • Congressional oversight
  • Crime victims
  • Crimes against children
  • Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Human rights
  • Human trafficking
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Rule of law and government transparency
  • Sex offenses
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Youth employment and child labor
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/24/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/24/2015
    2/24/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
    2/24/2015Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar2/26/2015Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
    2/03/2016Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Corker with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/03/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 363.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $45,000
    $329,374
    $547,752
    $525,766
    $563,701
    $3,225,273
    $750
    $2,276,678
    $8,250,935
    $15,765,229
    $0
    32 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015

    32 organizations supported this bill

    africa faith and justice network
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Bread for the World
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Church of the Brethren
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Church World Service
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Episcopal Church
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Franciscan Action Network
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Free the Slaves
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Freedom House
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Girls Incorporated
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Hilton Worldwide
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Human Rights First
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    International Justice Mission
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Leadership Conference of Women Religious
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Lutheran Services in America (LSA)
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    maryknoll office for global concerns
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    medical mission sisters
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Metropolitan Community Churches
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    National Consumers League
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Pax Christi USA
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Polaris Project
    Polaris (2016, December 8). Authorization for End Modern Slavery Initiative Passes in NDAA. Retrieved December 9, 2016, from Polaris.
    Rabbinical Assembly
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Sisters of the Holy Cross
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Sojourners
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    Truckers Against Trafficking
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    United Methodist Women
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    United Way Worldwide
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    World Relief
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.
    YWCA USA
    Undersigned organizations (2015, February 27). Letter in Support of the "End Modern Slavery Initiative" Act. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from Freedom House.

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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$85,050$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$166,804$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$991,343$0
    John BarrassoRWY$32,633$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$146,720$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$127,235$0
    Roy BluntRMO$237,579$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$162,765$0
    John BoozmanRAR$35,485$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$750$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$506,888$0
    Richard BurrRNC$94,638$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$109,818$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$75,525$0
    Ben CardinDMD$139,175$0
    Tom CarperDDE$28,950$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$105,900$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$144,640$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$17,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$43,250$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$87,550$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,743$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$80,394$0
    John CornynRTX$104,705$0
    Tom CottonRAR$66,047$0
    Mike CrapoRID$33,550$0
    Ted CruzRTX$81,199$0
    Steve DainesRMT$42,308$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$59,832$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$86,864$0
    Mike EnziRWY$21,750$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$26,050$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$245,371$0
    Deb FischerRNE$45,375$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$219,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$57,897$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$76,103$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$702,130$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$43,701$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$53,200$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$197,849$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$34,874$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$187,556$0
    Dean HellerRNV$77,650$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$379,397$0
    John HoevenRND$17,623$0
    Jim InhofeROK$1,250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$72,564$0
    Tim KaineDVA$508,681$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$7,100$0
    Mark KirkRIL$79,250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$347,253$0
    James LankfordROK$30,275$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$100,775$0
    Mike LeeRUT$29,740$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$29,250$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$151,806$0
    John McCainRAZ$90,375$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,351,445$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$223,951$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$156,927$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$37,438$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$10,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$47,850$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$33,475$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$52,277$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$499,021$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$90,075$0
    Rand PaulRKY$27,815$0
    David PerdueRGA$42,500$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$320,473$0
    Rob PortmanROH$128,720$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,675$0
    Harry ReidDNV$55,700$0
    Jim RischRID$2,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,339$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$34,100$0
    Marco RubioRFL$114,695$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$15,620$0
    Ben SasseRNE$67,110$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$122,725$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$281,899$0
    Tim ScottRSC$98,350$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$909,112$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$411,529$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$33,905$0
    Jon TesterDMT$254,345$0
    John ThuneRSD$73,459$0
    Thom TillisRNC$73,851$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$105,110$0
    Tom UdallDNM$50,928$0
    David VitterRLA$22,500$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$117,800$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,786,674$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$26,450$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$14,333$0
    Ron WydenDOR$203,768$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$85,050$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$166,804$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$991,343$0
    John BarrassoRWY$32,633$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$146,720$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$127,235$0
    Roy BluntRMO$237,579$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$162,765$0
    John BoozmanRAR$35,485$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$750$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$506,888$0
    Richard BurrRNC$94,638$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$109,818$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$75,525$0
    Ben CardinDMD$139,175$0
    Tom CarperDDE$28,950$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$105,900$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$144,640$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$17,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$43,250$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$87,550$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,743$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$80,394$0
    John CornynRTX$104,705$0
    Tom CottonRAR$66,047$0
    Mike CrapoRID$33,550$0
    Ted CruzRTX$81,199$0
    Steve DainesRMT$42,308$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$59,832$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$86,864$0
    Mike EnziRWY$21,750$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$26,050$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$245,371$0
    Deb FischerRNE$45,375$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$219,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$57,897$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$76,103$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$702,130$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$43,701$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$53,200$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$197,849$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$34,874$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$187,556$0
    Dean HellerRNV$77,650$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$379,397$0
    John HoevenRND$17,623$0
    Jim InhofeROK$1,250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$72,564$0
    Tim KaineDVA$508,681$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$7,100$0
    Mark KirkRIL$79,250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$347,253$0
    James LankfordROK$30,275$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$100,775$0
    Mike LeeRUT$29,740$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$29,250$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$151,806$0
    John McCainRAZ$90,375$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,351,445$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$223,951$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$156,927$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$37,438$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$10,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$47,850$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$33,475$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$52,277$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$499,021$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$90,075$0
    Rand PaulRKY$27,815$0
    David PerdueRGA$42,500$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$320,473$0
    Rob PortmanROH$128,720$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,675$0
    Harry ReidDNV$55,700$0
    Jim RischRID$2,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,339$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$34,100$0
    Marco RubioRFL$114,695$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$15,620$0
    Ben SasseRNE$67,110$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$122,725$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$281,899$0
    Tim ScottRSC$98,350$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$909,112$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$411,529$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$33,905$0
    Jon TesterDMT$254,345$0
    John ThuneRSD$73,459$0
    Thom TillisRNC$73,851$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$105,110$0
    Tom UdallDNM$50,928$0
    David VitterRLA$22,500$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$117,800$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,786,674$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$26,450$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$14,333$0
    Ron WydenDOR$203,768$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$8,250,935
    Hotels & motels$3,225,273
    Health care services$2,276,678
    Children's rights$563,701
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
    Foreign policy$329,374
    Human Rights$45,000
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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