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

S. 675 - REDEEM Act

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the sealing or expungement of records relating to Federal nonviolent criminal offenses, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

REDEEM Act

S. 675 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide for the sealing or expungement of records relating to Federal nonviolent criminal offenses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the sealing or expungement of records relating to Federal nonviolent criminal offenses, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act of 2015
  • REDEEM Act
  • REDEEM Act
Sponsor
Rand Paul
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Employee hiring
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Food assistance and relief
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Mental health
  • Personnel records
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/09/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/09/2015
3/09/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
3/09/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

30 times as much
$45,000
$14,631,643
$547,752
$525,766
$563,701
$16,313,862
$541,918
$541,918
9 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
REDEEM Act

9 organizations supported this bill

American Civil Liberties Union
American Civil Liberties Union (2015, July 15). Testimony of the American Civil Liberties Union to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Hearing on Criminal Justice Reform. Retrieved December 11, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Bread for the World
Bread for the World (2015, March 12). Bread for the World Welcomes Legislation to Help Returning Citizens Gain Employment. Retrieved March 19, 2015, from Bread for the World.
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
Coalition for Juvenile Justice (2015, January 1). Recommendations for the 114th Congress. Retrieved December 11, 2015, from Coalition for Juvenile Justice.
Facing Addiction
Facing Addiction (2015, September 22). Over 500 Citizen Advocates to Meet with Policy Makers on Capitol Hill on Monday, October 5 - the Day Following the UNITE to Face Addiction Rally on the National Mall. Retrieved December 11, 2015, from Facing Addiction.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2015, March 11). Tell Your Senators: Support the REDEEM Act. Retrieved March 19, 2015, from FreedomWorks.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Neguse, Tila (2015, March 4). FCNL Supports the REDEEM Act. Retrieved April 3, 2015, from Friends Committee on National Legislation.
Legal Action Center
Legal Action Center (2015, May 5). LEGAL ACTION CENTER IS ADVOCATING FOR PASSAGE OF THE REDEEM ACT!. Retrieved November 4, 2015, from Legal Action Center.
National Employment Law Project
Conti, Judith M. (2015, November 3). Here's What Paul Ryan Should Do First. Retrieved November 4, 2015, from National Employment Law Project.
Sentencing Project
Sentencing Project (2015, March 9). Take Action: Urge your U.S. Senator to cosponsor the REDEEM Act (S. 675). Retrieved March 19, 2015, from Sentencing Project.

1 organization opposed this bill

National Association of Police Organizations
National Association of Police Organizations (2015, December 11). Legislative Priorities for the 114th Congress. Retrieved December 11, 2015, from National Association of Police Organizations.

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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$35,400$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$397,370$5,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$46,426$10,000
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$58,322$10,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$13,035$11,000
Roy BluntRMO$234,766$10,500
Cory A. BookerDNJ$75,958$12,500
John BoozmanRAR$31,017$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$69,379$14,000
Richard BurrRNC$150,149$0
Maria CantwellDWA$4,827$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$121,725$12,500
Ben CardinDMD$20,000$7,500
Tom CarperDDE$3,550$10,000
Bob CaseyDPA$37,450$11,000
Bill CassidyRLA$314,822$1,918
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,100$7,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$23,650$10,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$6,343$11,000
Bob CorkerRTN$38,970$0
John CornynRTX$83,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,256,129$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$5,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,893,496$0
Steve DainesRMT$225,425$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,625$10,250
Dick DurbinDIL$33,963$10,000
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$175,111$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$12,922$10,000
Deb FischerRNE$186,971$5,000
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,344,499$0
Al FrankenDMN$27,464$10,000
Cory GardnerRCO$401,858$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$22,937$10,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,788$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$154,829$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$42,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$12,625$10,000
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,812$10,000
Dean HellerRNV$132,837$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$7,025$10,000
John HoevenRND$16,233$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,424$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,545$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$802,489$1,250
Tim KaineDVA$53,200$5,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,300$5,000
Mark KirkRIL$219,625$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$14,122$25,000
James LankfordROK$158,090$11,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,525$15,000
Mike LeeRUT$727,487$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$10,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$40,856$15,000
John McCainRAZ$175,545$10,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$54,072$10,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$247,506$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$16,250$11,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$19,985$10,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$5,000
Jerry MoranRKS$23,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$41,250$10,000
Chris MurphyDCT$28,527$10,000
Patty MurrayDWA$38,644$10,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,125$10,250
Rand PaulRKY$453,387$0
David PerdueRGA$205,328$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$50,100$12,500
Rob PortmanROH$219,546$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,675$10,000
Harry ReidDNV$3,000$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$97,406$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,131$3,500
Marco RubioRFL$866,977$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,220$10,000
Ben SasseRNE$695,501$0
Brian SchatzDHI$4,175$15,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$41,099$10,000
Tim ScottRSC$267,461$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$32,375$10,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$16,022$10,000
Dan SullivanRAK$602,218$0
Jon TesterDMT$36,156$10,000
John ThuneRSD$173,004$5,000
Thom TillisRNC$225,835$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,299,386$0
Tom UdallDNM$29,928$10,000
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$12,100$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$124,421$5,250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,700$12,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$59,650$10,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$35,400$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$397,370$5,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$46,426$10,000
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$58,322$10,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$13,035$11,000
Roy BluntRMO$234,766$10,500
Cory A. BookerDNJ$75,958$12,500
John BoozmanRAR$31,017$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$69,379$14,000
Richard BurrRNC$150,149$0
Maria CantwellDWA$4,827$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$121,725$12,500
Ben CardinDMD$20,000$7,500
Tom CarperDDE$3,550$10,000
Bob CaseyDPA$37,450$11,000
Bill CassidyRLA$314,822$1,918
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,100$7,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$23,650$10,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$6,343$11,000
Bob CorkerRTN$38,970$0
John CornynRTX$83,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,256,129$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$5,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,893,496$0
Steve DainesRMT$225,425$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,625$10,250
Dick DurbinDIL$33,963$10,000
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$175,111$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$12,922$10,000
Deb FischerRNE$186,971$5,000
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,344,499$0
Al FrankenDMN$27,464$10,000
Cory GardnerRCO$401,858$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$22,937$10,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,788$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$154,829$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$42,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$12,625$10,000
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,812$10,000
Dean HellerRNV$132,837$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$7,025$10,000
John HoevenRND$16,233$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,424$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,545$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$802,489$1,250
Tim KaineDVA$53,200$5,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,300$5,000
Mark KirkRIL$219,625$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$14,122$25,000
James LankfordROK$158,090$11,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,525$15,000
Mike LeeRUT$727,487$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$10,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$40,856$15,000
John McCainRAZ$175,545$10,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$54,072$10,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$247,506$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$16,250$11,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$19,985$10,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$5,000
Jerry MoranRKS$23,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$41,250$10,000
Chris MurphyDCT$28,527$10,000
Patty MurrayDWA$38,644$10,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,125$10,250
Rand PaulRKY$453,387$0
David PerdueRGA$205,328$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$50,100$12,500
Rob PortmanROH$219,546$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,675$10,000
Harry ReidDNV$3,000$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$97,406$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,131$3,500
Marco RubioRFL$866,977$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,220$10,000
Ben SasseRNE$695,501$0
Brian SchatzDHI$4,175$15,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$41,099$10,000
Tim ScottRSC$267,461$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$32,375$10,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$16,022$10,000
Dan SullivanRAK$602,218$0
Jon TesterDMT$36,156$10,000
John ThuneRSD$173,004$5,000
Thom TillisRNC$225,835$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,299,386$0
Tom UdallDNM$29,928$10,000
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$12,100$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$124,421$5,250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,700$12,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$59,650$10,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Human Rights$45,000

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Police & firefighters unions & associations$541,918
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