S. 819 - Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

Foreign trade and international finance. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

S. 819 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015
  • Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015
Sponsor
Mark Kirk
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Foreign trade and international finance
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Advisory bodies
  • Africa
  • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • Federal officials
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Government information and archives
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Small business
  • Trade agreements and negotiations
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Major Actions
Introduced3/19/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/19/2015
3/19/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
3/19/2015Introduced in Senate
6/02/2015Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
6/04/2015Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $30,541 Against $2,750
  2. January - February 2011 For $63,693 Against $39,550
  3. March - April 2011 For $221,119 Against $136,442
  4. May - June 2011 For $266,648 Against $91,527
  5. July - August 2011 For $111,981 Against $39,026
  6. September - October 2011 For $267,761 Against $165,117
  7. November - December 2011 For $284,898 Against $113,738
  8. January - February 2012 For $119,814 Against $73,610
  9. March - April 2012 For $308,224 Against $171,483
  10. May - June 2012 For $302,405 Against $357,596
  11. July - August 2012 For $255,979 Against $181,248
  12. September - October 2012 For $414,900 Against $538,311
  13. November - December 2012 For $96,892 Against $63,474
  14. January - February 2013 For $139,830 Against $106,750
  15. March - April 2013 For $182,250 Against $238,673
  16. May - June 2013 For $340,641 Against $180,397
  17. July - August 2013 For $85,213 Against $71,056
  18. September - October 2013 For $224,971 Against $87,004
  19. November - December 2013 For $258,878 Against $92,416
  20. January - February 2014 For $144,400 Against $125,442
  21. March - April 2014 For $317,530 Against $212,326
  22. May - June 2014 For $547,915 Against $330,173
  23. July - August 2014 For $232,205 Against $174,461
  24. September - October 2014 For $496,197 Against $470,382
  25. November - December 2014 For $112,290 Against $17,877
  26. January - February 2015 For $80,971 Against $36,912
  27. March - April 2015 For $246,676 Against $112,780
  28. May - June 2015 For $331,243 Against $194,618
  29. July - August 2015 For $119,083 Against $49,349
  30. September - October 2015 For $227,463 Against $133,700
  31. November - December 2015 For $333,263 Against $133,423
  32. January - February 2016 For $121,653 Against $70,405
  33. March - April 2016 For $320,036 Against $189,411
  34. May - June 2016 For $453,726 Against $212,066
  35. July - August 2016 For $252,030 Against $94,940
  36. September - October 2016 For $372,064 Against $88,451
  37. November - December 2016 For $10,130 Against $1,975

Votes

    6 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

    6 organizations supported this bill

    CONNECT
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 3). RE: Support for Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization. Retrieved September 21, 2015, from Technology Councils of North America.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Hennigan, Jamie (2015, March 20). NAM, Chamber Welcome Senate Efforts to Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank. Retrieved March 23, 2015, from National Association of Manufacturers.
    National Small Business Association
    National Small Business Association (2015, September 22). Support Small-Business Export Financing. Retrieved September 22, 2015, from National Small Business Association.
    Small Business Exporters Association
    Small Business Exporters Association (2015, September 21). Senate Shows Support for Ex-Im Bank; Offers Bills. Retrieved September 21, 2015, from Small Business Exporters Association.
    Technology Councils of North America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 3). RE: Support for Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization. Retrieved September 21, 2015, from Technology Councils of North America.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Josten, R. Bruce (2015, March 23). Chamber Sends Letter to Senate in Support of S. 819 "Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015". Retrieved March 23, 2015, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    Sierra Club
    Sierra Club (2015, March 23). Sierra Club Statement on Bills to Reauthorize the US Export-Import Bank. Retrieved March 30, 2015, from Sierra Club.

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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$49,428$19,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$187,474$11,000
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$74,171$160,766
    John BarrassoRWY$51,400$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$166,840$474,313
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$96,843$66,979
    Roy BluntRMO$155,950$5,700
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$125,675$124,712
    John BoozmanRAR$41,750$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,300$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$47,440$118,721
    Richard BurrRNC$156,600$8,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$164,184$134,802
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$49,899$4,500
    Ben CardinDMD$38,879$8,025
    Tom CarperDDE$53,940$6,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$85,630$27,504
    Bill CassidyRLA$136,750$37,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$11,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$57,350$14,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$58,050$37,050
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$60,700$21,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$47,562$0
    John CornynRTX$146,041$0
    Tom CottonRAR$76,250$2,600
    Mike CrapoRID$68,940$0
    Ted CruzRTX$137,564$1,250
    Steve DainesRMT$112,840$1,000
    Joe DonnellyDIN$27,375$31,596
    Dick DurbinDIL$23,450$58,261
    Mike EnziRWY$57,350$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$23,099$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$107,639$16,350
    Deb FischerRNE$28,950$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$64,764$0
    Al FrankenDMN$98,555$115,838
    Cory GardnerRCO$126,152$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$108,989$46,100
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$88,300$39,663
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$56,700$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$205,781$1,000
    Martin HeinrichDNM$47,750$273,819
    Heidi HeitkampDND$39,135$2,000
    Dean HellerRNV$87,695$6,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$30,464$38,426
    John HoevenRND$35,550$0
    Jim InhofeROK$26,350$500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$124,450$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$96,025$0
    Tim KaineDVA$182,875$303,413
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$35,788$43,570
    Mark KirkRIL$63,350$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$82,945$15,150
    James LankfordROK$70,600$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$93,205$34,518
    Mike LeeRUT$100,180$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$42,666$3,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$210,300$382,981
    John McCainRAZ$118,675$2,700
    Claire McCaskillDMO$90,766$8,500
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$233,143$3,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$85,122$14,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$93,125$147,805
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$18,811$250
    Jerry MoranRKS$43,062$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,093$12,550
    Chris MurphyDCT$62,650$123,496
    Patty MurrayDWA$239,348$101,278
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$62,659$68,882
    Rand PaulRKY$73,529$0
    David PerdueRGA$93,245$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$95,450$457,339
    Rob PortmanROH$189,651$26,310
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,700$15,700
    Harry ReidDNV$46,500$12,800
    Jim RischRID$42,850$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,900$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$38,900$0
    Marco RubioRFL$157,738$11,513
    Bernie SandersIVT$9,211$52,647
    Ben SasseRNE$69,429$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$69,800$286,989
    Chuck SchumerDNY$283,494$123,179
    Tim ScottRSC$98,300$3,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$87,715$218,813
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$51,994$33,225
    Dan SullivanRAK$72,978$0
    Jon TesterDMT$58,199$269,985
    John ThuneRSD$75,306$9,925
    Thom TillisRNC$88,529$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$167,885$0
    Tom UdallDNM$41,250$171,894
    David VitterRLA$13,750$19,800
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$185,354$51,238
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$274,783$184,496
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$111,549$126,560
    Roger F. WickerRMS$10,500$5,500
    Ron WydenDOR$150,688$133,478

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$49,428$19,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$187,474$11,000
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$74,171$160,766
    John BarrassoRWY$51,400$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$166,840$474,313
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$96,843$66,979
    Roy BluntRMO$155,950$5,700
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$125,675$124,712
    John BoozmanRAR$41,750$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,300$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$47,440$118,721
    Richard BurrRNC$156,600$8,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$164,184$134,802
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$49,899$4,500
    Ben CardinDMD$38,879$8,025
    Tom CarperDDE$53,940$6,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$85,630$27,504
    Bill CassidyRLA$136,750$37,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$11,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$57,350$14,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$58,050$37,050
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$60,700$21,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$47,562$0
    John CornynRTX$146,041$0
    Tom CottonRAR$76,250$2,600
    Mike CrapoRID$68,940$0
    Ted CruzRTX$137,564$1,250
    Steve DainesRMT$112,840$1,000
    Joe DonnellyDIN$27,375$31,596
    Dick DurbinDIL$23,450$58,261
    Mike EnziRWY$57,350$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$23,099$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$107,639$16,350
    Deb FischerRNE$28,950$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$64,764$0
    Al FrankenDMN$98,555$115,838
    Cory GardnerRCO$126,152$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$108,989$46,100
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$88,300$39,663
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$56,700$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$205,781$1,000
    Martin HeinrichDNM$47,750$273,819
    Heidi HeitkampDND$39,135$2,000
    Dean HellerRNV$87,695$6,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$30,464$38,426
    John HoevenRND$35,550$0
    Jim InhofeROK$26,350$500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$124,450$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$96,025$0
    Tim KaineDVA$182,875$303,413
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$35,788$43,570
    Mark KirkRIL$63,350$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$82,945$15,150
    James LankfordROK$70,600$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$93,205$34,518
    Mike LeeRUT$100,180$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$42,666$3,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$210,300$382,981
    John McCainRAZ$118,675$2,700
    Claire McCaskillDMO$90,766$8,500
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$233,143$3,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$85,122$14,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$93,125$147,805
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$18,811$250
    Jerry MoranRKS$43,062$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,093$12,550
    Chris MurphyDCT$62,650$123,496
    Patty MurrayDWA$239,348$101,278
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$62,659$68,882
    Rand PaulRKY$73,529$0
    David PerdueRGA$93,245$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$95,450$457,339
    Rob PortmanROH$189,651$26,310
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,700$15,700
    Harry ReidDNV$46,500$12,800
    Jim RischRID$42,850$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,900$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$38,900$0
    Marco RubioRFL$157,738$11,513
    Bernie SandersIVT$9,211$52,647
    Ben SasseRNE$69,429$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$69,800$286,989
    Chuck SchumerDNY$283,494$123,179
    Tim ScottRSC$98,300$3,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$87,715$218,813
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$51,994$33,225
    Dan SullivanRAK$72,978$0
    Jon TesterDMT$58,199$269,985
    John ThuneRSD$75,306$9,925
    Thom TillisRNC$88,529$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$167,885$0
    Tom UdallDNM$41,250$171,894
    David VitterRLA$13,750$19,800
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$185,354$51,238
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$274,783$184,496
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$111,549$126,560
    Roger F. WickerRMS$10,500$5,500
    Ron WydenDOR$150,688$133,478

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Computer software$4,556,122
    Biotech products & research$1,849,495
    Computer manufacture & services$903,616
    Manufacturing$635,786
    Small business associations$392,318
    Chambers of commerce$358,176

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$5,398,859
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