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S.Con.Res. 45 - A Concurrent Resolution Expressing the Sense of Congress Relating to the Disapproval of Certain Activities of Certain Companies, Trade Associations, Foundations, and Organizations.

Commerce. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations. (by CRS) 
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A Concurrent Resolution Expressing the Sense of Congress Relating to the Disapproval of Certain Activities of Certain Companies, Trade Associations, Foundations, and Organizations.

S.Con.Res. 45 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations. (by CRS)
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Title
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations.
Other Titles
  • A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations.
Sponsor
Sheldon Whitehouse
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Business ethics
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Coal
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Oil and gas
  • Product safety and quality
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Major Actions
Introduced7/11/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/11/2016
7/11/2016Introduced in Senate
7/11/2016Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$5,398,859
$5,398,859
172% more
$14,631,643
$43,350
$14,674,993
4 Organizations Supported and 10 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
A Concurrent Resolution Expressing the Sense of Congress Relating to the Disapproval of Certain Activities of Certain Companies, Trade Associations, Foundations, and Organizations.

4 organizations supported this bill

League of Conservation Voters
League of Conservation Voters (2016, July 11). LCV STATEMENT ON CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS AND FLOOR SPEECHES EXPOSING KOCH BROTHERS WEB OF DENIAL. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from League of Conservation Voters.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Natural Resources Defense Council (2016, July 11). NRDC Backs Congressional Criticism of Fossil Fuel Companies on Climate Science. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
Sierra Club
Sierra Club (2016, July 11). SENATE DEMOCRATS LEAD CHARGE AGAINST CORPORATE CLIMATE DENIERS. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Sierra Club.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Union of Concerned Scientists (2016, July 12). As Congress Calls Out Fossil Fuel Deception, ExxonMobil Continues to Fund Climate Science Denial. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Union of Concerned Scientists.

10 organizations opposed this bill

American Legislative Exchange Council
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Americans for Tax Reform
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Cascade Policy Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Competitive Enterprise Institute (2016, July 11). CEI Response to McCarthy-style Tactics by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Heartland Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Heritage Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
James Madison Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
John Locke Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Mackinac Center For Public Policy
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Pacific Research Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 12). CEI Joins Coalitions Opposing the Senators' "Web of Denial" Resolution. Retrieved July 12, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.

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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$19,100$18,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,000$369,382
Tammy BaldwinDWI$160,766$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$18,900
Michael F. BennetDCO$474,313$1,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,979$0
Roy BluntRMO$5,700$130,836
Cory A. BookerDNJ$124,712$6,100
John BoozmanRAR$0$20,232
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$118,721$250
Richard BurrRNC$8,000$134,199
Maria CantwellDWA$134,802$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$4,500$113,725
Ben CardinDMD$8,025$2,500
Tom CarperDDE$6,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$27,504$10,000
Bill CassidyRLA$37,300$303,273
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$2,500
William Thad CochranRMS$14,850$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$37,050$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$28,370
John CornynRTX$0$78,605
Tom CottonRAR$2,600$1,235,042
Mike CrapoRID$0$39,294
Ted CruzRTX$1,250$1,875,947
Steve DainesRMT$1,000$229,225
Joe DonnellyDIN$31,596$0
Dick DurbinDIL$58,261$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$177,461
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,350$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$0$185,221
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,342,999
Al FrankenDMN$115,838$0
Cory GardnerRCO$750$392,155
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$46,100$4,965
Lindsey GrahamRSC$39,663$48,088
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$150,779
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$21,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$273,819$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$6,000$129,337
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,426$0
John HoevenRND$0$15,400
Jim InhofeROK$500$48,174
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$35,445
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$796,764
Tim KaineDVA$303,413$1,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$43,570$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$207,275
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,150$0
James LankfordROK$0$142,490
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,518$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$727,234
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$3,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$382,981$0
John McCainRAZ$2,700$171,070
Claire McCaskillDMO$8,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,500$233,806
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,000$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$147,805$500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$500$7,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,550$38,750
Chris MurphyDCT$123,496$250
Patty MurrayDWA$101,278$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$68,882$1,000
Rand PaulRKY$0$447,992
David PerdueRGA$0$199,928
Gary C. PetersDMI$457,339$0
Rob PortmanROH$26,310$205,086
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$12,800$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$45,587
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$92,967
Mike RoundsRSD$0$63,381
Marco RubioRFL$11,513$851,205
Bernie SandersIVT$52,647$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$691,801
Brian SchatzDHI$286,989$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$123,179$2,500
Tim ScottRSC$3,000$263,161
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$4,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$218,813$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$3,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$33,225$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$601,573
Jon TesterDMT$269,985$250
John ThuneRSD$9,925$166,033
Thom TillisRNC$0$218,634
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,278,152
Tom UdallDNM$171,894$2,000
David VitterRLA$19,800$1,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$51,238$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$184,496$3,300
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$126,560$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,500$2,000
Ron WydenDOR$133,478$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,100$18,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,000$369,382
Tammy BaldwinDWI$160,766$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$18,900
Michael F. BennetDCO$474,313$1,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,979$0
Roy BluntRMO$5,700$130,836
Cory A. BookerDNJ$124,712$6,100
John BoozmanRAR$0$20,232
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$118,721$250
Richard BurrRNC$8,000$134,199
Maria CantwellDWA$134,802$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$4,500$113,725
Ben CardinDMD$8,025$2,500
Tom CarperDDE$6,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$27,504$10,000
Bill CassidyRLA$37,300$303,273
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$2,500
William Thad CochranRMS$14,850$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$37,050$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$28,370
John CornynRTX$0$78,605
Tom CottonRAR$2,600$1,235,042
Mike CrapoRID$0$39,294
Ted CruzRTX$1,250$1,875,947
Steve DainesRMT$1,000$229,225
Joe DonnellyDIN$31,596$0
Dick DurbinDIL$58,261$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$177,461
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,350$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$0$185,221
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,342,999
Al FrankenDMN$115,838$0
Cory GardnerRCO$750$392,155
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$46,100$4,965
Lindsey GrahamRSC$39,663$48,088
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$150,779
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$21,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$273,819$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$6,000$129,337
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,426$0
John HoevenRND$0$15,400
Jim InhofeROK$500$48,174
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$35,445
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$796,764
Tim KaineDVA$303,413$1,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$43,570$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$207,275
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,150$0
James LankfordROK$0$142,490
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,518$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$727,234
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$3,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$382,981$0
John McCainRAZ$2,700$171,070
Claire McCaskillDMO$8,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,500$233,806
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,000$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$147,805$500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$500$7,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,550$38,750
Chris MurphyDCT$123,496$250
Patty MurrayDWA$101,278$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$68,882$1,000
Rand PaulRKY$0$447,992
David PerdueRGA$0$199,928
Gary C. PetersDMI$457,339$0
Rob PortmanROH$26,310$205,086
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$12,800$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$45,587
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$92,967
Mike RoundsRSD$0$63,381
Marco RubioRFL$11,513$851,205
Bernie SandersIVT$52,647$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$691,801
Brian SchatzDHI$286,989$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$123,179$2,500
Tim ScottRSC$3,000$263,161
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$4,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$218,813$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$3,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$33,225$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$601,573
Jon TesterDMT$269,985$250
John ThuneRSD$9,925$166,033
Thom TillisRNC$0$218,634
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,278,152
Tom UdallDNM$171,894$2,000
David VitterRLA$19,800$1,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$51,238$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$184,496$3,300
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$126,560$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,500$2,000
Ron WydenDOR$133,478$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,398,859

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
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