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S. 1917 - Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

Crime and law enforcement. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, 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.

Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

S. 1917 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2017
  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017
  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017
  • CORRECTIONS Act
  • CORRECTIONS Act
  • Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers In Our National System Act of 2017
  • Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers In Our National System Act of 2017
  • National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2017
  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017
Sponsor
Chuck Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Chemical and biological weapons
  • Child health
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Department of Justice
  • Detention of persons
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Mental health
  • Military assistance, sales, and agreements
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Terrorism
  • Trade restrictions
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Violent crime
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/04/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/04/2017
10/04/2017Introduced in Senate
10/04/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Put on a legislative calendar2/15/2018Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

88 Organizations Support and 8 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

88 organizations support this bill

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Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
africa faith and justice network
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
African American Ministers In Action
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Aleph Institute
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Alliance of Baptists
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
American Baptist Home Mission Societies
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
American Bar Association
Bass, Hilarie (2018, January 9). ABA Letter in Support of S. 1917, the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved January 10, 2018, from American Bar Association.
American Civil Liberties Union
Shakir, Faiz & McCurdy, Jesselyn (2018, February 8). The ACLU Supports S. 1917, the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from ACLU.
Bread for the World
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Brennan Center for Justice
Brennan Center for Justice (2017, October 4). Senate Leaders Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill on Criminal Justice Reform. Retrieved October 9, 2017, from Brennan Center for Justice.
Buried Alive Project
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
CAN-DO Foundation
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Catholic Charities USA
Dewane, Frank J. & Markham, Donna (2018, March 26). USCCB and Catholic Charities Letter on S 1917. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Catholic Charities USA.
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Center for American Progress
Center for American Progress (2018, February 15). STATEMENT: CAP’s Ed Chung: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act Vote a Step Toward Addressing Broken Federal Criminal Justice System. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Center for American Progress.
Center for Children's Law and Policy
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Christian Reformed Church Office of Social Justice
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Church of Scientology
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Church of the Brethren
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Crack Open The Door
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Defending Rights & Dissent
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Disciples Center for Public Witness
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Disciples Home Missions
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Drug Policy Alliance
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Episcopal Church
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Faith in Public Life
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Ring, Kevin A. (2018, February 12). FAMM Letter Supporting S 1917. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from FAMM.
Federal Public and Community Defenders Legislative Committee
Fulton, Neil, Patton, David & Sands, Jon (2017, October 31). Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917); Smarter Sentencing Act of 2017 (S. 1933). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Federal Defenders of New York.
Franciscan Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
FreedomWorks
Meadows, Jon (2017, October 5). FreedomWorks Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Retrieved October 9, 2017, from FreedomWorks.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Heritage Foundation
Malcolm, John & Seibler, John-Michael (2017, October 3). Criminal Justice Reform Is Alive and Well in Congress. Retrieved October 9, 2017, from Heritage Foundation.
Human Rights Campaign
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Human Rights Watch
Tyler, Jasmine L. (2017, October 5). A Glimmer of Hope for US Criminal Justice Reform. Retrieved October 9, 2017, from Human Rights Watch.
Ignatian Solidarity Network
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Interfaith Action for Human Rights
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Islamic Society of North America
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
justice roundtable
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Justice Strategies
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Kentucky Council of Churches
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime & Incarceration
Serpas, Ronal (2018, February 15). Law Enforcement Leaders Letter on S 1917. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Senate Judiciary Committee.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (2017, October 4). Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Justice System Reform. Retrieved October 6, 2017, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
League of Women Voters
League of Women Voters (2018, February 14). League Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from League of Women Voters.
Life for Pot
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA)
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Mennonite Central Committee
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Methodist Federation for Social Action
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Metropolitan Community Churches
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
MomsRising
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Cox, Todd A. & Dixon, Monique L. (2018, February 14). NAACP LDF Letter on S 1917. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from NAACP LDF.
National African American Drug Policy Coalition
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Alliance of Faith and Justice
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
National Association of Social Workers
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Center for Transgender Equality
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Council of Churches
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Disability Rights Network
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Education Association
Egan, Marc (2018, February 14). Letter on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Retrieved February 15, 2018, from NEA.
National Employment Law Project
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
National Football League
Goodell, Roger & Baldwin, Doug Jr. (2017, October 16). NFL Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved October 18, 2017, from NFL.
National Religious Campaign Against Torture
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Pax Christi USA
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
PFLAG
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Project New Opportunity
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Safer Foundation
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Sentencing Project
Mauer, Marc (2018, February 6). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from The Sentencing Project.
Sister Survivor Network
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Sojourners
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
The Daniel Initiative
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
The Decarceration Collective
Justice Roundtable (2018, February 14). Justice Roundtable Coalition Supports the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Brennan Center.
U.S. Justice Action Network
Justice Action Network (2017, October 5). Bipartisan Senate Justice Reform Will Improve Public Safety. Retrieved October 9, 2017, from Justice Action Network.
Union for Reform Judaism
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
Unitarian Universalist Association
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Dewane, Frank J. & Markham, Donna (2018, March 26). USCCB and Catholic Charities Letter on S 1917. Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Catholic Charities USA.
Volunteers of America
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 14). RE: Faith community calls for the Judiciary Committee to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 1917 . Retrieved February 20, 2018, from NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.

8 organizations oppose this bill

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
undersigned organizations (2018, February 12). Re: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Police Officers Labor Council.
Fraternal Order of Police
Canterbury, Chuck (2018, February 15). FOP National President Pens Letter of concern to the President of the United States regarding S. 1917. Retrieved February 16, 2018, from Fraternal Order of Police.
Law Enforcement Action Network
undersigned organizations (2018, February 12). Re: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Police Officers Labor Council.
national association of assistant united states attorneys
undersigned organizations (2018, February 12). Re: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Police Officers Labor Council.
National Association of Police Organizations
undersigned organizations (2018, February 12). Re: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Police Officers Labor Council.
National HIDTA Directors Association
undersigned organizations (2018, February 12). Re: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Police Officers Labor Council.
National Narcotics Officers' Associations' Coalition
undersigned organizations (2018, February 12). Re: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Police Officers Labor Council.
National Sheriffs' Association
undersigned organizations (2018, February 12). Re: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917). Retrieved March 28, 2018, from Police Officers Labor Council.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$289,577$1,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,505,667$46,000
John BarrassoRWY$152,366$14,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,534,578$47,250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$931,011$27,000
Roy BluntRMO$835,867$21,500
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,367,213$25,000
John BoozmanRAR$192,570$1,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$3,070,959$41,000
Richard BurrRNC$763,118$0
Maria CantwellDWA$763,386$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$644,701$23,500
Ben CardinDMD$521,677$37,000
Tom CarperDDE$288,340$22,500
Bob CaseyDPA$1,873,832$33,600
Bill CassidyRLA$688,116$1,918
William Thad CochranRMS$395,513$14,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$433,456$20,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$994,303$24,000
Bob CorkerRTN$490,257$3,000
John CornynRTX$757,462$1,000
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$4,165,419$25,000
Tom CottonRAR$1,754,889$5,000
Mike CrapoRID$220,642$5,000
Ted CruzRTX$2,910,682$1,000
Steve DainesRMT$409,945$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$910,185$27,750
Tammy DuckworthDIL$3,892,057$72,500
Dick DurbinDIL$1,282,292$25,000
Mike EnziRWY$84,327$0
Joni ErnstRIA$258,056$1,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$775,106$25,000
Deb FischerRNE$403,183$5,000
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,722,801$2,500
Al FrankenDMN$1,362,117$21,450
Cory GardnerRCO$762,432$12,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,928,477$18,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$914,147$6,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$626,720$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$3,117,711$18,450
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$3,523,200$31,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$482,928$1,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$939,168$28,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$827,749$38,500
Dean HellerRNV$422,752$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,196,093$44,500
John HoevenRND$96,332$1,000
Jim InhofeROK$196,049$8,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$539,330$1,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,245,415$12,250
Tim KaineDVA$3,448,176$31,750
John KennedyRLA$257,450$7,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$325,363$10,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$958,280$44,000
James LankfordROK$347,655$34,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$723,704$30,000
Mike LeeRUT$1,137,533$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$383,375$29,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,742,651$32,000
John McCainRAZ$826,453$12,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,504,247$35,500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,336,595$2,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,438,572$22,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$568,196$34,000
Jerry MoranRKS$204,269$6,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$388,144$22,500
Chris MurphyDCT$1,241,721$42,000
Patty MurrayDWA$1,476,165$32,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,843,428$50,250
Rand PaulRKY$680,511$0
David PerdueRGA$502,219$1,000
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,784,677$36,800
Rob PortmanROH$1,427,711$2,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$368,995$27,250
Jim RischRID$93,445$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$365,328$1,000
Mike RoundsRSD$219,491$4,500
Marco RubioRFL$1,550,818$2,500
Bernie SandersIVT$435,232$26,600
Ben SasseRNE$879,161$1,000
Brian SchatzDHI$1,055,345$65,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,900,952$38,000
Tim ScottRSC$842,319$3,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,685,863$28,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$232,800$8,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,105,996$31,550
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$896,347$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,640,821$43,000
John ThuneRSD$461,691$21,000
Thom TillisRNC$741,494$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,467,858$3,500
Tom UdallDNM$800,163$30,000
Chris Van HollenDMD$3,555,856$95,750
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,447,845$19,000
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,805,644$22,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$662,960$24,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$191,315$0
Ron WydenDOR$924,664$16,000
Todd YoungRIN$537,518$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$289,577$1,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,505,667$46,000
John BarrassoRWY$152,366$14,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,534,578$47,250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$931,011$27,000
Roy BluntRMO$835,867$21,500
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,367,213$25,000
John BoozmanRAR$192,570$1,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$3,070,959$41,000
Richard BurrRNC$763,118$0
Maria CantwellDWA$763,386$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$644,701$23,500
Ben CardinDMD$521,677$37,000
Tom CarperDDE$288,340$22,500
Bob CaseyDPA$1,873,832$33,600
Bill CassidyRLA$688,116$1,918
William Thad CochranRMS$395,513$14,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$433,456$20,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$994,303$24,000
Bob CorkerRTN$490,257$3,000
John CornynRTX$757,462$1,000
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$4,165,419$25,000
Tom CottonRAR$1,754,889$5,000
Mike CrapoRID$220,642$5,000
Ted CruzRTX$2,910,682$1,000
Steve DainesRMT$409,945$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$910,185$27,750
Tammy DuckworthDIL$3,892,057$72,500
Dick DurbinDIL$1,282,292$25,000
Mike EnziRWY$84,327$0
Joni ErnstRIA$258,056$1,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$775,106$25,000
Deb FischerRNE$403,183$5,000
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,722,801$2,500
Al FrankenDMN$1,362,117$21,450
Cory GardnerRCO$762,432$12,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,928,477$18,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$914,147$6,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$626,720$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$3,117,711$18,450
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$3,523,200$31,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$482,928$1,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$939,168$28,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$827,749$38,500
Dean HellerRNV$422,752$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,196,093$44,500
John HoevenRND$96,332$1,000
Jim InhofeROK$196,049$8,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$539,330$1,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,245,415$12,250
Tim KaineDVA$3,448,176$31,750
John KennedyRLA$257,450$7,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$325,363$10,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$958,280$44,000
James LankfordROK$347,655$34,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$723,704$30,000
Mike LeeRUT$1,137,533$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$383,375$29,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,742,651$32,000
John McCainRAZ$826,453$12,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,504,247$35,500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,336,595$2,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,438,572$22,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$568,196$34,000
Jerry MoranRKS$204,269$6,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$388,144$22,500
Chris MurphyDCT$1,241,721$42,000
Patty MurrayDWA$1,476,165$32,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,843,428$50,250
Rand PaulRKY$680,511$0
David PerdueRGA$502,219$1,000
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,784,677$36,800
Rob PortmanROH$1,427,711$2,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$368,995$27,250
Jim RischRID$93,445$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$365,328$1,000
Mike RoundsRSD$219,491$4,500
Marco RubioRFL$1,550,818$2,500
Bernie SandersIVT$435,232$26,600
Ben SasseRNE$879,161$1,000
Brian SchatzDHI$1,055,345$65,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,900,952$38,000
Tim ScottRSC$842,319$3,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,685,863$28,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$232,800$8,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,105,996$31,550
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$896,347$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,640,821$43,000
John ThuneRSD$461,691$21,000
Thom TillisRNC$741,494$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,467,858$3,500
Tom UdallDNM$800,163$30,000
Chris Van HollenDMD$3,555,856$95,750
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,447,845$19,000
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,805,644$22,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$662,960$24,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$191,315$0
Ron WydenDOR$924,664$16,000
Todd YoungRIN$537,518$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$63,882,327
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Women's issues$13,641,171
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Civil servant/public employee$5,306,111
Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$2,917,002
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Teachers unions$1,098,465
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$950,346
Children's rights$676,236
Welfare & Social Work$637,150
Health & welfare policy$632,146
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
Foreign policy$406,307
Human Rights$66,650
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Federal employees unions$1,254,000
Police & firefighters unions & associations$618,368
Civil service & government unions$750
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