S. 34 - Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

Government operations and politics. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for the en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", 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.

Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

S. 34 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for the en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for the en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017
  • Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017
  • Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017
  • Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017
  • Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017
Sponsor
Ron Johnson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Legislative rules and procedure
  • Presidential administrations
  • Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/05/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/05/2017
1/05/2017Introduced in Senate
1/05/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Put on a legislative calendar5/17/2017Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
10/05/2017Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson without amendment. With written report No. 115-164. Minority views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar10/05/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 233.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $30,532 Against $153,571
  2. January - February 2011 For $183,400 Against $652,843
  3. March - April 2011 For $268,838 Against $1,386,506
  4. May - June 2011 For $403,751 Against $1,795,115
  5. July - August 2011 For $134,676 Against $811,213
  6. September - October 2011 For $353,792 Against $2,170,266
  7. November - December 2011 For $242,905 Against $2,201,114
  8. January - February 2012 For $205,537 Against $1,499,781
  9. March - April 2012 For $553,364 Against $2,501,341
  10. May - June 2012 For $522,708 Against $3,197,973
  11. July - August 2012 For $410,058 Against $2,839,864
  12. September - October 2012 For $918,034 Against $6,324,078
  13. November - December 2012 For $177,861 Against $580,208
  14. January - February 2013 For $51,050 Against $479,911
  15. March - April 2013 For $264,579 Against $1,523,426
  16. May - June 2013 For $238,344 Against $1,437,534
  17. July - August 2013 For $158,147 Against $589,016
  18. September - October 2013 For $301,087 Against $1,093,615
  19. November - December 2013 For $446,282 Against $1,059,094
  20. January - February 2014 For $287,196 Against $734,968
  21. March - April 2014 For $762,375 Against $1,425,890
  22. May - June 2014 For $683,800 Against $1,999,315
  23. July - August 2014 For $471,065 Against $1,257,005
  24. September - October 2014 For $2,048,999 Against $2,781,488
  25. November - December 2014 For $308,843 Against $379,726
  26. January - February 2015 For $194,177 Against $592,049
  27. March - April 2015 For $617,758 Against $1,813,256
  28. May - June 2015 For $649,232 Against $1,667,068
  29. July - August 2015 For $164,399 Against $1,008,459
  30. September - October 2015 For $345,544 Against $1,768,897
  31. November - December 2015 For $239,183 Against $1,776,615
  32. January - February 2016 For $220,612 Against $1,174,683
  33. March - April 2016 For $427,416 Against $2,454,041
  34. May - June 2016 For $669,584 Against $3,141,682
  35. July - August 2016 For $893,156 Against $3,012,579
  36. September - October 2016 For $1,243,364 Against $4,898,322
  37. November - December 2016 For $101,312 Against $369,160

Votes

    5 Organizations Support and 117 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

    5 organizations support this bill

    FreedomWorks
    Pye, Jason (2017, May 22). Capitol Hill Update: May 22, 2017. Retrieved May 23, 2017, from FreedomWorks.
    Industrial Energy Consumers of America
    Cicio, Paul N. (2017, March 20). Re: IECA Supports S. 34, the “Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017”. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Industrial Energy Consumers of America.
    National Association of Federal Credit Unions
    National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (2017, May 18). Senate committee approves NAFCU-backed reg relief bills. Retrieved July 26, 2017, from National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions.
    National Small Business Association
    Milanese, Jody (2017, May 17). Vote on Reg Reform Bills Planned. Retrieved May 18, 2017, from NSBA.
    Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
    SBECouncil (2017, May 23). Regulatory Reform Moves Forward in the U.S. Senate. Retrieved August 31, 2017, from SBECouncil.

    117 organizations oppose this bill

    AFL-CIO
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Alaska Wilderness League
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Allergy & Asthma Network
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    Alliance for Justice
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    American Association of University Professors
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    American Association of University Women
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    American Federation of Teachers
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    American Forum
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    American Lung Association
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    American Public Health Association
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    American Rivers
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    american sustainable business council
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    American Thoracic Society
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    Americans for Financial Reform
    AFR (2017, May 16). AFR Opposes Rigging the Legislative Process Against Financial Protections. Retrieved May 17, 2017, from AFR.
    Arc of the United States
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Biodiversity for a Livable Climate
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    BlueGreen Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Bold Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Campaign for Contract Agriculture Reform
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Center for American Progress
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Center for Biological Diversity
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    center for digital democracy
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Center for Food Safety
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    center for international environmental law
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Center for Progressive Reform
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Center for Responsible Lending
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Center for Science in the Public Interest
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    childrens environmental health network
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    Citizens Trade Campaign
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Clean Air Task Force
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Clean Air Watch
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Clean Water Action
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Communications Workers of America
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Consumer Federation of America
    CFA (2017, May 24). Senate Committee Passes Bills to Undermine Regulatory Process. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from CFA.
    Consumers Union
    MacCleery, Laura, Slover, George P. & Wallace, William C. (2017, March 15). CU to Sen HSGAC on Midnight Rules and REINS. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Consumers Union.
    countercorp
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Defenders of Wildlife
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Demos
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Earthjustice
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    EarthWorks
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Economic Policy Institute
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Elders Climate Action
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Endangered Habitats League
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Environment America
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Environmental Defense Fund
    EDF (2017, January 25). Don't Let Congress Leave You Unprotected. Retrieved January 25, 2017, from EDF.
    Environmental Working Group
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Farmworker Justice
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    First Person Politics
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Free Press
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Geos Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Good Jobs First
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Green for All
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    GreenLatinos
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Greenpeace
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    health care without harm
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    In the Public Interest
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Institute for Science and Human Values
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Interfaith Power & Light
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    international center for technology assessment
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    League of Conservation Voters
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    League of Women Voters
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Main Street Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Media Matters for America
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    National Association of Consumer Advocates
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    National Association of County & City Health Officials
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    National Center for Healthy Housing
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    National Consumers League
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    national council for occupational safety and health
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    National Council of Jewish Women
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    National Employment Law Project
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    National Environmental Health Association
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    National Family Farm Coalition
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    National Health Law Program
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    National Women's Health Network
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    National Women's Law Center
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    NextGen Climate
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Ocean Conservancy
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Oceana
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Partnership for Working Families
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Physicians for Social Responsibility
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Population Connection
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Prairie Rivers Network
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Project On Government Oversight
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    protect all childrens environment
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Public Citizen
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Reproductive Health Technologies Project
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    san juan citizens alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Sciencecorps
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Service Employees International Union
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Sierra Club
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Southern Environmental Law Center
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    STOP Foodborne Illness
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    The Praxis Project
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Tigercomm
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Trust for America's Health
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Undersigned Organizations Opposing S.21 and S.34. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from American Public Health Association.
    U.S. Chamber Watch
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    U.S. PIRG
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Union Plus
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    United Steelworkers
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Voces Verdes
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Voices for Progress
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Waterkeeper Alliance
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.
    Western Organization of Resource Councils
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Wilderness Society
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Women's Voices. Women Vote Action Fund
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Midnight Rules Letter. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Worksafe
    Weissman, Robert (2017, May 16). CSS Opposes the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (S. 34). Retrieved January 10, 2018, from Coalition for Sensible Safeguards.

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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$29,050$232,432
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$27,725$2,243,633
    John BarrassoRWY$21,400$334,943
    Michael F. BennetDCO$7,250$1,770,595
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,000$346,076
    Roy BluntRMO$171,736$423,635
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$21,600$797,755
    John BoozmanRAR$25,232$120,055
    Sherrod BrownDOH$28,650$2,091,298
    Richard BurrRNC$166,449$311,035
    Maria CantwellDWA$750$443,662
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$153,925$236,316
    Ben CardinDMD$6,500$483,284
    Tom CarperDDE$12,000$142,902
    Bob CaseyDPA$27,250$639,055
    Bill CassidyRLA$335,873$864,646
    William Thad CochranRMS$28,050$168,084
    Susan M. CollinsRME$47,450$268,910
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,000$235,420
    Bob CorkerRTN$79,820$313,968
    John CornynRTX$101,105$429,983
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,816$4,110,024
    Tom CottonRAR$1,259,492$323,909
    Mike CrapoRID$66,894$85,982
    Ted CruzRTX$1,899,241$335,399
    Steve DainesRMT$248,775$122,150
    Joe DonnellyDIN$16,500$408,214
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$18,500$3,596,315
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,750$451,490
    Mike EnziRWY$4,000$89,100
    Joni ErnstRIA$180,361$58,420
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$46,750$427,069
    Deb FischerRNE$203,471$127,712
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,343,249$155,000
    Al FrankenDMN$18,000$756,108
    Cory GardnerRCO$430,255$271,759
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,825$1,227,181
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$56,588$248,138
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$178,779$225,712
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$5,500$1,729,715
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$312$3,150,050
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$47,700$345,472
    Martin HeinrichDNM$19,400$767,729
    Heidi HeitkampDND$19,050$447,185
    Dean HellerRNV$146,837$182,178
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$19,800$750,021
    John HoevenRND$39,700$39,563
    Jim InhofeROK$50,424$62,026
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,755$248,200
    Ron JohnsonRWI$821,544$214,662
    Tim KaineDVA$16,150$1,887,467
    John KennedyRLA$16,500$42,850
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$16,000$204,035
    Amy KlobucharDMN$24,150$545,979
    James LankfordROK$166,790$216,828
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$9,000$201,165
    Mike LeeRUT$732,738$96,053
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$9,500$170,689
    Ed MarkeyDMA$7,000$1,080,644
    John McCainRAZ$185,470$305,838
    Claire McCaskillDMO$7,150$2,015,934
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$278,806$681,200
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$12,000$443,025
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,275$530,604
    Jerry MoranRKS$23,200$123,800
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,500$115,775
    Chris MurphyDCT$13,250$887,944
    Patty MurrayDWA$16,750$1,186,758
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,500$519,932
    Rand PaulRKY$477,892$317,287
    David PerdueRGA$211,828$226,591
    Gary C. PetersDMI$55,750$1,559,360
    Rob PortmanROH$261,848$484,499
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,250$183,488
    Jim RischRID$50,087$33,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$107,867$180,013
    Mike RoundsRSD$84,681$128,154
    Marco RubioRFL$893,240$278,875
    Bernie SandersIVT$11,000$533,234
    Ben SasseRNE$719,701$126,133
    Brian SchatzDHI$13,500$633,354
    Chuck SchumerDNY$25,860$820,723
    Tim ScottRSC$321,711$301,297
    Jeff SessionsRAL$8,500$39,300
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,750$1,515,166
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$32,950$34,800
    Debbie StabenowDMI$21,650$914,849
    Dan SullivanRAK$627,773$97,823
    Jon TesterDMT$35,750$967,845
    John ThuneRSD$181,533$175,944
    Thom TillisRNC$252,984$262,780
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,322,752$511,238
    Tom UdallDNM$5,000$544,600
    Chris Van HollenDMD$49,300$1,467,963
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,400$476,382
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$12,925$5,172,541
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$8,000$374,831
    Roger F. WickerRMS$18,500$86,000
    Ron WydenDOR$31,850$677,346
    Todd YoungRIN$156,316$315,566

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    Legislator Filters
    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$29,050$232,432
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$27,725$2,243,633
    John BarrassoRWY$21,400$334,943
    Michael F. BennetDCO$7,250$1,770,595
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,000$346,076
    Roy BluntRMO$171,736$423,635
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$21,600$797,755
    John BoozmanRAR$25,232$120,055
    Sherrod BrownDOH$28,650$2,091,298
    Richard BurrRNC$166,449$311,035
    Maria CantwellDWA$750$443,662
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$153,925$236,316
    Ben CardinDMD$6,500$483,284
    Tom CarperDDE$12,000$142,902
    Bob CaseyDPA$27,250$639,055
    Bill CassidyRLA$335,873$864,646
    William Thad CochranRMS$28,050$168,084
    Susan M. CollinsRME$47,450$268,910
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,000$235,420
    Bob CorkerRTN$79,820$313,968
    John CornynRTX$101,105$429,983
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,816$4,110,024
    Tom CottonRAR$1,259,492$323,909
    Mike CrapoRID$66,894$85,982
    Ted CruzRTX$1,899,241$335,399
    Steve DainesRMT$248,775$122,150
    Joe DonnellyDIN$16,500$408,214
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$18,500$3,596,315
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,750$451,490
    Mike EnziRWY$4,000$89,100
    Joni ErnstRIA$180,361$58,420
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$46,750$427,069
    Deb FischerRNE$203,471$127,712
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,343,249$155,000
    Al FrankenDMN$18,000$756,108
    Cory GardnerRCO$430,255$271,759
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,825$1,227,181
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$56,588$248,138
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$178,779$225,712
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$5,500$1,729,715
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$312$3,150,050
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$47,700$345,472
    Martin HeinrichDNM$19,400$767,729
    Heidi HeitkampDND$19,050$447,185
    Dean HellerRNV$146,837$182,178
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$19,800$750,021
    John HoevenRND$39,700$39,563
    Jim InhofeROK$50,424$62,026
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,755$248,200
    Ron JohnsonRWI$821,544$214,662
    Tim KaineDVA$16,150$1,887,467
    John KennedyRLA$16,500$42,850
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$16,000$204,035
    Amy KlobucharDMN$24,150$545,979
    James LankfordROK$166,790$216,828
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$9,000$201,165
    Mike LeeRUT$732,738$96,053
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$9,500$170,689
    Ed MarkeyDMA$7,000$1,080,644
    John McCainRAZ$185,470$305,838
    Claire McCaskillDMO$7,150$2,015,934
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$278,806$681,200
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$12,000$443,025
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,275$530,604
    Jerry MoranRKS$23,200$123,800
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,500$115,775
    Chris MurphyDCT$13,250$887,944
    Patty MurrayDWA$16,750$1,186,758
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,500$519,932
    Rand PaulRKY$477,892$317,287
    David PerdueRGA$211,828$226,591
    Gary C. PetersDMI$55,750$1,559,360
    Rob PortmanROH$261,848$484,499
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,250$183,488
    Jim RischRID$50,087$33,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$107,867$180,013
    Mike RoundsRSD$84,681$128,154
    Marco RubioRFL$893,240$278,875
    Bernie SandersIVT$11,000$533,234
    Ben SasseRNE$719,701$126,133
    Brian SchatzDHI$13,500$633,354
    Chuck SchumerDNY$25,860$820,723
    Tim ScottRSC$321,711$301,297
    Jeff SessionsRAL$8,500$39,300
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,750$1,515,166
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$32,950$34,800
    Debbie StabenowDMI$21,650$914,849
    Dan SullivanRAK$627,773$97,823
    Jon TesterDMT$35,750$967,845
    John ThuneRSD$181,533$175,944
    Thom TillisRNC$252,984$262,780
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,322,752$511,238
    Tom UdallDNM$5,000$544,600
    Chris Van HollenDMD$49,300$1,467,963
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,400$476,382
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$12,925$5,172,541
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$8,000$374,831
    Roger F. WickerRMS$18,500$86,000
    Ron WydenDOR$31,850$677,346
    Todd YoungRIN$156,316$315,566

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$14,209,818
    Credit unions$1,390,424
    Manufacturing$592,718
    Small business associations$379,819

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$13,641,171
    Schools & colleges$10,773,273
    Other physician specialists$10,492,565
    Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
    Environmental policy$6,497,094
    Advertising & public relations services$2,370,393
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,811
    Teachers unions$1,098,465
    Manufacturing unions$831,480
    Political consultants/advisers$746,747
    Health & welfare policy$632,146
    Environmental services, equipment & consulting$573,938
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
    State & local govt employee unions$534,196
    Commercial service unions$458,516
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$451,691
    Communications & hi-tech unions$382,400
    Small business associations$379,819
    Automotive Manufacturing union$378,732
    Teamsters union$328,225
    Labor Unions$214,450
    Agriculture$192,286
    Public official (elected or appointed)$123,983
    Human Rights$66,650
    Consumer groups$10,650
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