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

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

support this bill

Republican/Conservative$14,209,818
Credit unions$1,390,424
Manufacturing$592,718
Small business associations (split)
$16,192,960

oppose this bill

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
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
Small business associations (split)
$64,551,672

Interest groups that oppose this bill gave 4.0 times as much as interest groups that support this bill

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
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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