Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 115th Congress.

S. 622 - Fair and Open Competition Act

Government operations and politics. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fair and Open Competition Act

S. 622 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects.
Other Titles
  • Fair and Open Competition Act
  • Fair and Open Competition Act
  • Fair and Open Competition Act
Sponsor
Jeff Flake
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Labor-management relations
  • Public contracts and procurement
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/14/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/14/2017
3/14/2017Introduced in Senate
3/14/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

15 times as much
$439,050
$377,819
$362,426
$2,356,481
$660,023
$3,495,277
$66,269
$61,450
$754,871
$8,573,666
$559,108
$559,108

oppose this bill

Plumbing, heating & air conditioning
Electrical contractors (split)
14 Organizations Support and 2 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fair and Open Competition Act

14 organizations support this bill

American Council of Engineering Companies
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
Associated Builders and Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors (2017, March 15). Legislation to ban PLA Mandates Introduced in U.S. Senate. Retrieved March 16, 2017, from Associated Builders and Contractors.
Associated General Contractors of America
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
Business Coalition for Fair Competition
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
Construction Industry Round Table
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
Electronic Security Association
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
Independent Electrical Contractors
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
National Association of Home Builders
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
National Black Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
National Federation of Independent Business
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.
U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 622: Fair and Open Competition Act. Retrieved March 17, 2017, from SBECouncil.

2 organizations oppose this bill

National Electrical Contractors Association
NECA (2017, April 6). NECA TOP THREE. Retrieved April 14, 2017, from NECA.
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
Kolbe, Stanley E., Jr. (2017, March 21). Project Labor Agreements Under Attack. Retrieved April 3, 2017, from Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association.

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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$90,078$5,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$20,925$250
John BarrassoRWY$72,800$1,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$110,291$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$30,766$2,000
Roy BluntRMO$193,718$2,000
Cory A. BookerDNJ$101,200$3,600
John BoozmanRAR$51,400$1,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$92,850$5,250
Richard BurrRNC$117,300$5,600
Maria CantwellDWA$33,408$1,000
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$108,949$8,000
Ben CardinDMD$125,922$5,000
Tom CarperDDE$52,160$3,000
Bob CaseyDPA$86,700$11,500
Bill CassidyRLA$161,650$7,150
William Thad CochranRMS$80,650$3,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$88,900$2,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$28,750$3,000
Bob CorkerRTN$93,450$2,000
John CornynRTX$244,800$1,600
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$23,147$500
Tom CottonRAR$92,300$5,330
Mike CrapoRID$85,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$159,605$5,988
Steve DainesRMT$129,942$5,850
Joe DonnellyDIN$50,510$13,000
Tammy DuckworthDIL$50,900$0
Dick DurbinDIL$50,750$14,300
Mike EnziRWY$48,500$5,000
Joni ErnstRIA$68,749$3,950
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$55,700$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$90,550$750
Jeff FlakeRAZ$147,300$4,000
Al FrankenDMN$36,580$100
Cory GardnerRCO$174,264$12,600
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$86,663$1,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$91,850$2,350
Chuck GrassleyRIA$99,860$4,750
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$44,700$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$34,753$2,725
Orrin G. HatchRUT$146,383$2,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$26,400$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$11,210$0
Dean HellerRNV$124,250$23,300
Mazie K. HironoDHI$70,999$0
John HoevenRND$45,200$0
Jim InhofeROK$67,800$2,050
Johnny IsaksonRGA$116,335$14,150
Ron JohnsonRWI$142,276$9,300
Tim KaineDVA$74,043$6,500
John KennedyRLA$41,700$1,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$11,000$3,250
Amy KlobucharDMN$39,183$400
James LankfordROK$113,100$9,250
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,250$2,500
Mike LeeRUT$73,150$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$53,204$7,750
Ed MarkeyDMA$113,323$2,250
John McCainRAZ$118,090$2,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$51,160$2,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$221,750$4,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$229,600$11,475
Jeff MerkleyDOR$14,200$10,300
Jerry MoranRKS$143,500$50
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$85,243$4,500
Chris MurphyDCT$33,160$9,250
Patty MurrayDWA$74,396$10,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$73,250$800
Rand PaulRKY$51,936$2,975
David PerdueRGA$53,300$11,250
Gary C. PetersDMI$33,050$10,400
Rob PortmanROH$281,898$13,240
John "Jack" ReedDRI$39,600$8,375
Jim RischRID$46,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$214,300$8,000
Mike RoundsRSD$47,200$1,500
Marco RubioRFL$147,635$55,300
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Ben SasseRNE$41,615$200
Brian SchatzDHI$106,893$17,700
Chuck SchumerDNY$152,750$36,150
Tim ScottRSC$152,700$12,450
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$35,100$11,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$57,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$55,226$4,250
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$65,449$10,250
Jon TesterDMT$41,660$550
John ThuneRSD$77,849$0
Thom TillisRNC$87,873$5,600
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$299,589$11,600
Tom UdallDNM$32,225$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$42,350$7,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$127,300$3,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$35,673$1,250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$39,800$3,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$45,750$1,250
Ron WydenDOR$68,850$7,500
Todd YoungRIN$150,700$17,250

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$90,078$5,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$20,925$250
John BarrassoRWY$72,800$1,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$110,291$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$30,766$2,000
Roy BluntRMO$193,718$2,000
Cory A. BookerDNJ$101,200$3,600
John BoozmanRAR$51,400$1,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$92,850$5,250
Richard BurrRNC$117,300$5,600
Maria CantwellDWA$33,408$1,000
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$108,949$8,000
Ben CardinDMD$125,922$5,000
Tom CarperDDE$52,160$3,000
Bob CaseyDPA$86,700$11,500
Bill CassidyRLA$161,650$7,150
William Thad CochranRMS$80,650$3,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$88,900$2,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$28,750$3,000
Bob CorkerRTN$93,450$2,000
John CornynRTX$244,800$1,600
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$23,147$500
Tom CottonRAR$92,300$5,330
Mike CrapoRID$85,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$159,605$5,988
Steve DainesRMT$129,942$5,850
Joe DonnellyDIN$50,510$13,000
Tammy DuckworthDIL$50,900$0
Dick DurbinDIL$50,750$14,300
Mike EnziRWY$48,500$5,000
Joni ErnstRIA$68,749$3,950
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$55,700$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$90,550$750
Jeff FlakeRAZ$147,300$4,000
Al FrankenDMN$36,580$100
Cory GardnerRCO$174,264$12,600
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$86,663$1,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$91,850$2,350
Chuck GrassleyRIA$99,860$4,750
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$44,700$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$34,753$2,725
Orrin G. HatchRUT$146,383$2,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$26,400$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$11,210$0
Dean HellerRNV$124,250$23,300
Mazie K. HironoDHI$70,999$0
John HoevenRND$45,200$0
Jim InhofeROK$67,800$2,050
Johnny IsaksonRGA$116,335$14,150
Ron JohnsonRWI$142,276$9,300
Tim KaineDVA$74,043$6,500
John KennedyRLA$41,700$1,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$11,000$3,250
Amy KlobucharDMN$39,183$400
James LankfordROK$113,100$9,250
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,250$2,500
Mike LeeRUT$73,150$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$53,204$7,750
Ed MarkeyDMA$113,323$2,250
John McCainRAZ$118,090$2,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$51,160$2,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$221,750$4,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$229,600$11,475
Jeff MerkleyDOR$14,200$10,300
Jerry MoranRKS$143,500$50
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$85,243$4,500
Chris MurphyDCT$33,160$9,250
Patty MurrayDWA$74,396$10,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$73,250$800
Rand PaulRKY$51,936$2,975
David PerdueRGA$53,300$11,250
Gary C. PetersDMI$33,050$10,400
Rob PortmanROH$281,898$13,240
John "Jack" ReedDRI$39,600$8,375
Jim RischRID$46,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$214,300$8,000
Mike RoundsRSD$47,200$1,500
Marco RubioRFL$147,635$55,300
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Ben SasseRNE$41,615$200
Brian SchatzDHI$106,893$17,700
Chuck SchumerDNY$152,750$36,150
Tim ScottRSC$152,700$12,450
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$35,100$11,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$57,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$55,226$4,250
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$65,449$10,250
Jon TesterDMT$41,660$550
John ThuneRSD$77,849$0
Thom TillisRNC$87,873$5,600
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$299,589$11,600
Tom UdallDNM$32,225$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$42,350$7,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$127,300$3,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$35,673$1,250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$39,800$3,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$45,750$1,250
Ron WydenDOR$68,850$7,500
Todd YoungRIN$150,700$17,250

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$3,495,277
Residential construction$2,356,481
Electrical contractors$970,405
Security services$754,871
General business associations$660,023
Builders associations$439,050
Small business associations$377,819
Chambers of commerce$362,426
Construction & Public Works$66,269
Pro-business associations$61,450

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Electrical contractors$970,405
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$559,108
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