H.R. 1429 - To Reauthorize the Head Start Act, to Improve Program Quality, to Expand Access, and for Other Purposes.

Elementary and secondary education. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To reauthorize the Head Start Act, to improve program quality, to expand access, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
13 proposed amendments. 10 accepted. 3 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on June 19, 2007.

To Reauthorize the Head Start Act, to Improve Program Quality, to Expand Access, and for Other Purposes.

H.R. 1429 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To reauthorize the Head Start Act, to improve program quality, to expand access, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To reauthorize the Head Start Act, to improve program quality, to expand access, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Improving Head Start Act of 2007
  • Improving Head Start Act of 2007
  • Improving Head Start Act of 2007
  • Head Start for School Readiness Act
  • Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007
Sponsor
Dale Kildee
Co-Sponsors
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Major Actions
Introduced3/09/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (13 proposed)
Passed House5/02/2007
Passed Senate6/19/2007
Signed by President12/12/2007
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Johnson, E. B. amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.5/02/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Kennedy amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.5/02/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Porter amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.5/02/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Cuellar amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.5/02/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Space amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.5/02/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseAmendment 2 to H.R. 14295/02/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
165 voted YES 254 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 3 to H.R. 14295/02/2007This amendment PASSED the House
312 voted YES 107 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 4 to H.R. 14295/02/2007This amendment PASSED the House
372 voted YES 50 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 5 to H.R. 14295/02/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
137 voted YES 286 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 7 to H.R. 14295/02/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
161 voted YES 262 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 9 to H.R. 14295/02/2007This amendment PASSED the House
253 voted YES 171 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 11 to H.R. 14295/02/2007This amendment PASSED the House
229 voted YES 195 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act5/02/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the House
195 voted YES 222 voted NO 16 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act5/02/2007This bill PASSED the House
365 voted YES 48 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 1714 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.6/19/2007PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.6/19/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act11/07/2007This motion PASSED the House
400 voted YES 0 voted NO 32 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn the Conference Report - House - H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act11/14/2007This motion PASSED the House
381 voted YES 36 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Conference Report - Senate - H.R.1429 Conference Report11/14/2007This motion PASSED the Senate
95 voted YES 0 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/09/2007
3/09/2007Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
3/14/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar3/14/2007Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 42 - 1.
3/23/2007Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 110-67.
Put on a legislative calendar3/23/2007Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 38.
5/01/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 348 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1429 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. All points of order against the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill.
5/02/2007Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 348.
5/02/2007House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 348 and Rule XVIII.
5/02/2007Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1429 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. All points of order against the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill.
5/02/2007The Speaker designated the Honorable Adam B. Schiff to act as Chairman of the Committee.
5/02/2007GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1429.
5/02/2007Amendment (A001) offered by Ms. Johnson, E. B..
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the E.B. Johnson amendment.
select this voteVote5/02/2007On agreeing to the Johnson, E. B. amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/02/2007Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Price (GA).
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Price (GA) amendment.
5/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Price (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Price (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/02/2007Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Sestak.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sestak amendment.
5/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sestak amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Garrett demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/02/2007Amendment (A004) offered by Ms. Hirono.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hirono amendment.
5/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hirono amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Garrett demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/02/2007Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Mica.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mica amendment.
5/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mica amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Mica demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/02/2007Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Kennedy.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kennedy amendment.
select this voteVote5/02/2007On agreeing to the Kennedy amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/02/2007Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Putnam.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Putnam amendment.
5/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Putnam amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Putnam demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/02/2007Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Porter.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Porter amendment.
select this voteVote5/02/2007On agreeing to the Porter amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/02/2007Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Carnahan.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Carnahan amendment.
5/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Carnahan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McKeon demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/02/2007Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Cuellar.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cuellar amendment.
select this voteVote5/02/2007On agreeing to the Cuellar amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Shuler amendment.
5/02/2007Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Shuler.
5/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Shuler amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McKeon demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/02/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 348, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Space amendment.
5/02/2007Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Space.
select this voteVote5/02/2007On agreeing to the Space amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/02/2007The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1429.
5/02/2007The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5/02/2007The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
5/02/2007Mr. McKeon moved to recommit with instructions to Education and Labor.
5/02/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKeon motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment inserting a new section providing that religious organizations are included as non-governmental providers.
select this voteVote5/02/2007Amendment 2 to H.R. 1429
5/02/2007The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
select this voteVote5/02/2007Amendment 3 to H.R. 1429
select this voteVote5/02/2007Amendment 4 to H.R. 1429
select this voteVote5/02/2007Amendment 5 to H.R. 1429
select this voteVote5/02/2007Amendment 7 to H.R. 1429
select this voteVote5/02/2007Amendment 9 to H.R. 1429
select this voteVote5/02/2007Amendment 11 to H.R. 1429
select this voteVote5/02/2007On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage5/02/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act
5/03/2007Rule H. Res. 348 passed House.
Put on a legislative calendar5/07/2007Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 137.
6/19/2007Amendment SA 1714 proposed by Senator Schumer for Senator Kennedy.
select this voteVote6/19/2007Amendment SA 1714 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage6/19/2007Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
6/19/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
6/19/2007Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Kennedy; Dodd; Harkin; Mikulski; Bingaman; Murray; Reed; Clinton; Obama; Sanders; Brown; Enzi; Gregg; Alexander; Burr; Isakson; Murkowski; Hatch; Roberts; Allard; Coburn.
6/20/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
11/06/2007Mr. Miller, George asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
11/06/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Castle motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 1429. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to (1) insist on the provisions restricting the use of Federal funds to pay the salary of any head Start employee at a rate in excess of level II of the Executive Schedule; (2) disagree to the provisions relating to wages and compensation for individuals employed by a Head Start agency compensated at a rate in excess of level II of the Executive Schedule; and (3) insist that the differences between the two Houses on wages and compensation of Head Start employees be open to discussion at any meeting of the conference and, that all meetings thereon be conducted under circumstances in which every manager on the part of the House has notice of the meeting and a reasonable opportunity to attend, pursuant to House
11/06/2007On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
11/06/2007Mr. Castle moved that the House instruct conferees.
11/06/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on adoption of the motion to instruct conferees and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Bishop of Utah demanded the yeas and nays which were ordered. Further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion were postponed until later in the legislative day.
11/06/2007The previous question was ordered without objection.
select this voteVote11/07/2007On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act
11/07/2007The Speaker appointed conferees: Miller, George, Kildee, Woolsey, Davis (IL), Grijalva, Sanchez, Linda T., Sarbanes, Sestak, Loebsack, Hirono, Shea-Porter, McKeon, Castle, Fortuno, Bishop (UT), Keller, Wilson (SC), Boustany, and Heller.
11/08/2007Conferees agreed to file conference report.
11/09/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 813 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 1429. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read.
11/10/2007Conference report H. Rept. 110-439 filed.
11/14/2007Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
11/14/2007Conference report considered in Senate.
11/14/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President11/14/2007Cleared for White House.
11/14/2007Rule H. Res. 813 passed House.
11/14/2007Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote11/14/2007On the Conference Report - House - H.R. 1429 Improving Head Start Act
11/14/2007Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 258, enrollment corrections on H.R. 1429 have been made.
select this voteVote11/14/2007On the Conference Report - Senate - H.R.1429 Conference Report
11/15/2007The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 1429.
11/15/2007Mr. Kildee brought up conference report H. Rept. 110-439 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 813.
11/15/2007The previous question was ordered without objection.
Presented to President12/05/2007Presented to President.
Signed12/12/2007Signed by President.
Enacted12/12/2007Became Public Law No: 110-134.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 116Johnson, Eddie [D-TX30]May 2, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment encourages partnerships betwen Head Start and Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 117Price, Tom [R-GA6]May 2, 2007Failed by roll call vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment sought to allow eight States to coordinate Head Start with state-run early childhood development programs through a demonstration program.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 118Sestak, Joe [D-PA7]May 2, 2007Passed by roll call vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment permits loan forgiveness of up to $10,000 for Head Start and Early Head Start teachers upon completion of a bachelor's degree, who will commit to working in a Head Start or Early Head Start program for at least 3 consecutive years.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 119Hirono, Mazie [D-HI]May 2, 2007Passed by roll call vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment revises the training and technical assistance system by ensuring that these services are provided by entities with specific expertise in infant and toddler development; and directs at least 50 percent of training and technical assistance funds directly to the grantees.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 120Mica, John [R-FL7]May 2, 2007Failed by roll call vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment sought to amend section 18 of the bill to require a certification that at least 50 percent of all Head Start teachers nationwide meet certain degree requirements by September 30, 2011, two years earlier than required by the bill.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 121Kennedy, Patrick [D-RI1]May 2, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment provides more support for inclusive education which is the practice of teaching children with disabilities in the same classrooms as those without disabilities.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 122Putnam, Adam [R-FL12]May 2, 2007Failed by roll call vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment sought to strike the development and implementation of the application review system, including the expert panel provision contained in the bill; and would have required all Head Start providers to face open competition at renewal time.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 123Porter, Jon [R-NV3]May 2, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment requires Head Start agencies to conduct criminal background checks on prospective employees.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 124Carnahan, Russ [D-MO3]May 2, 2007Passed by roll call vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment allows Head Start grantees to negotiate a funded enrollment level with the HHS Secretary if funding for the program does not keep pace with inflation.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 125Cuellar, Henry [D-TX28]May 2, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment requires the State or agency that administers the Head Start program to describe the type of assessment used to determine the rate of progress made by students with limited English proficiency.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 126Shuler, Heath [D-NC11]May 2, 2007Passed by roll call vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment adds language stating that faith-based and community-based organizations will continue to be eligible to participate in the Head Start program on the same basis as other organizations.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 127Space, Zachary [D-OH18]May 2, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 2, 2007.

Amendment provides additional training and support to rural Head Start programs.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1714Kennedy, Edward [D-MA]June 19, 2007Passed by voice vote on June 18, 2007.

In the nature of a substitute.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$1,032,526
$1,208,793
$387,919
$983,365
$13,126,111
$439,709
$6,770,577
$869,145
$24,818,145
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8 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

8 organizations supported this bill

American Civil Liberties Union
(n.d.). SUPPORT BIPARTISAN REAUTHORIZATION OF HEAD START BY OPPOSING ANY ATTEMPT TO REPEAL THIRTY-FIVE YEAR OLD CIVIL RIGHTS PROVISION. Retrieved n.d., from .
Anti-Defamation League
(n.d.). ADL Welcomes House Committee's Rejection Of Religious Discrimination Amendment In Head Start . Retrieved n.d., from .
Catholic Charities USA
(n.d.). Catholic Charities USA; Advocacy Letters; "CCUSA Letter Regarding a Head Start Reauthorization Bill"; 5-3-07. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
(n.d.). Action Alert. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Council of La Raza
(n.d.). National Council of La Raza; "NCLR Applauds Passage of the Improving Head Start Act of 2007"; 5-3-07. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Education Association
(n.d.). Letter to U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved n.d., from .
National School Boards Association
(n.d.). NSBA's Letter to U.S. House of Representatives: April 6, 2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
Save Head Start
(n.d.). Save Head Start; "Tell Congress You Support Head Start Policy Councils"; . Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$119,340$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$139,550$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$209,404$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$281,078$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$142,550$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$169,925$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$112,765$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$108,200$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$471,247$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$451,542$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$131,400$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$122,400$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$92,175$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$58,500$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$376,626$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$695,626$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$103,295$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$524,165$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$229,518$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,471,348$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$24,400$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$538,883$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$193,468$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$222,827$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$174,745$0Yes
John CornynRTX$226,475$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$1,250$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$52,127$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$77,401$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$241,600$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$167,282$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$24,000$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$160,950$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$631,687$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$76,050$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$42,600$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$482,312$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$232,881$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$133,715$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$126,025$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$30,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$7,550$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$281,510$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$53,955$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$76,500$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$75,570$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$217,051$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$126,140$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$181,557$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$283,110$0Yes
John KerryDMA$166,139$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$323,748$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$408,778$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$464,121$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$341,111$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$36,550$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$532,999$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$1,393,391$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$189,874$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$42,500$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$170,411$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$199,750$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$98,365$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$309,930$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$559,885$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$564,691$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$346,750$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$127,800$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$357,478$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$194,091$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$460,499$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$911,876$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$198,850$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$193,005$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$288,700$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$142,200$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$257,707$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$296,561$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$154,896$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$281,650$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$151,600$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$165,200$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$233,275$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$103,103$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$877,803$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$676,768$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$118,650$0Yes
John SununuRNH$53,700$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$143,682$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$117,125$0Yes
David VitterRLA$132,577$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$116,853$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$173,807$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$274,371$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$266,700$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$119,340$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$139,550$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$209,404$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$281,078$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$142,550$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$169,925$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$112,765$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$108,200$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$471,247$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$451,542$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$131,400$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$122,400$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$92,175$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$58,500$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$376,626$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$695,626$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$103,295$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$524,165$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$229,518$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,471,348$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$24,400$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$538,883$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$193,468$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$222,827$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$174,745$0Yes
John CornynRTX$226,475$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$1,250$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$52,127$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$77,401$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$241,600$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$167,282$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$24,000$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$160,950$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$631,687$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$76,050$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$42,600$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$482,312$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$232,881$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$133,715$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$126,025$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$30,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$7,550$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$281,510$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$53,955$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$76,500$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$75,570$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$217,051$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$126,140$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$181,557$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$283,110$0Yes
John KerryDMA$166,139$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$323,748$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$408,778$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$464,121$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$341,111$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$36,550$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$532,999$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$1,393,391$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$189,874$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$42,500$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$170,411$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$199,750$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$98,365$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$309,930$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$559,885$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$564,691$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$346,750$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$127,800$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$357,478$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$194,091$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$460,499$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$911,876$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$198,850$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$193,005$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$288,700$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$142,200$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$257,707$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$296,561$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$154,896$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$281,650$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$151,600$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$165,200$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$233,275$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$103,103$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$877,803$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$676,768$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$118,650$0Yes
John SununuRNH$53,700$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$143,682$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$117,125$0Yes
David VitterRLA$132,577$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$116,853$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$173,807$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$274,371$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$266,700$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Pro-Israel$13,126,111
Schools & colleges$6,770,577
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,032,526
Teachers unions$983,365
Children's rights$869,145
Education$439,709
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$387,919

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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