H.R. 1495 - To Provide for the Conservation and Development of Water and Related Resources, to Authorize the Secretary of the Army to Constr

Water resources. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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To provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
74 proposed amendments. 6 accepted. 3 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: Veto Override

on November 8, 2007.

2/3 required to pass

voted YES: 79 voted NO: 14
7 voted present/not voting

To Provide for the Conservation and Development of Water and Related Resources, to Authorize the Secretary of the Army to Constr

H.R. 1495 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Water Resources Development Act of 2007
  • Water Resources Development Act of 2007
  • Water Resources Development Act of 2007
  • Water Resources Development Act of 2007
  • National Levee Safety Program Act of 2007
  • Rio Grande Environmental Management Act of 2007
  • Water Resources Development Act of 2007
  • National Levee Safety Act of 2007
Sponsor
James Oberstar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Water resources
  • Administrative remedies
  • Airports
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Animal diseases
  • Animals
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Aquatic pests
  • Aquatic plants
  • Aquifers
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Barrier islands
  • Beaches
  • Birds
  • Bridges
  • Budgets
  • California
  • Camping
  • Canals
  • Chesapeake Bay
  • Civil engineering
  • Coastal zone
  • Columbia River development
  • Commemorations
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Connecticut
  • Construction costs
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Dams
  • Data banks
  • Delaware
  • Disaster relief
  • District of Columbia
  • Dredging
  • Droughts
  • Ecological research
  • Economic development
  • Economic policy
  • Ecosystem management
  • Education
  • Emergency management
  • Employee training
  • Endangered species
  • Energy
  • Energy security
  • Enterprise zones
  • Environmental assessment
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Environmental protection
  • Estuaries
  • Everglades
  • Executive departments
  • Expedited congressional procedure
  • Federal advisory bodies
  • Federal aid to education
  • Federal aid to water pollution control
  • Federal aid to water resources development
  • Federal-Indian relations
  • Federal-local relations
  • Federal-state relations
  • Fire prevention
  • Fisheries
  • Fishery management
  • Fishes
  • Flood control
  • Floodplains
  • Floods
  • Florida
  • Forest fires
  • Fund raising
  • Georgia
  • Government information
  • Government publications
  • Government publicity
  • Government trust funds
  • Governmental investigations
  • Great Lakes
  • Groundwater
  • Guam
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Habitat conservation
  • Harbors
  • Hazardous substances
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Higher education
  • Historic sites
  • History
  • Hurricanes
  • Hydroelectric power
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indian lands
  • Indiana
  • Indians
  • Infrastructure
  • Inland water transportation
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • Intracoastal waterways
  • Iowa
  • Islands
  • Job training
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Lakes
  • Land transfers
  • Landfills
  • Law
  • Legislation
  • Licenses
  • Long Island Sound
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maps
  • Marine resources
  • Marine terminals
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Minnesota
  • Minorities
  • Mississippi River
  • Missouri
  • Missouri River development
  • Montana
  • Multipurpose projects
  • Natural resources
  • Navigation
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York City
  • New York State
  • Non-native species
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Pennsylvania
  • Planning
  • Public lands
  • Puerto Rico
  • Real estate development
  • Recreation areas
  • Regional planning
  • Research and development
  • Reservoirs
  • Restoration ecology
  • Rhode Island
  • Riparian ecology
  • River basin commissions
  • Rivers
  • Rural affairs
  • Rural economic development
  • Salmon
  • Science policy
  • Sediment control
  • Selenium
  • Shellfish
  • Shore protection
  • Social services
  • Solid wastes
  • South Carolina
  • Southwest (U.S.)
  • Sports
  • St. Lawrence Seaway
  • State and local government
  • Storms
  • Sustainable development
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Transportation
  • Tunnels
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Wage surveys
  • Washington State
  • Waste disposal sites
  • Waste water treatment
  • Water conservation
  • Water pollution
  • Water pollution control
  • Water quality
  • Water storage
  • Water supply
  • Waterfronts
  • Watersheds
  • Waterways
  • Weeds
  • West Virginia
  • Wetlands
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
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Major Actions
Introduced3/13/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (74 proposed)
Passed House4/19/2007
Passed Senate5/16/2007
Vetoed by President11/02/2007
Vetoed by Governor11/02/2007
Vetoed by Governor11/02/2007
Passed House11/06/2007
Senate11/08/2007
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Boswell amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.4/19/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Stupak amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.4/19/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.4/19/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act4/19/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the House
194 voted YES 226 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act4/19/2007This bill PASSED the House
394 voted YES 25 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.14955/10/2007This motion PASSED the Senate
89 voted YES 7 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateCoburn Amdt. No. 10905/15/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
12 voted YES 77 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateCoburn Amdt. No. 10895/15/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
11 voted YES 79 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateFeingold Amdt. No. 10865/15/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
22 voted YES 69 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateKerry Amdt. No. 10945/15/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
51 voted YES 42 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 1135 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.5/16/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 1145 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.5/16/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 1065 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.5/16/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Feingold Amdt. No. 10985/16/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
29 voted YES 67 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Warner Amdt. No. 11345/16/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
52 voted YES 44 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Cochran Amdt. No. 11355/16/2007This amendment PASSED the Senate
87 voted YES 9 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 1495 As Amended5/16/2007This bill PASSED the Senate
91 voted YES 4 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn the Conference Report - House - H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act8/02/2007This motion PASSED the House
381 voted YES 40 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Conference Report - Senate - H.R.1495 Conference Report9/24/2007This motion PASSED the Senate
81 voted YES 12 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseVeto Override - House - H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act11/06/2007This bill PASSED the House
361 voted YES 54 voted NO 17 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateVeto Override - Senate - H.R. 149511/08/2007This bill the Senate
79 voted YES 14 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/13/2007
3/13/2007Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Put on a legislative calendar3/15/2007Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
3/15/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
3/29/2007Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation. H. Rept. 110-80.
Put on a legislative calendar3/29/2007Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 44.
4/18/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 319 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1495 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 consideration of 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 Transportation and Infrastructure now printed in the bill.
4/19/2007Rule H. Res. 319 passed House.
4/19/2007Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1495 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 consideration of 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 Transportation and Infrastructure now printed in the bill.
4/19/2007Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 319.
4/19/2007House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 319 and Rule XVIII.
4/19/2007The Speaker designated the Honorable Mike Ross to act as Chairman of the Committee.
4/19/2007GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1495.
4/19/2007Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Oberstar.
4/19/2007Oberstar amendment (A001) modified by unanimous consent. Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the amendment is offered in a modified form.
4/19/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 319, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Oberstar amendment, as modified.
4/19/2007On agreeing to the Oberstar amendment (A001) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
4/19/2007Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Boswell.
4/19/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 319, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Boswell amendment.
select this voteVote4/19/2007On agreeing to the Boswell amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/19/2007Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Stupak.
4/19/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 319, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stupak amendment.
select this voteVote4/19/2007On agreeing to the Stupak amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/19/2007Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Blumenauer.
4/19/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 319, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment.
4/19/2007DEBATE - By unanimous consent the Committee of the Whole proceeded with an additional 4 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment.
select this voteVote4/19/2007On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/19/2007Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Kirk.
4/19/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 319, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kirk amendment as modified.
4/19/2007Kirk amendment (A005) modified by unanimous consent.
4/19/2007On agreeing to the Kirk amendment as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
4/19/2007The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1495.
4/19/2007The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4/19/2007The 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.
4/19/2007Mr. Walden (OR) moved to recommit with instructions to Transportation.
4/19/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walden (OR) 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 provisions on renewable hydroelectric power.
4/19/2007The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered pursuant to the rule.
select this voteVote4/19/2007On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage4/19/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act
4/23/2007Received in the Senate.
Put on a legislative calendar4/30/2007Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 128.
5/03/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
5/03/2007Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
5/03/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
5/10/2007Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote5/10/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.1495
5/11/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
5/14/2007Pursuant to the order of Monday, May 14, 2007, cloture motion on amendment SA 1098 presented in Senate.
5/14/2007Amendment SA 1097 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Levin to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. 1065.
5/14/2007Amendment SA 1098 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Feingold to Amendment SA 1097.
5/14/2007Measure laid before Senate by motion.
5/14/2007Amendment SA 1065 proposed by Senator Boxer.
5/14/2007Amendment SA 1086 proposed by Senator Boxer for Senator Feingold to Amendment SA 1065.
5/14/2007Amendment SA 1089 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 1065.
5/14/2007Amendment SA 1090 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 1065.
5/14/2007Pursuant to the order of Monday, May 14, 2007, cloture motion on amendment SA 1097 presented in Senate.
5/15/2007Considered by Senate.
5/15/2007Cloture motion on amendment SA 1134 presented in Senate.
5/15/2007Cloture motion on amendment SA 1135 presented in Senate.
5/15/2007Amendment SA 1094 proposed by Senator Kerry to Amendment SA 1065.
5/15/2007Amendment SA 1134 proposed by Senator Warner to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. 1065.
5/15/2007Amendment SA 1135 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Cochran to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. 1065.
5/15/2007Considered by Senate.
5/15/2007Considered by Senate.
5/15/2007Amendment SA 1071 proposed by Senator Cardin to Amendment SA 1065.
5/15/2007Proposed amendment SA 1071 withdrawn in Senate.
5/15/2007Considered by Senate.
5/15/2007Considered by Senate.
5/15/2007Considered by Senate.
5/15/2007Proposed amendment SA 1094, pursuant to the order of the Senate of May 15, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
5/15/2007Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote5/15/2007Coburn Amdt. No. 1090
select this voteVote5/15/2007Coburn Amdt. No. 1089
select this voteVote5/15/2007Feingold Amdt. No. 1086
select this voteVote5/15/2007Kerry Amdt. No. 1094
5/16/2007Cloture motion on amendment SA 1097 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
5/16/2007Proposed amendment SA 1097 withdrawn in Senate.
5/16/2007Proposed amendment SA 1098 withdrawn in Senate.
5/16/2007Proposed amendment SA 1134 withdrawn in Senate.
select this voteVote5/16/2007Amendment SA 1135 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
5/16/2007Amendment SA 1145 proposed by Senator Boxer to Amendment SA 1065.
select this voteVote5/16/2007Amendment SA 1145 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
5/16/2007Considered by Senate.
5/16/2007Considered by Senate.
5/16/2007Considered by Senate.
5/16/2007Considered by Senate.
5/16/2007Considered by Senate.
5/16/2007Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference.
5/16/2007Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote5/16/2007Amendment SA 1065 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
select this voteVote5/16/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Feingold Amdt. No. 1098
select this voteVote5/16/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Warner Amdt. No. 1134
select this voteVote5/16/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Cochran Amdt. No. 1135
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage5/16/2007On Passage - Senate - H.R. 1495 As Amended
5/17/2007Senate appointed conferees. Boxer; Baucus; Lieberman; Carper; Clinton; Lautenberg; Inhofe; Warner; Voinovich; Isakson; Vitter.
5/17/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
7/25/2007Mr. Oberstar moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
7/25/2007On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
7/25/2007The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Oberstar, Johnson, E. B., Tauscher, Baird, Higgins, Mitchell, Kagen, McNerney, Mica, Duncan, Ehlers, Baker, Brown (SC), and Boozman.
7/25/2007The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 2014, 2023, and 6009 of the House bill, and secs. 3023, 5008, and 5016 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Rahall, Napolitano, and McMorris Rodgers.
7/31/2007Conferees agreed to file conference report.
7/31/2007Conference report H. Rept. 110-280 filed.
8/01/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 597 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 1495 with 1 hour of general debate.
8/01/2007Rule H. Res. 597 passed House.
8/01/2007Mr. Oberstar brought up conference report H. Rept. 110-280 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 597. (consideration: CR 8/2/2007 H9522-9532)
8/01/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 1495.
8/02/2007The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR 8/2/2007 H9531)
8/02/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of the debate on the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 1495, the Chair announced that pursuant to the Rules of the House, the Yeas and Nays were ordered. Subsequently, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption on the Conference Report until later in the legislative day.
8/02/2007The House proceeded to consider the conference report H.Rept. 110-280 as unfinished business. (consideration: CR 8/2/2007 H9533-9534)
8/02/2007Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote8/02/2007On the Conference Report - House - H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act
8/02/2007Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
Presented to President9/24/2007Cleared for White House.
9/24/2007Conference report considered in Senate.
9/24/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
select this voteVote9/24/2007On the Conference Report - Senate - H.R.1495 Conference Report
Presented to President10/23/2007Presented to President.
Vetoed11/02/2007Vetoed by President.
11/05/2007Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received from the White House on November 2, 2007, at 1:49 p.m. stating a message from the President whereby he returns without his approval, H.R. 1495, the "Water Resources Development Act of 2007.
11/05/2007The Chair laid before the House a veto message from the President on November 5, 2007 and that after the message was read and the objections of the President were spread at large upon the Journal, further consideration of the veto message and the bill shall be postponed until Tuesday, November 6, 2007.
11/06/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.R. 1495, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
11/06/2007The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the veto message on H.R. 1495.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage11/06/2007Veto Override - House - H.R. 1495 Water Resources Development Act
11/07/2007Veto message received in Senate. Held at the desk.
11/08/2007Veto Message considered in Senate.
11/08/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage11/08/2007Veto Override - Senate - H.R. 1495
Enacted11/09/2007Became Public Law No: 110-114.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
H. Amdt. 96Oberstar, James [D-MN8]April 19, 2007Offered on April 18, 2007.

Manager's amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 110-100, as modified, and printed on pages H3650-H3655 in the Congressional Record for April 19, 2007.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 97Boswell, Leonard [D-IA3]April 19, 2007Passed by voice vote on April 19, 2007.

Amendment directs the Army Corps of Engineers to grant the Rathbun Regional Water Association the right of first refusal to contract for any increment of the remaining water supply storage allocation in Rathbun Lake.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 98Stupak, Bart [D-MI1]April 19, 2007Passed by voice vote on April 19, 2007.

An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 110-100 to ensure that all harbor maintenance is funded based on FY2004 standards, regardless of the amount of tonnage a harbor handles. Current U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' policy excludes from the Corps' budget harbors that do not meet a minimum requirement for the amount of tonnage handled.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 99Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR3]April 19, 2007Passed by voice vote on April 19, 2007.

Amendment requires the Secretary of the Army to update the principles and guidelines used by the Army Corps of Engineers in formulating, evaluating, and implementing water resource projects.

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H. Amdt. 100Kirk, Mark [R-IL]April 19, 2007Offered on April 18, 2007.

Amendment adds Lake County, Illinois to the list in the bill of small projects for aquatic ecosystem restoration.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1065Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]May 10, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 15, 2007.

In the nature of a substitute.

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S. Amdt. 1066Craig, Larry [R-ID]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1067Kerry, John [D-MA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1068Clinton, Hillary [D-NY]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1069Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1070Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1071Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]May 10, 2007Withdrawn on May 14, 2007.

To provide for the siting, construction, expansion, and operation of liquefied natural gas terminals.

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S. Amdt. 1072Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1073Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1074Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1075Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1076Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1077Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1078Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1079Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1080Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1081Vitter, David [R-LA]May 10, 2007Offered on May 9, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1083Wyden, Ron [D-OR]May 11, 2007Offered on May 10, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1084Wyden, Ron [D-OR]May 11, 2007Offered on May 10, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1085Vitter, David [R-LA]May 11, 2007Offered on May 10, 2007.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1086Feingold, Russell [D-WI]May 11, 2007Failed by roll call vote on May 14, 2007.

To establish a Water Resources Commission to prioritize water resources projects in the United States.

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S. Amdt. 1087Vitter, David [R-LA]May 11, 2007Offered on May 10, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1088Vitter, David [R-LA]May 11, 2007Offered on May 10, 2007.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1089Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]May 11, 2007Failed by roll call vote on May 14, 2007.

To prioritize Federal spending to ensure the needs of Louisiana residents who lost their homes as a result of Hurricane Katrina and Rita are met before spending money to design or construct a nonessential visitors center.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1090Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]May 11, 2007Failed by roll call vote on May 14, 2007.

To prioritize Federal spending to ensure the residents of the city of Sacramento are protected from the threat of floods before spending money to add sand to beaches in San Diego.

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S. Amdt. 1091Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]May 11, 2007Offered on May 10, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1092Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1093Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1094Kerry, John [D-MA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

To require the consideration of certain factors relating to global climate change.

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S. Amdt. 1095Salazar, Ken [D-CO]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1096Schumer, Charles [D-NY]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1097Levin, Carl [D-MI]May 14, 2007Withdrawn on May 15, 2007.

To provide for military readiness and benchmarks relative to Iraq.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1098Feingold, Russell [D-WI]May 14, 2007Withdrawn on May 15, 2007.

To provide for a transition of the Iraq mission.

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S. Amdt. 1099Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1100Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1101Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1102Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1103Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1104Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1105Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1106Levin, Carl [D-MI]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1107Levin, Carl [D-MI]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1108Levin, Carl [D-MI]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1109Levin, Carl [D-MI]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1110Shelby, Richard [R-AL]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1111Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]May 14, 2007Offered on May 13, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1112Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1113Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1114Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1115Warner, John [R-VA]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1116Allard, Wayne [R-CO]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1117Kennedy, Edward [D-MA]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1118Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1119Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1120Domenici, Pete [R-NM]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1121Domenici, Pete [R-NM]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1122Lott, Trent [R-MS]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1129Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1130Obama, Barack [D-IL]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1131Warner, John [R-VA]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1132DeMint, Jim [R-SC]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1133DeMint, Jim [R-SC]May 15, 2007Offered on May 14, 2007.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1134Warner, John [R-VA]May 15, 2007Withdrawn on May 15, 2007.

Relative to the President's strategy in Iraq.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1135Cochran, Thad [R-MS]May 15, 2007Passed by roll call vote on May 15, 2007.

To express the sense of the Senate that Congress must send to the President acceptable legislation to continue funds for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom by not later than May 28, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1136Domenici, Pete [R-NM]May 16, 2007Offered on May 15, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1137Levin, Carl [D-MI]May 16, 2007Offered on May 15, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1140Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]May 16, 2007Offered on May 15, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 1144Grassley, Charles [R-IA]May 16, 2007Offered on May 15, 2007.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1145Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]May 16, 2007Passed by voice vote on May 15, 2007.

To modify certain provisions relating to water resources development projects.

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Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

121% more
$20,365
$0
$10,025
$29,068
$4,779
YES$64,236
$7,258
$0
$2,929
$17,068
$1,746
NO$29,001

opposed this bill

Fiscal & tax policy [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
$559
YES$559
3.3 times as much
$1,826
NO$1,826
6 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Water Resources Development Act of 2007: Veto Override - Senate - H.R. 1495

6 organizations supported this bill

American Council of Engineering Companies
(n.d.). Letter to Senate. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Soybean Association
(n.d.). ASA invites all U.S. farmers to immediately contact their elected representatives in Washington urging them to override the President’s veto of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Retrieved n.d., from .
Americans for Transportation Mobility
(n.d.). Legislative Update. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Regional Councils
(n.d.). ACTION ALERT – Inform NARC of HR 1495 projects that will improve regionalism!!!. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Audubon Society
(n.d.). Urge Congress to Support Vital Ecosystem Restoration Projects. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Waterways Alliance
(n.d.). National Waterways Alliance; 4-16-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .

1 organization opposed this bill

Taxpayers for Common Sense
(n.d.). Oppose Water Resources Development Act of 2007. 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.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$20,610$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$47,200$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0No
John BarrassoRWY$6,500$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$91,500$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$28,200$1,000Yes
Bob BennettRUT$11,500$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$7,710$0Not Voting
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$36,251$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$111,982$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$251,356$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$99,360$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$26,500$0No
Jim BunningRKY$7,750$1,500Not Voting
Richard BurrRNC$29,700$0No
Robert ByrdDWV$33,050$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$175,915$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$60,151$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$34,800$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$141,028$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$55,600$7,000Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$260,025$0Not Voting
Tom CoburnROK$2,000$7,988No
William Thad CochranRMS$32,600$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$51,600$19,200Yes
Susan CollinsRME$35,650$1,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$36,250$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$24,300$5,000Yes
John CornynRTX$53,014$0Not Voting
Larry CraigRID$4,000$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$34,750$1,000Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$31,300$2,180No
Chris DoddDCT$54,600$0Not Voting
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$26,200$1,000Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$9,950$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$40,750$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$115,260$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$12,000$6,000No
Mike EnziRWY$8,000$0No
Russ FeingoldDWI$61,608$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$94,850$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$24,250$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$46,550$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$7,000$2,000No
Chuck HagelRNE$4,000$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$68,771$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$16,000$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,133$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$72,543$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$35,600$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,600$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$46,300$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$38,870$0Yes
John KerryDMA$46,220$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$86,750$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$26,650$5,400No
Mary LandrieuDLA$79,016$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$94,853$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$15,700$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$47,045$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$59,450$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$61,600$1,000Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$18,900$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$47,850$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$97,150$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$15,550$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$88,110$0No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$63,400$0No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$413,385$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$41,100$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$25,075$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$186,557$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$59,450$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$115,055$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$173,492$0Not Voting
Mark PryorDAR$24,300$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$30,060$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$136,398$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$69,730$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$68,200$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$176,268$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$55,270$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$63,998$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$26,900$1,000No
Richard ShelbyRAL$96,800$4,000Yes
Gordon SmithROR$39,776$1,000Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$23,360$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$145,013$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$53,760$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$37,750$0Yes
John SununuRNH$22,850$1,000No
Jon TesterDMT$123,427$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$28,850$2,925Yes
David VitterRLA$52,300$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$49,300$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$57,240$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$58,160$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$40,750$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$20,610$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$47,200$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0No
John BarrassoRWY$6,500$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$91,500$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$28,200$1,000Yes
Bob BennettRUT$11,500$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$7,710$0Not Voting
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$36,251$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$111,982$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$251,356$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$99,360$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$26,500$0No
Jim BunningRKY$7,750$1,500Not Voting
Richard BurrRNC$29,700$0No
Robert ByrdDWV$33,050$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$175,915$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$60,151$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$34,800$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$141,028$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$55,600$7,000Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$260,025$0Not Voting
Tom CoburnROK$2,000$7,988No
William Thad CochranRMS$32,600$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$51,600$19,200Yes
Susan CollinsRME$35,650$1,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$36,250$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$24,300$5,000Yes
John CornynRTX$53,014$0Not Voting
Larry CraigRID$4,000$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$34,750$1,000Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$31,300$2,180No
Chris DoddDCT$54,600$0Not Voting
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$26,200$1,000Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$9,950$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$40,750$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$115,260$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$12,000$6,000No
Mike EnziRWY$8,000$0No
Russ FeingoldDWI$61,608$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$94,850$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$24,250$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$46,550$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$7,000$2,000No
Chuck HagelRNE$4,000$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$68,771$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$16,000$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,133$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$72,543$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$35,600$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,600$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$46,300$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$38,870$0Yes
John KerryDMA$46,220$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$86,750$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$26,650$5,400No
Mary LandrieuDLA$79,016$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$94,853$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$15,700$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$47,045$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$59,450$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$61,600$1,000Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$18,900$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$47,850$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$97,150$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$15,550$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$88,110$0No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$63,400$0No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$413,385$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$41,100$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$25,075$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$186,557$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$59,450$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$115,055$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$173,492$0Not Voting
Mark PryorDAR$24,300$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$30,060$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$136,398$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$69,730$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$68,200$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$176,268$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$55,270$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$63,998$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$26,900$1,000No
Richard ShelbyRAL$96,800$4,000Yes
Gordon SmithROR$39,776$1,000Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$23,360$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$145,013$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$53,760$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$37,750$0Yes
John SununuRNH$22,850$1,000No
Jon TesterDMT$123,427$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$28,850$2,925Yes
David VitterRLA$52,300$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$49,300$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$57,240$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$58,160$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$40,750$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$2,783,788
Environmental policy$1,974,709
Transportation unions$890,850
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$403,458
Municipal & county government organizations$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Fiscal & tax policy$71,193
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