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S. 1014 - Empowering Parents Through Choice Act

Elementary and secondary education. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide parental choice for those students that attend schools that are in need of improvement and have been identified for restructuring. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Empowering Parents Through Choice Act

S. 1014 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide parental choice for those students that attend schools that are in need of improvement and have been identified for restructuring. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide parental choice for those students that attend schools that are in need of improvement and have been identified for restructuring.
Other Titles
  • Empowering Parents Through Choice Act
Sponsor
Lamar Alexander
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Civil liberties
  • Civil rights
  • Communications
  • Compensatory education
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Education
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational tests
  • Elementary education
  • Federal aid to education
  • Language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Nondiscrimination provisions
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Private schools
  • Reading
  • Religion
  • Religious liberty
  • Scholarships
  • School choice
  • School districts
  • Science policy
  • Scientific education
  • Secondary education
  • Social services
  • Welfare
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Major Actions
Introduced3/28/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/28/2007
3/28/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$174,482
$174,482
5.9 times as much
$1,032,526
$1,032,526
1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Empowering Parents Through Choice Act

1 organization supported this bill

Center For Moral Clarity
(n.d.). Center for Moral Clarity; "Please support S. 1014, the Empowering Parents Through Choice Act". Retrieved n.d., from .

1 organization opposed this bill

National Association of Secondary School Principals
(n.d.). Principals' Legislative Action Center; "National Vouchers Program Threatens Public School Funding". Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyStatesort icon$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$2,400
Ted StevensRAK$0$2,400
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$600
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$12,700
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$2,000
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$250
Jon KylRAZ$100$27,200
John McCainRAZ$0$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,576
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$9,600
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Ken SalazarDCO$0$19,315
Chris DoddDCT$0$6,750
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,150
Joe BidenDDE$0$21,100
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Mel MartinezRFL$46,644$18,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$19,368
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,900$20,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$22,240
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$6,500
Dan InouyeDHI$0$6,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$700
Tom HarkinDIA$0$8,900
Larry CraigRID$0$1,000
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$7,850
Barack ObamaDIL$0$35,070
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$4,100
Dick LugarRIN$0$1,000
Sam BrownbackRKS$31,000$2,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,000
Jim BunningRKY$0$4,300
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,650$17,850
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$10,910
David VitterRLA$10,150$1,050
Ted KennedyDMA$0$13,750
John F. KerryDMA$0$10,700
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,100
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$10,050
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$3,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,550
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$15,800
Norm ColemanRMN$1,000$16,800
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$11,200
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$4,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$11,400
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$6,866
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,358
Richard BurrRNC$6,694$8,450
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$4,100$4,330
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$8,450
Byron DorganDND$0$750
Chuck HagelRNE$0$250
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$4,200
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
John SununuRNH$0$1,500
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$2,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$99,250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$4,834
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$1,700
John EnsignRNV$100$4,900
Harry ReidDNV$0$10,250
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$107,047
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$20,750
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$25,250
George VoinovichROH$0$3,750
Tom CoburnROK$11,800$1,100
Jim InhofeROK$1,500$3,800
Gordon SmithROR$0$8,850
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,100
Bob CaseyDPA$0$31,730
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$21,557
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,300
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$11,400
Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$6,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$700
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$4,775
John ThuneRSD$39,694$10,300
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$8,050
Bob CorkerRTN$0$18,150
John CornynRTX$0$18,450
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$8,950
Bob BennettRUT$0$250
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$750
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$17,350
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$2,250
Bernie SandersIVT$0$5,200
Maria CantwellDWA$0$11,650
Patty MurrayDWA$0$13,800
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$35,450
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$1,450
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$11,800
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$6,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$8,050
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$6,866
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$4,100
Bob BennettRUT$0$250
Joe BidenDDE$0$21,100
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$4,834
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$4,250
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,576
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$25,250
Sam BrownbackRKS$31,000$2,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$4,300
Richard BurrRNC$6,694$8,450
Robert ByrdDWV$0$1,450
Maria CantwellDWA$0$11,650
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,100
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$31,730
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,900$20,500
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$107,047
Tom CoburnROK$11,800$1,100
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$1,000$16,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$3,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$8,450
Bob CorkerRTN$0$18,150
John CornynRTX$0$18,450
Larry CraigRID$0$1,000
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$6,750
Chris DoddDCT$0$6,750
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$4,100$4,330
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$1,700
Byron DorganDND$0$750
Dick DurbinDIL$0$7,850
John EnsignRNV$100$4,900
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$35,450
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$9,600
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$700
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$250
Tom HarkinDIA$0$8,900
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$8,950
Jim InhofeROK$1,500$3,800
Dan InouyeDHI$0$6,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$22,240
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$4,775
Ted KennedyDMA$0$13,750
John F. KerryDMA$0$10,700
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$11,200
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$100$27,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$10,910
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$2,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$2,250
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,550
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,150
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$2,000
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$1,000
Mel MartinezRFL$46,644$18,500
John McCainRAZ$0$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$11,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,650$17,850
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$99,250
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$10,050
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$2,400
Patty MurrayDWA$0$13,800
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$4,200
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$19,368
Barack ObamaDIL$0$35,070
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,300
Harry ReidDNV$0$10,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$11,800
Ken SalazarDCO$0$19,315
Bernie SandersIVT$0$5,200
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$20,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$600
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$12,700
Gordon SmithROR$0$8,850
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$21,557
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$15,800
Ted StevensRAK$0$2,400
John SununuRNH$0$1,500
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,358
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$39,694$10,300
David VitterRLA$10,150$1,050
George VoinovichROH$0$3,750
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$17,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$11,400
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,100

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Christian Conservative$174,482

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,032,526
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