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S. 3297 - Advancing America's Priorities Act

Economic policy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to advance America's priorities. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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Advancing America's Priorities Act

S. 3297 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to advance America's priorities. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to advance America's priorities.
Other Titles
  • Advancing America's Priorities Act
  • ALS Registry Act
  • Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2008
  • Beach Protection Act of 2008
  • Broadband Data Improvement Act
  • Captive Primate Safety Act
  • Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act
  • Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act
  • Drug Endangered Children Act of 2007
  • Effective Child Pornography Prosecution Act of 2007
  • Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007
  • Enhancing the Effective Prosecution of Child Pornography Act of 2007
  • Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2008
  • FOARAM Act
  • Hydrographic Services Improvement Act Amendments of 2008
  • Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2008
  • Melanie Blocker Stokes Mom's Opportunity to Access Health, Education, Research, and Support for Postpartum Depression Act
  • Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act
  • Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2008
  • National Capital Transportation Amendments Act of 2008
  • National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2008
  • NOAA Undersea Research Program Act of 2008
  • Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2008
  • Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act
  • Preservation of Records of Servitude, Emancipation, and Post-Civil War Reconstruction Act
  • PROTECT Our Children Act of 2008
  • Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology To Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2008
  • Reconnecting Homeless Youth Act of 2008
  • Reconstruction and Stabilization Civilian Management Act of 2008
  • Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2008
  • Star-Spangled Banner and War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Act
  • Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Act
  • Support for the Museum of the History of Polish Jews Act of 2008
  • Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Training for Realtime Writers Act of 2007
  • Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Vision Care for Kids Act of 2008
Sponsor
Harry Reid
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Economic policy
  • Air pollution
  • Air pollution control
  • Alternative energy sources
  • American investments
  • Animals
  • Anniversaries
  • Appalachia
  • Appalachian Regional Commission
  • Archives
  • Armenia
  • Authorization
  • Azerbaijan
  • Beaches
  • Broadband
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Central Asia
  • Chesapeake Bay
  • Child abuse
  • Child pornography
  • Child safety
  • Children
  • Civil liberties
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights enforcement
  • Civil war
  • Climate change
  • Closed caption television
  • Coastal zone
  • Compensation (Law)
  • Congress
  • Congressional oversight
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Coral reefs
  • Court reporting
  • Courts of special jurisdiction
  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal justice
  • Data banks
  • Debt agreements
  • Debt relief
  • Department of Justice
  • Developing countries
  • Disabled
  • Disaster relief
  • District of Columbia
  • Down's syndrome
  • Drug abuse
  • Economic assistance
  • Economic stabilization
  • Education
  • Educational exchanges
  • Emergency management
  • Employee rights
  • Employee training
  • Energy
  • Environmental assessment
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental research
  • Environmental technology
  • Europe
  • Executive departments
  • Eye care
  • Federal aid to child health services
  • Federal aid to education
  • Federal aid to health facilities
  • Federal aid to law enforcement
  • Federal aid to transportation
  • Federal aid to water pollution control
  • Finance
  • Flood control
  • Flowers
  • Foreign aid
  • Foreign policy
  • Forest conservation
  • Foundations
  • Government corporations
  • Government information
  • Government publicity
  • Great Lakes
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Health information systems
  • Higher education
  • History
  • Homeless
  • Horticulture
  • Housing
  • Human rights
  • Humanities
  • International affairs
  • International environmental cooperation
  • International finance
  • International monetary system
  • Internet
  • Investment guaranty insurance
  • Iraq
  • Iraq compilation
  • Jews
  • Job training
  • Labor
  • Law
  • Low-income housing
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Maps
  • Marine ecology
  • Marine pollution
  • Marine resources
  • Marine resources conservation
  • Maryland
  • Mass rapid transit
  • Medical care
  • Medical research
  • Medical statistics
  • Medicine
  • Mental depression
  • Mental health services
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Money laundering
  • Museums
  • Music
  • National Sea Grant Program
  • Nervous system diseases
  • Ocean currents
  • Oceanography
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Paralysis
  • Poland
  • Pregnancy
  • Preventive medicine
  • Primates
  • Prosecution
  • Quality of life
  • Railroad engineering
  • Railroad finance
  • Regional economic development
  • Religion
  • Runaway children
  • Scholarships
  • School security
  • Science policy
  • Slavery
  • Small business
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Social services
  • Sports
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Strategic planning
  • Stroke
  • Students
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Telemedicine
  • Terrorism
  • Torture
  • Trade
  • Trails
  • Transportation
  • Tropical forests
  • Turkey
  • United Nations finances
  • Victims of crimes
  • Virginia
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • War relief
  • Water pollution
  • Water resources
  • Welfare
  • Wild animal trade
  • Women
  • Women's health
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced7/22/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenateMotion to Instruct Sgt. At Arms7/28/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
    87 voted YES 3 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.32977/28/2008This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    52 voted YES 40 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/22/2008
    7/22/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S7032)
    7/22/2008Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    Put on a legislative calendar7/23/2008Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 894.
    7/26/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    7/26/2008Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
    7/28/2008Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
    7/28/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
    select this voteVote7/28/2008Motion to Instruct Sgt. At Arms
    select this voteVote7/28/2008Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3297
    9/17/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    9/17/2008Second cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
    9/17/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
    9/18/2008Second cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
    9/22/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure in Senate.
    9/26/2008Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    11/19/2008Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
    11/19/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
    11/20/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    12/10/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure resumed in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/10/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $443,309
    $443,309
    23 times as much
    $9,902,476
    $177,282
    $72,193
    $10,151,951
    7 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Advancing America's Priorities Act

    7 organizations supported this bill

    ALS Association
    (n.d.). Featured Alert. Retrieved n.d., from .
    NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    (n.d.). Take Action Center. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Alliance on Mental Illness
    (n.d.). Support Legislation to Reduce Criminalization and Provide Resources for Postpartum Depression Education. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
    (n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Prevent Blindness
    (n.d.). Advancing America's Priorities Act. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Public Citizen
    (n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Reeve Foundation
    (n.d.). Action Network. Retrieved n.d., from .

    4 organizations opposed this bill

    Club for Growth
    (n.d.). SENATE Key Vote Alert - Coburn Omnibus. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Concerned Women for America
    (n.d.). Showdown Over Coburn Omnibus. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Taxpayers Union
    (n.d.). Open Letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
    United Non-profits And Individuals For Truth And Ethics
    (n.d.). please vote NO on cloture motion for Coburn Omnibus Bill. 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

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$250$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,850$99,333
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$23,900
    Max BaucusDMT$1,750$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,350$1,250
    Bob BennettRUT$0$17,345
    Joe BidenDDE$0$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,699$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$3,250$133,158
    Barbara BoxerDCA$14,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$3,600$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$500$96,523
    Jim BunningRKY$2,000$112,403
    Richard BurrRNC$0$267,725
    Robert ByrdDWV$300$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$11,550$0
    Ben CardinDMD$11,950$0
    Tom CarperDDE$400$500
    Bob CaseyDPA$4,700$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,700$569,298
    Hillary ClintonDNY$41,815$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$516,741
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$18,700
    Norm ColemanRMN$6,100$735,671
    Susan M. CollinsRME$4,450$154,283
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$700$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,200$193,201
    John CornynRTX$9,300$412,654
    Larry CraigRID$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$9,523
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$558,319
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$6,750$763,851
    Pete DomeniciRNM$200$33,200
    Byron DorganDND$1,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,500$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$82,525
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$8,250
    Russ FeingoldDWI$6,795$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,500$55,750
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$86,102
    Judd GreggRNH$2,500$39,873
    Chuck HagelRNE$2,300$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$10,200$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$4,000$59,216
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$249,226
    Jim InhofeROK$0$159,425
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$250
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,000$150,316
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$10,310$0
    John F. KerryDMA$8,060$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$2,250$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$500$445,317
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$16,730$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,700$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$650$0
    Carl LevinDMI$6,100$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$11,400$3,600
    Blanche LincolnDAR$7,800$1,000
    Dick LugarRIN$1,250$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$6,750$422,482
    John McCainRAZ$0$39,975
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$4,600$508,483
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,900$500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,250$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,000$106,722
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,300$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,400$500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,750$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$22,400$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$500$500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,900$0
    Harry ReidDNV$13,700$500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$175,199
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,450$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$5,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$12,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$1,000$94,670
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$49,050
    Gordon SmithROR$7,100$169,194
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$46,089
    Arlen SpecterDPA$10,000$247,881
    Debbie StabenowDMI$4,700$0
    Ted StevensRAK$0$2,100
    John SununuRNH$0$615,641
    Jon TesterDMT$400$0
    John ThuneRSD$11,700$1,056,360
    David VitterRLA$0$305,712
    George VoinovichROH$0$126,440
    John WarnerRVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,850$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,600$122,525
    Ron WydenDOR$500$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$250$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,850$99,333
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$23,900
    Max BaucusDMT$1,750$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,350$1,250
    Bob BennettRUT$0$17,345
    Joe BidenDDE$0$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,699$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$3,250$133,158
    Barbara BoxerDCA$14,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$3,600$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$500$96,523
    Jim BunningRKY$2,000$112,403
    Richard BurrRNC$0$267,725
    Robert ByrdDWV$300$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$11,550$0
    Ben CardinDMD$11,950$0
    Tom CarperDDE$400$500
    Bob CaseyDPA$4,700$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,700$569,298
    Hillary ClintonDNY$41,815$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$516,741
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$18,700
    Norm ColemanRMN$6,100$735,671
    Susan M. CollinsRME$4,450$154,283
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$700$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,200$193,201
    John CornynRTX$9,300$412,654
    Larry CraigRID$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$9,523
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$558,319
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$6,750$763,851
    Pete DomeniciRNM$200$33,200
    Byron DorganDND$1,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,500$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$82,525
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$8,250
    Russ FeingoldDWI$6,795$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,500$55,750
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$86,102
    Judd GreggRNH$2,500$39,873
    Chuck HagelRNE$2,300$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$10,200$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$4,000$59,216
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$249,226
    Jim InhofeROK$0$159,425
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$250
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,000$150,316
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$10,310$0
    John F. KerryDMA$8,060$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$2,250$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$500$445,317
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$16,730$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,700$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$650$0
    Carl LevinDMI$6,100$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$11,400$3,600
    Blanche LincolnDAR$7,800$1,000
    Dick LugarRIN$1,250$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$6,750$422,482
    John McCainRAZ$0$39,975
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$4,600$508,483
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,900$500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,250$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,000$106,722
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,300$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,400$500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,750$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$22,400$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$500$500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,900$0
    Harry ReidDNV$13,700$500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$175,199
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,450$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$5,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$12,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$1,000$94,670
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$49,050
    Gordon SmithROR$7,100$169,194
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$46,089
    Arlen SpecterDPA$10,000$247,881
    Debbie StabenowDMI$4,700$0
    Ted StevensRAK$0$2,100
    John SununuRNH$0$615,641
    Jon TesterDMT$400$0
    John ThuneRSD$11,700$1,056,360
    David VitterRLA$0$305,712
    George VoinovichROH$0$126,440
    John WarnerRVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,850$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,600$122,525
    Ron WydenDOR$500$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Education$443,309

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$9,902,476
    Christian Conservative$177,282
    Fiscal & tax policy$72,193
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