S. 494 - NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007

Foreign policy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
This bill endorses further enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and facilitates the timely admission of new members to NATO. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
2 proposed amendments. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on March 15, 2007.

NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007

S. 494 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill endorses further enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and facilitates the timely admission of new members to NATO. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to endorse further enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and to facilitate the timely admission of new members to NATO, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007
  • NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007
  • NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007
  • NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007
  • NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007
Sponsor
Richard Lugar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Foreign policy
  • Albania
  • Armed forces
  • Arms sales
  • Central Asia
  • Collective security
  • Croatia
  • Defense policy
  • Economic assistance
  • Europe
  • Foreign aid
  • Georgia (Republic)
  • Macedonia
  • Military assistance
  • NATO countries
  • Trade
  • Ukraine
  • Weapons systems
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/06/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (2 proposed)
Passed Senate3/15/2007
Passed House3/26/2007
Signed by President4/09/2007
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 462 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.3/15/2007PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.3/15/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn passage Passed without objection.3/26/2007PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/06/2007
2/06/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2/06/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1628)
Put on a legislative calendar3/06/2007Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
3/09/2007Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Biden without amendment. With written report No. 110-34.
Put on a legislative calendar3/09/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
3/15/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
3/15/2007Amendment SA 462 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Biden.
select this voteVote3/15/2007Amendment SA 462 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage3/15/2007Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.
3/16/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
3/17/2007Received in the House.
3/17/2007Held at the desk.
Presented to President3/26/2007Cleared for White House.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage3/26/2007On passage Passed without objection.
3/26/2007Mr. Tanner asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
3/26/2007Considered by unanimous consent.
Presented to President3/29/2007Presented to President.
Signed4/09/2007Signed by President.
Enacted4/09/2007Became Public Law No: 110-17.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 458Biden, Joseph [D-DE]March 14, 2007Offered on March 13, 2007.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 462Biden, Joseph [D-DE]March 15, 2007Passed by voice vote on March 14, 2007.

To clarify references to Macedonia.

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Total contributions given to Senators from Minority/Ethnic Groups, which…

supported this bill

Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793
$1,208,793

2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007: Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.

2 organizations supported this bill

National Federation Of Croatian Americans
(n.d.). Croatian World Network; "NATO Bill Signed into Law - NFCA press release - Croatia in 2008"; Joe Foley; 4-23-07. Retrieved n.d., from .
United Macedonian Diaspora
(n.d.). United Macedonian Diaspora; "UMD Salutes the Passage of S. 494 and H.R. 987; Concerned about Use of Abbreviation"; 3-16-07. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Minority/Ethnic Groups interest groups, 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$19,490$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,600$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$2,000$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$24,200$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$3,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$27,300$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$32,500$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$26,272$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$23,550$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$27,600$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$67,100$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$139,895$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$16,519$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$12,200$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$2,100$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$12,930$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$2,000$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$12,350$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$11,800$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,750$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,600$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,000$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$20,930$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$7,500$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,000$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$26,001$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,248$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$11,100$0Yes
John KerryDMA$12,300$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$36,135$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$3,400$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$13,550$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,300$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$6,750$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$20,771$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$32,700$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$4,250$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$23,800$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$11,500$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$500$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$13,220$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$27,450$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,970$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$16,500$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,350$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$17,450$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$75,375$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$7,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$22,100$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$21,750$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$23,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$3,000$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$13,100$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$54,700$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$26,800$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$7,700$0Yes
John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$7,127$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$250$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$10,460$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$500$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$19,490$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,600$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$2,000$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$24,200$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$3,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$27,300$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$32,500$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$26,272$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$23,550$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$27,600$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$67,100$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$139,895$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$16,519$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$12,200$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$2,100$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$12,930$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$2,000$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$12,350$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$11,800$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,750$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,600$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,000$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$20,930$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$7,500$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,000$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$26,001$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,248$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$11,100$0Yes
John KerryDMA$12,300$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$36,135$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$3,400$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$13,550$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,300$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$6,750$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$20,771$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$32,700$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$4,250$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$23,800$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$11,500$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$500$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$13,220$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$27,450$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,970$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$16,500$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,350$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$17,450$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$75,375$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$7,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$22,100$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$21,750$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$23,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$3,000$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$13,100$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$54,700$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$26,800$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$7,700$0Yes
John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$7,127$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$250$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$10,460$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$500$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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