S. 597 - An Act to Amend Title 39, United States Code, to Extend the Authority of the United States Postal Service to Issue a Semipostal

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Summary:
An act to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
3 proposed amendments. 2 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on November 14, 2007.

An Act to Amend Title 39, United States Code, to Extend the Authority of the United States Postal Service to Issue a Semipostal

S. 597 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
An act to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to extend the special postage stamp for breast cancer research for 2 years.
Other Titles
  • A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research.
  • An act to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research.
Sponsor
Dianne Feinstein
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Communications
  • Breast cancer
  • Budgets
  • Federal aid to research
  • Medical care
  • Medical research
  • Medicine
  • Postage stamps
  • Science policy
  • Women
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Major Actions
Introduced2/14/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (3 proposed)
Passed Senate11/14/2007
Passed House12/11/2007
Signed by President12/21/2007
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3676 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.11/14/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3678 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.11/14/2007PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.11/14/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.12/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/14/2007
2/14/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1975-1976)
2/14/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
3/30/2007Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs referred to Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security.
Put on a legislative calendar8/01/2007Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
11/07/2007Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Lieberman without amendment. With written report No. 110-222.
Put on a legislative calendar11/07/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 473.
11/14/2007Amendment SA 3676 proposed by Senator Durbin for Senator Feinstein.
select this voteVote11/14/2007Amendment SA 3676 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/14/2007Amendment SA 3678 proposed by Senator Durbin for Senator Feinstein.
select this voteVote11/14/2007Amendment SA 3678 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/14/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage11/14/2007Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
11/15/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
11/15/2007Received in the House.
11/16/2007Held at the desk.
12/11/2007Mr. Davis (IL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
12/11/2007Considered under suspension of the rules.
12/11/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 597.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage12/11/2007On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12/11/2007The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
12/12/2007Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate bill.
Presented to President12/13/2007Cleared for White House.
12/13/2007Senate concurred in House amendments (text and title) by Unanimous Consent.
12/14/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President12/19/2007Presented to President.
Signed12/21/2007Signed by President.
Enacted12/21/2007Became Public Law No: 110-150.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 3570Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3676Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 14, 2007Passed by voice vote on November 13, 2007.

To extend the special postage stamp for breast cancer research for 4 years.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3678Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 14, 2007Passed by voice vote on November 13, 2007.

To amend the title.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$2,282,924
$515,981
$2,798,905
$0
2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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An Act to Amend Title 39, United States Code, to Extend the Authority of the United States Postal Service to Issue a Semipostal to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Research.: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.

2 organizations supported this bill

Breast Cancer Network Of Strength
(n.d.). Y-ME Advocacy Action Center. Retrieved n.d., from .
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
(n.d.). Susan G. Komen for the Cure Celebrates the Reauthorization of the Breast Cancer Research Stamp. 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$4,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$83,111$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$72,418$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$18,200$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$3,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$13,600$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,950$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$36,349$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$39,443$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$54,280$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$6,050$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$16,800$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$68,348$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$12,250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$19,150$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$31,100$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$2,950$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$24,300$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$37,200$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$143,470$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$6,950$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$37,350$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$15,867$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$23,800$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$124,310$0Yes
John CornynRTX$66,050$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$1,000$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$5,500$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$73,775$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$18,350$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$31,380$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$2,000$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$28,100$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$40,825$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$8,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$2,500$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$38,489$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$29,200$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$40,643$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$63,316$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$4,500$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$1,000$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$30,950$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$44,501$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$22,300$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$3,500$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$16,050$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$26,025$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$50,967$0Yes
John KerryDMA$10,350$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$33,600$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$51,750$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$18,980$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$19,550$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,900$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$28,042$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$41,300$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$35,500$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$3,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$5,700$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$34,700$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$4,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$15,200$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$42,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$74,300$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,937$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,400$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$36,900$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,050$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$43,337$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$55,510$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$1,500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,150$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$38,700$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,800$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$25,250$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$30,605$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$13,600$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$21,500$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,150$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$21,850$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$67,050$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$39,300$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$187,513$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$73,474$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$3,700$0Yes
John SununuRNH$13,850$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$2,700$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$32,290$0Yes
David VitterRLA$11,250$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$29,950$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$3,200$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,750$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$23,300$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$4,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$83,111$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$72,418$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$18,200$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$3,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$13,600$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,950$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$36,349$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$39,443$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$54,280$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$6,050$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$16,800$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$68,348$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$12,250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$19,150$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$31,100$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$2,950$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$24,300$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$37,200$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$143,470$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$6,950$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$37,350$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$15,867$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$23,800$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$124,310$0Yes
John CornynRTX$66,050$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$1,000$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$5,500$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$73,775$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$18,350$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$31,380$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$2,000$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$28,100$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$40,825$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$8,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$2,500$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$38,489$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$29,200$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$40,643$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$63,316$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$4,500$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$1,000$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$30,950$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$44,501$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$22,300$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$3,500$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$16,050$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$26,025$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$50,967$0Yes
John KerryDMA$10,350$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$33,600$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$51,750$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$18,980$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$19,550$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,900$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$28,042$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$41,300$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$35,500$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$3,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$5,700$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$34,700$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$4,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$15,200$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$42,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$74,300$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,937$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,400$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$36,900$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,050$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$43,337$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$55,510$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$1,500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,150$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$38,700$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,800$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$25,250$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$30,605$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$13,600$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$21,500$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,150$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$21,850$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$67,050$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$39,300$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$187,513$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$73,474$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$3,700$0Yes
John SununuRNH$13,850$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$2,700$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$32,290$0Yes
David VitterRLA$11,250$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$29,950$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$3,200$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,750$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$23,300$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health, Education & Human Resources$2,282,924
Health & welfare policy$515,981

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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