H.J.Res. 45 - Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010

Economics and public finance. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
10 proposed amendments. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on January 28, 2010.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 60 voted NO: 39
1 voted present/not voting

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Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010

H.J.Res. 45 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt. (by CRS)
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Title
Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.
Other Titles
  • Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010
  • Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010
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    Subjects
    • Economics and public finance
    • Budget deficits and national debt
    • Budget process
    • Congressional oversight
    • Government information and archives
    • Health care costs and insurance
    • House Committee on the Budget
    • Income tax rates
    • Legislative rules and procedure
    • Medicare
    • Performance measurement
    • Senate Committee on the Budget
    • Transfer and inheritance taxes
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    Major Actions
    Introduced4/29/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (10 proposed)
    Passed Senate1/28/2010
    Signed by President2/12/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenateThune Amdt. No. 33011/21/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    53 voted YES 45 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateBaucus Amdt. No. 3300 as Modified1/26/2010This amendment PASSED the Senate
    97 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateConrad Amdt. No. 33021/26/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    53 voted YES 46 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateCoburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division I1/27/2010This amendment PASSED the Senate
    94 voted YES 0 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateCoburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division II1/27/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    46 voted YES 48 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateCoburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division III1/27/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    33 voted YES 61 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateCoburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division IV1/27/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    37 voted YES 57 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateBrownback Amdt. No. 33091/28/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    51 voted YES 49 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateSessions Amdt. No. 33081/28/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    56 voted YES 44 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateReid Amdt. No. 33051/28/2010This amendment PASSED the Senate
    60 voted YES 40 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateReid Amdt. No. 3299 As Amended1/28/2010This amendment PASSED the Senate
    60 voted YES 40 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateH. J. Res. 45 As Amende (On the Joint Resolution)1/28/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
    60 voted YES 39 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Adoption of the second portion of the divided question: H J RES 45 Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act2/04/2010This motion PASSED the House
    233 voted YES 187 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced4/29/2009
    4/29/2009Pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. Res. 13, H.J. Res. 45 is considered passed House.
    4/30/2009Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    1/20/2010Senate Committee on Finance discharged by Unanimous Consent.
    1/20/2010Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    1/20/2010Amendment SA 3299 proposed by Senator Baucus for Senator Reid.
    1/20/2010Amendment SA 3300 proposed by Senator Baucus to Amendment SA 3299.
    1/20/2010Amendment SA 3301 proposed by Senator Thune to Amendment SA 3299.
    1/21/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/21/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/21/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/21/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/21/2010Proposed amendment SA 3301, under the order of 12/22/2009, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the amendment was withdrawn in Senate.
    1/21/2010Amendment SA 3302 proposed by Senator Conrad to Amendment SA 3299.
    select this voteVote1/21/2010Thune Amdt. No. 3301
    1/22/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/22/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/22/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/22/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/22/2010Amendment SA 3305 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3299.
    1/25/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/25/2010Cloture motion on the joint resolution presented in Senate.
    1/25/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/25/2010Cloture motion on amendment SA 3299 presented in Senate.
    1/25/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/25/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/25/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/25/2010Cloture motion on amendment SA 3305 presented in Senate.
    1/25/2010Amendment SA 3306 proposed by Senator Baucus to Amendment SA 3299.
    1/26/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/26/2010Cloture motion on the joint resolution withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
    1/26/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/26/2010Cloture motion on amendment SA 3299 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
    1/26/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/26/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/26/2010Proposed amendment SA 3302 under the order of 12/22/2009, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the amendment was withdrawn in Senate.
    1/26/2010Amendment SA 3303 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 3299.
    1/26/2010Amendment SA 3303 was divided into Divisions I, II, III, and IV by Unanimous Consent.
    1/26/2010Proposed amendment SA 3303 (Division II) under the order of 12/22/2009, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the division was withdrawn in Senate.
    1/26/2010Proposed amendment SA 3303 (Division III) under the order of 12/22/2009, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the division was withdrawn in Senate.
    1/26/2010Proposed amendment SA 3303 (Division IV) under the order of 12/22/2009, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the division was withdrawn in Senate.
    1/26/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/26/2010Cloture motion on amendment SA 3305 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
    1/26/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/26/2010Proposed amendment SA 3306 withdrawn in Senate.
    1/26/2010Amendment SA 3308 proposed by Senator Sessions to Amendment SA 3299.
    1/26/2010Amendment SA 3309 proposed by Senator Brownback to Amendment SA 3299.
    select this voteVote1/26/2010Baucus Amdt. No. 3300 as Modified
    select this voteVote1/26/2010Conrad Amdt. No. 3302
    select this voteVote1/27/2010Coburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division I
    select this voteVote1/27/2010Coburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division II
    select this voteVote1/27/2010Coburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division III
    select this voteVote1/27/2010Coburn Amdt. No. 3303, Division IV
    1/28/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/28/2010Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    1/28/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/28/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/28/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/28/2010Proposed amendment SA 3308 under the order of 12/22/2009, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the amendment was withdrawn in Senate.
    1/28/2010Considered by Senate.
    1/28/2010Proposed amendment SA 3309 under the order of 12/22/2009, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the amendment was withdrawn in Senate.
    select this voteVote1/28/2010Brownback Amdt. No. 3309
    select this voteVote1/28/2010Sessions Amdt. No. 3308
    select this voteVote1/28/2010Reid Amdt. No. 3305
    select this voteVote1/28/2010Reid Amdt. No. 3299 As Amended
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage1/28/2010H. J. Res. 45 As Amende (On the Joint Resolution)
    Presented to President2/04/2010Cleared for White House.
    Presented to President2/04/2010Presented to President.
    2/04/2010Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1065, the portion of the Senate amendment prior to Title I is considered as agreed to.
    2/04/2010Mr. Hoyer moved that the House adopt the second portion of the divided question.
    2/04/2010DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the second portion of the divided question. The second portion consists of Title I and II of the Senate amendment to H.J. Res. 45.
    2/04/2010The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    select this voteVote2/04/2010On Adoption of the second portion of the divided question: H J RES 45 Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act
    Signed2/12/2010Signed by President.
    Enacted2/12/2010Became Public Law No: 111-139.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 3299Reid, Harry [D-NV]January 20, 2010Offered on January 19, 2010.

    In the nature of a substitute.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3300Baucus, Max [D-MT]January 20, 2010Offered on January 19, 2010.

    To protect Social Security.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3301Thune, John [R-SD]January 20, 2010Withdrawn on January 20, 2010.

    To terminate authority under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, and for other purposes.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3302Conrad, Kent [D-ND]January 21, 2010Withdrawn on January 25, 2010.

    To establish a Bipartisan Task Force for Responsible Fiscal Action, to assure the long-term fiscal stability and economic security of the Federal Government of the United States, and to expand future prosperity and growth for all Americans.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3303Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]January 22, 2010Offered on January 21, 2010.

    To rescind $120 billion in Federal spending by consolidating duplicative government programs, cutting wasteful Washington spending, and returning billions of dollars of unspent money.

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    S. Amdt. 3304Sessions, Jefferson [R-AL]January 22, 2010Offered on January 21, 2010.

    Amendment information not available.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3305Reid, Harry [D-NV]January 22, 2010Offered on January 21, 2010.

    To reimpose statutory pay-as-you-go.

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    S. Amdt. 3306Baucus, Max [D-MT]January 25, 2010Withdrawn on January 25, 2010.

    To establish a Bipartisan Task Force for Responsible Fiscal Action, to assure the long-term fiscal stability and economic security of the Federal Government of the United States, and to expand future prosperity and growth for all Americans.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3308Sessions, Jefferson [R-AL]January 26, 2010Withdrawn on January 27, 2010.

    To reduce the deficit by establishing 5-year discretionary spending caps.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3309Brownback, Samuel [R-KS]January 26, 2010Withdrawn on January 27, 2010.

    To establish a Commission on Congressional Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies.

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    Average contributions given to Senators from Military, which…

    supported this bill

    Military [About]
    Average given to Senators who voted:
    8% more
    $1,974
    YES$1,974
    $1,822
    NO$1,822
    3 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010: H. J. Res. 45 As Amende (On the Joint Resolution)

    3 organizations supported this bill

    American Medical Association
    AMA (2010, January 29). Senate Vote On Passage: H. J. Res. 45: Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt. Retrieved February 12, 2010, from AMA.
    Fleet Reserve Association
    FRA (n.d.). Senate Approves Medicare/TRICARE Doctor Payment Cut Delay. Retrieved February 12, 2010, from FRA.
    Military Officers Association of America
    MOAA (2010, January 29). Medicare/TRICARE Payment Fix Coming? . Retrieved February 12, 2010, from MOAA.

    4 organizations opposed this bill

    American Society of Anesthesiologists
    ASA (2010, January 29). Senate bill to increase debt limit could set the stage for five-year SGR freeze: Provisions fall short of medicine’s goal of true reform. Retrieved February 12, 2010, from ASA.
    Americans for Tax Reform
    Ellis, Ryan (n.d.). Not All Bipartisan Reform Commissions are Created Equal. Retrieved February 12, 2010, from ATR.
    FreedomWorks
    Kibbe, Matt (2010, January 21). Key Vote "No" on Debt Increase, Conrad/Gregg. Retrieved February 12, 2010, from Freedomworks .
    National Taxpayers Union
    Forbes, Jordan (2010, February 3). Vote Alert. Retrieved February 5, 2010, from NTU.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Military interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$4,750$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0No
    John BarrassoRWY$250$0No
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$1,000$0Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$500$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0No
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$300$0No
    Barbara BoxerDCA$2,300$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$4,750$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0No
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0No
    Richard BurrRNC$10,350$0No
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,750$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$2,000$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$900$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$4,350$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$3,200$0No
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
    Susan M. CollinsRME$3,000$0No
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$2,150$0No
    John CornynRTX$960$0No
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
    Jim DeMintRSC$652$0No
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$500$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0No
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Not Voting
    Russ FeingoldDWI$5,250$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$13,290$0Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$500$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,250$0No
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0No
    Kay R. HaganDNC$500$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$250$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$500$0No
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$500$0No
    Jim InhofeROK$500$0No
    Dan InouyeDHI$2,400$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,800$0No
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0No
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$1,410$0Yes
    Paul KirkDMA$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$750$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$8,500$0No
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$5,300$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0No
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$500$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$250$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,400$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,000$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0No
    John McCainRAZ$10,600$0No
    Claire McCaskillDMO$750$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$6,950$0No
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,450$0Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$950$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$825$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,800$0No
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,450$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,300$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,250$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$4,000$0Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$0No
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$250$0No
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$500$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$200$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$450$0No
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0No
    Olympia SnoweRME$1,250$0No
    Arlen SpecterDPA$2,500$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$950$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$450$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$4,100$0No
    Mark UdallDCO$200$0Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$7,000$0No
    George VoinovichROH$500$0No
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,650$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$24,436$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$250$0No
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$23,000$5,500Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$50,850$64,950No
    John BarrassoRWY$148,050$256,600No
    Max BaucusDMT$100,192$236,809Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$86,650$39,400Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$32,558$26,900Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$60,875$55,414Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$7,000$21,000No
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$50,481$82,232Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$11,950$5,100No
    Barbara BoxerDCA$128,350$62,958Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$248,409$283,949Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$7,700$3,500No
    Jim BunningRKY$34,050$34,700No
    Richard BurrRNC$142,209$247,045No
    Roland BurrisDIL$2,500$250Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$25,050$11,400Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$77,651$66,550Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$136,150$169,149Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$20,490$47,850Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$148,700$68,525Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$167,550$155,675No
    Tom CoburnROK$46,350$146,769No
    William Thad CochranRMS$25,800$33,000No
    Susan M. CollinsRME$91,550$142,969No
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$29,000$104,283Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$313,626$130,400No
    John CornynRTX$339,633$334,700No
    Mike CrapoRID$31,327$65,050No
    Jim DeMintRSC$80,502$169,411No
    Chris DoddDCT$87,700$73,250Yes
    Byron DorganDND$8,700$14,500Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$104,400$77,899Yes
    John EnsignRNV$102,825$99,500No
    Mike EnziRWY$33,050$76,499Not Voting
    Russ FeingoldDWI$206,221$89,850Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$71,250$38,350Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$119,865$39,924Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$120,425$98,299Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,913$39,508No
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$70,260$179,499No
    Judd GreggRNH$500$2,250No
    Kay R. HaganDNC$34,050$24,350Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$142,850$162,299Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$56,950$98,550No
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$129,099$53,050No
    Jim InhofeROK$46,463$51,400No
    Dan InouyeDHI$27,250$19,800Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$73,050$145,650No
    Mike JohannsRNE$34,000$44,650No
    Tim JohnsonDSD$48,101$62,689Yes
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$64,038$52,940Yes
    Paul KirkDMA$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$49,305$53,350Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$265,032$298,551No
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$126,230$91,808Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$54,100$19,550Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0No
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,250$12,050Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$53,550$33,300Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$164,500$60,750Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$147,650$212,650Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$33,575$20,350No
    John McCainRAZ$73,635$79,724No
    Claire McCaskillDMO$117,150$57,450Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$308,550$265,800No
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,950$54,900Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$30,975$17,600Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$60,826$65,084Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$30,883$40,050No
    Patty MurrayDWA$100,505$127,924Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$106,825$102,301Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$211,219$99,402Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$49,645$51,400Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,450$84,500Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$328,525$219,250Yes
    Jim RischRID$10,050$16,000No
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$94,350$144,200No
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$80,400$83,500Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$29,500$12,622Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$84,200$118,250Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$47,400$95,460No
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$31,830$45,200Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,050$27,800No
    Olympia SnoweRME$28,275$83,349No
    Arlen SpecterDPA$284,933$142,650Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$180,890$156,349Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$33,450$42,800Yes
    John ThuneRSD$74,575$115,722No
    Mark UdallDCO$100,940$108,375Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$90,162$41,850Yes
    David VitterRLA$289,376$181,650No
    George VoinovichROH$28,825$19,700No
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$131,602$96,449Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$54,387$17,450Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$32,650$20,600Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$117,575$120,975No
    Ron WydenDOR$147,000$135,175Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Physicians$8,629,390
    Military$189,523

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Other physician specialists$8,476,964
    Fiscal & tax policy$33,650
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