H.R. 3078 - United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

Foreign trade and international finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on October 12, 2011.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 66 voted NO: 33
1 voted present/not voting

United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

H.R. 3078 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
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Title
To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.
Other Titles
  • United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Sponsor
Eric Cantor
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Foreign trade and international finance
  • Administrative remedies
  • Agricultural trade
  • Bolivia
  • Business records
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Customs enforcement
  • Ecuador
  • Free trade and trade barriers
  • Government information and archives
  • Government investigations
  • Latin America
  • Manufacturing
  • Mexico
  • Motor vehicles
  • Peru
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Tariffs
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Trade agreements and negotiations
  • Trade restrictions
  • Travel and tourism
  • U.S. International Trade Commission
  • User charges and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/03/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed House10/12/2011
Passed Senate10/12/2011
Signed by President10/21/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 3078 To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement10/12/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the House
192 voted YES 236 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 3078 To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement10/12/2011This bill PASSED the House
262 voted YES 167 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 307810/12/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
66 voted YES 33 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/03/2011
10/03/2011Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
10/05/2011Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar10/05/2011Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 12.
10/06/2011Reported by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 112-237.
Put on a legislative calendar10/06/2011Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 156.
10/06/2011Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 425 Reported to House. The bills shall be considered as read and debatable for the time specfied in the report. Pursuant to section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on H.R. 3079 and H.R. 3080 to final passage without intervening motion. The resolution provides one motion to recommit for H.R. 3078. The resolution makes in order a motion that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2832. The Senate amendment shall be considered as read. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on the motion to concur.
10/11/2011Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 425.
10/11/2011The bills shall be considered as read and debatable for the time specfied in the report. Pursuant to section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on H.R. 3079 and H.R. 3080 to final passage without intervening motion. The resolution provides one motion to recommit for H.R. 3078. The resolution makes in order a motion that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2832. The Senate amendment shall be considered as read. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on the motion to concur.
10/11/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 3078.
10/11/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, further proceedings on H.R. 3078 were postponed.
10/12/2011Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
10/12/2011Considered as unfinished business.
10/12/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 425, the House proceeded with further debate on H.R. 3078.
10/12/2011DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 3078.
10/12/2011The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10/12/2011Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, further proceedings on H.R. 3078 were postponed.
10/12/2011Mr. Levin moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means.
10/12/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Levin motion to recommit with instructions, pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House with amendments to add the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act as the new title to the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act. Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
10/12/2011The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
10/12/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/12/2011Received in the Senate, read twice.
select this voteVote10/12/2011On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 3078 To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage10/12/2011On Passage - House - H.R. 3078 To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/12/2011On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3078
10/13/2011Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President10/13/2011Presented to President.
Signed10/21/2011Signed by President.
Enacted10/21/2011Became Public Law No: 112-42.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

19% more
$37,948
$34,103
$0
$114,074
$5,295
$836
$15,375
$41,232
$28,155
$6,994
$3,010
$13,449
$8,517
$111,815
$80
$18,968
$8,955
$131,034
$9,328
$20,572
$11,461
$92,028
$66,811
$56,528
$3,200
$193,200
$2,586
$4,196
$16,580
$3,062
$7,143
$1,627
$1,714
YES$1,069,876
$24,725
$25,789
$0
$74,409
$4,673
$1,770
$11,281
$42,167
$22,948
$2,855
$1,041
$8,720
$1,630
$87,917
$144
$10,534
$12,448
$5,380
$10,851
$15,899
$13,610
$125,550
$78,250
$52,120
$681
$220,008
$2,123
$2,432
$30,472
$1,828
$3,921
$1,380
$3,517
NO$901,071

opposed this bill

$214
$154
$955
$5,816
$16,831
$1,486
$0
$98
$1,802
$470
$2,870
$11,567
$0
$1,336
$3,181
$2,417
$59,224
$1,880
$1,529
$2,945
$2,272
YES$117,046
3.7 times as much
$752
$282
$6,574
$15,434
$59,748
$8,332
$0
$197
$10,130
$3,672
$4,992
$23,659
$23
$4,249
$7,258
$10,241
$232,199
$9,106
$8,445
$18,938
$11,061
NO$435,290
45 Organizations Supported and 105 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act: On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3078

45 organizations supported this bill

3M
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
American Chemistry Council
Donahue, Mike (2011, July 19). ACC Strongly Supports Passage of Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from ACC.
American Farm Bureau Federation
Lyman, John (2011, March 23). Free Trade: Colombian, Panamanian and Korean Trade Agreements in Limbo. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Journal of Foreign Relations.
American Insurance Association
American Insurance Association (2011, October 4). AIA APPLAUDS PENDING FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS, URGES RATIFICATION. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Newsroom.
American Soybean Association
Kemper, Alan with Bob Callanan (2011, October 3). ASA Calls for Swift Congressional Approval of FTAs. Retrieved October 5, 2011, from Soy Growers.
Amway
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Applied Materials
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Bentley Systems
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Beverage Distributors Co., Llc
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Business Roundtable
Engler, John (2011, June 30). Letter to Chairman Baucus and Ranking Member Hatch on the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Business Roudtable.
Cardolite Corporation
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Cargill
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Caterpillar
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Citigroup
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Council of the Americas
Council of the Americas (2011, January 25). Pending Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea and Creation of U.S. Jobs . Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Council of the Americas.
Dow Chemical Company
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
FedEx
Lyman, John (2011, March 23). Free Trade: Colombian, Panamanian and Korean Trade Agreements in Limbo. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Journal of Foreign Relations.
Ford Motor Company
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2011, March 29). FreedomWorks Letter Supporting Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Freedomworks.
General Electric
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Hampford Research, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Heritage Foundation
Klingner, Bruce & James Roberts (2011, May 13). FTAs with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama Would Create U.S. Jobs and Exports. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from The Heritage Foundation.
Hewlett Packard
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
IBM
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
International Dairy Foods Association
Armstrong, Peggy (2011, October 4). IDFA Calls on Congress to Pass Free Trade Agreements and Avoid Conflicting Policies that Could Limit Trade Gains. Retrieved October 5, 2011, from IDFA.
JPMorgan Chase
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
McGraw-Hill Companies
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
McKee Group
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Mclarty Associates
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
MetLife
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Microsoft
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
National Association of Manufacturers
Lyman, John (2011, March 23). Free Trade: Colombian, Panamanian and Korean Trade Agreements in Limbo. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Journal of Foreign Relations.
National Association of Wheat Growers
Mercer, Steve (2011, February 9). Submission for the Record To the House Committee on Ways and Means. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Wheat World.
National Barley Growers Association
NBGA (2011, June 11). JUNE 2011 POLICY PAPER. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from NBGA.
National Corn Growers Association
Tolley Walters, Janice (2011, May 12). NCGA Supports Approval of Pending Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from NCGA.
Procter & Gamble
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Republican Main Street Partnership
RMSP (2011, October 3). RMSP Applauds Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved October 6, 2011, from RMSP.
SEI Investments
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Steamboat Rentals, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Stryker Corporation
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Texas Instruments
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Murphy, John (2011, January 25). Who Supports the U.S.-Colombia Trade Agreement?. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Chamber Post.
USA Rice Federation
WFP (2011, April 1). House subcommittee holds hearing on Panama Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Western Farm Press.
Whirlpool
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Xerox
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.

105 organizations opposed this bill

8th Day Center for Justice
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Across the Americas
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
AFL-CIO
Hall, Mike (2011, October 4). Call Congress Today and Say ‘NO!’ on Korea, Colombia and Panama Trade Deals. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from AFL-CIO Now Blog News.
Afro-Colombian Solidarity Network
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Afrocolombia Ny
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Afrodes Usa
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Amazon Watch
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
American Jewish World Service
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Black Alliance for Just Immigration
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Black Communities' Process (PCN) International Working Group
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Black Left Unity
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Black New Yorkers For Education Excellence
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Border Agricultural Workers Project
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Brooklyn For Peace
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
California Fair Trade Coalition
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Carolina Interfaith Task Force On Central America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Center for International Policy
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Central Ny Presbyterian Partnership Group
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Chicago Religious Leadership Network On Latin America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Church of the Brethren
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Church World Service
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Citizens Trade Campaign
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Colombia Human Rights Committee
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Colombia Peace Project
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Colombia Vive
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Committee In Solidarity With The People Of El Salvador
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Community Alliance For Global Justice
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Due Process Of Law Foundation
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Earthworks
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Ecos Del Pacifico, Illinois
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Family Farm Defenders
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Fellowship of Reconciliation
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Food For Maine's Future
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Global Exchange
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Global Justice for Animals and the Environment
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Global Rights
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters, USA
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Institute for Policy Studies - Drug Policy Project
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Interfaith Peace Ministry Of Orange County
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
International Accountability Project
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
International Forum on Globalization
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
International Labor Rights Forum
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
International Rivers
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Jpic Ministry - Missionary Oblates
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Justice & Peace Network Of The Sisters Of St. Francis, Rochester, Minnesota
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Land Is Life
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Latin America Working Group
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Lutheran World Relief
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Maine Fair Trade Campaign
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Mennonite Central Committee
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Milwaukee Clean Clothes Campaign
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Mingas Network
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Mlk Coalition For Jobs, Justice, And Peace
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Movement For Peace In Colombia
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
National Black Education Agenda
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
New Jersey Industrial Union Council
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
New York Citizens Trade Campaign
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Oil Change International
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Oregon Fair Trade Campaign
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Our Developing World
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Pennsylvania Fair Trade Coalition
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Portland Central America Solidarity Committee
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Progressive Democrats of America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Provincial Council of the Clerics of St. Viator
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Proyecto Hondureño
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Public Citizen
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Quixote Center / Quest For Peace
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Rainforest Action Network
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
School Of The Americas Watch
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Service Employees International Union
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Sierra Club-maine Chapter
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Sinaltrainal Mision Internacional
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
St. Mark Presbyterian Peace & Justice Commission
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Stitch
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Topanga Peace Alliance
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Trade Unionists In Solidarity With Colombia
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Transafrica Forum
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
U.S. Human Rights Network
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
U.S. Labor Education in the Americas Project
US LEAP (2011, September 21). Colombia Trade Agreement Vote Could Come Soon; Take Action Now. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from US LEAP.
U.S. Office on Colombia
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
United Church of Christ
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
United Steelworkers
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Village Earth
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Washington Office on Latin America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Wisconsin Fair Trade Coalition
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Wisconsin Resources Protection Council
undersigned organizations (2011, June 23). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from WOLA.
Witness for Peace
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Working Families Win
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$28,500$6,500No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$747,131$32,150Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$878,253$12,950Yes
John BarrassoRWY$681,608$500Yes
Max BaucusDMT$1,558,181$216,125Yes
Mark BegichDAK$291,192$538,489No
Michael BennetDCO$1,272,908$549,379Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$69,600$4,000Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$760,979$185,606No
Roy BluntRMO$2,235,295$30,128Yes
John BoozmanRAR$401,849$16,600Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,152,218$1,188,668No
Scott BrownRMA$4,715,783$71,754Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,032,763$788,044No
Richard BurrRNC$1,335,594$20,800Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$569,013$267,853Yes
Ben CardinDMD$698,330$179,975No
Tom CarperDDE$1,010,712$57,620Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$912,574$241,200No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,069,780$28,000Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$718,270$4,650Yes
Tom CoburnROK$450,923$2,900Not Voting
William Thad CochranRMS$248,650$3,300Yes
Susan CollinsRME$1,072,435$31,750No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$221,050$17,300Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$451,600$137,440No
Bob CorkerRTN$2,060,289$24,150Yes
John CornynRTX$2,220,034$47,950Yes
Mike CrapoRID$930,389$10,850Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$1,051,381$9,900Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$965,737$295,821No
Mike EnziRWY$344,400$4,500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$700,349$104,589Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$813,621$1,435,185No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$3,750,470$953,018No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$672,067$23,900Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$930,276$17,150Yes
Kay HaganDNC$719,048$1,985,625No
Tom HarkinDIA$693,272$267,163No
Orrin HatchRUT$1,549,367$42,600Yes
Dean HellerRNV$1,429,076$37,282Yes
John HoevenRND$458,255$2,400Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250,600$5,600Yes
Jim InhofeROK$576,075$15,900Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$434,205$64,450Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$957,942$15,250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$730,390$4,000Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$829,472$15,250Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$990,490$405,212Yes
John KerryDMA$703,646$414,278Yes
Mark KirkRIL$2,736,926$53,230Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$741,777$157,891No
Herb KohlDWI$0$0No
Jon KylRAZ$88,767$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$1,055,129$307,982Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$720,610$482,375No
Patrick LeahyDVT$443,596$169,575Yes
Mike LeeRUT$255,162$2,400Yes
Carl LevinDMI$560,170$287,863No
Joe LiebermanICT$61,300$1,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$553,564$35,679Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$677,745$191,665No
John McCainRAZ$894,890$24,050Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$960,540$329,665No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,487,063$72,600Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,559,311$191,880No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$527,147$853,101No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$339,157$109,633No
Jerry MoranRKS$793,992$6,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$304,783$32,300Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$923,047$428,344Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$705,072$47,411Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,161,953$250,426Yes
Rand PaulRKY$655,057$3,150Yes
Rob PortmanROH$2,657,192$23,928Yes
Mark PryorDAR$603,338$94,188Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$661,071$133,410No
Harry ReidDNV$2,248,191$555,637No
Jim RischRID$486,014$2,050Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,106,488$5,550Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$578,736$187,050No
Marco RubioRFL$2,005,583$35,258Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$69,636$406,170No
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,716,334$277,528No
Jeff SessionsRAL$477,302$3,600Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$548,527$763,310Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,298,879$10,900Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$462,387$40,750No
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,387,703$257,572No
Jon TesterDMT$1,237,689$621,473No
John ThuneRSD$1,488,006$15,100Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$3,188,883$43,083Yes
Mark UdallDCO$938,479$1,097,085Yes
Tom UdallDNM$467,792$836,281No
David VitterRLA$1,080,725$42,950Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$1,942,284$1,419,742Yes
Jim WebbDVA$63,715$37,000Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$476,624$210,128No
Roger WickerRMS$1,188,040$16,600Yes
Ron WydenDOR$865,660$81,750Yes

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That Opposed
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$28,500$6,500No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$747,131$32,150Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$878,253$12,950Yes
John BarrassoRWY$681,608$500Yes
Max BaucusDMT$1,558,181$216,125Yes
Mark BegichDAK$291,192$538,489No
Michael BennetDCO$1,272,908$549,379Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$69,600$4,000Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$760,979$185,606No
Roy BluntRMO$2,235,295$30,128Yes
John BoozmanRAR$401,849$16,600Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,152,218$1,188,668No
Scott BrownRMA$4,715,783$71,754Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,032,763$788,044No
Richard BurrRNC$1,335,594$20,800Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$569,013$267,853Yes
Ben CardinDMD$698,330$179,975No
Tom CarperDDE$1,010,712$57,620Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$912,574$241,200No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,069,780$28,000Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$718,270$4,650Yes
Tom CoburnROK$450,923$2,900Not Voting
William Thad CochranRMS$248,650$3,300Yes
Susan CollinsRME$1,072,435$31,750No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$221,050$17,300Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$451,600$137,440No
Bob CorkerRTN$2,060,289$24,150Yes
John CornynRTX$2,220,034$47,950Yes
Mike CrapoRID$930,389$10,850Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$1,051,381$9,900Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$965,737$295,821No
Mike EnziRWY$344,400$4,500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$700,349$104,589Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$813,621$1,435,185No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$3,750,470$953,018No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$672,067$23,900Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$930,276$17,150Yes
Kay HaganDNC$719,048$1,985,625No
Tom HarkinDIA$693,272$267,163No
Orrin HatchRUT$1,549,367$42,600Yes
Dean HellerRNV$1,429,076$37,282Yes
John HoevenRND$458,255$2,400Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250,600$5,600Yes
Jim InhofeROK$576,075$15,900Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$434,205$64,450Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$957,942$15,250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$730,390$4,000Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$829,472$15,250Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$990,490$405,212Yes
John KerryDMA$703,646$414,278Yes
Mark KirkRIL$2,736,926$53,230Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$741,777$157,891No
Herb KohlDWI$0$0No
Jon KylRAZ$88,767$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$1,055,129$307,982Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$720,610$482,375No
Patrick LeahyDVT$443,596$169,575Yes
Mike LeeRUT$255,162$2,400Yes
Carl LevinDMI$560,170$287,863No
Joe LiebermanICT$61,300$1,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$553,564$35,679Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$677,745$191,665No
John McCainRAZ$894,890$24,050Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$960,540$329,665No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,487,063$72,600Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,559,311$191,880No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$527,147$853,101No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$339,157$109,633No
Jerry MoranRKS$793,992$6,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$304,783$32,300Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$923,047$428,344Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$705,072$47,411Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,161,953$250,426Yes
Rand PaulRKY$655,057$3,150Yes
Rob PortmanROH$2,657,192$23,928Yes
Mark PryorDAR$603,338$94,188Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$661,071$133,410No
Harry ReidDNV$2,248,191$555,637No
Jim RischRID$486,014$2,050Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,106,488$5,550Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$578,736$187,050No
Marco RubioRFL$2,005,583$35,258Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$69,636$406,170No
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,716,334$277,528No
Jeff SessionsRAL$477,302$3,600Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$548,527$763,310Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,298,879$10,900Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$462,387$40,750No
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,387,703$257,572No
Jon TesterDMT$1,237,689$621,473No
John ThuneRSD$1,488,006$15,100Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$3,188,883$43,083Yes
Mark UdallDCO$938,479$1,097,085Yes
Tom UdallDNM$467,792$836,281No
David VitterRLA$1,080,725$42,950Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$1,942,284$1,419,742Yes
Jim WebbDVA$63,715$37,000Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$476,624$210,128No
Roger WickerRMS$1,188,040$16,600Yes
Ron WydenDOR$865,660$81,750Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$20,071,145
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,338,792
Real Estate developers & subdividers$10,228,057
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$10,022,988
Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
Business services$7,000,764
Life insurance$5,471,541
Computer software$4,123,864
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,347,303
Chemicals$3,113,057
Liquor wholesalers$2,630,032
Computers, components & accessories$2,101,381
Milk & dairy producers$1,892,409
Express delivery services$1,614,008
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,389,229
Financial services & consulting$1,206,534
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,176,410
Auto manufacturers$1,001,794
Computer manufacture & services$973,733
Construction equipment$620,890
Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$600,829
General business associations$556,835
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$507,220
Precision instruments$357,205
Chambers of commerce$262,394
Office machines$241,590
Pleasure boats$240,700
Manufacturing$234,182
Paints, Solvents & Coatings$233,001
Household appliances$155,874
Personal products manufacturing$113,580
International trade associations$10,000
Farm bureaus$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$11,571,318
Environmental policy$3,082,567
Non-profit foundations$1,546,802
Minority/Ethnic Groups$893,441
Manufacturing unions$819,320
Food service & related unions$514,947
IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$497,500
Defense policy, doves$453,257
Health & welfare policy$449,450
Commercial service unions$424,550
Teamsters union$379,570
Welfare & Social Work$373,065
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$354,158
Labor Unions$279,950
Animal Rights$228,355
Other unions$152,167
Human Rights$38,900
International Organizations$19,450
Agricultural labor unions$13,000
Consumer groups$750
Immigration Rights Policy$0
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