H.R. 3079 - United States-Panama 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-Panama 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: 77 voted NO: 22
1 voted present/not voting

United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

H.R. 3079 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
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Title
To implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.
Other Titles
  • United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Sponsor
Eric Cantor
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Foreign trade and international finance
  • Administrative remedies
  • Agricultural trade
  • Business records
  • Caribbean area
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Customs enforcement
  • Free trade and trade barriers
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Latin America
  • Manufacturing
  • Motor vehicles
  • Panama
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Tariffs
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Trade agreements and negotiations
  • Trade restrictions
  • 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 voteHouseH.R. 3079 (112th): United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act10/12/2011This bill PASSED the House
300 voted YES 129 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateH.R. 3079 (112th): United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act10/12/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
77 voted YES 22 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: 32 - 3.
10/06/2011Reported by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 112-238.
Put on a legislative calendar10/06/2011Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 157.
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. 3079.
10/11/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, further proceedings on H.R. 3079 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. 3079.
10/12/2011The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10/12/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 3079, the Chair put the question on passage, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed Mr. Brady (TX) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until a time to be announced.
10/12/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/12/2011Received in the Senate, read twice.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage10/12/2011H.R. 3079 (112th): United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/12/2011H.R. 3079 (112th): United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
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: 112-43.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Average contributions given to Senators from Automotive Manufacturing union, which…

supported this bill

Automotive Manufacturing union [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
81% less
$1,483
YES$1,483
$7,624
NO$7,624
109 Organizations Supported and 11 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act: H.R. 3079 (112th): United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

109 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.
ACE 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.
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
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
American Feed Industry Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
American Frozen Food Institute
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
American Insurance Association
American Insurance Association (2011, October 4). AIA APPLAUDS PENDING FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS, URGES RATIFICATION. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Newsroom.
American Seed Trade Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
American Soybean Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Americans for Tax Reform
ATR (2011, October 3). Job-Creating Free Trade Agreements Sat on President's Desk While Unemployment Rose. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from ATR.
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.
Archer Daniels Midland
ADM Media Relations (2011, October 21). ADM Commends Signing of Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from ADM.
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.
Blue Diamond Growers
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
California Cherry Export Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
California Table Grape Commission
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Campbell Soup Company
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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 (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Commodity Markets Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
ConAgra Foods
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Corn Refiners Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Dairylea Cooperative
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Entertainment Software Association
Dan Hewitt (2011, October 13). Video Game Publishers Applaud Passage Of Free Trade Agreements . Retrieved September 10, 2014, from ESA.
Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Grocery Manufacturers Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Hormel Foods
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Kraft Foods
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Land O'Lakes
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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 State Departments of Agriculture
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Association of Wheat Growers
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Barley Growers Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Chicken Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Confectioners Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Corn Growers Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Grain and Feed Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Grape Cooperative Association, Inc.
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Meat Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Milk Producers Federation
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Oilseed Processors Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Pork Producers Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Potato Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Renderers Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Sorghum Producers
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Sunflower Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
National Turkey Federation
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
North American Equipment Dealers Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
North American Meat Institute
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Northwest Dairy Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Northwest Horticultural Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Ocean Spray Cranberries
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Pet Food Institute
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, 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.
Produce Marketing Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Recording Industry Association of America
Jonathan Lamy, Cara Duckworth and Liz Kennedy (2011, October 1). RIAA Applauds Passage of South Korea, Colombia & Panama Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from RIAA.
Republican Main Street Partnership
RMSP (2011, October 3). RMSP Applauds Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved October 6, 2011, from RMSP.
Seaboard Corporation
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Semiconductor Industry Association
Caroline Kazmierski (2011, October 17). America's #1 Export Industry Applauds Passage of Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from SIA.
Smithfield Foods
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Sweetener Users Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Swift and Company
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
Tyson Foods
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
U.S. Apple Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
U.S. Canola Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.
U.S. Dairy Export Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
U.S. Dry Bean Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
U.S. Meat Export Federation
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
U.S. Wheat Associates
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
United Egg Association
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
United Egg Producers
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
United Producers
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
US Premium Beef
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
USA Poultry & Egg Export Council
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
USA Rice Federation
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Welch's
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
Western Growers
undersigned (2011, October 3). Ag Coalition Letter on Panama FTA. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from NCGA.
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.

11 organizations opposed this bill

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.
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Mark H. Ayers (2011, June 27). Building and Construction Trades Dept. Letter to Representatives. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Public Citizen.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
undersigned organizations (2011, June 24). Why Labor Should Oppose the Panama, Columbia, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Wetlands Preserve.
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
undersigned organizations (2011, June 24). Why Labor Should Oppose the Panama, Columbia, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Wetlands Preserve.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
undersigned organizations (2011, June 24). Why Labor Should Oppose the Panama, Columbia, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Wetlands Preserve.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
undersigned organizations (2011, June 24). Why Labor Should Oppose the Panama, Columbia, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Wetlands Preserve.
International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers
undersigned organizations (2011, June 24). Why Labor Should Oppose the Panama, Columbia, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Wetlands Preserve.
League of United Latin American Citizens
Margaret Moran (2011, July 1). To Support a Fair Trade Model and Opposing the Colombia, Panama and South Korea Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from LULAC.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch (2011, October 11). Oppose the U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Public Citizen.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 24). Why Labor Should Oppose the Panama, Columbia, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from Wetlands Preserve.
United Steelworkers
Gruenberg, Mark (2011, June 24). Steelworkers warn Congress: Don't back trade that hurts workers. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from People's World.

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Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$6,000$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$3,000$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,000$0No
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$9,000$0No
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$11,916$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$3,350$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$9,000$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$4,500$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Not Voting
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$10,000$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$5,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,000$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$20,250$0No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,250$0No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$5,000$0No
Tom HarkinDIA$8,000$0No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$8,000$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$3,500$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$6,000$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,000$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$9,550$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$10,000$0No
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$3,500$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$7,000$0No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$10,000$0No
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$6,000$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$6,000$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$6,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,000$0No
Harry ReidDNV$12,000$0No
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,000$0No
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$4,900$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$5,000$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$13,416$0No
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$300$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$7,000$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$15,000$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$3,000$0No
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$30,500$30,000No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$855,519$4,000Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$842,298$1,000Yes
John BarrassoRWY$743,242$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$1,830,427$73,750Yes
Mark BegichDAK$385,101$109,300No
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,529,972$72,800Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$80,600$4,000Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$782,319$110,500No
Roy BluntRMO$2,711,726$14,400Yes
John BoozmanRAR$519,117$1,250Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,550,071$137,000No
Scott P. BrownRMA$4,702,038$2,500Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,117,382$163,920No
Richard BurrRNC$1,649,126$1,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$594,920$21,200Yes
Ben CardinDMD$752,112$109,500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,039,214$40,220Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$1,012,506$145,863No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,895,800$15,250Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$625,139$250Yes
Tom CoburnROK$451,468$0Not Voting
William Thad CochranRMS$478,376$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,124,171$10,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$311,825$10,000Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$507,050$92,900Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$2,332,342$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$2,629,001$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$1,010,506$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$1,037,375$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$1,244,837$127,050Yes
Mike EnziRWY$414,193$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,349,023$61,150Yes
Al FrankenDMN$1,181,290$181,081No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,303,160$346,791No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$782,873$10,000Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,101,644$5,750Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$979,757$127,993No
Tom HarkinDIA$988,614$142,580No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,733,305$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$1,511,107$0Yes
John HoevenRND$597,086$5,650Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$277,148$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$695,440$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$470,804$65,700No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,174,932$3,500Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$1,001,026$29,500Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$909,876$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,083,219$147,598Yes
John F. KerryDMA$646,346$74,200Yes
Mark KirkRIL$2,804,849$32,250Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,024,058$130,528Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$113,367$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,136,016$101,950Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$905,400$90,300Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$585,652$54,500Yes
Mike LeeRUT$260,862$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$649,238$117,821Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$60,900$-4,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$740,069$3,500Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$766,345$190,250No
John McCainRAZ$1,017,729$17,750Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,238,681$130,450Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,867,779$21,600Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,746,050$189,100Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$671,717$216,037No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$367,555$85,750No
Jerry MoranRKS$1,406,420$3,900Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$314,268$41,550Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$1,104,018$131,775Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$834,756$30,900Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,335,843$84,200Yes
Rand PaulRKY$760,625$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$2,988,218$5,000Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$775,610$79,500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$660,271$102,350No
Harry ReidDNV$2,568,861$177,500No
Jim RischRID$596,958$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,442,273$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$631,906$89,500No
Marco RubioRFL$2,563,975$6,250Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$101,326$91,400No
Chuck SchumerDNY$3,106,634$101,628Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$574,299$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$660,710$178,609Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,225,404$1,500Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$512,853$10,500Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,840,592$142,588No
Jon TesterDMT$1,453,745$124,950No
John ThuneRSD$1,753,602$10,000Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,553,659$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$1,119,782$187,084Yes
Tom UdallDNM$687,368$173,467No
David VitterRLA$1,178,656$5,000Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,255,344$146,100Yes
Jim WebbDVA$85,015$23,000Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$535,499$110,750No
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,371,856$1,000Yes
Ron WydenDOR$1,019,580$50,250Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$20,320,240
Real Estate developers & subdividers$11,768,397
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$11,038,909
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$10,377,873
Business services$7,177,417
Republican/Conservative$6,864,752
Life insurance$5,591,246
Computer software$4,356,003
Chemicals$3,338,216
Crop production & basic processing$3,104,763
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,026,620
Liquor wholesalers$2,689,650
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,509,454
Computer components & accessories$2,124,160
Milk & dairy producers$1,895,159
Livestock$1,862,809
Express delivery services$1,623,019
Recorded Music & music production$1,499,031
Agricultural services & related industries$1,395,781
Financial services & consulting$1,389,076
Wine & distilled spirits manufacturing$1,210,803
Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,128,437
Computer manufacture & services$1,059,933
Auto manufacturers$1,007,694
Toiletries & cosmetics$890,474
Meat processing & products$777,350
Construction equipment$764,990
Animal feed & health products$736,398
Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$651,113
Poultry & eggs$637,821
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$514,242
Farm organizations & cooperatives$494,281
General business associations$412,685
Precision instruments$391,005
Florists & Nursery Services$359,866
Manufacturing$345,269
Automotive Manufacturing union$281,932
Chambers of commerce$274,854
Grain traders & terminals$264,050
Pleasure boats$253,450
Office machines$252,090
Paints, Solvents & Coatings$234,817
Household appliances$157,923
Confectionery processors & manufacturers$141,650
Public official (elected or appointed)$141,412
Personal products manufacturing$125,580
Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
Farm bureaus$23,397
Artificial sweeteners and food additives$9,050

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Building trades unions$3,235,075
Manufacturing unions$822,570
Minority/Ethnic Groups$781,768
IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$459,400
Teamsters union$391,520
Labor Unions$293,200
Consumer groups$5,150
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