H.R. 5872 - Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012

Economics and public finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on July 25, 2012.

Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012

H.R. 5872 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013. (by CRS)
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Title
To require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013.
Other Titles
  • Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012
  • Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012
  • Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012
  • Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012
  • Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012
Sponsor
Jeb Hensarling
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Economics and public finance
  • Appropriations
  • Budget process
  • Congressional oversight
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/31/2012
Referred to Committee
Passed House7/18/2012
Passed Senate7/25/2012
Signed by President8/07/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 5872 Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 - Under Suspension of the Rules7/18/2012This bill PASSED the House
414 voted YES 2 voted NO 16 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.7/25/2012PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/31/2012
5/31/2012Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.
6/28/2012Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar6/28/2012Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 0.
7/02/2012Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Budget. H. Rept. 112-577.
Put on a legislative calendar7/02/2012Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 417.
7/18/2012Mr. Ryan (WI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
7/18/2012Considered under suspension of the rules.
7/18/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5872.
7/18/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/18/2012On Passage - House - H.R. 5872 Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 - Under Suspension of the Rules
7/19/2012Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar7/23/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 471.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/25/2012Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
7/26/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President7/27/2012Presented to President.
Signed8/07/2012Signed by President.
Enacted8/07/2012Became Public Law No: 112-155.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$6,736,272
$36,075
$38,900
$6,811,247
$0
2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2 organizations supported this bill

American Association of School Administrators
Ellerson, Noelle (2012, June 26). AASA Letter to Representatives. Retrieved July 15, 2012, from AASA.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Henderson, Wade & Nancy Zirkin (2012, June 26). Support H.R. 5872, to Call for Report on Impact of Sequestration. Retrieved July 15, 2012, from Civil Rights.org.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$94,150$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$25,550$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$26,950$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$42,188$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$34,925$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$193,505$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$120,200$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$58,100$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$20,900$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$299,474$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$205,349$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$512,450$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$31,725$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$81,234$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$92,175$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$21,466$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$174,645$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$39,418$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,500$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$4,900$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$50,150$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$51,827$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$61,350$0Yes
John CornynRTX$42,075$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$3,930$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$10,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$139,825$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,736$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$250,638$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$274,226$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$32,933$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$19,750$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$95,274$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$87,950$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$32,200$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$17,558$0Yes
John HoevenRND$12,150$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,750$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$10,920$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$40,900$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$26,500$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$5,100$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$7,826$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,300$0Yes
John KerryDMA$54,150$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$87,400$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$74,888$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$3,000$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$120,627$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$36,300$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$28,100$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$4,499$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$99,950$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$-2,200$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$68,706$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$39,914$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$46,475$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$315,286$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$93,725$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$64,950$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$112,636$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$65,174$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$18,250$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,850$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$147,438$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$6,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$118,949$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$46,425$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$51,430$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$14,550$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$37,225$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$172,850$0Yes
Jim RischRID$3,800$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$13,050$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$52,300$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$64,703$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$47,913$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$125,225$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$32,750$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$103,866$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$38,350$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$6,400$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$124,980$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$133,491$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$19,750$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$103,224$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$144,970$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$81,150$0Yes
David VitterRLA$22,380$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$117,493$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$3,450$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,883$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$32,850$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$63,700$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$94,150$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$25,550$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$26,950$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$42,188$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$34,925$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$193,505$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$120,200$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$58,100$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$20,900$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$299,474$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$205,349$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$512,450$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$31,725$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$81,234$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$92,175$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$21,466$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$174,645$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$39,418$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,500$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$4,900$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$50,150$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$51,827$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$61,350$0Yes
John CornynRTX$42,075$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$3,930$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$10,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$139,825$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,736$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$250,638$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$274,226$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$32,933$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$19,750$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$95,274$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$87,950$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$32,200$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$17,558$0Yes
John HoevenRND$12,150$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,750$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$10,920$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$40,900$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$26,500$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$5,100$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$7,826$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,300$0Yes
John KerryDMA$54,150$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$87,400$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$74,888$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$3,000$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$120,627$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$36,300$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$28,100$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$4,499$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$99,950$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$-2,200$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$68,706$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$39,914$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$46,475$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$315,286$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$93,725$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$64,950$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$112,636$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$65,174$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$18,250$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,850$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$147,438$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$6,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$118,949$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$46,425$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$51,430$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$14,550$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$37,225$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$172,850$0Yes
Jim RischRID$3,800$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$13,050$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$52,300$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$64,703$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$47,913$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$125,225$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$32,750$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$103,866$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$38,350$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$6,400$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$124,980$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$133,491$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$19,750$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$103,224$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$144,970$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$81,150$0Yes
David VitterRLA$22,380$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$117,493$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$3,450$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,883$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$32,850$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$63,700$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$6,736,272
Human Rights$38,900
Fiscal & tax policy$36,075

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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