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S. 1597 - Fix America's Schools Today Act of 2011

Education. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide assistance for the modernization, renovation, and repair of elementary school and secondary school buildings in public school districts and community colleges across the United States in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fix America's Schools Today Act of 2011

S. 1597 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide assistance for the modernization, renovation, and repair of elementary school and secondary school buildings in public school districts and community colleges across the United States in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide assistance for the modernization, renovation, and repair of elementary school and secondary school buildings in public school districts and community colleges across the United States in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Fix America's Schools Today Act of 2011
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Buy American requirements
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Educational technology and distance education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Environmental technology
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Higher education
  • Labor standards
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Vocational education
  • Wages and earnings
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Major Actions
Introduced9/21/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/21/2011
9/21/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

67 times as much
$38,900
$1,026,450
$449,450
$914,551
$2,429,351
$36,075
$36,075

opposed this bill

4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fix America's Schools Today Act of 2011

4 organizations supported this bill

American Association of School Administrators
AASA (2011, October 3). American Jobs Act, FAST Act. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from AASA.
Economic Policy Institute
Ross Eisenbrey (2011, October 17). Baby steps toward fixing our schools. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from EPI.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAACP (2011, November 9). NAACP Urges Swift Passage of Legislation to Repair and Rebuild Public Schools. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from NAACP.
National Education Association
NEA (2011, October 14). WHY WE CAN’T WAIT: EDUCATORS DESCRIBE APPALLING CONDITIONS IN OUR SCHOOLS. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from NEA.

1 organization opposed this bill

National Taxpayers Union
NTU (2011, September 29). Most Expensive Bill of the Week. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from NTU.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$12,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$6,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$66,566$0
Mark BegichDAK$43,300$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$90,725$2,500
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$39,900$500
Roy BluntRMO$10,200$0
John BoozmanRAR$4,650$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$94,505$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$23,550$525
Sherrod BrownDOH$73,103$250
Richard BurrRNC$6,175$0
Maria CantwellDWA$6,150$0
Ben CardinDMD$39,250$2,500
Tom CarperDDE$7,850$0
Bob CaseyDPA$42,600$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$20,500$7,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$7,800$1,000
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$8,300$1,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,300$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,950$2,000
Bob CorkerRTN$14,150$0
John CornynRTX$12,900$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,500$0
Jim DeMintRSC$500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$42,775$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$26,175$0
Al FrankenDMN$51,223$500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$125,600$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,900$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,650$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$31,050$0
Tom HarkinDIA$52,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,700$1,500
Dean HellerRNV$2,850$0
John HoevenRND$7,450$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,550$0
Dan InouyeDHI$19,650$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$8,150$0
Mike JohannsRNE$1,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$4,650$100
Tim JohnsonDSD$31,775$0
John F. KerryDMA$34,450$0
Mark KirkRIL$27,400$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$26,400$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$34,510$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$29,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,050$0
Mike LeeRUT$4,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$29,050$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$3,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$37,400$0
John McCainRAZ$3,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$68,200$500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$32,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$101,650$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$41,050$1,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$26,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$13,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,750$0
Patty MurrayDWA$54,300$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$18,550$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$35,555$1,000
Rand PaulRKY$8,360$0
Rob PortmanROH$14,100$1,000
Mark L. PryorDAR$20,950$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$21,100$0
Harry ReidDNV$66,800$2,500
Jim RischRID$3,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$39,700$0
Marco RubioRFL$10,925$2,200
Bernie SandersIVT$26,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$72,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$52,210$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$4,750$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$36,212$0
Jon TesterDMT$44,100$250
John ThuneRSD$12,350$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$12,607$2,250
Mark UdallDCO$47,175$0
Tom UdallDNM$34,675$0
David VitterRLA$6,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$40,250$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$43,600$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$12,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$6,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$66,566$0
Mark BegichDAK$43,300$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$90,725$2,500
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$39,900$500
Roy BluntRMO$10,200$0
John BoozmanRAR$4,650$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$94,505$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$23,550$525
Sherrod BrownDOH$73,103$250
Richard BurrRNC$6,175$0
Maria CantwellDWA$6,150$0
Ben CardinDMD$39,250$2,500
Tom CarperDDE$7,850$0
Bob CaseyDPA$42,600$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$20,500$7,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$7,800$1,000
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$8,300$1,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,300$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,950$2,000
Bob CorkerRTN$14,150$0
John CornynRTX$12,900$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,500$0
Jim DeMintRSC$500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$42,775$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$26,175$0
Al FrankenDMN$51,223$500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$125,600$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,900$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,650$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$31,050$0
Tom HarkinDIA$52,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,700$1,500
Dean HellerRNV$2,850$0
John HoevenRND$7,450$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,550$0
Dan InouyeDHI$19,650$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$8,150$0
Mike JohannsRNE$1,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$4,650$100
Tim JohnsonDSD$31,775$0
John F. KerryDMA$34,450$0
Mark KirkRIL$27,400$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$26,400$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$34,510$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$29,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,050$0
Mike LeeRUT$4,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$29,050$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$3,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$37,400$0
John McCainRAZ$3,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$68,200$500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$32,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$101,650$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$41,050$1,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$26,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$13,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,750$0
Patty MurrayDWA$54,300$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$18,550$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$35,555$1,000
Rand PaulRKY$8,360$0
Rob PortmanROH$14,100$1,000
Mark L. PryorDAR$20,950$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$21,100$0
Harry ReidDNV$66,800$2,500
Jim RischRID$3,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$39,700$0
Marco RubioRFL$10,925$2,200
Bernie SandersIVT$26,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$72,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$52,210$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$4,750$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$36,212$0
Jon TesterDMT$44,100$250
John ThuneRSD$12,350$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$12,607$2,250
Mark UdallDCO$47,175$0
Tom UdallDNM$34,675$0
David VitterRLA$6,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$40,250$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$43,600$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Teachers unions$1,026,450
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$914,551
Health & welfare policy$449,450
Human Rights$38,900

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Fiscal & tax policy$36,075
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