S. 365 - Budget Control Act of 2011

Education. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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An act to provide for budget control. (by CRS) 
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The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011

PASSED on August 2, 2011.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 74 voted NO: 26
0 voted present/not voting

Budget Control Act of 2011

S. 365 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
An act to provide for budget control. (by CRS)
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Title
An original bill to make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002.
Other Titles
  • Budget Control Act of 2011
  • Budget Control Act of 2011
  • An act to provide for budget control.
Sponsor
Tom Harkin
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Education
    • Appropriations
    • Budget deficits and national debt
    • Budget process
    • Congressional committees
    • Congressional operations and organization
    • Constitution and constitutional amendments
    • Defense spending
    • Education programs funding
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Government lending and loan guarantees
    • Higher education
    • Legislative rules and procedure
    • Military operations and strategy
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Student aid and college costs
    • Teaching, teachers, curricula
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/16/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Senate2/17/2011
    Signed by President8/02/2011
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.2/17/2011PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseS. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 20118/01/2011This motion PASSED the House
    269 voted YES 161 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateS. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 20118/02/2011This motion PASSED the Senate
    74 voted YES 26 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/16/2011
    2/16/2011Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Harkin. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/16/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage2/17/2011Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    2/18/2011Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    2/18/2011Received in the House.
    2/18/2011Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
    8/01/2011Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 384 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S. 365 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived.
    8/01/2011Rule H. Res. 384 passed House.
    8/01/2011Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 384.
    8/01/2011Rule provides for consideration of S. 365 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived.
    8/01/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 365.
    8/01/2011The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    8/01/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    8/01/2011Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
    select this voteVote8/01/2011S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
    8/02/2011Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    8/02/2011Motion by Senator Reid to agree to House amendment to the bill (S. 365) made in Senate.
    8/02/2011Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President8/02/2011Presented to President.
    Signed8/02/2011Signed by President.
    Enacted8/02/2011Became Public Law No: 112-25.
    currently selectedVote8/02/2011S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this motion

    Chambers of commerce [About]
    Fiscal & tax policy (split) [About]
    Average given to Senators who voted:
    13% less
    $2,644
    YES$2,644
    $3,046
    NO$3,046

    opposed this motion

    Republican/Conservative [About]
    Environmental policy [About]
    Fiscal & tax policy (split) [About]
    Average given to Senators who voted:
    $36,129
    $37,947
    YES$74,076
    138% more
    $161,199
    $15,087
    NO$176,285
    2 Organizations Supported and 7 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Budget Control Act of 2011: S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011

    2 organizations supported this motion

    Americans for Tax Reform
    Americans for Tax Reform (2011, August 1). Members Should Support Budget Control Act of 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2011, from .
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2011, August 1). U.S. Chamber Urges Congress to Quickly Pass Bipartisan Compromise Bill on Debt Ceiling. Retrieved August 1, 2011, from Press Releases.

    7 organizations opposed this motion

    Americans for Prosperity
    Americans for Prosperity (2011, July 31). AFP Statement on Debt Limit Deal. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from Blog.
    Citizens United
    Citizens United (2011, August 1). LETTER TO CONGRESS: Oppose Budget Control Act. Retrieved August 1, 2011, from Latest Updates.
    Club for Growth
    The Club for Growth (2011, August 1). Key Vote Alert - "NO" on the Budget Control Act of 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2011, from Blog.
    FreedomWorks
    FreedomWorks (2011, August 1). The Budget Control Act of 2011 is a political Band-Aid that fails to provide real solutions to our crippling debt & spending problems.. Retrieved August 1, 2011, from Twitter: @ FreedomWorks.
    Friends of the Earth
    Friends of the Earth (2011, August 1). Friends of the Earth urges rejection of proposed debt ceiling agreement. Retrieved August 1, 2011, from Government and Industry.
    Heritage Foundation
    Heritage Action for America (2011, August 1). Key Vote Alert: “NO” on Budget Control Act of 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2011, from Blog.
    Wilderness Society
    The Wilderness Society (2011, August 1). Debt ceiling deal puts U.S. on brink of defaulting on environmental debt . Retrieved August 1, 2011, from Press Releases.

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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$4,500$24,450Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$84,016No
    John BarrassoRWY$0$29,950Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$2,500$18,200Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$89,949Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$166,011Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$250Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$52,856Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$8,100$119,766Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$1,500$39,845Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$14,350$254,422Yes
    Scott P. BrownRMA$13,250$624,458Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$6,250$117,621Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$5,945$70,450Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$750$112,113Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$750$8,025Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$1,500$8,800Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$3,750$28,004Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,000$347,798No
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,500$48,850No
    Tom CoburnROK$0$100,093No
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$7,600Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$5,700$82,150Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$18,377Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,250$45,180Yes
    John CornynRTX$4,750$144,440Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$3,000Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$4,000$291,920No
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,750$27,710Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$8,000Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$17,350Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$210$151,286Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,000$100,234No
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$12,884$24,108No
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$40,150No
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$63,714Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$11,815No
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,250$27,950No
    Dean HellerRNV$6,250$143,687No
    John HoevenRND$6,000$14,100Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$42,600Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$1,250$60,975No
    Dan InouyeDHI$200$4,900Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$31,150Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$7,200$20,746Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,750$153,857No
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$11,550Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$0$5,120Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$8,000$265,310Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$12,900Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$5,750Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,000$3,166Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$250$22,403No
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$24,000Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$2,500$29,970No
    Carl LevinDMI$2,250$22,145Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$2,750$33,074Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,500$39,900Yes
    John McCainRAZ$7,750$168,893Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,750$7,400Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,000$238,733Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$500$15,750No
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$100,807No
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$9,800Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$1,950$16,950No
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$15,850Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,250$101,407Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$1,000No
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,250$70,182Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$500$270,940No
    Rob PortmanROH$13,000$127,798Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$750$3,500Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$500$7,960Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$3,900$153,489Yes
    Jim RischRID$5,000$183,756Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$450$102,899Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,500$36,000Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$2,205$953,293No
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$48,890No
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,000$52,850Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$57,970No
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$93,867Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$4,750No
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$49,800Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$5,800$33,225Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$1,000$270,985Yes
    John ThuneRSD$7,200$267,143Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$8,900$1,384,742No
    Mark UdallDCO$1,500$297,955Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$141,038Yes
    David VitterRLA$6,000$240,501No
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,760$10,383Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$1,000$4,400Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$850$87,483Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$6,000$64,475Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$750$10,000Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$4,500$24,450Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$84,016No
    John BarrassoRWY$0$29,950Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$2,500$18,200Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$89,949Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$166,011Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$250Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$52,856Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$8,100$119,766Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$1,500$39,845Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$14,350$254,422Yes
    Scott P. BrownRMA$13,250$624,458Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$6,250$117,621Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$5,945$70,450Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$750$112,113Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$750$8,025Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$1,500$8,800Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$3,750$28,004Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,000$347,798No
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,500$48,850No
    Tom CoburnROK$0$100,093No
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$7,600Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$5,700$82,150Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$18,377Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,250$45,180Yes
    John CornynRTX$4,750$144,440Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$3,000Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$4,000$291,920No
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,750$27,710Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$8,000Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$17,350Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$210$151,286Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,000$100,234No
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$12,884$24,108No
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$40,150No
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$63,714Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$11,815No
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,250$27,950No
    Dean HellerRNV$6,250$143,687No
    John HoevenRND$6,000$14,100Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$42,600Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$1,250$60,975No
    Dan InouyeDHI$200$4,900Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$31,150Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$7,200$20,746Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,750$153,857No
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$11,550Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$0$5,120Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$8,000$265,310Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$12,900Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$5,750Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,000$3,166Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$250$22,403No
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$24,000Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$2,500$29,970No
    Carl LevinDMI$2,250$22,145Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$2,750$33,074Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,500$39,900Yes
    John McCainRAZ$7,750$168,893Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,750$7,400Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,000$238,733Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$500$15,750No
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$100,807No
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$9,800Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$1,950$16,950No
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$15,850Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,250$101,407Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$1,000No
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,250$70,182Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$500$270,940No
    Rob PortmanROH$13,000$127,798Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$750$3,500Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$500$7,960Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$3,900$153,489Yes
    Jim RischRID$5,000$183,756Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$450$102,899Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,500$36,000Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$2,205$953,293No
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$48,890No
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,000$52,850Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$57,970No
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$93,867Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$4,750No
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$49,800Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$5,800$33,225Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$1,000$270,985Yes
    John ThuneRSD$7,200$267,143Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$8,900$1,384,742No
    Mark UdallDCO$1,500$297,955Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$141,038Yes
    David VitterRLA$6,000$240,501No
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,760$10,383Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$1,000$4,400Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$850$87,483Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$6,000$64,475Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$750$10,000Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this motion

    $ Donated
    Chambers of commerce$274,854
    Fiscal & tax policy$57,975

    Interest Groups that opposed this motion

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$6,864,752
    Environmental policy$3,200,326
    Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
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