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S. 493 - SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
150 proposed amendments. 7 accepted. 5 rejected. View amendments 
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SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011

S. 493 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011
  • SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011
Sponsor
Mary L. Landrieu
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Advisory bodies
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Business investment and capital
  • Congressional oversight
  • Economic development
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy research
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Intellectual property
  • Medical research
  • Military procurement, research, weapons development
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • Performance measurement
  • Product development and innovation
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Science and engineering education
  • Small Business Administration
  • Small business
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Unemployment
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Women in business
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Major Actions
Introduced3/04/2011
Referred to Committee
Amendments (150 proposed)
Bill History
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select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed S. 4933/14/2011This motion PASSED the Senate
84 voted YES 12 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 182 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)3/16/2011This amendment PASSED the Senate
98 voted YES 1 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 193 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)3/16/2011This amendment PASSED the Senate
99 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 216 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)3/16/2011This amendment PASSED the Senate
99 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table S. 4934/05/2011This motion PASSED the Senate
90 voted YES 10 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 184 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.4/06/2011PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 217 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.4/06/2011PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 236 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)4/06/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
7 voted YES 93 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 277 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)4/06/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
7 voted YES 93 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 215 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)4/06/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
12 voted YES 88 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 183 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)4/06/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
50 voted YES 50 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 281 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)4/06/2011This amendment PASSED the Senate
100 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 286 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)4/06/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
57 voted YES 43 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 273 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)4/06/2011This amendment PASSED the Senate
64 voted YES 36 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Cloture Motion S. 4935/04/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
52 voted YES 44 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/04/2011
3/04/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Put on a legislative calendar3/09/2011Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
3/09/2011Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Reported with amendments. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar3/09/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 17.
3/10/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
3/10/2011Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
3/10/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
3/14/2011Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote3/14/2011On the Motion to Proceed S. 493
3/15/2011Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
3/15/2011The committee reported amendments were agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
3/15/2011Amendment SA 161 proposed by Senator Inhofe for Senator Johanns.
3/15/2011Amendment SA 178 proposed by Senator Vitter.
3/15/2011Amendment SA 182 proposed by Senator Nelson NE.
3/15/2011Amendment SA 183 proposed by Senator McConnell.
3/15/2011Amendment SA 193 proposed by Senator Snowe.
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3/16/2011Amendment SA 184 proposed by Senator Coburn.
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3/16/2011Amendment SA 197 proposed by Senator Hutchison.
3/16/2011Amendment SA 199 proposed by Senator Paul.
3/16/2011Amendment SA 207 proposed by Senator Sanders.
3/16/2011Amendment SA 216 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Casey.
3/16/2011Amendment SA 229 proposed by Senator Pryor.
3/16/2011Amendment SA 186 proposed by Senator Cornyn.
select this voteVote3/16/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 182 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote3/16/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 193 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote3/16/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 216 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
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3/30/2011Motion by Senator Paul to commit to Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to report back forthwith with instructions (SA 276) made in Senate.
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4/05/2011SA 276 fell when the motion to table the motion to commit the bill (S. 493) to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to report back forthwith with instructions (SA 276) was agreed to.
4/05/2011Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote4/05/2011On the Motion to Table S. 493
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select this voteVote4/06/2011Amendment SA 184 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
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4/06/2011Amendment SA 215 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Rockefeller.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 217 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Coburn.
select this voteVote4/06/2011Amendment SA 217 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/06/2011Considered by Senate.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 236 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Baucus.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 240 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Cardin.
4/06/2011Considered by Senate.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 253 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Snowe.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 273 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Coburn.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 277 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Stabenow.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 281 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Coburn.
4/06/2011Amendment SA 286 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Inouye.
4/06/2011Proposed amendment SA 161 withdrawn in Senate.
4/06/2011Proposed amendment SA 244 withdrawn in Senate.
select this voteVote4/06/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 236 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote4/06/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 277 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote4/06/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 215 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote4/06/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 183 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote4/06/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 281 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote4/06/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 286 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
select this voteVote4/06/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 273 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)
5/02/2011Considered by Senate.
5/02/2011Cloture motion on the bill (S. 493) presented in Senate.
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select this voteVote5/04/2011On the Cloture Motion S. 493
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 161Johanns, Mike [R-NE]March 14, 2011Withdrawn on April 5, 2011.

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements to payments made to corporations, payments for property and other gross proceeds, and rental property expense payments, and for other purposes.

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S. Amdt. 162DeMint, Jim [R-SC]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 163DeMint, Jim [R-SC]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 164DeMint, Jim [R-SC]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 165DeMint, Jim [R-SC]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 166DeMint, Jim [R-SC]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 167DeMint, Jim [R-SC]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 168DeMint, Jim [R-SC]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 169Enzi, Michael [R-WY]March 14, 2011Offered on March 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 170Paul, Rand [R-KY]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 171Paul, Rand [R-KY]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 172Paul, Rand [R-KY]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 173Paul, Rand [R-KY]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 174Rubio, Marco [R-FL]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 175Rubio, Marco [R-FL]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 176McCain, John [R-AZ]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 177Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 178Vitter, David [R-LA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

To require the Federal Government to sell off unused Federal real property.

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S. Amdt. 179Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 181Vitter, David [R-LA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 182Nelson, Ben [D-NE]March 15, 2011Passed by roll call vote on March 15, 2011.

Of a perfecting nature.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 183McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]March 15, 2011Failed by roll call vote on April 5, 2011.

To prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating any regulation concerning, taking action relating to, or taking into consideration the emission of a greenhouse gas to address climate change.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 184Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Passed by voice vote on April 5, 2011.

To provide a list of programs administered by every Federal department and agency.

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S. Amdt. 185Cornyn, John [R-TX]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 186Cornyn, John [R-TX]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

To establish a bipartisan commission for the purpose of improving oversight and eliminating wasteful government spending.

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S. Amdt. 187Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 188Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 189Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 190Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 191Casey, Robert [D-PA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 192Casey, Robert [D-PA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 193Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]March 15, 2011Passed by roll call vote on March 15, 2011.

To strike the Federal authorization of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation.

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S. Amdt. 194Collins, Susan [R-ME]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 195Collins, Susan [R-ME]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 196Collins, Susan [R-ME]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 197Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

To delay the implementation of the health reform law in the United States until there is a final resolution in pending lawsuits.

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S. Amdt. 198Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 199Paul, Rand [R-KY]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

To cut $200,000,000,000 in spending in fiscal year 2011.

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S. Amdt. 200Vitter, David [R-LA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 201Ensign, John [R-NV]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 202Ensign, John [R-NV]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 203Vitter, David [R-LA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 204Vitter, David [R-LA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 205Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 206Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 207Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

To express the sense of the Senate that Social Security benefits for current and future beneficiaries should not be cut and that the Social Security program should not be privatized as part of any legislation to reduce the Federal deficit.

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S. Amdt. 208Brown, Scott [R-MA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 209Brown, Scott [R-MA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 210Brown, Scott [R-MA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 211Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 212Brown, Scott [R-MA]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 213McCain, John [R-AZ]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 214Nelson, Ben [D-NE]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 215Rockefeller, John [D-WV]March 15, 2011Failed by roll call vote on April 5, 2011.

To suspend, until the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, any Environmental Protection Agency action under the Clean Air Act with respect to carbon dioxide or methane pursuant to certain proceedings, other than with respect to motor vehicle emissions.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 216Casey, Robert [D-PA]March 15, 2011Passed by roll call vote on March 15, 2011.

To require contractors to notify small business concerns that have been included in offers relating to contracts let by Federal agencies.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 217Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Passed by voice vote on April 5, 2011.

To save at least $8.5 million annually by eliminating an unnecessary program to provide federal funding for covered bridges.

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S. Amdt. 218Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 219Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 220Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 221Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 222Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 223Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 224Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 225Thune, John [R-SD]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 226Thune, John [R-SD]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 227Thune, John [R-SD]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 228Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]March 15, 2011Offered on March 14, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 229Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

To establish the Patriot Express Loan Program under which the Small Business Administration may make loans to members of the military community wanting to start or expand small business concerns, and for other purposes.

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S. Amdt. 230Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 231Paul, Rand [R-KY]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 232Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 233Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 234Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 235Levin, Carl [D-MI]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 236Baucus, Max [D-MT]March 16, 2011Failed by roll call vote on April 5, 2011.

To prohibit the regulation of greenhouse gases from certain sources.

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S. Amdt. 237McCain, John [R-AZ]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 238McCain, John [R-AZ]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 239McCain, John [R-AZ]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 240Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

To reinstate the increase in the surety bond guarantee limits for the Small Business Administration.

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S. Amdt. 241Risch, James [R-ID]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 242Udall, Mark [D-CO]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 243Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]March 16, 2011Offered on March 15, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 244Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]March 17, 2011Withdrawn on April 5, 2011.

To change the enactment date.

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S. Amdt. 245Kirk, Mark [R-IL]March 17, 2011Offered on March 16, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 246Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]March 17, 2011Offered on March 16, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 247Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]March 17, 2011Offered on March 16, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 248Collins, Susan [R-ME]March 17, 2011Offered on March 16, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 249Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]March 17, 2011Offered on March 16, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 250McCain, John [R-AZ]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 251McCain, John [R-AZ]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 252McCain, John [R-AZ]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 253Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

To prevent fraud in small business contracting.

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S. Amdt. 254Kirk, Mark [R-IL]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 255Kirk, Mark [R-IL]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 256Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 257Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]March 28, 2011Offered on March 27, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 258Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 259Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 260Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 261Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 262Bennet, Michael [D-CO]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 263Menéndez, Robert [D-NJ]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 264Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 265Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 266Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 267Tester, Jon [D-MT]March 29, 2011Offered on March 28, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 268Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 269McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 270Enzi, Michael [R-WY]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 271Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 272Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 273Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 30, 2011Passed by roll call vote on April 5, 2011.

To save at least $5 billion by consolidating some duplicative and overlapping government programs.

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S. Amdt. 274Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 275Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 276Paul, Rand [R-KY]March 30, 2011Offered on March 29, 2011.

Of a perfecting nature.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 277Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]March 30, 2011Failed by roll call vote on April 5, 2011.

To suspend, for 2 years, any Environmental Protection Agency enforcement of greenhouse gas regulations, to exempt American agriculture from greenhouse gas regulations, and to increase the number of companies eligible to participate in the successful Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit Program.

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S. Amdt. 278Pryor, Mark [D-AR]March 31, 2011Offered on March 30, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 279Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 31, 2011Offered on March 30, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 280Rockefeller, John [D-WV]March 31, 2011Offered on March 30, 2011.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 281Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 31, 2011Passed by roll call vote on April 5, 2011.

To save at least $20 million annually by ending federal unemployment payments to jobless millionaires and billionaires.

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S. Amdt. 282Collins, Susan [R-ME]March 31, 2011Offered on March 30, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 283McCain, John [R-AZ]April 4, 2011Offered on April 3, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 285Rockefeller, John [D-WV]April 5, 2011Offered on April 4, 2011.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 286Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]April 5, 2011Failed by roll call vote on April 5, 2011.

To provide for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to submit recommended rescissions in accordance with the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 for Government programs and agencies with duplicative and overlapping missions.

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S. Amdt. 289Carper, Thomas [D-DE]April 7, 2011Offered on April 6, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 290Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]April 8, 2011Offered on April 7, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 292Pryor, Mark [D-AR]April 12, 2011Offered on April 11, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 293Blunt, Roy [R-MO]April 12, 2011Offered on April 11, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 294Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]April 13, 2011Offered on April 12, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 295Portman, Robert [R-OH]April 14, 2011Offered on April 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 296Portman, Robert [R-OH]April 14, 2011Offered on April 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 297Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]April 14, 2011Offered on April 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 298Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]April 14, 2011Offered on April 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 299Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]April 14, 2011Offered on April 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 300DeMint, Jim [R-SC]April 14, 2011Offered on April 13, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 303Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 304Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 305Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 306Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 307Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 308Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 309Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 310McCain, John [R-AZ]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 311DeMint, Jim [R-SC]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 312McCain, John [R-AZ]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 313McCain, John [R-AZ]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 314Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 315Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 316Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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S. Amdt. 317Kerry, John [D-MA]May 3, 2011Offered on May 2, 2011.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

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$342,949
$6,727,065
$1,488,684
$141,300
$4,461,656
$564,570
$13,726,224
$3,194,326
$7,360,312
$10,554,638
7 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011

7 organizations supported this bill

American Veterinary Medical Association
Luke, Gina (2011, August 26). AVMA 112th Congress Legislative Agenda - Small Business Agenda. Retrieved October 16, 2012, from AVMA.
CONNECT
Tardibono, Timothy (2012, March 8). Dear Chair Landrieu and Ranking Member Snowe,. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from CONNECT.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2011, March 16). Letter to Senate: Support Amendments to the SBIR Reauthorization Bill to Cut Spending. Retrieved March 20, 2011, from Freedomworks.
International Society For Optics And Photonics
International Society for Optics and Photonics (n.d.). REAUTHORIZATION OF SBIR PROGRAM. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from International Society for Optics and Photonics.
National Small Business Association
NSBA (2011, March 0). Support the SBIR Reauthorization Act (S. 493) . Retrieved March 20, 2011, from NSBA Online.
National Venture Capital Association
Heeson, Mark G. (2011, December 9). NVCA Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell. Retrieved October 16, 2012, from NVCA.
Small Biotechnology Business Coalition
Undersigned Members (2011, April 20). AN OPEN LETTER FROM EXECUTIVES OF U.S. SMALL BIOTECHNOLOGY & MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES REGARDING SBIR REAUTHORIZATION & INCREASING THE NIH SBIR INTERNAL ALLOCATION. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from Small Biotechnology Business Coalition.

2 organizations opposed this bill

Association of American Universities
Berdahl, Robert M. (2011, May 3). AAU Letter to Chairman Graves. Retrieved October 11, 2012, from AAU.
Nature Conservancy
Bendick, Robert L. (2011, March 15). Letter to Senators. Retrieved March 20, 2011, from US Climate Network.

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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$60,800$82,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$157,716$36,150
John BarrassoRWY$78,600$26,950
Max BaucusDMT$123,900$61,813
Mark BegichDAK$47,650$139,721
Michael F. BennetDCO$113,960$354,516
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,800$10,983
Richard BlumenthalDCT$36,650$156,356
Roy BluntRMO$228,966$72,750
John BoozmanRAR$59,295$19,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$187,440$587,116
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,150,695$257,649
Sherrod BrownDOH$55,000$634,430
Richard BurrRNC$154,030$47,025
Maria CantwellDWA$165,025$200,347
Ben CardinDMD$58,650$95,450
Tom CarperDDE$29,400$29,916
Bob CaseyDPA$79,250$201,949
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$402,148$36,318
Daniel CoatsRIN$73,050$13,700
Tom CoburnROK$116,093$4,400
William Thad CochranRMS$21,300$20,650
Susan M. CollinsRME$112,100$71,500
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,300$67,504
Bob CorkerRTN$112,156$55,750
John CornynRTX$246,840$47,625
Mike CrapoRID$32,780$8,230
Jim DeMintRSC$312,470$25,050
Dick DurbinDIL$51,910$185,485
John EnsignRNV$12,100$0
Mike EnziRWY$51,800$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$133,069$84,642
Al FrankenDMN$105,933$466,521
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$213,222$377,973
Lindsey GrahamRSC$85,528$35,983
Chuck GrassleyRIA$123,250$20,500
Kay R. HaganDNC$106,284$249,644
Tom HarkinDIA$78,950$99,665
Orrin G. HatchRUT$269,550$32,450
John HoevenRND$34,600$9,750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$46,600$10,050
Jim InhofeROK$69,325$11,920
Dan InouyeDHI$31,900$45,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$61,800$30,050
Mike JohannsRNE$47,796$6,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$205,107$15,176
Tim JohnsonDSD$35,900$42,900
John F. KerryDMA$126,150$59,770
Mark KirkRIL$406,710$112,710
Amy KlobucharDMN$37,850$89,494
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$14,550$1,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$81,400$125,388
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$38,550$70,819
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$75,800$48,750
Mike LeeRUT$32,470$9,799
Carl LevinDMI$35,000$136,695
Joe LiebermanICT$1,100$-2,200
Dick LugarRIN$71,600$83,480
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$26,650$85,463
John McCainRAZ$198,843$49,475
Claire McCaskillDMO$104,439$331,886
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$419,233$99,225
Bob MenéndezDNJ$61,051$81,950
Jeff MerkleyDOR$89,300$250,618
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$54,400$82,174
Jerry MoranRKS$45,550$19,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$21,750$28,900
Patty MurrayDWA$177,250$248,995
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$14,500$6,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$84,100$181,991
Rand PaulRKY$290,490$50,075
Rob PortmanROH$195,198$69,530
Mark L. PryorDAR$30,750$20,350
John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,550$41,485
Harry ReidDNV$247,690$331,939
Jim RischRID$198,306$8,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$161,849$13,850
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$27,300$112,807
Marco RubioRFL$1,032,543$82,580
Bernie SandersIVT$4,250$97,870
Chuck SchumerDNY$125,700$177,125
Jeff SessionsRAL$68,370$34,800
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$77,200$224,533
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$22,050$38,250
Olympia J. SnoweRME$46,450$36,650
Debbie StabenowDMI$31,242$159,261
Jon TesterDMT$71,925$410,906
John ThuneRSD$318,061$32,550
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,430,061$143,747
Mark UdallDCO$127,800$462,025
Tom UdallDNM$74,550$247,489
David VitterRLA$260,301$52,980
Mark R. WarnerDVA$279,386$160,431
Jim WebbDVA$1,250$7,850
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$119,433$142,566
Roger F. WickerRMS$92,385$41,200
Ron WydenDOR$143,700$60,600

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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$60,800$82,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$157,716$36,150
John BarrassoRWY$78,600$26,950
Max BaucusDMT$123,900$61,813
Mark BegichDAK$47,650$139,721
Michael F. BennetDCO$113,960$354,516
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,800$10,983
Richard BlumenthalDCT$36,650$156,356
Roy BluntRMO$228,966$72,750
John BoozmanRAR$59,295$19,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$187,440$587,116
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,150,695$257,649
Sherrod BrownDOH$55,000$634,430
Richard BurrRNC$154,030$47,025
Maria CantwellDWA$165,025$200,347
Ben CardinDMD$58,650$95,450
Tom CarperDDE$29,400$29,916
Bob CaseyDPA$79,250$201,949
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$402,148$36,318
Daniel CoatsRIN$73,050$13,700
Tom CoburnROK$116,093$4,400
William Thad CochranRMS$21,300$20,650
Susan M. CollinsRME$112,100$71,500
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,300$67,504
Bob CorkerRTN$112,156$55,750
John CornynRTX$246,840$47,625
Mike CrapoRID$32,780$8,230
Jim DeMintRSC$312,470$25,050
Dick DurbinDIL$51,910$185,485
John EnsignRNV$12,100$0
Mike EnziRWY$51,800$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$133,069$84,642
Al FrankenDMN$105,933$466,521
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$213,222$377,973
Lindsey GrahamRSC$85,528$35,983
Chuck GrassleyRIA$123,250$20,500
Kay R. HaganDNC$106,284$249,644
Tom HarkinDIA$78,950$99,665
Orrin G. HatchRUT$269,550$32,450
John HoevenRND$34,600$9,750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$46,600$10,050
Jim InhofeROK$69,325$11,920
Dan InouyeDHI$31,900$45,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$61,800$30,050
Mike JohannsRNE$47,796$6,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$205,107$15,176
Tim JohnsonDSD$35,900$42,900
John F. KerryDMA$126,150$59,770
Mark KirkRIL$406,710$112,710
Amy KlobucharDMN$37,850$89,494
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$14,550$1,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$81,400$125,388
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$38,550$70,819
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$75,800$48,750
Mike LeeRUT$32,470$9,799
Carl LevinDMI$35,000$136,695
Joe LiebermanICT$1,100$-2,200
Dick LugarRIN$71,600$83,480
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$26,650$85,463
John McCainRAZ$198,843$49,475
Claire McCaskillDMO$104,439$331,886
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$419,233$99,225
Bob MenéndezDNJ$61,051$81,950
Jeff MerkleyDOR$89,300$250,618
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$54,400$82,174
Jerry MoranRKS$45,550$19,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$21,750$28,900
Patty MurrayDWA$177,250$248,995
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$14,500$6,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$84,100$181,991
Rand PaulRKY$290,490$50,075
Rob PortmanROH$195,198$69,530
Mark L. PryorDAR$30,750$20,350
John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,550$41,485
Harry ReidDNV$247,690$331,939
Jim RischRID$198,306$8,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$161,849$13,850
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$27,300$112,807
Marco RubioRFL$1,032,543$82,580
Bernie SandersIVT$4,250$97,870
Chuck SchumerDNY$125,700$177,125
Jeff SessionsRAL$68,370$34,800
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$77,200$224,533
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$22,050$38,250
Olympia J. SnoweRME$46,450$36,650
Debbie StabenowDMI$31,242$159,261
Jon TesterDMT$71,925$410,906
John ThuneRSD$318,061$32,550
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,430,061$143,747
Mark UdallDCO$127,800$462,025
Tom UdallDNM$74,550$247,489
David VitterRLA$260,301$52,980
Mark R. WarnerDVA$279,386$160,431
Jim WebbDVA$1,250$7,850
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$119,433$142,566
Roger F. WickerRMS$92,385$41,200
Ron WydenDOR$143,700$60,600

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$6,727,065
Venture capital$4,461,656
Biotech products & research$1,488,684
Veterinarians$564,570
Small business associations$342,949
Communications & Electronics$141,300

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$7,360,312
Environmental policy$3,194,326
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