H.R. 527 - Helium Stewardship Act of 2013

Energy. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The president has signed the bill. 
Amendments:
5 proposed amendments. 4 accepted. 1 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on September 26, 2013.

Helium Stewardship Act of 2013

H.R. 527 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
  • Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
  • Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
  • Helium Stewardship Act of 2013
  • Helium Stewardship Act of 2013
Sponsor
Doc Hastings
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Business records
  • California
  • Coal
  • Congressional oversight
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Energy prices
  • Energy research
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Indian lands and resources rights
  • Land use and conservation
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Pipelines
  • Research and development
  • Roads and highways
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Strategic materials and reserves
  • Texas
  • Transportation programs funding
  • User charges and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/06/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (5 proposed)
Passed House4/26/2013
Passed Senate9/19/2013
Passed Senate9/26/2013
Signed by President10/02/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 55 (Dent) to H.R. 527: Amendment sought to ensure the continued supply of helium for end users while requiring ...4/26/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
87 voted YES 312 voted NO 34 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act4/26/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
186 voted YES 211 voted NO 36 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act4/26/2013This bill PASSED the House
394 voted YES 1 voted NO 38 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Collins (GA) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.4/26/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Holt amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.4/26/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Thornberry amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.4/26/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 1960 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/19/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateH.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act9/19/2013This bill PASSED the Senate
97 voted YES 2 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateSenate agreed to House amendment to Senate amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/26/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/06/2013
2/06/2013Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2/14/2013Committee Hearings Held.
3/20/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar3/20/2013Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
4/18/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-42.
Put on a legislative calendar4/18/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 27.
4/24/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 178 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 527 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. Specified amendments are in order.
4/25/2013Rule H. Res. 178 passed House.
4/25/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 178.
4/25/2013Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 527 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. Specified amendments are in order.
4/25/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 178 and Rule XVIII.
4/25/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Jason Chaffetz to act as Chairman of the Committee.
4/25/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 527.
4/25/2013Mr. Hastings (WA) moved that the Committee rise.
4/25/2013On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4/25/2013Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 527 as unfinished business.
4/26/2013Considered as unfinished business.
4/26/2013The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
4/26/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 178, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Collins (GA) amendment No. 1.
4/26/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 178, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dent amendment No. 2.
4/26/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Dent amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Dent demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4/26/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 178, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt amendment No. 3.
4/26/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 178, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thornberry amendment No. 4.
4/26/2013Mr. Hastings (WA) moved that the Commitee rise.
4/26/2013On motion that the Commitee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4/26/2013Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 527 as unfinished business.
4/26/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 527.
4/26/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4/26/2013The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
4/26/2013Mr. Schneider moved to recommit with instructions to Natural Resources.
4/26/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schneider motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add at the end of the bill a new section on banning exports to hostile nations that seek nuclear weapons or missile technology.
4/26/2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4/26/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote4/26/2013H.Amdt. 55 (Dent) to H.R. 527: Amendment sought to ensure the continued supply of helium for end users while requiring ...
select this voteVote4/26/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage4/26/2013H.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
4/26/2013Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Collins (GA).
select this voteVote4/26/2013On agreeing to the Collins (GA) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/26/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Dent.
4/26/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Holt.
select this voteVote4/26/2013On agreeing to the Holt amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/26/2013Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Thornberry.
select this voteVote4/26/2013On agreeing to the Thornberry amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/06/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
9/19/2013Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discharged by Unanimous Consent.
9/19/2013Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
9/19/2013Message on Senate action sent to the House.
9/19/2013Amendment SA 1960 proposed by Senator Wyden.
select this voteVote9/19/2013Amendment SA 1960 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage9/19/2013H.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
9/25/2013House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment pursuant to H. Res. 354.
9/25/2013Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/26/2013Senate agreed to House amendment to Senate amendment by Unanimous Consent.
9/26/2013Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President9/27/2013Presented to President.
Enacted10/02/2013Became Public Law No: 113-40.
Signed10/02/2013Signed by President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 54Collins, Doug [R-GA9]April 26, 2013Passed by voice vote on April 26, 2013.

Amendment ensures that excess funds realized as a result of the implementation of the bill are used to reduce the annual Federal budget deficit.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 55Dent, Charles [R-PA15]April 26, 2013Failed by roll call vote on April 26, 2013.

Amendment sought to ensure the continued supply of helium for end users while requiring the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to honor existing contracts for the supply and delivery of helium and also sought to affirm that the federal government will honor existing contracts that are set to expire October 1, 2015.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 56Holt, Rush [D-NJ12]April 26, 2013Passed by voice vote on April 26, 2013.

Amendment requires an assessment of how closing the Federal Helium Reserve could influence helium availability, including options for insuring a reliable helium supply in coming decades.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 57Thornberry, Mac [R-TX13]April 26, 2013Passed by voice vote on April 26, 2013.

Amendment affirms the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to allow private entities to connect to and store helium in the Federal Helium Reserve for an appropriate fee.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 1960Wyden, Ron [D-OR]September 19, 2013Passed by voice vote on September 18, 2013.

In the nature of a substitute.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

support this bill

Other physician specialists$9,962,252
Schools & colleges$8,431,160
Computer software$4,209,684
Electric Power utilities$4,121,082
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,305,558
Chemicals$3,102,913
Computers, components & accessories$2,134,465
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,703,358
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,294,129
Telecommunications$1,023,191
Auto manufacturers$1,002,144
Computer manufacture & services$998,379
Toiletries & cosmetics$925,551
Mining$763,383
Education$637,825
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$589,648
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$553,000
Aircraft manufacturers$488,300
Chambers of commerce$260,644
Heavy industrial manufacturing$194,550
$45,701,216

79 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Helium Stewardship Act of 2013: Senate agreed to House amendment to Senate amendment by Unanimous Consent.

79 organizations support this bill

Academy of Radiology Research
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Aerospace Industries Association
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Air Products and Chemicals
Air Products (2013, October 3). Air Products Applauds Approval of Helium Legislation. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from Air Products.
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Chemical Society
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Chemistry Council
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American College of Radiology
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Institute of Physics
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Mathematical Society
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Physical Society
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). http://www.uschamber.com/issues/letters/2013/coalition-letter-supporting-amended-hr-527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Applied Materials
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Arizona State University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Association of American Universities
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Association of Public Health Laboratories
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Boeing
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Boston University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Columbia University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Corning
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Cree
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Delphi Automotive
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Eaton
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Fairchild Semiconductor
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Florida State University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Freescale Semiconductor
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
General Electric
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Geological Society of America
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
GlobalFoundries
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Harvard University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
IBM
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Information Technology Industry Council
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Intel
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Johns Hopkins University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Johnson Controls
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Materials Research Society
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Michigan State University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Micron Technology
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Scientific User Committee
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
New Mexico State University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
New York University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Northwestern University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Ohio State University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Optical Society
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Oregon Health & Science University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Pennsylvania State University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Philips Electronics North America
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Praxair
Praxair (2013, October 2). U.S. Congress Passes the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Praxair.
Procter & Gamble
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Rensselaer Polytechnic University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Samsung
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Semiconductor Industry Association
undersigned organization (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Siemens Corporation
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Stanford University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
TechAmerica
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Technology CEO Council
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Telecommunications Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Texas A&M University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Texas Instruments
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Tulane University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Umicore
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of California System
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Chicago
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Colorado, Boulder
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Delaware
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Illinois
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Maryland
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Michigan
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Oregon
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Pennsylvania
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Virginia
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
University of Washington
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Washington State University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Yale University
undersigned organizations (2013, September 25). Coalition Letter Supporting Amended H.R. 527. Retrieved November 7, 2013, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$411,143$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$265,044$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$531,498$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$803,391$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$858,455$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$163,705$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$536,709$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$312,975$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$901,361$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$150,368$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$866,616$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$991,233$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$578,556$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$444,485$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$474,520$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$392,363$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$659,728$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$722,277$0Yes
Jeffrey ChiesaRNJ$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$221,840$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$189,899$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$129,200$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$519,313$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$235,727$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$654,251$0Yes
John CornynRTX$882,292$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$246,812$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$464,447$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$361,935$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$499,724$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$154,999$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$435,075$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$98,000$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$404,850$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$541,555$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,135,135$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$291,921$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$445,435$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$362,523$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$423,942$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$675,865$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$387,832$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$162,995$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$489,347$0Yes
Mazie HironoDHI$178,039$0Yes
John HoevenRND$195,515$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$282,124$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$484,367$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$193,599$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$279,459$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$192,457$0Yes
Timothy KaineDVA$676,773$0Yes
Angus KingIME$121,015$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$990,566$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$415,798$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$607,244$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$301,936$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$123,749$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$413,021$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$606,078$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$356,634$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$435,100$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$738,593$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,067,319$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$569,297$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$301,331$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$266,861$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$248,572$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$346,000$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$736,512$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$780,879$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$523,350$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$298,363$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$921,046$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$296,031$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$200,750$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$1,130,762$0Yes
Jim RischRID$163,143$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$365,745$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$457,486$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$475,982$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$80,778$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$706,549$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$151,700$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$288,575$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$314,556$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$302,730$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$815,019$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$392,773$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$398,296$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$654,080$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$619,301$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$232,250$0Yes
David VitterRLA$429,155$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$665,395$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,155,321$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$249,424$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$457,494$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$566,983$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
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Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$411,143$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$265,044$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$531,498$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$803,391$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$858,455$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$163,705$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$536,709$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$312,975$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$901,361$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$150,368$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$866,616$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$991,233$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$578,556$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$444,485$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$474,520$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$392,363$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$659,728$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$722,277$0Yes
Jeffrey ChiesaRNJ$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$221,840$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$189,899$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$129,200$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$519,313$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$235,727$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$654,251$0Yes
John CornynRTX$882,292$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$246,812$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$464,447$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$361,935$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$499,724$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$154,999$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$435,075$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$98,000$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$404,850$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$541,555$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,135,135$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$291,921$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$445,435$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$362,523$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$423,942$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$675,865$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$387,832$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$162,995$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$489,347$0Yes
Mazie HironoDHI$178,039$0Yes
John HoevenRND$195,515$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$282,124$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$484,367$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$193,599$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$279,459$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$192,457$0Yes
Timothy KaineDVA$676,773$0Yes
Angus KingIME$121,015$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$990,566$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$415,798$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$607,244$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$301,936$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$123,749$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$413,021$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$606,078$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$356,634$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$435,100$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$738,593$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,067,319$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$569,297$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$301,331$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$266,861$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$248,572$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$346,000$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$736,512$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$780,879$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$523,350$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$298,363$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$921,046$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$296,031$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$200,750$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$1,130,762$0Yes
Jim RischRID$163,143$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$365,745$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$457,486$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$475,982$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$80,778$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$706,549$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$151,700$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$288,575$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$314,556$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$302,730$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$815,019$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$392,773$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$398,296$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$654,080$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$619,301$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$232,250$0Yes
David VitterRLA$429,155$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$665,395$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,155,321$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$249,424$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$457,494$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$566,983$0Yes

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$9,962,252
Schools & colleges$8,431,160
Computer software$4,209,684
Electric Power utilities$4,121,082
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,305,558
Chemicals$3,102,913
Computers, components & accessories$2,134,465
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,703,358
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,294,129
Telecommunications$1,023,191
Auto manufacturers$1,002,144
Computer manufacture & services$998,379
Toiletries & cosmetics$925,551
Mining$763,383
Education$637,825
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$589,648
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$553,000
Aircraft manufacturers$488,300
Chambers of commerce$260,644
Heavy industrial manufacturing$194,550

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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