S. Amdt. 15 - To More Quickly Resolve Rape Cases and Reduce the Deficit by Consolidating Unnecessary Duplication Within the Department of Justice.

113th Congress (2013-2014) View amendment details
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This is an amendment to S. 47 - Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
Senate Vote: S.Amdt. 15 (Coburn) to S. 47: To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication ...

DID NOT PASS on February 12, 2013.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 46 voted NO: 53
1 voted present/not voting

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Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

S. 47 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.
Other Titles
  • VAWA bill
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Aging
  • Alaska
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Child health
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime victims
  • Crimes against children
  • Crimes against women
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Detention of persons
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Education programs funding
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Family services
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Genetics
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Higher education
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Human rights
  • Human trafficking
  • Immigrant health and welfare
  • Immigration status and procedures
  • Indian social and development programs
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Internet and video services
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Low- and moderate-income housing
  • Marriage and family status
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Mental health
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Nursing
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • Public housing
  • Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
  • Research administration and funding
  • Right of privacy
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • School administration
  • Sex offenses
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • U.S. territories and protectorates
  • Violent crime
  • Visas and passports
  • Women's health
  • Women's rights
  • Worker safety and health
  • Youth employment and child labor
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2013
Amendments (13 proposed)
Passed Senate2/12/2013
Passed House2/28/2013
Signed by President3/07/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed S. 472/04/2013This motion PASSED the Senate
85 voted YES 8 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 14 (Grassley) to S. 47: In the nature of a substitute.2/07/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
34 voted YES 65 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 13 (Coburn) to S. 47: To reaffirm the inalienable rights of every American citizen guaranteed by the Constitution of ...2/11/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
31 voted YES 59 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 11 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.2/12/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 21 (Leahy) to S. 47: To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 for the Trafficking Victims Protection ...2/12/2013This amendment PASSED the Senate
93 voted YES 5 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 10 (Portman) to S. 47: To clarify that child victims of sex trafficking are eligible to receive assistance under ...2/12/2013This amendment PASSED the Senate
100 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateS.Amdt. 15 (Coburn) to S. 47: To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication ...2/12/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
46 voted YES 53 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 16 (Coburn) to S. 47: To amend the requirements for speedy notice to victims and to require a report ...2/12/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
43 voted YES 57 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 20132/12/2013This bill PASSED the Senate
78 voted YES 22 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 23 (McMorris Rodgers) to S. 47: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new ...2/28/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
166 voted YES 257 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseS. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 20132/28/2013This bill PASSED the House
286 voted YES 138 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2013
1/22/2013Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
1/22/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Put on a legislative calendar1/28/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1.
1/31/2013Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
2/04/2013Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
2/04/2013Measure laid before Senate by motion.
select this voteVote2/04/2013On the Motion to Proceed S. 47
2/07/2013Considered by Senate.
2/07/2013Amendment SA 14 proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Grassley.
select this voteVote2/07/2013S.Amdt. 14 (Grassley) to S. 47: In the nature of a substitute.
2/11/2013Considered by Senate.
2/11/2013Amendment SA 13 proposed by Senator Coburn.
2/11/2013Amendment SA 15 proposed by Senator Coburn.
2/11/2013Amendment SA 16 proposed by Senator Coburn.
select this voteVote2/11/2013S.Amdt. 13 (Coburn) to S. 47: To reaffirm the inalienable rights of every American citizen guaranteed by the Constitution of ...
2/12/2013Considered by Senate.
2/12/2013Message on Senate action sent to the House.
2/12/2013Received in the House.
2/12/2013Held at the desk.
2/12/2013Amendment SA 10 proposed by Senator Portman.
2/12/2013Amendment SA 11 proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Murkowski.
2/12/2013Considered by Senate.
2/12/2013Considered by Senate.
2/12/2013Amendment SA 21 proposed by Senator Leahy.
select this voteVote2/12/2013Amendment SA 11 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
select this voteVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 21 (Leahy) to S. 47: To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 for the Trafficking Victims Protection ...
select this voteVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 10 (Portman) to S. 47: To clarify that child victims of sex trafficking are eligible to receive assistance under ...
currently selectedVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 15 (Coburn) to S. 47: To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication ...
select this voteVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 16 (Coburn) to S. 47: To amend the requirements for speedy notice to victims and to require a report ...
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage2/12/2013S. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
2/26/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 83 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S. 47 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. A specified amendment is in order. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. It provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.
2/27/2013Rule H. Res. 83 passed House.
2/28/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 83.
2/28/2013Rule provides for consideration of S. 47 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. A specified amendment is in order. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. It provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.
2/28/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 47.
2/28/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 83, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McMorris Rodgers amendment in the nature of a substitute.
2/28/2013DEBATE - The House resumed with debate on the McMorris Rodgers amendment in the nature of a substitute.
2/28/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote2/28/2013H.Amdt. 23 (McMorris Rodgers) to S. 47: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new ...
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage2/28/2013S. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
2/28/2013Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mrs. McMorris Rodgers.
Presented to President3/04/2013Presented to President.
Signed3/07/2013Signed by President.
Enacted3/07/2013Became Public Law No: 113-4.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 10Portman, Robert [R-OH]February 7, 2013Passed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To clarify that child victims of sex trafficking are eligible to receive assistance under grants provided to enhance the safety of youth and children.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 11Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]February 7, 2013Passed by voice vote on February 11, 2013.

To improve the bill.

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S. Amdt. 12Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 13Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 10, 2013.

To reaffirm the inalienable rights of every American citizen guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 14Grassley, Charles [R-IA]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 6, 2013.

In the nature of a substitute.

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currently selectedS. Amdt. 15Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication within the Department of Justice.

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February 10, 2013, 7:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 15 proposed by Senator Coburn.
February 11, 2013, 7:00 pm ET - Considered by Senate.
February 12, 2013, 7:19 am ET - S.Amdt. 15 (Coburn) to S. 47: To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication ...

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select this voteS. Amdt. 16Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To amend the requirements for speedy notice to victims and to require a report to Congress.

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S. Amdt. 17Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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S. Amdt. 18Ayotte, Kelly [R-NH]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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S. Amdt. 19Cornyn, John [R-TX]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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S. Amdt. 20Warner, Mark [D-VA]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 21Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]February 7, 2013Passed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, to enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 23McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA5]February 28, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 28, 2013.

Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text entitled "Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013".

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Total contributions given to Senators from Republican/Conservative, which…

opposed this amendment

Republican/Conservative$8,759,435
$8,759,435

1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013: S.Amdt. 15 (Coburn) to S. 47: To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication ...

1 organization supported this amendment

Concerned Women for America
Penny Young Nance (2013, February 11). CWA Letter to Senators. Retrieved February 12, 2013, from Senator Tom Coburn.

1 organization opposed this amendment

National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women
NTFESVAW (2013, February 8). Harmful Amendments to S. 47. Retrieved February 12, 2013, from 4vawa.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Republican/Conservative interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$23,050Not Voting
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$120,166Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0No
John BarrassoRWY$0$17,900Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0No
Roy BluntRMO$0$130,266Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$39,595Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$54,900Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0No
Tom CarperDDE$0$0No
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$500Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$49,850Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$82,843Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$7,250Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$19,650Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$32,870Yes
John CornynRTX$0$113,405Yes
William M. CowanDMA$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$0$1,588,363Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000No
Deb FischerRNE$0$185,221Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,338,739Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$0No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,000No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$42,888Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$45,150Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0No
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$27,450Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0No
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0No
Dean HellerRNV$0$129,837Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0No
John HoevenRND$0$14,100Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$45,575Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$24,250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$153,857Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0No
Tim KaineDVA$0$100No
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0No
Mark KirkRIL$0$162,749Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0No
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0No
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$71,420Yes
Carl LevinDMI$0$0No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$181,593Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$235,741Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0No
Jerry MoranRKS$0$7,200Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$2,500Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0No
Rand PaulRKY$0$340,834Yes
Rob PortmanROH$0$130,968Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0No
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0No
Harry ReidDNV$0$4,600No
Jim RischRID$0$51,102Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$95,767Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0No
Marco RubioRFL$0$1,048,804Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$4,400No
Tim ScottRSC$0$266,012Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$4,200Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$50Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0No
Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$215,726Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,478,768Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$0No
Tom UdallDNM$0$2,000No
David VitterRLA$0$152,726Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,700No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$2,550No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0No
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$6,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$23,050Not Voting
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$133,916Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$919,103No
John BarrassoRWY$0$17,900Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
Mark BegichDAK$0$118,225No
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$500No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$2,400No
Roy BluntRMO$9,050$130,266Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$39,595Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$1,074,521No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$403,934No
Richard BurrRNC$0$54,900Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$87,721No
Ben CardinDMD$0$0No
Tom CarperDDE$0$0No
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$500Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$49,850Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$82,843Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$7,250Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$39,700Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,000No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$32,870Yes
John CornynRTX$1,000$113,405Yes
William M. CowanDMA$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$10,694$1,588,363Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$3,350No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$213,449No
Deb FischerRNE$9,050$206,471Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,338,739Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$1,950No
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$997,496No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$43,388Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$45,150Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$790,394No
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$27,450Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0No
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$172,494No
Dean HellerRNV$0$129,837Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$339,772No
John HoevenRND$0$14,100Yes
Jim InhofeROK$500$45,575Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$24,250Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$153,857Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0No
Tim KaineDVA$0$374,430No
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0No
Mark KirkRIL$0$162,749Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$199,110No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$186,630No
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0No
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,900No
Mike LeeRUT$500$71,420Yes
Carl LevinDMI$0$0No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$181,593Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,198,915Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500$235,741Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$88,108No
Jerry MoranRKS$0$7,200Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,500Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$0$2,250No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$455,656No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0No
Rand PaulRKY$1,250$340,834Yes
Rob PortmanROH$0$130,968Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$500No
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0No
Harry ReidDNV$0$5,800No
Jim RischRID$0$51,102Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,500$95,767Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0No
Marco RubioRFL$18,350$1,048,804Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$1,000No
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$5,025No
Tim ScottRSC$4,650$266,012Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$4,200Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$788,663No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$50Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$328,305No
Jon TesterDMT$0$187,451No
John ThuneRSD$0$215,726Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,478,768Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$500No
Tom UdallDNM$0$2,000No
David VitterRLA$0$152,726Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,700No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,600,933No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0No
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$6,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

Interest Groups that supported this amendment

$ Donated
Christian Conservative$60,544

Interest Groups that opposed this amendment

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,595,385
Republican/Conservative$8,759,435
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