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

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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 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 voteSenateMotion to Proceed on S. 47: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 20132/04/2013This 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: 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: 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
1/22/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
1/22/2013Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
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.
2/04/2013Measure laid before Senate by motion.
2/04/2013Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote2/04/2013Motion to Proceed on S. 47: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
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 ...
select this voteVote2/12/2013Amendment SA 11 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
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 voteVote2/12/2013S.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: 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: 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.
Enacted3/07/2013Became Public Law No: 113-4.
Signed3/07/2013Signed by President.
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 Communications & hi-tech unions, which…

supported this amendment

Communications & hi-tech unions$449,600
$449,600

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 Communications & hi-tech unions interest groups, July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2014.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Not Voting
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$15,000$0No
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$800$0No
Mark BegichDAK$15,000$0No
Michael BennetDCO$5,000$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,000$0No
Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$10,000$0No
Sherrod BrownDOH$10,500$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$0No
Tom CarperDDE$0$0No
Bob CaseyDPA$10,500$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$10,000$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
William CowanDMA$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$0$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$20,000$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$15,250$0No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0No
Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$9,000$0No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$17,500$0No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$10,000$0No
Tom HarkinDIA$10,000$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$23,500$0No
Heidi HeitkampDND$7,500$0No
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
Mazie HironoDHI$16,000$0No
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0No
Timothy KaineDVA$5,000$0No
Angus KingIME$0$0No
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,500$0No
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0No
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0No
Patrick LeahyDVT$50$0No
Mike LeeRUT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$5,000$0No
Joe ManchinDWV$15,000$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$23,000$0No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,000$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$6,000$0No
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,000$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$17,000$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$6,500$0No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0No
Rand PaulRKY$0$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$10,000$0No
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0No
Harry ReidDNV$10,000$0No
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,000$0No
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$16,000$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$5,000$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,000$0No
Tim ScottRSC$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$4,000$0No
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$5,000$0No
Jon TesterDMT$6,000$0No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$10,000$0No
Tom UdallDNM$12,500$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$5,000$0No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$20,500$0No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,500$0No
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$0No

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Not Voting
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$11,500Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$15,000$916,954No
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$800$0No
Mark BegichDAK$15,000$250No
Michael BennetDCO$5,000$0No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,000$0No
Roy BluntRMO$9,550$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$10,000$989,917No
Sherrod BrownDOH$10,500$408,684No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$84,450No
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$0No
Tom CarperDDE$0$0No
Bob CaseyDPA$10,500$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$3,300$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$37,566Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$10,000$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$1,000$0Yes
William CowanDMA$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$10,694$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$20,000$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$15,250$3,350No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$208,671No
Deb FischerRNE$9,050$21,250Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$9,000$950No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$17,500$998,809No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$10,000$686,584No
Tom HarkinDIA$10,000$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$23,500$0No
Heidi HeitkampDND$7,500$168,216No
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
Mazie HironoDHI$16,000$336,772No
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$500$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0No
Timothy KaineDVA$5,000$378,080No
Angus KingIME$0$0No
Mark KirkRIL$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,500$202,960No
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$84,439No
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0No
Patrick LeahyDVT$50$550No
Mike LeeRUT$500$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$5,000$0No
Joe ManchinDWV$15,000$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,000$1,195,616Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,150$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$23,000$0No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,000$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$6,000$83,542No
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,000$1,000Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$17,000$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$6,500$450,464No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0No
Rand PaulRKY$1,450$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$10,000$0No
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0No
Harry ReidDNV$10,000$0No
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,000$0No
Marco RubioRFL$17,800$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$16,000$0No
Brian SchatzDHI$5,000$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,000$625No
Tim ScottRSC$4,150$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$4,000$755,831No
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$5,000$328,756No
Jon TesterDMT$6,000$187,201No
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$10,000$0No
Tom UdallDNM$12,500$0No
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$5,000$0No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$20,500$1,594,833No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,500$0No
Roger WickerRMS$2,800$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$0No

Interest Groups that supported this amendment

$ Donated
Communications & hi-tech unions$449,600
Christian Conservative$65,444

Interest Groups that opposed this amendment

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,138,320
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