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S.J.Res. 21 - Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons

International affairs. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
An original joint resolution to authorize the limited and specified use of the United States Armed Forces against Syria. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons

S.J.Res. 21 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
An original joint resolution to authorize the limited and specified use of the United States Armed Forces against Syria. (by CRS)
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Title
An original joint resolution to authorize the limited and specified use of the United States Armed Forces against Syria.
Other Titles
  • Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons
  • Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons
Sponsor
Robert Menendez
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • International affairs
    • Alliances
    • Chemical and biological weapons
    • Conflicts and wars
    • Congressional oversight
    • Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
    • Foreign aid and international relief
    • Iran
    • Israel
    • Jordan
    • Middle East
    • Military operations and strategy
    • Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
    • Sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status
    • Syria
    • Terrorism
    • Turkey
    • War and emergency powers
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      Major Actions
      Introduced9/04/2013
      Referred to Committee
      Amendments (1 proposed)
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced9/06/2013
      Put on a legislative calendar9/04/2013Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
      9/06/2013Committee on Foreign Relations. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Menendez. Without written report.
      Put on a legislative calendar9/06/2013Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 166.
      9/09/2013Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      9/10/2013Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
      S. Amdt. 1849Paul, Rand [R-KY]September 9, 2013Offered on September 8, 2013.

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      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      supported this bill

      $23,840,528
      $23,840,528
      69% more
      $18,460,266
      $21,719,406
      $40,179,672
      1 Organization Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons

      1 organization supported this bill

      American Israel Public Affairs Committee
      AIPAC (2013, September 3). Press Statement on Syria Resolution. Retrieved September 9, 2013, from AIPAC.

      2 organizations opposed this bill

      FreedomWorks
      Matt Kibbe (2013, September 6). Key Vote NO on the Syria War Resolution. Retrieved September 10, 2013, from FreedomWorks.
      MoveOn.org
      UPI (2013, September 7). Reid Has Tough Task Garnering Senate Votes for Syria Resolution. UPI. Retrieved September 10, 2013, from http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2013/09/07/Reid-has-tough-task-garnering-Senate-votes-for-Syria-resolution/UPI-45061378572221/.

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2014.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$81,800$37,100
      Kelly AyotteRNH$280,996$340,622
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$361,960$1,125,402
      John BarrassoRWY$171,400$53,800
      Max BaucusDMT$59,498$12,500
      Mark BegichDAK$308,256$718,016
      Michael F. BennetDCO$218,252$411,562
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$161,280$13,500
      Roy BluntRMO$241,000$426,772
      John BoozmanRAR$68,500$160,190
      Barbara BoxerDCA$490,358$1,096,952
      Sherrod BrownDOH$545,102$771,284
      Richard BurrRNC$141,700$133,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$187,124$46,830
      Ben CardinDMD$476,986$65,500
      Tom CarperDDE$125,400$28,100
      Bob CaseyDPA$293,950$126,500
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$153,000$847,696
      Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$165,466$190,000
      Tom CoburnROK$94,890$222,386
      William Thad CochranRMS$117,500$14,000
      Susan M. CollinsRME$230,820$62,500
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$295,948$193,558
      Bob CorkerRTN$205,900$82,100
      John CornynRTX$229,132$326,010
      Mike CrapoRID$91,500$400
      Ted CruzRTX$212,108$2,562,874
      Joe DonnellyDIN$158,124$156,128
      Dick DurbinDIL$368,500$178,286
      Mike EnziRWY$140,450$10,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,082$3,300
      Deb FischerRNE$79,800$209,274
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$238,700$2,363,010
      Al FrankenDMN$297,732$1,243,110
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$589,274$499,000
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$576,300$85,376
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$117,200$119,600
      Kay R. HaganDNC$241,820$2,092,150
      Tom HarkinDIA$16,100$57,306
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$183,000$47,200
      Martin HeinrichDNM$317,246$632,202
      Heidi HeitkampDND$124,376$117,752
      Dean HellerRNV$142,200$260,074
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$78,100$179,076
      John HoevenRND$135,070$43,800
      Jim InhofeROK$53,150$115,278
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$63,200$63,500
      Mike JohannsRNE$4,000$3,500
      Ron JohnsonRWI$20,800$430,806
      Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$73,000
      Tim KaineDVA$512,040$538,556
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$93,000$54,830
      Mark KirkRIL$1,375,138$435,788
      Amy KlobucharDMN$179,094$65,726
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$478,706$296,780
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$148,124$154,200
      Mike LeeRUT$90,060$177,492
      Carl LevinDMI$7,000$6,600
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$234,220$109,830
      Ed MarkeyDMA$265,900$860,796
      John McCainRAZ$233,598$462,246
      Claire McCaskillDMO$425,342$295,794
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$855,544$527,810
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$682,340$29,900
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$254,404$596,458
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$338,500$1,000
      Jerry MoranRKS$106,800$26,700
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$166,800$20,300
      Chris MurphyDCT$98,100$699,136
      Patty MurrayDWA$163,100$305,246
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$525,000$164,288
      Rand PaulRKY$11,000$727,458
      Rob PortmanROH$137,630$445,702
      Mark L. PryorDAR$176,240$162,122
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$136,700$72,068
      Harry ReidDNV$535,416$371,080
      Jim RischRID$163,120$180,878
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$280,900$161,800
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$215,760$1,831,724
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$562,160
      Brian SchatzDHI$265,100$137,628
      Chuck SchumerDNY$517,998$147,200
      Tim ScottRSC$257,092$578,574
      Jeff SessionsRAL$27,200$25,900
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$407,030$593,364
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$54,500$11,400
      Debbie StabenowDMI$335,704$139,788
      Jon TesterDMT$267,942$303,234
      John ThuneRSD$225,350$596,668
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$81,500$2,576,748
      Mark UdallDCO$614,420$1,252,994
      Tom UdallDNM$197,458$408,596
      David VitterRLA$209,238$363,500
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$190,010$782,310
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$175,676$2,690,554
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$243,800$55,214
      Roger F. WickerRMS$166,822$96,450
      Ron WydenDOR$471,062$23,200

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$81,800$37,100
      Kelly AyotteRNH$280,996$340,622
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$361,960$1,125,402
      John BarrassoRWY$171,400$53,800
      Max BaucusDMT$59,498$12,500
      Mark BegichDAK$308,256$718,016
      Michael F. BennetDCO$218,252$411,562
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$161,280$13,500
      Roy BluntRMO$241,000$426,772
      John BoozmanRAR$68,500$160,190
      Barbara BoxerDCA$490,358$1,096,952
      Sherrod BrownDOH$545,102$771,284
      Richard BurrRNC$141,700$133,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$187,124$46,830
      Ben CardinDMD$476,986$65,500
      Tom CarperDDE$125,400$28,100
      Bob CaseyDPA$293,950$126,500
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$153,000$847,696
      Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$165,466$190,000
      Tom CoburnROK$94,890$222,386
      William Thad CochranRMS$117,500$14,000
      Susan M. CollinsRME$230,820$62,500
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$295,948$193,558
      Bob CorkerRTN$205,900$82,100
      John CornynRTX$229,132$326,010
      Mike CrapoRID$91,500$400
      Ted CruzRTX$212,108$2,562,874
      Joe DonnellyDIN$158,124$156,128
      Dick DurbinDIL$368,500$178,286
      Mike EnziRWY$140,450$10,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,082$3,300
      Deb FischerRNE$79,800$209,274
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$238,700$2,363,010
      Al FrankenDMN$297,732$1,243,110
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$589,274$499,000
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$576,300$85,376
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$117,200$119,600
      Kay R. HaganDNC$241,820$2,092,150
      Tom HarkinDIA$16,100$57,306
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$183,000$47,200
      Martin HeinrichDNM$317,246$632,202
      Heidi HeitkampDND$124,376$117,752
      Dean HellerRNV$142,200$260,074
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$78,100$179,076
      John HoevenRND$135,070$43,800
      Jim InhofeROK$53,150$115,278
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$63,200$63,500
      Mike JohannsRNE$4,000$3,500
      Ron JohnsonRWI$20,800$430,806
      Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$73,000
      Tim KaineDVA$512,040$538,556
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$93,000$54,830
      Mark KirkRIL$1,375,138$435,788
      Amy KlobucharDMN$179,094$65,726
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$478,706$296,780
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$148,124$154,200
      Mike LeeRUT$90,060$177,492
      Carl LevinDMI$7,000$6,600
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$234,220$109,830
      Ed MarkeyDMA$265,900$860,796
      John McCainRAZ$233,598$462,246
      Claire McCaskillDMO$425,342$295,794
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$855,544$527,810
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$682,340$29,900
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$254,404$596,458
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$338,500$1,000
      Jerry MoranRKS$106,800$26,700
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$166,800$20,300
      Chris MurphyDCT$98,100$699,136
      Patty MurrayDWA$163,100$305,246
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$525,000$164,288
      Rand PaulRKY$11,000$727,458
      Rob PortmanROH$137,630$445,702
      Mark L. PryorDAR$176,240$162,122
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$136,700$72,068
      Harry ReidDNV$535,416$371,080
      Jim RischRID$163,120$180,878
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$280,900$161,800
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$215,760$1,831,724
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$562,160
      Brian SchatzDHI$265,100$137,628
      Chuck SchumerDNY$517,998$147,200
      Tim ScottRSC$257,092$578,574
      Jeff SessionsRAL$27,200$25,900
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$407,030$593,364
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$54,500$11,400
      Debbie StabenowDMI$335,704$139,788
      Jon TesterDMT$267,942$303,234
      John ThuneRSD$225,350$596,668
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$81,500$2,576,748
      Mark UdallDCO$614,420$1,252,994
      Tom UdallDNM$197,458$408,596
      David VitterRLA$209,238$363,500
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$190,010$782,310
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$175,676$2,690,554
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$243,800$55,214
      Roger F. WickerRMS$166,822$96,450
      Ron WydenDOR$471,062$23,200

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Pro-Israel$23,840,528

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$21,719,406
      Republican/Conservative$18,460,266
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