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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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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 Menéndez
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…

      support this bill

      $11,930,315
      $11,930,315
      105% more
      $10,333,844
      $14,113,023
      $24,446,867
      1 Organization Supports and 2 Oppose; 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 support this bill

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

      2 organizations oppose 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, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposesort icon
      Kay HaganDNC$32,933$1,809,778
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$119,350$1,310,150
      Mark WarnerDVA$149,151$1,240,159
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$40,500$1,139,782
      Ted CruzRTX$39,354$1,135,651
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$76,538$1,069,882
      Alan FrankenDMN$109,018$1,028,740
      Marco RubioRFL$86,200$808,176
      Martin HeinrichDNM$163,673$751,071
      Barbara BoxerDCA$245,179$711,001
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$176,380$626,390
      Mark UdallDCO$162,923$529,806
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$103,650$525,998
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$114,374$512,762
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$430,925$484,158
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$137,130$480,706
      Tom UdallDNM$107,468$471,032
      Chris MurphyDCT$49,050$439,868
      John CornynRTX$107,000$416,472
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$326,937$395,160
      John ThuneRSD$123,725$381,742
      Mark KirkRIL$925,379$365,295
      Mark BegichDAK$36,727$309,890
      Rand PaulRKY$5,500$297,385
      Tim JohnsonDSD$91,965$289,569
      Sherrod BrownDOH$221,891$286,552
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$263,080
      David VitterRLA$112,619$262,375
      Timothy KaineDVA$245,820$244,078
      Jim RischRID$41,750$231,309
      John McCainRAZ$116,799$220,423
      Ron JohnsonRWI$10,400$215,403
      Roy BluntRMO$120,500$215,186
      Michael BennetDCO$109,126$204,281
      Rob PortmanROH$68,815$203,981
      Mary LandrieuDLA$296,409$189,316
      Harry ReidDNV$261,708$186,040
      Carl LevinDMI$346,478$175,697
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$116,900$175,199
      Dick DurbinDIL$327,212$173,270
      Jon TesterDMT$133,971$164,442
      Tim ScottRSC$15,310$162,160
      Claire McCaskillDMO$214,271$159,147
      Jim InhofeROK$60,000$157,925
      Susan CollinsRME$139,518$153,283
      Patty MurrayDWA$81,550$152,123
      Dean HellerRNV$71,100$150,737
      Tom CoburnROK$47,445$134,943
      Kelly AyotteRNH$111,899$132,411
      Roger WickerRMS$158,861$125,275
      Joe DonnellyDIN$72,911$120,414
      Tom HarkinDIA$80,230$102,853
      Jeff SessionsRAL$86,550$93,870
      Daniel CoatsRIN$82,733$93,500
      Mazie HironoDHI$39,050$93,088
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$259,250$89,644
      Bob CaseyDPA$192,550$80,964
      John BoozmanRAR$34,250$80,095
      Patrick LeahyDVT$74,062$78,025
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$77,033
      Maria CantwellDWA$91,562$76,293
      Chuck SchumerDNY$248,149$73,600
      Debbie StabenowDMI$167,852$71,032
      Mike JohannsRNE$63,635$69,396
      Richard BurrRNC$70,850$66,500
      Heidi HeitkampDND$62,188$62,576
      Deb FischerRNE$26,400$60,999
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$57,600$59,800
      Joe ManchinDWV$117,110$54,915
      Bob CorkerRTN$114,770$54,630
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$123,807$53,200
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$110,550$50,900
      Mark PryorDAR$138,250$48,850
      Mike LeeRUT$45,030$48,796
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$84,515$39,000
      John BarrassoRWY$99,050$37,000
      Ben CardinDMD$267,542$33,250
      Amy KlobucharDMN$85,297$32,913
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,600$31,750
      Jerry MoranRKS$53,400$31,150
      Chris CoonsDDE$20,774$29,750
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$121,150$27,857
      Angus KingIME$46,500$27,415
      John HoevenRND$67,535$21,900
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$16,700
      Orrin HatchRUT$91,500$15,500
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$344,670$14,950
      Tom CarperDDE$62,700$14,050
      Ron WydenDOR$222,431$11,600
      Mike EnziRWY$31,600$8,250
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$85,900$7,650
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$80,640$6,000
      Richard ShelbyRAL$27,250$5,700
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$168,250$2,800
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$141,541$1,250
      Mike CrapoRID$45,750$200
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$77,033
      Kelly AyotteRNH$111,899$132,411
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$176,380$626,390
      John BarrassoRWY$99,050$37,000
      Mark BegichDAK$36,727$309,890
      Michael BennetDCO$109,126$204,281
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$80,640$6,000
      Roy BluntRMO$120,500$215,186
      John BoozmanRAR$34,250$80,095
      Barbara BoxerDCA$245,179$711,001
      Sherrod BrownDOH$221,891$286,552
      Richard BurrRNC$70,850$66,500
      Maria CantwellDWA$91,562$76,293
      Ben CardinDMD$267,542$33,250
      Tom CarperDDE$62,700$14,050
      Bob CaseyDPA$192,550$80,964
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$103,650$525,998
      Daniel CoatsRIN$82,733$93,500
      Tom CoburnROK$47,445$134,943
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$16,700
      Susan CollinsRME$139,518$153,283
      Chris CoonsDDE$20,774$29,750
      Bob CorkerRTN$114,770$54,630
      John CornynRTX$107,000$416,472
      Mike CrapoRID$45,750$200
      Ted CruzRTX$39,354$1,135,651
      Joe DonnellyDIN$72,911$120,414
      Dick DurbinDIL$327,212$173,270
      Mike EnziRWY$31,600$8,250
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$141,541$1,250
      Deb FischerRNE$26,400$60,999
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$119,350$1,310,150
      Alan FrankenDMN$109,018$1,028,740
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$326,937$395,160
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$84,515$39,000
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$57,600$59,800
      Kay HaganDNC$32,933$1,809,778
      Tom HarkinDIA$80,230$102,853
      Orrin HatchRUT$91,500$15,500
      Martin HeinrichDNM$163,673$751,071
      Heidi HeitkampDND$62,188$62,576
      Dean HellerRNV$71,100$150,737
      Mazie HironoDHI$39,050$93,088
      John HoevenRND$67,535$21,900
      Jim InhofeROK$60,000$157,925
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,600$31,750
      Mike JohannsRNE$63,635$69,396
      Ron JohnsonRWI$10,400$215,403
      Tim JohnsonDSD$91,965$289,569
      Timothy KaineDVA$245,820$244,078
      Angus KingIME$46,500$27,415
      Mark KirkRIL$925,379$365,295
      Amy KlobucharDMN$85,297$32,913
      Mary LandrieuDLA$296,409$189,316
      Patrick LeahyDVT$74,062$78,025
      Mike LeeRUT$45,030$48,796
      Carl LevinDMI$346,478$175,697
      Joe ManchinDWV$117,110$54,915
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$116,799$220,423
      Claire McCaskillDMO$214,271$159,147
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$430,925$484,158
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$344,670$14,950
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$137,130$480,706
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$168,250$2,800
      Jerry MoranRKS$53,400$31,150
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$85,900$7,650
      Chris MurphyDCT$49,050$439,868
      Patty MurrayDWA$81,550$152,123
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$259,250$89,644
      Rand PaulRKY$5,500$297,385
      Rob PortmanROH$68,815$203,981
      Mark PryorDAR$138,250$48,850
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$110,550$50,900
      Harry ReidDNV$261,708$186,040
      Jim RischRID$41,750$231,309
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$116,900$175,199
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$123,807$53,200
      Marco RubioRFL$86,200$808,176
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$263,080
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$248,149$73,600
      Tim ScottRSC$15,310$162,160
      Jeff SessionsRAL$86,550$93,870
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$114,374$512,762
      Richard ShelbyRAL$27,250$5,700
      Debbie StabenowDMI$167,852$71,032
      Jon TesterDMT$133,971$164,442
      John ThuneRSD$123,725$381,742
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$40,500$1,139,782
      Mark UdallDCO$162,923$529,806
      Tom UdallDNM$107,468$471,032
      David VitterRLA$112,619$262,375
      Mark WarnerDVA$149,151$1,240,159
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$76,538$1,069,882
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$121,150$27,857
      Roger WickerRMS$158,861$125,275
      Ron WydenDOR$222,431$11,600

      Interest Groups that support this bill

      $ Donated
      Pro-Israel$11,930,315

      Interest Groups that oppose this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$14,113,023
      Republican/Conservative$10,333,844
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