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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 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

      $11,608,275
      $11,608,275
      72% more
      $9,565,640
      $10,431,008
      $19,996,648
      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 Committee
      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, July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2014.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      NamePartysort iconState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Alan FrankenDMN$140,564$673,530
      Amy KlobucharDMN$88,797$32,863
      Barbara BoxerDCA$245,179$550,026
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$169,250$500
      Ben CardinDMD$238,493$32,750
      Bob CaseyDPA$147,975$65,000
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$341,170$14,950
      Brian SchatzDHI$119,350$31,216
      Carl LevinDMI$4,050$16,800
      Chris CoonsDDE$146,974$49,117
      Chris MurphyDCT$49,050$359,368
      Chuck SchumerDNY$255,499$73,600
      Claire McCaskillDMO$212,671$147,897
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$263,000$84,394
      Debbie StabenowDMI$167,852$69,894
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$141,541$2,150
      Dick DurbinDIL$173,625$42,553
      Ed MarkeyDMA$109,700$201,060
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$87,838$1,271,775
      Harry ReidDNV$267,708$189,540
      Heidi HeitkampDND$62,188$58,876
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$132,682$247,747
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$179,830$300,988
      Joe DonnellyDIN$80,062$78,564
      Joe ManchinDWV$117,110$54,915
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,350$23,350
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$8,000
      Jon TesterDMT$133,971$147,967
      Kay HaganDNC$97,966$1,322,365
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$295,637$277,680
      Maria CantwellDWA$91,562$32,115
      Mark BegichDAK$140,693$306,924
      Mark PryorDAR$92,433$22,955
      Mark UdallDCO$224,910$340,068
      Mark WarnerDVA$110,300$354,461
      Martin HeinrichDNM$162,423$492,845
      Mary LandrieuDLA$185,713$78,086
      Mazie HironoDHI$39,050$92,338
      Michael BennetDCO$109,126$205,781
      Patrick LeahyDVT$74,062$76,100
      Patty MurrayDWA$81,550$151,873
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$80,640$6,750
      Ron WydenDOR$235,031$11,600
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$121,900$27,607
      Sherrod BrownDOH$272,551$385,642
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$180,980$575,501
      Tim JohnsonDSD$8,350$71,700
      Timothy KaineDVA$256,020$263,028
      Tom CarperDDE$62,700$14,050
      Tom HarkinDIA$13,050$37,703
      Tom UdallDNM$125,929$166,181
      Angus KingIME$46,500$27,415
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$261,280
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$400,022$310,988
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$41,900$29,883
      Bob CorkerRTN$102,950$42,330
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$133,025$103,649
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$58,600$59,800
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$76,500$442,598
      Daniel CoatsRIN$82,733$95,000
      David VitterRLA$104,619$211,225
      Dean HellerRNV$71,100$138,887
      Deb FischerRNE$39,900$104,637
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$119,350$1,199,505
      Jeff SessionsRAL$6,000$21,325
      Jerry MoranRKS$53,400$18,550
      Jim InhofeROK$23,325$79,675
      Jim RischRID$72,460$165,599
      John BarrassoRWY$85,700$27,450
      John BoozmanRAR$34,250$80,095
      John CornynRTX$110,201$203,816
      John HoevenRND$67,535$21,900
      John McCainRAZ$116,799$225,423
      John ThuneRSD$112,675$321,434
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,600$31,750
      Kelly AyotteRNH$137,898$164,411
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$263,050$48,838
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$83,400$7,650
      Marco RubioRFL$108,780$882,057
      Mark KirkRIL$643,598$227,044
      Mike CrapoRID$45,750$200
      Mike EnziRWY$69,725$7,250
      Mike JohannsRNE$29,150$12,100
      Mike LeeRUT$45,030$101,946
      Orrin HatchRUT$91,500$23,600
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$40,750$1,261,119
      Rand PaulRKY$5,500$404,529
      Richard BurrRNC$70,850$66,500
      Richard ShelbyRAL$27,250$5,700
      Rob PortmanROH$68,815$216,231
      Roger WickerRMS$120,861$72,675
      Ron JohnsonRWI$10,400$215,403
      Roy BluntRMO$120,500$199,836
      Susan CollinsRME$117,660$55,533
      Ted CruzRTX$98,754$1,270,139
      Tim ScottRSC$112,910$268,487
      Tom CoburnROK$47,445$111,443
      William Thad CochranRMS$94,500$7,000

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$41,900$29,883
      Kelly AyotteRNH$137,898$164,411
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$180,980$575,501
      John BarrassoRWY$85,700$27,450
      Mark BegichDAK$140,693$306,924
      Michael BennetDCO$109,126$205,781
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$80,640$6,750
      Roy BluntRMO$120,500$199,836
      John BoozmanRAR$34,250$80,095
      Barbara BoxerDCA$245,179$550,026
      Sherrod BrownDOH$272,551$385,642
      Richard BurrRNC$70,850$66,500
      Maria CantwellDWA$91,562$32,115
      Ben CardinDMD$238,493$32,750
      Tom CarperDDE$62,700$14,050
      Bob CaseyDPA$147,975$65,000
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$76,500$442,598
      Daniel CoatsRIN$82,733$95,000
      Tom CoburnROK$47,445$111,443
      William Thad CochranRMS$94,500$7,000
      Susan CollinsRME$117,660$55,533
      Chris CoonsDDE$146,974$49,117
      Bob CorkerRTN$102,950$42,330
      John CornynRTX$110,201$203,816
      Mike CrapoRID$45,750$200
      Ted CruzRTX$98,754$1,270,139
      Joe DonnellyDIN$80,062$78,564
      Dick DurbinDIL$173,625$42,553
      Mike EnziRWY$69,725$7,250
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$141,541$2,150
      Deb FischerRNE$39,900$104,637
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$119,350$1,199,505
      Alan FrankenDMN$140,564$673,530
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$295,637$277,680
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$263,050$48,838
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$58,600$59,800
      Kay HaganDNC$97,966$1,322,365
      Tom HarkinDIA$13,050$37,703
      Orrin HatchRUT$91,500$23,600
      Martin HeinrichDNM$162,423$492,845
      Heidi HeitkampDND$62,188$58,876
      Dean HellerRNV$71,100$138,887
      Mazie HironoDHI$39,050$92,338
      John HoevenRND$67,535$21,900
      Jim InhofeROK$23,325$79,675
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,600$31,750
      Mike JohannsRNE$29,150$12,100
      Ron JohnsonRWI$10,400$215,403
      Tim JohnsonDSD$8,350$71,700
      Timothy KaineDVA$256,020$263,028
      Angus KingIME$46,500$27,415
      Mark KirkRIL$643,598$227,044
      Amy KlobucharDMN$88,797$32,863
      Mary LandrieuDLA$185,713$78,086
      Patrick LeahyDVT$74,062$76,100
      Mike LeeRUT$45,030$101,946
      Carl LevinDMI$4,050$16,800
      Joe ManchinDWV$117,110$54,915
      Ed MarkeyDMA$109,700$201,060
      John McCainRAZ$116,799$225,423
      Claire McCaskillDMO$212,671$147,897
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$400,022$310,988
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$341,170$14,950
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$179,830$300,988
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$169,250$500
      Jerry MoranRKS$53,400$18,550
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$83,400$7,650
      Chris MurphyDCT$49,050$359,368
      Patty MurrayDWA$81,550$151,873
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$263,000$84,394
      Rand PaulRKY$5,500$404,529
      Rob PortmanROH$68,815$216,231
      Mark PryorDAR$92,433$22,955
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,350$23,350
      Harry ReidDNV$267,708$189,540
      Jim RischRID$72,460$165,599
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$133,025$103,649
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$8,000
      Marco RubioRFL$108,780$882,057
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$261,280
      Brian SchatzDHI$119,350$31,216
      Chuck SchumerDNY$255,499$73,600
      Tim ScottRSC$112,910$268,487
      Jeff SessionsRAL$6,000$21,325
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$132,682$247,747
      Richard ShelbyRAL$27,250$5,700
      Debbie StabenowDMI$167,852$69,894
      Jon TesterDMT$133,971$147,967
      John ThuneRSD$112,675$321,434
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$40,750$1,261,119
      Mark UdallDCO$224,910$340,068
      Tom UdallDNM$125,929$166,181
      David VitterRLA$104,619$211,225
      Mark WarnerDVA$110,300$354,461
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$87,838$1,271,775
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$121,900$27,607
      Roger WickerRMS$120,861$72,675
      Ron WydenDOR$235,031$11,600

      Interest Groups that support this bill

      $ Donated
      Pro-Israel$11,608,275

      Interest Groups that oppose this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$10,431,008
      Republican/Conservative$9,565,640
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