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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

      $11,920,264
      $11,920,264
      69% more
      $9,230,133
      $10,859,703
      $20,089,836
      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

      NamePartyStatesort icon$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Mark BegichDAK$154,128$359,008
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$83,400$10,150
      Jeff SessionsRAL$13,600$12,950
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$27,250$5,700
      John BoozmanRAR$34,250$80,095
      Mark L. PryorDAR$88,120$81,061
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$119,350$1,181,505
      John McCainRAZ$116,799$231,123
      Barbara BoxerDCA$245,179$548,476
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$140,541$1,650
      Michael F. BennetDCO$109,126$205,781
      Mark UdallDCO$307,210$626,497
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$80,640$6,750
      Chris MurphyDCT$49,050$349,568
      Tom CarperDDE$62,700$14,050
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$147,974$96,779
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$262,500$82,144
      Marco RubioRFL$107,880$915,862
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$76,500$423,848
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,600$31,750
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$39,050$89,538
      Brian SchatzDHI$132,550$68,814
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$58,600$59,800
      Tom HarkinDIA$8,050$28,653
      Mike CrapoRID$45,750$200
      Jim RischRID$81,560$90,439
      Dick DurbinDIL$184,250$89,143
      Mark KirkRIL$687,569$217,894
      Daniel CoatsRIN$82,733$95,000
      Joe DonnellyDIN$79,062$78,064
      Jerry MoranRKS$53,400$13,350
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$140,450$80,900
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$427,772$263,905
      Rand PaulRKY$5,500$363,729
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$239,353$148,390
      David VitterRLA$104,619$181,750
      Ed MarkeyDMA$132,950$430,398
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$87,838$1,345,277
      Ben CardinDMD$238,493$32,750
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$169,250$500
      Susan M. CollinsRME$115,410$31,250
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$46,500$27,415
      Carl LevinDMI$3,500$3,300
      Debbie StabenowDMI$167,852$69,894
      Al FrankenDMN$148,866$621,555
      Amy KlobucharDMN$89,547$32,863
      Roy BluntRMO$120,500$213,386
      Claire McCaskillDMO$212,671$147,897
      William Thad CochranRMS$58,750$7,000
      Roger F. WickerRMS$83,411$48,225
      Max BaucusDMT$29,749$6,250
      Jon TesterDMT$133,971$151,617
      Richard BurrRNC$70,850$66,500
      Kay R. HaganDNC$120,910$1,046,075
      Heidi HeitkampDND$62,188$58,876
      John HoevenRND$67,535$21,900
      Deb FischerRNE$39,900$104,637
      Mike JohannsRNE$2,000$1,750
      Kelly AyotteRNH$140,498$170,311
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$203,515$296,682
      Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$341,170$14,950
      Martin HeinrichDNM$158,623$316,101
      Tom UdallDNM$98,729$204,298
      Dean HellerRNV$71,100$130,037
      Harry ReidDNV$267,708$185,540
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$294,637$249,500
      Chuck SchumerDNY$258,999$73,600
      Sherrod BrownDOH$272,551$385,642
      Rob PortmanROH$68,815$222,851
      Tom CoburnROK$47,445$111,193
      Jim InhofeROK$26,575$57,639
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$127,202$298,229
      Ron WydenDOR$235,531$11,600
      Bob CaseyDPA$146,975$63,250
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$40,750$1,288,374
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$68,350$36,034
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$121,900$27,607
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$288,150$42,688
      Tim ScottRSC$128,546$289,287
      Tim JohnsonDSD$3,500$36,500
      John ThuneRSD$112,675$298,334
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$40,900$18,550
      Bob CorkerRTN$102,950$41,050
      John CornynRTX$114,566$163,005
      Ted CruzRTX$106,054$1,281,437
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$91,500$23,600
      Mike LeeRUT$45,030$88,746
      Tim KaineDVA$256,020$269,278
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$95,005$391,155
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,062$77,100
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$281,080
      Maria CantwellDWA$93,562$23,415
      Patty MurrayDWA$81,550$152,623
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$180,980$562,701
      Ron JohnsonRWI$10,400$215,403
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$117,110$54,915
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$85,700$26,900
      Mike EnziRWY$70,225$5,000

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$40,900$18,550
      Kelly AyotteRNH$140,498$170,311
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$180,980$562,701
      John BarrassoRWY$85,700$26,900
      Max BaucusDMT$29,749$6,250
      Mark BegichDAK$154,128$359,008
      Michael F. BennetDCO$109,126$205,781
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$80,640$6,750
      Roy BluntRMO$120,500$213,386
      John BoozmanRAR$34,250$80,095
      Barbara BoxerDCA$245,179$548,476
      Sherrod BrownDOH$272,551$385,642
      Richard BurrRNC$70,850$66,500
      Maria CantwellDWA$93,562$23,415
      Ben CardinDMD$238,493$32,750
      Tom CarperDDE$62,700$14,050
      Bob CaseyDPA$146,975$63,250
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$76,500$423,848
      Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$82,733$95,000
      Tom CoburnROK$47,445$111,193
      William Thad CochranRMS$58,750$7,000
      Susan M. CollinsRME$115,410$31,250
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$147,974$96,779
      Bob CorkerRTN$102,950$41,050
      John CornynRTX$114,566$163,005
      Mike CrapoRID$45,750$200
      Ted CruzRTX$106,054$1,281,437
      Joe DonnellyDIN$79,062$78,064
      Dick DurbinDIL$184,250$89,143
      Mike EnziRWY$70,225$5,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$140,541$1,650
      Deb FischerRNE$39,900$104,637
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$119,350$1,181,505
      Al FrankenDMN$148,866$621,555
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$294,637$249,500
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$288,150$42,688
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$58,600$59,800
      Kay R. HaganDNC$120,910$1,046,075
      Tom HarkinDIA$8,050$28,653
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$91,500$23,600
      Martin HeinrichDNM$158,623$316,101
      Heidi HeitkampDND$62,188$58,876
      Dean HellerRNV$71,100$130,037
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$39,050$89,538
      John HoevenRND$67,535$21,900
      Jim InhofeROK$26,575$57,639
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,600$31,750
      Mike JohannsRNE$2,000$1,750
      Ron JohnsonRWI$10,400$215,403
      Tim JohnsonDSD$3,500$36,500
      Tim KaineDVA$256,020$269,278
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$46,500$27,415
      Mark KirkRIL$687,569$217,894
      Amy KlobucharDMN$89,547$32,863
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$239,353$148,390
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,062$77,100
      Mike LeeRUT$45,030$88,746
      Carl LevinDMI$3,500$3,300
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$117,110$54,915
      Ed MarkeyDMA$132,950$430,398
      John McCainRAZ$116,799$231,123
      Claire McCaskillDMO$212,671$147,897
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$427,772$263,905
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$341,170$14,950
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$127,202$298,229
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$169,250$500
      Jerry MoranRKS$53,400$13,350
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$83,400$10,150
      Chris MurphyDCT$49,050$349,568
      Patty MurrayDWA$81,550$152,623
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$262,500$82,144
      Rand PaulRKY$5,500$363,729
      Rob PortmanROH$68,815$222,851
      Mark L. PryorDAR$88,120$81,061
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$68,350$36,034
      Harry ReidDNV$267,708$185,540
      Jim RischRID$81,560$90,439
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$140,450$80,900
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$107,880$915,862
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$281,080
      Brian SchatzDHI$132,550$68,814
      Chuck SchumerDNY$258,999$73,600
      Tim ScottRSC$128,546$289,287
      Jeff SessionsRAL$13,600$12,950
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$203,515$296,682
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$27,250$5,700
      Debbie StabenowDMI$167,852$69,894
      Jon TesterDMT$133,971$151,617
      John ThuneRSD$112,675$298,334
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$40,750$1,288,374
      Mark UdallDCO$307,210$626,497
      Tom UdallDNM$98,729$204,298
      David VitterRLA$104,619$181,750
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$95,005$391,155
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$87,838$1,345,277
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$121,900$27,607
      Roger F. WickerRMS$83,411$48,225
      Ron WydenDOR$235,531$11,600

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Pro-Israel$11,920,264

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$10,859,703
      Republican/Conservative$9,230,133
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