S.Res. 15 - A Resolution to Improve Procedures for the Consideration of Legislation and Nominations in the Senate.

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A resolution to improve procedures for the consideration of legislation and nominations in the Senate. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill passed both the House and Senate and is being presented to the President. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on January 24, 2013.

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voted YES: 78 voted NO: 16
6 voted present/not voting

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A Resolution to Improve Procedures for the Consideration of Legislation and Nominations in the Senate.

S.Res. 15 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A resolution to improve procedures for the consideration of legislation and nominations in the Senate. (by CRS)
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Title
A resolution to improve procedures for the consideration of legislation and nominations in the Senate.
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    Sponsor
    Harry Reid
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Congress
    • Federal district courts
    • Federal officials
    • Judges
    • Legislative rules and procedure
    • Senate
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      Major Actions
      Introduced1/24/2013
      Amendments (1 proposed)
      Passed Senate1/24/2013
      Bill History
      Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
      select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.1/24/2013DID NOT PASS by voice vote
      currently selectedSenateS.Res. 15: A resolution to improve procedures for the consideration of legislation and nominations in the Senate.1/24/2013This bill PASSED the Senate
      78 voted YES 16 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced1/24/2013
      1/24/2013Submitted in the Senate.
      1/24/2013Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
      1/24/2013Amendment SA 3 proposed by Senator Lee.
      select this voteVote1/24/2013Amendment SA 3 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
      currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage1/24/2013S.Res. 15: A resolution to improve procedures for the consideration of legislation and nominations in the Senate.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
      select this voteS. Amdt. 3Lee, Mike [R-UT]January 24, 2013Failed by voice vote on January 23, 2013.

      To amend the Standing Rules of the Senate to reform the filibuster rules to improve the daily process of the Senate.

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      Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      oppose this bill

      $155,798
      $563
      $5,629
      $51,507
      $5,089
      $39,333
      YES$257,920
      60% more
      $16,643
      $59
      $688
      $7,114
      $306
      $387,362
      NO$412,171
      0 Organizations Support and 9 Oppose; See Which Ones

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      A Resolution to Improve Procedures for the Consideration of Legislation and Nominations in the Senate.: S.Res. 15: A resolution to improve procedures for the consideration of legislation and nominations in the Senate.

      0 organizations support this bill

      9 organizations oppose this bill

      Alliance for Justice
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      Brennan Center for Justice
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      Common Cause
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      Communications Workers of America
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      Heritage Foundation
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      Progressive Change Campaign Committee
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      Sierra Club
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      United Automobile Workers
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.
      Voices for Progress
      Bolton, Alexander (2013, January 24). Liberals Irate as Senate Passes Watered-Down Filibuster Reform. The Hill. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/279237-liberals-irate-as-senate-passes-watered-down-filibuster-reform.

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      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      NamePartyStatesort icon$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Vote
      Mark BegichDAK$0$506,040Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$19,900Yes
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$44,300No
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$10,400No
      John BoozmanRAR$0$80,095Yes
      Mark PryorDAR$0$44,550Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,259,563No
      John McCainRAZ$0$220,423Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$822,743Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$20,500Yes
      Michael BennetDCO$0$376,942Yes
      Mark UdallDCO$0$662,703Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$85,806Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$579,934Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$0$26,600Yes
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$82,304Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$166,026Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$867,934No
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$463,598Not Voting
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$36,650Yes
      Mazie HironoDHI$0$156,774Yes
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$54,601Yes
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$74,313Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$1,500No
      Jim RischRID$0$231,059No
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$93,013Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$299,304Yes
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$95,000Not Voting
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$152,414Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$27,900Yes
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$136,049Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$411,513Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$366,550No
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$122,024Not Voting
      David VitterRLA$0$280,275No
      John KerryDMA$0$104,786Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,484,753Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$0$52,525Yes
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$33,400Yes
      Susan CollinsRME$0$89,783Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$69,985Yes
      Carl LevinDMI$0$78,398Yes
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$116,285Yes
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$1,006,955Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$55,263Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$205,636Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$174,147Yes
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$13,950Yes
      Roger WickerRMS$0$129,075Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$55,025Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$432,802Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$82,050Not Voting
      Kay HaganDNC$0$1,820,198Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$73,626Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$21,900Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$104,637Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$47,876Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$149,161Yes
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$496,158Yes
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$149,578Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$61,450Yes
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$1,042,930Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$661,263Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$152,937No
      Harry ReidDNV$0$342,499Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$431,147Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$132,000Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$525,029Yes
      Rob PortmanROH$0$220,131Yes
      Tom CoburnROK$0$111,443Not Voting
      Jim InhofeROK$0$121,675Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$545,213Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$25,100Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$113,004Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,248,979No
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$47,460Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$123,990Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$65,913Not Voting
      Tim ScottRSC$0$242,137No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$135,824Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$335,279Yes
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$49,433Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$44,080Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$267,093Yes
      Ted CruzRTX$0$1,246,939No
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$24,600No
      Mike LeeRUT$0$75,146No
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$531,479Yes
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$698,467Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$99,750Yes
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$327,020No
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$173,928Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$257,330Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$784,237Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$215,403No
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$105,865Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$32,300Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$39,750Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$7,250Yes

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Vote
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$49,433Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$149,161Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$784,237Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$39,750Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$55,025Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$0$506,040Yes
      Michael BennetDCO$0$376,942Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$85,806Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$205,636Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$0$80,095Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$822,743Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$525,029Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$82,050Not Voting
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$173,928Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$0$52,525Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$0$26,600Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$113,004Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$463,598Not Voting
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$95,000Not Voting
      Tom CoburnROK$0$111,443Not Voting
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$13,950Yes
      Susan CollinsRME$0$89,783Yes
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$82,304Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$44,080Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$267,093Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$1,500No
      Ted CruzRTX$0$1,246,939No
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$152,414Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$93,013Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$7,250Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$20,500Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$104,637Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,259,563No
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$1,006,955Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$431,147Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$65,913Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800Yes
      Kay HaganDNC$0$1,820,198Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$74,313Yes
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$24,600No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$1,042,930Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$73,626Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$152,937No
      Mazie HironoDHI$0$156,774Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$21,900Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$0$121,675Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$36,650Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$47,876Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$215,403No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$135,824Yes
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$531,479Yes
      John KerryDMA$0$104,786Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$69,985Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$299,304Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$55,263Yes
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$122,024Not Voting
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$149,578Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$99,750Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$75,146No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$78,398Yes
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$105,865Yes
      John McCainRAZ$0$220,423Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$174,147Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$411,513Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$61,450Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$545,213Yes
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$33,400Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$27,900Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$19,900Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$579,934Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$257,330Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$166,026Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$366,550No
      Rob PortmanROH$0$220,131Yes
      Mark PryorDAR$0$44,550Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$47,460Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$0$342,499Yes
      Jim RischRID$0$231,059No
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$136,049Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$32,300Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$867,934No
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$327,020No
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$54,601Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$132,000Yes
      Tim ScottRSC$0$242,137No
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$44,300No
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$496,158Yes
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$10,400No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$116,285Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$432,802Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$335,279Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,248,979No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$662,703Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$661,263Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$280,275No
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$698,467Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,484,753Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$123,990Yes
      Roger WickerRMS$0$129,075Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$25,100Yes

      Interest Groups that support this bill

      $ Donated

      Interest Groups that oppose this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$12,534,015
      Republican/Conservative$10,052,606
      Environmental policy$4,169,122
      Communications & hi-tech unions$450,100
      Automotive Unions$401,832
      Human Rights$44,850
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