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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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 Democratic/Liberal, which…

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      Democratic/Liberal [About]
      Average given to Senators who voted:
      $154,144
      YES$154,144
      89% less
      $16,643
      NO$16,643
      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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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Democratic/Liberal interest groups, January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2013.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Vote
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$200Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$585,851Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$47,225Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$0$332,967Yes
      Michael BennetDCO$0$204,281Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$6,500Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$598,801Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$385,642Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0Not Voting
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$53,665Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$0$32,750Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$0$14,050Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$64,750Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Not Voting
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Not Voting
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0Not Voting
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$37,027Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
      Ted CruzRTX$0$0No
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$83,364Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$54,486Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$650Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0No
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$787,320Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$308,963Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
      Kay HaganDNC$0$1,756,501Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$52,653Yes
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$653,915Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$58,876Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$0No
      Mazie HironoDHI$0$92,338Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$123,274Yes
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$248,978Yes
      John KerryDMA$0$98,616Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$27,415Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$4,720Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$32,863Yes
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$111,508Not Voting
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$131,775Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$75,200Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$68,228Yes
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$54,915Yes
      John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$146,897Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$13,950Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$384,696Yes
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$2,800Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$385,368Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$151,873Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$85,144Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
      Mark PryorDAR$0$14,450Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$35,450Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$0$184,940Yes
      Jim RischRID$0$0No
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$10,500Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$5,000No
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$261,280No
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$13,566Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$73,600Yes
      Tim ScottRSC$0$0No
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$367,958Yes
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$70,144Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$154,967Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$405,356Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$464,597Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$0No
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$669,759Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,269,225Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$27,607Yes
      Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$11,600Yes

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Vote
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$43,233Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$145,111Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$781,487Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$39,750Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$55,025Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$0$469,641Yes
      Michael BennetDCO$0$375,942Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$83,806Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$205,636Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$0$80,095Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$823,243Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$525,029Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$82,050Not Voting
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$165,378Yes
      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$87,533Yes
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$73,554Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$44,080Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$238,248Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$1,500No
      Ted CruzRTX$0$1,166,703No
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$152,414Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$88,996Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$7,250Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$20,000Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$104,637Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,256,463No
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$957,523Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$431,147Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$24,000Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800Yes
      Kay HaganDNC$0$1,827,381Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$74,313Yes
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$24,600No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$1,041,930Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$73,626Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$150,437No
      Mazie HironoDHI$0$156,774Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$21,900Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$0$108,375Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$36,650Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$47,876Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$215,403No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$135,824Yes
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$522,979Yes
      John KerryDMA$0$104,786Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$69,985Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$298,204Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$55,263Yes
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$112,074Not Voting
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$149,578Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$98,550Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$62,296No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$78,398Yes
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$105,865Yes
      John McCainRAZ$0$220,423Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$173,147Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$374,183Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$61,450Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$516,688Yes
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$33,400Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$27,900Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$19,900Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$574,684Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$257,330Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$162,026Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$301,635No
      Rob PortmanROH$0$214,431Yes
      Mark PryorDAR$0$36,850Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$45,260Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$0$335,899Yes
      Jim RischRID$0$231,059No
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$130,249Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$32,300Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$822,676No
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$327,020No
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$47,551Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$132,000Yes
      Tim ScottRSC$0$220,037No
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$44,300No
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$477,958Yes
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$10,400No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$116,285Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$432,802Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$329,608Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,227,732No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$608,871Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$646,967Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$280,275No
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$685,642Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,484,753Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$123,740Yes
      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$12,400,994
      Republican/Conservative$9,662,424
      Environmental policy$4,009,117
      Communications & hi-tech unions$449,100
      Automotive Unions$393,832
      Human Rights$44,600
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