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) 
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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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      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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      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 supported this bill

      9 organizations opposed 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 interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2014.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Vote
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$42,483Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$167,411Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$770,927Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$27,450Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$10,550Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$0$442,748Yes
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$377,942Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$86,056Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$200,336Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$0$80,095Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$760,118Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$526,029Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$79,750Not Voting
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$155,328Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$0$51,525Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$0$26,600Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$113,254Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$442,598Not Voting
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$95,000Not Voting
      Tom CoburnROK$0$111,443Not Voting
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$20,550Yes
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$83,133Yes
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$92,644Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$42,330Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$203,816Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$1,500No
      Ted CruzRTX$0$1,271,389No
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$147,114Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$87,753Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$7,250Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$20,500Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$104,637Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,199,505No
      Al FrankenDMN$0$830,396Yes
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$391,714Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$81,551Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800Yes
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$1,465,293Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$51,503Yes
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$24,600No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$858,628Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$73,626Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$144,887No
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$153,774Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$21,900Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$0$79,675Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$36,650Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$12,600Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$215,403No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$77,000Yes
      Tim KaineDVA$0$537,018Yes
      John F. KerryDMA$0$46,836Yes
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$69,985Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$246,854Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$55,263Yes
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$122,416Not Voting
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$48,100Yes
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$96,450Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$101,946No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$22,510Yes
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$105,865Yes
      John McCainRAZ$0$225,423Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$174,147Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$316,588Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$62,450Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$503,066Yes
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$30,100Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$19,050Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$20,800Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$550,124Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$255,830Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$164,476Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$404,529No
      Rob PortmanROH$0$221,231Yes
      Mark L. PryorDAR$0$72,555Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$32,060Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$0$340,499Yes
      Jim RischRID$0$166,599No
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$103,649Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$22,700Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$894,970No
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$332,020No
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$140,334Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$132,000Yes
      Tim ScottRSC$0$270,487No
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$21,325No
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$357,842Yes
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$10,400No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$116,035Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$427,902Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$329,834Yes
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,273,169No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$703,261Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$330,982Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$234,025No
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$391,411Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,494,753Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$122,990Yes
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$78,475Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$25,350Yes

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Vote
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$42,483Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$167,411Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$770,927Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$27,450Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$10,550Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$0$442,748Yes
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$377,942Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$86,056Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$200,336Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$0$80,095Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$760,118Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$526,029Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$79,750Not Voting
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$155,328Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$0$51,525Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$0$26,600Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$113,254Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$442,598Not Voting
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$95,000Not Voting
      Tom CoburnROK$0$111,443Not Voting
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$20,550Yes
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$83,133Yes
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$92,644Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$42,330Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$203,816Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$1,500No
      Ted CruzRTX$0$1,271,389No
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$147,114Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$87,753Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$7,250Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$20,500Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$104,637Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$1,199,505No
      Al FrankenDMN$0$830,396Yes
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$391,714Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$81,551Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800Yes
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$1,465,293Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$51,503Yes
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$24,600No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$858,628Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$73,626Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$144,887No
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$153,774Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$21,900Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$0$79,675Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$36,650Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$12,600Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$215,403No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$77,000Yes
      Tim KaineDVA$0$537,018Yes
      John F. KerryDMA$0$46,836Yes
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$69,985Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$246,854Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$55,263Yes
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$122,416Not Voting
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$48,100Yes
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$96,450Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$101,946No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$22,510Yes
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$105,865Yes
      John McCainRAZ$0$225,423Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$174,147Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$316,588Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$62,450Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$503,066Yes
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$30,100Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$19,050Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$20,800Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$550,124Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$255,830Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$164,476Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$404,529No
      Rob PortmanROH$0$221,231Yes
      Mark L. PryorDAR$0$72,555Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$32,060Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$0$340,499Yes
      Jim RischRID$0$166,599No
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$103,649Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$22,700Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$894,970No
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$332,020No
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$140,334Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$132,000Yes
      Tim ScottRSC$0$270,487No
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$21,325No
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$357,842Yes
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$10,400No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$116,035Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$427,902Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$329,834Yes
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,273,169No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$703,261Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$330,982Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$234,025No
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$391,411Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,494,753Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$122,990Yes
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$78,475Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$25,350Yes

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      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$10,323,874
      Republican/Conservative$9,565,640
      Environmental policy$4,512,702
      Communications & hi-tech unions$449,600
      Automotive Unions$361,832
      Human Rights$41,800
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