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

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Summary:
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.

3/5 required to pass

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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      ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyStateVote
      Lett, MarieRepublican/Conservative$5001/2/09David VitterRLANo
      Clinton, Thomas X MrRepublican/Conservative$5001/8/09James RischRIDNo
      Crawford, BrendaRepublican/Conservative$2501/10/09Jerry MoranRKSYes
      Strasenburgh, Ada a MrsRepublican/Conservative$2501/14/09James RischRIDNo
      Ward, Jean RRepublican/Conservative$3001/14/09John ThuneRSDYes
      National Republican Trust PacRepublican/Conservative$2,3001/16/09John ThuneRSDYes
      National Republican Trust PacRepublican/Conservative$2001/16/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Jenkins, Phil MrRepublican/Conservative$-2,7001/19/09James RischRIDNo
      Snyder, William MrRepublican/Conservative$-2,0001/19/09James RischRIDNo
      Dyke, David aRepublican/Conservative$2501/21/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Wheeler, Florence F MrsRepublican/Conservative$1,0001/21/09John McCainRAZYes
      O'brien, Patricia MrsRepublican/Conservative$2501/23/09James RischRIDNo
      Richardson, MonteRepublican/Conservative$2501/23/09David VitterRLANo
      Allbaugh, JoeRepublican/Conservative$5001/30/09Richard BurrRNCNot Voting
      Allbaugh, Joe M MrRepublican/Conservative$5002/2/09John IsaksonRGAYes
      Diamond, William JRepublican/Conservative$1,8752/3/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Diamond, William JRepublican/Conservative$4252/3/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Doumakes, DorothyRepublican/Conservative$5002/5/09Mark KirkRILYes
      Dulin, SusanRepublican/Conservative$2502/5/09David VitterRLANo
      Wheeler, Florence FRepublican/Conservative$2,3002/5/09Mark KirkRILYes
      Ferry, Richard MRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/7/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Mayer, Allan CRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/7/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Richardson, Monte MissRepublican/Conservative$2002/7/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Zimmerman, WilliamRepublican/Conservative$5002/7/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Engel, William RRepublican/Conservative$3002/9/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Hunt, Kenneth CRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/9/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Renew America NowRepublican/Conservative$2,3002/9/09Harry ReidDNVYes
      Renew America NowRepublican/Conservative$2,3002/9/09Harry ReidDNVYes
      Americans in Contact PacRepublican/Conservative$2502/10/09Jerry MoranRKSYes
      Anderson, Taz L MrRepublican/Conservative$8002/10/09John IsaksonRGAYes
      Anderson, Taz L MrRepublican/Conservative$2002/10/09John IsaksonRGAYes
      Brown, Sandra aRepublican/Conservative$2002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Bruce, Harry LRepublican/Conservative$3002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Burney, Kathryn GRepublican/Conservative$8002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Butterwick, Darrell DRepublican/Conservative$2002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Clinton, Thomas X MrRepublican/Conservative$5002/11/09James RischRIDNo
      Field, Gingerlee CRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Helm, Ella MRepublican/Conservative$2002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Mackenzie, DavidRepublican/Conservative$-1,0002/11/09Mark KirkRILYes
      Malone, Robert ERepublican/Conservative$2002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Nisselius, Jack KRepublican/Conservative$2002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Swain, Robert LRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Swanson, Melinda aRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Word, Tim DRepublican/Conservative$7002/11/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Cecchi, MercedesRepublican/Conservative$-1,7002/12/09Roger WickerRMSYes
      Miller, MichaelRepublican/Conservative$2002/12/09Richard BurrRNCNot Voting
      Atkins, Thomas MrRepublican/Conservative$2,4002/13/09Robert PortmanROHYes
      Atkins, Thomas MrRepublican/Conservative$2,4002/13/09Robert PortmanROHYes
      Burgess, LoisRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/13/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Chailland, DonaldRepublican/Conservative$1,7002/13/09David VitterRLANo
      Chailland, DonaldRepublican/Conservative$2002/13/09David VitterRLANo
      Lupton, Thomas a Mr JrRepublican/Conservative$5002/16/09James RischRIDNo
      Valinet, Eloise MsRepublican/Conservative$4002/16/09James RischRIDNo
      Griffith, Richard SRepublican/Conservative$2502/18/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Lincoln Club of Orange CountyRepublican/Conservative$2,5002/18/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Javits, Eric M AmbassadorRepublican/Conservative$2502/19/09John McCainRAZYes
      Nelson, ThomasRepublican/Conservative$2002/19/09Lisa MurkowskiRAKYes
      Nisselius, Jack KRepublican/Conservative$2002/19/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Warth, Philip R JrRepublican/Conservative$5002/19/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Welch, Margaret MrsRepublican/Conservative$1,5002/19/09James RischRIDNo
      Collins, James aRepublican/Conservative$2002/20/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Davis, Lois MrsRepublican/Conservative$3002/20/09James RischRIDNo
      O'brien, Patricia MrsRepublican/Conservative$2002/23/09James RischRIDNo
      Finell, Charles MrRepublican/Conservative$6002/24/09James RischRIDNo
      Friess, Stephen aRepublican/Conservative$5002/24/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Rothgeb, Edgar ERepublican/Conservative$4002/24/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Virginia Red StateRepublican/Conservative$502/24/09Mitch McConnellRKYYes
      Virginia Red StateRepublican/Conservative$502/24/09Richard ShelbyRALNo
      Virginia Red StateRepublican/Conservative$502/24/09Thomas CoburnROKNot Voting
      Warren, Jean MRepublican/Conservative$2502/24/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Nesbitt, Robert D ColRepublican/Conservative$2002/25/09John IsaksonRGAYes
      Republican Main Street PartnershipRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/25/09Mark KirkRILYes
      Wells, Marion GRepublican/Conservative$1,0002/25/09John ThuneRSDYes
      Eckman, Jack H MrRepublican/Conservative$3002/26/09James RischRIDNo
      Lincoln Club of Northern CaliforniaRepublican/Conservative$1,3682/26/09Robert PortmanROHYes
      Helm, Ella M MsRepublican/Conservative$2002/27/09John IsaksonRGAYes
      Pool, Jacqueline C MrsRepublican/Conservative$2502/27/09James RischRIDNo
      Marangos, John PRepublican/Conservative$2002/28/09John ThuneRSDYes
      0 Organizations Support and 9 Oppose; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      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 Republican/Conservative interest groups, January 1, 2009 – February 28, 2009.
      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$0Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
      Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$700Not Voting
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Not Voting
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Not Voting
      Tom CoburnROK$0$50Not Voting
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
      Ted CruzRTX$0$0No
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0No
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$0Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
      Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$0No
      Mazie HironoDHI$0$0Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,900Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$0Yes
      John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$0Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$2,800Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Not Voting
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
      John McCainRAZ$0$1,250Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$50Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$500Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$200Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$0Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
      Rob PortmanROH$0$6,168Yes
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$0$4,600Yes
      Jim RischRID$0$850No
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
      Tim ScottRSC$0$0No
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$50No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$22,150Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$0Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$2,900No
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
      Roger WickerRMS$0$-1,700Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Vote
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
      Michael BennetDCO$0$11,100Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$12,350Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$0$700Not Voting
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Not Voting
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Not Voting
      Tom CoburnROK$0$50Not Voting
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
      John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
      Ted CruzRTX$0$0No
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$1,000Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
      Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0No
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$32,313Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$14,500Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
      Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$0No
      Mazie HironoDHI$0$0Yes
      John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,900Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0No
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$0Yes
      John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$0Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$2,800Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$500Yes
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Not Voting
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
      John McCainRAZ$0$1,250Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$50Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$2,000Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$500Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$200Yes
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$0Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$5,800Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
      Rob PortmanROH$0$6,168Yes
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$0$14,350Yes
      Jim RischRID$0$850No
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$13,500Yes
      Tim ScottRSC$0$0No
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$50No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$22,150Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$0Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$2,900No
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
      Roger WickerRMS$0$-1,700Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

      Interest Groups that support this bill

      $ Donated

      Interest Groups that oppose this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$70,763
      Republican/Conservative$42,468
      Communications & hi-tech unions$15,000
      Environmental policy$12,550
      Automotive Unions$4,500
      Human Rights$0
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