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.

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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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      Contributions

      1. July 2008 For $0 Against $471,838
      2. August 2008 For $0 Against $696,362
      3. September 2008 For $0 Against $1,695,785
      4. October 2008 For $0 Against $2,002,413
      5. November 2008 For $0 Against $640,847
      6. December 2008 For $0 Against $138,244
      7. January 2009 For $0 Against $46,950
      8. February 2009 For $0 Against $98,331
      9. March 2009 For $0 Against $218,029
      10. April 2009 For $0 Against $140,850
      11. May 2009 For $0 Against $476,908
      12. June 2009 For $0 Against $413,641
      13. July 2009 For $0 Against $115,767
      14. August 2009 For $0 Against $96,468
      15. September 2009 For $0 Against $353,442
      16. October 2009 For $0 Against $94,504
      17. November 2009 For $0 Against $180,276
      18. December 2009 For $0 Against $366,371
      19. January 2010 For $0 Against $152,745
      20. February 2010 For $0 Against $204,595
      21. March 2010 For $0 Against $520,198
      22. April 2010 For $0 Against $295,956
      23. May 2010 For $0 Against $440,857
      24. June 2010 For $0 Against $587,874
      25. July 2010 For $0 Against $239,446
      26. August 2010 For $0 Against $462,728
      27. September 2010 For $0 Against $785,142
      28. October 2010 For $0 Against $1,050,561
      29. November 2010 For $0 Against $40,797
      30. December 2010 For $0 Against $71,735
      31. January 2011 For $0 Against $71,300
      32. February 2011 For $0 Against $227,075
      33. March 2011 For $0 Against $416,255
      34. April 2011 For $0 Against $97,725
      35. May 2011 For $0 Against $158,750
      36. June 2011 For $0 Against $419,553
      37. July 2011 For $0 Against $88,598
      38. August 2011 For $0 Against $164,476
      39. September 2011 For $0 Against $565,072
      40. October 2011 For $0 Against $194,389
      41. November 2011 For $0 Against $206,125
      42. December 2011 For $0 Against $388,451
      43. January 2012 For $0 Against $218,136
      44. February 2012 For $0 Against $216,039
      45. March 2012 For $0 Against $629,745
      46. April 2012 For $0 Against $217,527
      47. May 2012 For $0 Against $410,976
      48. June 2012 For $0 Against $730,134
      49. July 2012 For $0 Against $374,943
      50. August 2012 For $0 Against $539,194
      51. September 2012 For $0 Against $1,574,214
      52. October 2012 For $0 Against $1,161,338
      53. November 2012 For $0 Against $200,203
      54. December 2012 For $0 Against $63,442
      55. January 2013 For $0 Against $33,064
      56. February 2013 For $0 Against $56,681
      57. March 2013 For $0 Against $204,687
      58. April 2013 For $0 Against $103,802
      59. May 2013 For $0 Against $156,484
      60. June 2013 For $0 Against $109,567
      61. July 2013 For $0 Against $86,004
      62. August 2013 For $0 Against $78,035
      63. September 2013 For $0 Against $206,306
      64. October 2013 For $0 Against $114,227
      65. November 2013 For $0 Against $124,743
      66. December 2013 For $0 Against $202,731
      67. January 2014 For $0 Against $83,601
      68. February 2014 For $0 Against $185,290
      69. March 2014 For $0 Against $294,036
      70. April 2014 For $0 Against $205,265
      71. May 2014 For $0 Against $219,693
      72. June 2014 For $0 Against $357,912

      Votes

      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 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 Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      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 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 CollinsRME$0$83,133Yes
      Chris 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
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$830,396Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$391,714Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$81,551Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800Yes
      Kay HaganDNC$0$1,465,293Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$51,503Yes
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$24,600No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$858,628Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$73,626Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$144,887No
      Mazie 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
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$537,018Yes
      John KerryDMA$0$46,836Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$69,985Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$246,854Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$55,263Yes
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$122,416Not Voting
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$48,100Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$96,450Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$101,946No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$22,510Yes
      Joe ManchinDWV$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 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 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 ShelbyRAL$0$10,400No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$116,035Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$427,902Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$329,834Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,273,169No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$703,261Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$330,982Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$234,025No
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$391,411Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,494,753Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$122,990Yes
      Roger WickerRMS$0$78,475Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$25,350Yes

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      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 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 CollinsRME$0$83,133Yes
      Chris 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
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$830,396Yes
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$391,714Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$81,551Not Voting
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800Yes
      Kay HaganDNC$0$1,465,293Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$51,503Yes
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$24,600No
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$858,628Yes
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$73,626Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$0$144,887No
      Mazie 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
      Timothy KaineDVA$0$537,018Yes
      John KerryDMA$0$46,836Yes
      Angus KingIME$0$69,985Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$0$246,854Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$55,263Yes
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$122,416Not Voting
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$48,100Yes
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$96,450Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$0$101,946No
      Carl LevinDMI$0$22,510Yes
      Joe ManchinDWV$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 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 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 ShelbyRAL$0$10,400No
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$116,035Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$0$427,902Yes
      John ThuneRSD$0$329,834Yes
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,273,169No
      Mark UdallDCO$0$703,261Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$0$330,982Yes
      David VitterRLA$0$234,025No
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$391,411Yes
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$1,494,753Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$122,990Yes
      Roger WickerRMS$0$78,475Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$0$25,350Yes

      Interest Groups that support this bill

      $ Donated

      Interest Groups that oppose 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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