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S. 2123 - Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. View amendments 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015

S. 2123 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015
  • CORRECTIONS Act
  • Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers In Our National System Act of 2015
  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015
  • CORRECTIONS Act
  • Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers In Our National System Act of 2015
  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015
Sponsor
Chuck Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Chemical and biological weapons
  • Child health
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Mental health
  • Military assistance, sales, and agreements
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Terrorism
  • Trade restrictions
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Violent crime
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/01/2015
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/01/2015
10/01/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
10/01/2015Introduced in Senate
10/19/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Put on a legislative calendar10/22/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
10/26/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Grassley with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar10/26/2015Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 279.
4/28/2016
4/28/2016Senate amendment submitted
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 3884Grassley, Charles [R-IA]April 28, 2016Offered on April 27, 2016.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

39 times as much
$45,000
$43,350
$7,379,240
$14,631,643
$612,336
$547,752
$57,657,794
$525,766
$106,651
$113,000
$629,894
$121,500
$250
$445,214
$50,871
$329,374
$587,558
$563,701
$2,933,438
$815,726
$88,140,058
$2,252,451
$2,252,451

opposed this bill

Pro-Guns
Civil servant/public employee (split)
Police & firefighters unions & associations (split)
107 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015

107 organizations supported this bill

Able Americans
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Africa Faith & Justice Network
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
African American Mayors Association
African American Mayors Association (2016, January 11). Mayors and Chiefs of Police Urge Congress to Quickly Enact the Bipartisan Sentencing and Reform. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from African American Mayors Association.
African American Ministers in Action
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
African American Republican Leadership Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Aleph Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Alliance of Baptists
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
American Baptist Churches USA
American Baptist Churches USA (2016, July 18). ABCUSA Regional Executive Part of Interreligious Call for Criminal Justice Reform in Washington, D.C.. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from American Baptist Churches USA.
American Baptist Home Mission Societies
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
American Bar Association
Brown, Paulette (2015, October 1). Statement of Paulette Brown, president, American Bar Association Re: The Senate’s introduction of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from American Bar Association.
American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU (2015, October 1). ACLU Comment on Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act Introduction. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from ACLU.
American Jail Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, January 28). County officials urge passage of criminal justice reform measures. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from National Association of Counties.
Americans for Tax Reform
Coalition for Public Safety (2015, October 1). We Welcome Bipartisan Senate Efforts to Advance Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reforms. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Coalition for Public Safety.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, National Council of Asian Pacific Americans & Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (2016, January 22). National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), and Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Launch #AAPI4SentencingReform. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from National Council of Asian Pacific Americans.
Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
Bend the Arc Jewish Action
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Bread for the World
Mitchell, Eric (2015, October 19). Breaking the cycle of mass incarceration. Retrieved October 19, 2015, from Bread for the World.
Brennan Center for Justice
Brennan Center for Justice (2015, October 1). Bipartisan Justice Reform Bill is Best Chance in a Generation to Reduce Incarceration. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Brennan Center for Justice.
Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth (2015, October 22). Senate Judiciary Committee passes crime bill. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth.
Catholic Charities USA
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015, October 7). USCCB Committee Chair And CCUSA President Welcome Bi-Partisan Leadership On Criminal Justice Bill. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Center for American Progress
Coalition for Public Safety (2015, October 1). We Welcome Bipartisan Senate Efforts to Advance Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reforms. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Coalition for Public Safety.
Center for Children's Law and Policy
Soler, Mark, Szanyi, Jason & Lutz, Jennifer (2016, January 14). Center for Children's Law and Policy - Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Retrieved August 11, 2016, from Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Christian Reformed Church Office of Social Justice
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Church of Scientology
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Church of the Brethren
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Coalition for Public Safety
Coalition for Public Safety (2015, October 1). We Welcome Bipartisan Senate Efforts to Advance Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reforms. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Coalition for Public Safety.
Coalition on Human Needs
Imbery, Lecia (2016, January 14). On Sentencing Reform, Bipartisanship Isn't Dead. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from Coalition on Human Needs.
Community Youth Center of San Francisco
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
Conference of Major Superiors of Men
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Disciples Center for Public Witness
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Disciples Home Missions
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Drug Policy Alliance
Drug Policy Alliance (2015, October 1). Senate Reaches Significant Deal to Reduce Prison Population and Reform Mandatory Minimums. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Episcopal Church
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Faith & Freedom Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Faith in Public Life
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Families Against Mandatory Minimums (2015, October 1). Reform Compromise, Calls Mandatory Sentencing Reforms Long Overdue. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Families Against Mandatory Minimums.
Franciscan Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Frederick Douglass Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
FreedomWorks
Coalition for Public Safety (2015, October 1). We Welcome Bipartisan Senate Efforts to Advance Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reforms. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Coalition for Public Safety.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Friends Committee on National Legislation (2015, October 15). FCNL Supports Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved October 19, 2015, from Friends Committee on National Legislation.
Global Justice Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Ignatian Solidarity Network
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Institute for Policy Studies
Dolan, Karen (2015, October 1). A Significant Step Forward on the Road to Reform. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Institute for Policy Studies.
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Cunningham, Terrence (2016, May 11). Letter of Support for S. 2123. Retrieved May 16, 2016, from International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Islamic Society of North America
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Justice Fellowship
Justice Fellowship (2015, October 1). Senators Announce Federal Prison and Sentencing Reform. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from Justice Fellowship.
Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Office of the Comboni Missionaries, North American Province
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Koch Industries
Holden, Mark V. (2016, April 28). Statement in Support of Revisions to S. 2123, The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Koch Industries.
Laotian American National Alliance, Inc.
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (2016, January 12). Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee, Responds to Civil Rights Issues Raised During President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
McNeil, Patrick (2015, October 2). Senators Introduce Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Package. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Lutheran Services in America
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Mennonite Central Committee
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Methodist Federation for Social Action
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Metropolitan Community Churches
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Coalition for Public Safety (2015, October 1). We Welcome Bipartisan Senate Efforts to Advance Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reforms. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Coalition for Public Safety.
National Association of Counties
Undersigned organizations (2016, January 28). County officials urge passage of criminal justice reform measures. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from National Association of Counties.
National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
Undersigned organizations (2016, January 28). County officials urge passage of criminal justice reform measures. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from National Association of Counties.
National Association of County Human Services Administrators
Undersigned organizations (2016, January 28). County officials urge passage of criminal justice reform measures. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from National Association of Counties.
National Association of Evangelicals
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
National Black Prosecutors Association
Pearson, Melba V. (2016, April 19). Letter of Support SCRA. Retrieved May 17, 2016, from National Black Prosecutors Association.
National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
National Conference of State Legislatures
Hopson, Briggs & Tilley, John (2015, October 21). S. 2123 "Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015". Retrieved October 26, 2015, from National Conference of State Legislatures.
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (2015, October 22). National Council of Asian Pacific Americans Commends Senate Judiciary Committee for Advancing Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Retrieved October 26, 2015, from National Council of Asian Pacific Americans.
National Council of Churches
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
National Council of La Raza
Collins, Amelia (2015, October 23). An Important First Step on the Path to Criminal Justice Reform. Retrieved October 26, 2015, from National Council of La Raza.
National Employment Law Project
National Employment Law Project (2015, October 1). On the Senate Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from National Employment Law Project.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund
National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund (2016, August 1). CHELSEA MANNING’S MISTREATMENT VIEWED AS INDICATIVE OF THE ABUSE LGBTQ PEOPLE FACE IN PRISON. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund.
National League of Cities
Undersigned local officials (2016, February 12). National League of Cities Letter to Leader McConnell, Leader Reid, Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi. Retrieved February 16, 2016, from National League of Cities.
National Religious Campaign Against Torture
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 14). RE: Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.
Pax Christi USA
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Peace Alliance
Pudlo, Jeff (2016, January 13). PETITION: Tell your Senator to demand that Sen. Mitch McConnell bring the Sentencing Reform and CORRECTIONS Act to the floor!. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from Peace Alliance.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Prison Fellowship
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Provincial Council of the Clerics of St. Viator
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
R Street Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (2016, January 14). Urge Congress to Pass Sentencing Reform. Retrieved January 14, 2016, from Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
Right on Crime
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 21). Conservative and Faith-Based Organizations Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from R Street Institute.
Salvation Army
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Sentencing Project
Sentencing Project (2015, October 1). Momentous Legislation Indicates "Tough on Crime" Days are Over. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from Sentencing Project.
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Institute Justice Team
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Sojourners
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, National Council of Asian Pacific Americans & Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (2016, January 22). National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), and Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Launch #AAPI4SentencingReform. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from National Council of Asian Pacific Americans.
T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
U.S. Conference of Mayors
Cochran, Tom (2015, November 13). U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports S. 2123. Retrieved November 16, 2015, from U.S. Conference of Mayors.
U.S. Jesuit Conference
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
U.S. Justice Action Network
U.S. Justice Action Network (2016, January 19). Over 65 Senior National Law Enforcement Officials Urge U.S. Senate to Pass Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from U.S. Justice Action Network.
Union for Reform Judaism
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
Unitarian Universalist Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015, October 7). USCCB Committee Chair And CCUSA President Welcome Bi-Partisan Leadership On Criminal Justice Bill. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Volunteers of America
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 5). RE: Faith community calls for vote on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society.

3 organizations opposed this bill

FBI Agents Association
Tariche, Reynaldo (2015, October 16). Re: S. 2123 -- Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2016, from FBI Agents Association.
Gun Owners of America
Gun Owners of America (2016, January 18). Contact Senators Ted Cruz and Mitch McConnell. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from Gun Owners of America.
National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys
Cook, Stephen H. (2015, October 19). Hearing on “The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015”. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$259,027$14,750
Kelly AyotteRNH$983,883$93,242
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,483,811$0
John BarrassoRWY$187,216$35,499
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,363,006$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$869,671$0
Roy BluntRMO$827,317$48,255
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,223,175$0
John BoozmanRAR$167,040$15,785
Barbara BoxerDCA$41,647$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,504,174$0
Richard BurrRNC$721,468$47,450
Maria CantwellDWA$590,986$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$622,751$16,950
Ben CardinDMD$466,628$0
Tom CarperDDE$238,872$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,782,800$0
Bill CassidyRLA$737,541$56,353
Daniel CoatsRIN$80,200$3,100
William Thad CochranRMS$424,077$30,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$367,156$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$953,682$0
Bob CorkerRTN$470,924$10,170
John CornynRTX$876,162$91,075
Tom CottonRAR$1,812,417$62,114
Mike CrapoRID$242,848$17,850
Ted CruzRTX$2,919,529$105,164
Steve DainesRMT$463,678$71,680
Joe DonnellyDIN$837,399$4,500
Dick DurbinDIL$1,156,608$0
Mike EnziRWY$121,677$11,300
Joni ErnstRIA$289,376$28,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$508,423$0
Deb FischerRNE$373,758$32,100
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,678,951$31,500
Al FrankenDMN$1,264,321$0
Cory GardnerRCO$813,849$82,391
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,267,349$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$865,777$34,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$550,608$52,810
Orrin G. HatchRUT$530,228$9,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$890,200$4,250
Heidi HeitkampDND$630,458$8,000
Dean HellerRNV$406,452$55,033
Mazie K. HironoDHI$810,735$0
John HoevenRND$120,946$27,900
Jim InhofeROK$242,424$45,150
Johnny IsaksonRGA$495,480$37,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,231,386$117,464
Tim KaineDVA$2,767,830$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$319,530$0
Mark KirkRIL$581,991$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$656,014$0
James LankfordROK$421,365$49,425
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$671,779$0
Mike LeeRUT$1,081,828$30,625
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$345,925$15,750
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,599,598$0
John McCainRAZ$685,859$35,860
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,140,358$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,305,645$76,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,305,942$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$541,471$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$51,850$0
Jerry MoranRKS$247,364$31,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$360,859$25,458
Chris MurphyDCT$1,165,911$0
Patty MurrayDWA$932,429$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,678,482$0
Rand PaulRKY$682,943$113,716
David PerdueRGA$493,945$17,150
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,453,881$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,402,860$63,861
John "Jack" ReedDRI$333,438$0
Harry ReidDNV$213,967$0
Jim RischRID$123,187$23,700
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$429,778$43,850
Mike RoundsRSD$212,591$17,100
Marco RubioRFL$1,582,077$113,915
Bernie SandersIVT$419,807$0
Ben SasseRNE$899,162$23,007
Brian SchatzDHI$1,006,879$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,778,689$0
Tim ScottRSC$886,644$37,800
Jeff SessionsRAL$89,603$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$820,681$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$249,800$24,150
Debbie StabenowDMI$705,504$2,000
Dan SullivanRAK$908,229$12,136
Jon TesterDMT$1,374,585$2,500
John ThuneRSD$449,538$51,310
Thom TillisRNC$724,394$28,700
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,457,527$79,453
Tom UdallDNM$730,767$0
David VitterRLA$157,392$11,450
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,311,470$5,250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,943,283$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$603,070$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$195,965$12,950
Ron WydenDOR$868,281$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$259,027$14,750
Kelly AyotteRNH$983,883$93,242
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,483,811$0
John BarrassoRWY$187,216$35,499
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,363,006$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$869,671$0
Roy BluntRMO$827,317$48,255
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,223,175$0
John BoozmanRAR$167,040$15,785
Barbara BoxerDCA$41,647$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,504,174$0
Richard BurrRNC$721,468$47,450
Maria CantwellDWA$590,986$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$622,751$16,950
Ben CardinDMD$466,628$0
Tom CarperDDE$238,872$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,782,800$0
Bill CassidyRLA$737,541$56,353
Daniel CoatsRIN$80,200$3,100
William Thad CochranRMS$424,077$30,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$367,156$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$953,682$0
Bob CorkerRTN$470,924$10,170
John CornynRTX$876,162$91,075
Tom CottonRAR$1,812,417$62,114
Mike CrapoRID$242,848$17,850
Ted CruzRTX$2,919,529$105,164
Steve DainesRMT$463,678$71,680
Joe DonnellyDIN$837,399$4,500
Dick DurbinDIL$1,156,608$0
Mike EnziRWY$121,677$11,300
Joni ErnstRIA$289,376$28,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$508,423$0
Deb FischerRNE$373,758$32,100
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,678,951$31,500
Al FrankenDMN$1,264,321$0
Cory GardnerRCO$813,849$82,391
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,267,349$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$865,777$34,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$550,608$52,810
Orrin G. HatchRUT$530,228$9,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$890,200$4,250
Heidi HeitkampDND$630,458$8,000
Dean HellerRNV$406,452$55,033
Mazie K. HironoDHI$810,735$0
John HoevenRND$120,946$27,900
Jim InhofeROK$242,424$45,150
Johnny IsaksonRGA$495,480$37,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,231,386$117,464
Tim KaineDVA$2,767,830$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$319,530$0
Mark KirkRIL$581,991$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$656,014$0
James LankfordROK$421,365$49,425
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$671,779$0
Mike LeeRUT$1,081,828$30,625
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$345,925$15,750
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,599,598$0
John McCainRAZ$685,859$35,860
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,140,358$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,305,645$76,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,305,942$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$541,471$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$51,850$0
Jerry MoranRKS$247,364$31,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$360,859$25,458
Chris MurphyDCT$1,165,911$0
Patty MurrayDWA$932,429$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,678,482$0
Rand PaulRKY$682,943$113,716
David PerdueRGA$493,945$17,150
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,453,881$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,402,860$63,861
John "Jack" ReedDRI$333,438$0
Harry ReidDNV$213,967$0
Jim RischRID$123,187$23,700
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$429,778$43,850
Mike RoundsRSD$212,591$17,100
Marco RubioRFL$1,582,077$113,915
Bernie SandersIVT$419,807$0
Ben SasseRNE$899,162$23,007
Brian SchatzDHI$1,006,879$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,778,689$0
Tim ScottRSC$886,644$37,800
Jeff SessionsRAL$89,603$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$820,681$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$249,800$24,150
Debbie StabenowDMI$705,504$2,000
Dan SullivanRAK$908,229$12,136
Jon TesterDMT$1,374,585$2,500
John ThuneRSD$449,538$51,310
Thom TillisRNC$724,394$28,700
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,457,527$79,453
Tom UdallDNM$730,767$0
David VitterRLA$157,392$11,450
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,311,470$5,250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,943,283$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$603,070$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$195,965$12,950
Ron WydenDOR$868,281$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Civil servant/public employee$4,474,818
Petroleum refining & marketing$2,933,438
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
Defense policy, doves$629,894
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Police & firefighters unions & associations$541,918
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Correctional facilities constr & mgmt/for-profit$445,214
Foreign policy$329,374
Other unions$121,500
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,000
Christian Conservative$106,651
Health professionals$50,871
Human Rights$45,000
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Civil servant/public employee$4,474,818
Pro-Guns$2,252,451
Police & firefighters unions & associations$541,918
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