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Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007/Amendments
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard description The Senate killed an amendment that would The Senate killed an amendment that would have required the disclosure of the names of Senators requesting special interest earmark spending and expanded the definition of earmarks to include federally-funded non-federal projects. ACU favors greater transparency in “earmarked” spending and favored this amendment arked” spending and favored this amendment , The Senate adopted an amendment protecting grassroots lobbying organizations from having to reveal the names of their contributors. ACU favored this amendment.
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.acuratings.org/ +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard description Bennett (R-UT) amendment to Reid (D-NV) et Bennett (R-UT) amendment to Reid (D-NV) ethics reform legislation. Reid’s legislation would overhaul Congressional lobbying and ethics rules for Senators and their staffs, restrict use of more broadly defined earmarks, prohibit Senators and staff from accepting gifts and free meals, extend the period before former Senators can become lobbyists, prohibit lobbyist-funded travel, and require trips funded by private entities to be vetted by the Select Ethics Committee. The Bennett amendment, permitting the travel of Members of Congress hosted by 501 (c) (3), or “grass-roots lobbying” organizations, was adopted 51-46. Jan. 17, 2007. zations, was adopted 51-46. Jan. 17, 2007.
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.adaction.org/pages/publications/voting-records.php +
Bill of vote Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007/Amendments +
Chamber U.S. Senate +
Congress number 110th +
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard description Senators Robert Bennett (R-UT) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) offered an amendment (No. 20) to this year’s Lobby Reform Act (S.1). The amendment removed provisions in S.1 that would have regulated so-called grassroots lobbying activities.
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.frcaction.org/get.cfm?i=VR08I01 +
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Roll call number 5 + , 17 + , 14 +
Scorecard vote American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard + , Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard + , Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
Categories Elections and Government Policy (U.S.)  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  + , Congresspedia  + , How Congress works  +
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Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007 + , Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007/Amendments + , U.S. Senate record vote 14, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. Senate record vote 17, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. Senate record vote 5, 110th Congress, Session 1 + Bill of vote
 

 

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