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S. 155 - Coal-To-Liquid Fuel Promotion Act of 2007

Energy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to promote coal-to-liquid fuel activities. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Coal-To-Liquid Fuel Promotion Act of 2007

S. 155 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to promote coal-to-liquid fuel activities. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote coal-to-liquid fuel activities.
Other Titles
  • Coal-to-Liquid Fuel Promotion Act of 2007
Sponsor
Jim Bunning
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative procedure
  • Air pollution
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Armed forces
  • Aviation fuels
  • Budgets
  • Building construction
  • Business
  • Carbon cycle
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Coal
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Construction costs
  • Cooperative societies
  • Defense contracts
  • Defense economics
  • Defense policy
  • Department of Energy
  • Depreciation and amortization
  • Diesel motor
  • Energy facilities
  • Energy research
  • Energy storage
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental research
  • Executive departments
  • Federally-guaranteed loans
  • Finance
  • Gas industry
  • Government lending
  • Governmental investigations
  • Health policy
  • Income tax
  • Investment tax credit
  • Laboratories
  • Law
  • Licenses
  • Medical care
  • Methane
  • Military bases
  • Minimum tax
  • Motor vehicle pollution control
  • Natural resources
  • Petroleum
  • Petroleum industry
  • Petroleum reserves
  • Public contracts
  • Public health
  • Public lands
  • Research and development
  • Research and development facilities
  • Research centers
  • Science policy
  • Secondary recovery of gas
  • Secondary recovery of oil
  • Strategic materials
  • Synthetic fuel
  • Tax credits
  • Tax deductions
  • Tax returns
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/04/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/04/2007
1/04/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

11% more
$541,490
$0
$1,614,238
$2,155,728
$1,937,099
$1,937,099

opposed this bill

3 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Coal-To-Liquid Fuel Promotion Act of 2007

3 organizations supported this bill

Americans For American Energy
(n.d.). Support the Development of Coal-to-Liquids Fuel. Retrieved n.d., from .
Coal Utilization Research Council
(n.d.). Coal Friendly Bills. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Mining Association
(n.d.). NMA Salutes Bunning, Obama for Legislation Promoting Coal Liquefaction, Energy Independence. Retrieved n.d., from .

1 organization opposed this bill

Sierra Club
(n.d.). Energy: Coal-to-Liquid Fuel Promotion Act. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$10
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,000$500
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$27,800$18,450
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$59,700$500
Bob BennettRUT$9,750$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$5,210
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$21,650$10,201
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$99,759$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,250$182,981
Sherrod BrownDOH$500$61,410
Sam BrownbackRKS$4,250$0
Jim BunningRKY$60,060$0
Richard BurrRNC$26,150$2,300
Robert ByrdDWV$66,350$250
Maria CantwellDWA$0$45,075
Ben CardinDMD$0$43,151
Tom CarperDDE$580$2,300
Bob CaseyDPA$9,600$62,563
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$49,850$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$8,140$138,000
Tom CoburnROK$10,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$2,300
Norm ColemanRMN$29,950$7,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$8,800$19,350
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$37,800$0
Bob CorkerRTN$36,600$2,000
John CornynRTX$36,100$0
Larry CraigRID$7,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$19,000$500
Jim DeMintRSC$5,600$2,300
Chris DoddDCT$0$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$35,500$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$45,500$0
Byron DorganDND$33,250$1,250
Dick DurbinDIL$20,950$24,210
John EnsignRNV$12,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$49,100$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$42,093
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$34,350
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,300$3,550
Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,750$4,000
Judd GreggRNH$0$4,000
Chuck HagelRNE$19,210$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$14,796
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,600$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$23,200$5,733
Jim InhofeROK$95,400$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$2,300
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,850$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,000$10,050
Ted KennedyDMA$0$10,620
John F. KerryDMA$250$5,120
Amy KlobucharDMN$250$62,800
Herb KohlDWI$0$40
Jon KylRAZ$39,223$2,100
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$14,250$1,416
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$22,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$12,900
Carl LevinDMI$0$22,145
Joe LiebermanICT$6,800$47,250
Blanche LincolnDAR$10,000$300
Chester Trent LottRMS$7,100$0
Dick LugarRIN$26,250$6,950
Mel MartinezRFL$19,800$11,250
John McCainRAZ$0$9,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,700$53,260
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$235,950$3,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,300$35,260
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$9,250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$39,400$250
Patty MurrayDWA$0$72,499
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$15,000$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$8,000$72,345
Barack ObamaDIL$6,000$138,077
Mark L. PryorDAR$12,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$5,960
Harry ReidDNV$27,750$38,248
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$20,900$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$120,800$29,600
Ken SalazarDCO$31,150$174,263
Bernie SandersIVT$0$34,470
Chuck SchumerDNY$500$35,298
Jeff SessionsRAL$39,750$2,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$49,000$2,300
Gordon SmithROR$24,350$13,795
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$9,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$97,206$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$25,810
Ted StevensRAK$22,950$1,000
John SununuRNH$13,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$112,577
Craig ThomasRWY$39,100$0
John ThuneRSD$15,700$0
David VitterRLA$6,000$8,400
George VoinovichROH$104,350$0
John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$8,000$44,950
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$38,260
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$10
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,000$500
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$27,800$18,450
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$59,700$500
Bob BennettRUT$9,750$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$5,210
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$21,650$10,201
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$99,759$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,250$182,981
Sherrod BrownDOH$500$61,410
Sam BrownbackRKS$4,250$0
Jim BunningRKY$60,060$0
Richard BurrRNC$26,150$2,300
Robert ByrdDWV$66,350$250
Maria CantwellDWA$0$45,075
Ben CardinDMD$0$43,151
Tom CarperDDE$580$2,300
Bob CaseyDPA$9,600$62,563
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$49,850$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$8,140$138,000
Tom CoburnROK$10,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$2,300
Norm ColemanRMN$29,950$7,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$8,800$19,350
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$37,800$0
Bob CorkerRTN$36,600$2,000
John CornynRTX$36,100$0
Larry CraigRID$7,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$19,000$500
Jim DeMintRSC$5,600$2,300
Chris DoddDCT$0$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$35,500$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$45,500$0
Byron DorganDND$33,250$1,250
Dick DurbinDIL$20,950$24,210
John EnsignRNV$12,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$49,100$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$42,093
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$34,350
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,300$3,550
Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,750$4,000
Judd GreggRNH$0$4,000
Chuck HagelRNE$19,210$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$14,796
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,600$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$23,200$5,733
Jim InhofeROK$95,400$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$2,300
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,850$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,000$10,050
Ted KennedyDMA$0$10,620
John F. KerryDMA$250$5,120
Amy KlobucharDMN$250$62,800
Herb KohlDWI$0$40
Jon KylRAZ$39,223$2,100
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$14,250$1,416
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$22,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$12,900
Carl LevinDMI$0$22,145
Joe LiebermanICT$6,800$47,250
Blanche LincolnDAR$10,000$300
Chester Trent LottRMS$7,100$0
Dick LugarRIN$26,250$6,950
Mel MartinezRFL$19,800$11,250
John McCainRAZ$0$9,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,700$53,260
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$235,950$3,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,300$35,260
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$9,250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$39,400$250
Patty MurrayDWA$0$72,499
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$15,000$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$8,000$72,345
Barack ObamaDIL$6,000$138,077
Mark L. PryorDAR$12,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$5,960
Harry ReidDNV$27,750$38,248
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$20,900$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$120,800$29,600
Ken SalazarDCO$31,150$174,263
Bernie SandersIVT$0$34,470
Chuck SchumerDNY$500$35,298
Jeff SessionsRAL$39,750$2,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$49,000$2,300
Gordon SmithROR$24,350$13,795
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$9,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$97,206$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$25,810
Ted StevensRAK$22,950$1,000
John SununuRNH$13,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$112,577
Craig ThomasRWY$39,100$0
John ThuneRSD$15,700$0
David VitterRLA$6,000$8,400
George VoinovichROH$104,350$0
John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$8,000$44,950
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$38,260
Ron WydenDOR$0$4,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Coal mining$1,614,238
Mining$541,490
Pro-resource development groups$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$1,937,099
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