S. 184 - Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007

Transportation. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide improved rail and surface transportation security. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. View amendments 
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Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007

S. 184 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to provide improved rail and surface transportation security. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide improved rail and surface transportation security.
Other Titles
  • Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007
  • Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007
Sponsor
Daniel Inouye
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation
  • Ammonia
  • Animals
  • Authorization
  • Biological warfare
  • Bridges
  • Bus drivers
  • Canada
  • Chemical warfare
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Criminal justice
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Transportation
  • District of Columbia
  • Dogs
  • Economic impact statements
  • Economic policy
  • Emergency communication systems
  • Emergency management
  • Employee selection
  • Employee training
  • Energy transportation
  • Environmental protection
  • Evacuation of civilians
  • Executive departments
  • Explosives
  • Families
  • Federal aid to research
  • Federal aid to transportation
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Fire prevention
  • Government corporations
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • Governmental investigations
  • Hazardous substances
  • Identification of criminals
  • Infrastructure
  • Job training
  • Labor
  • Law
  • Lighting
  • Maryland
  • Motor buses
  • National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
  • New York City
  • Nuclear terrorism
  • Petroleum
  • Pipelines
  • Police
  • Public contracts
  • Radiation safety
  • Railroad employees
  • Railroad finance
  • Railroad freight operations
  • Railroad passenger traffic
  • Railroad safety
  • Railroad terminals
  • Research and development
  • Risk
  • Science policy
  • Security measures
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Telephone
  • Terrorism
  • Traffic accidents and safety
  • Transportation of hazardous substances
  • Transportation planning
  • Transportation rates
  • Transportation research
  • Transportation safety
  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking
  • Trucks
  • Tunnels
  • Whistle blowing
  • Wireless communication
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Major Actions
Introduced1/04/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/04/2007
1/04/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
1/04/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S171)
Put on a legislative calendar2/13/2007Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2/15/2007Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Inouye with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar2/15/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 26.
2/17/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
2/17/2007Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
2/27/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
2/27/2007Cloture motion on the motion to proceed withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
3/01/2007By Senator Inouye from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 110-29.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 270Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]February 27, 2007Offered on February 26, 2007.

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Total contributions given to Senators from Railroad unions, which…

supported this bill

Railroad unions$201,590
$201,590

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007

1 organization supported this bill

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
(n.d.). Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen; "BLET backs new rail security bill introduced in Senate"; 1-07. 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 Railroad unions interest groups, 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$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$3,500$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$7,500$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$3,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$1,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,140$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,250$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$16,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0
Susan CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Chris DoddDCT$2,000$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
Byron DorganDND$7,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,500$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$700$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,500$0
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
Ted KennedyDMA$11,000$0
John KerryDMA$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$7,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$4,000$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,500$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$12,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$24,000$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Barack ObamaDIL$2,000$0
Mark PryorDAR$1,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$12,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Ken SalazarDCO$3,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Gordon SmithROR$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$0
Ted StevensRAK$0$0
John SununuRNH$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$8,000$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$3,500$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$7,500$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$3,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$1,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,140$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,250$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$16,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0
Susan CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Chris DoddDCT$2,000$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
Byron DorganDND$7,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,500$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$700$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,500$0
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
Ted KennedyDMA$11,000$0
John KerryDMA$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$7,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$4,000$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,500$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$12,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$24,000$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Barack ObamaDIL$2,000$0
Mark PryorDAR$1,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$12,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Ken SalazarDCO$3,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Gordon SmithROR$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$0
Ted StevensRAK$0$0
John SununuRNH$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$8,000$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Railroad unions$201,590

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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