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S. 2191 - America's Climate Security Act of 2007

Air pollution. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

America's Climate Security Act of 2007

S. 2191 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • America's Climate Security Act of 2007
  • Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2007
Sponsor
Joseph I. Lieberman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Air pollution
  • Actions and defenses
  • Administrative procedure
  • Agricultural pollution
  • Agricultural research
  • Agriculture
  • Air conditioning
  • Air pollution control
  • Airports
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Animals
  • Armed forces
  • Auctions
  • Automobile industry
  • Automobile repair
  • Biomass energy
  • Budgets
  • Building laws
  • Business
  • Carbon cycle
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Cellulose
  • Climate change
  • Coal
  • Coastal zone
  • Colleges
  • Commercial aviation
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Cooperative societies
  • Coral reefs
  • Corporations
  • Defense policy
  • Diesel motor
  • Earned income tax credit
  • Economic impact statements
  • Economic policy
  • Ecosystem management
  • Electric appliances
  • Electric power distribution
  • Electric power production
  • Electric utilities
  • Electric utility rates
  • Electric vehicles
  • Electronic benefits transfers
  • Emergency management
  • Emissions trading
  • Employee training
  • Endangered species
  • Energy
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy prices
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental law enforcement
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental research
  • Environmental technology
  • Estuaries
  • Executive departments
  • Executive reorganization
  • Federal aid to Indians
  • Federal aid to education
  • Finance
  • Fire fighters
  • Fire prevention
  • Fishery management
  • Flood control
  • Fluorocarbons
  • Foreign policy
  • Forest conservation
  • Forest fires
  • Forestry
  • Forestry research
  • Forests
  • Fuel cells
  • Fuel consumption
  • Gas companies
  • Geology
  • Geothermal resources
  • Government information
  • Government liability
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • Government trust funds
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Habitat conservation
  • Hazardous substances
  • Heating
  • Higher education
  • Import restrictions
  • Income tax
  • Industrial buildings
  • Information disclosure (Securities law)
  • Infrastructure
  • International affairs
  • International environmental cooperation
  • Investments
  • Job training
  • Labor
  • Labor statistics
  • Landfills
  • Law
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Marine ecology
  • Marine mammals
  • Marine pollution
  • Marine resources
  • Mercury
  • Methane
  • Minorities
  • Montana
  • Motor vehicle pollution control
  • National security
  • Natural gas
  • Natural resources
  • Negotiations
  • Nitrogen oxides
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Ocean energy resources
  • Petroleum industry
  • Petroleum refineries
  • Pipelines
  • Potable water
  • Presidential powers
  • Presidents
  • Public lands
  • Recycling of waste products
  • Research centers
  • Rural affairs
  • Science policy
  • Scientific education
  • Social security
  • Social security taxes
  • Social services
  • Solar energy
  • Solid wastes
  • Standards
  • State and local government
  • State laws
  • Sulphur dioxide
  • Taxation
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Trade
  • Transportation
  • Treaties
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Water pollution
  • Water pollution control
  • Water quality
  • Water resources
  • Welfare
  • Wind power
  • Wyoming
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/18/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/18/2007
10/18/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S13080-13081)
10/18/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
10/24/2007Subcommittee on Private Sector and Consumer Solutions to Global Warming and Wildlife Protection. Hearings held.
11/01/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Private Sector and Consumer Solutions to Global Warming and Wildlife Protection. Approved for full committee consideration with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
11/08/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
11/13/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
11/15/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
Put on a legislative calendar12/05/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
5/20/2008Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 110-337. Minority views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar5/20/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 740.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$1,937,099
$1,937,099
3.4 times as much
$320,818
$601,474
$93,519
$276,723
$4,315,062
$94,544
$314,238
$536,640
$6,553,018
6 Organizations Supported and 11 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2007

6 organizations supported this bill

Environmental Defense Fund
(n.d.). Statement of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Environmental Resources Trust, Inc.
(n.d.). Testimony of Wiley Barbour. Retrieved n.d., from .
League of Conservation Voters
LCV (n.d.). 2008 Senate vote descriptions. Retrieved February 27, 2012, from LCV.
Nature Conservancy
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Union of Concerned Scientists
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
World Resources Institute
(n.d.). Testimony of Dr. Jonathan Pershing. Retrieved n.d., from .

11 organizations opposed this bill

Airlines for America
(n.d.). Press Release. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity
(n.d.). Letter of Opposition. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Council for Capital Formation
(n.d.). The Impact of America's Climate Security Act of 2007 (S. 2191) on the US Economy and on Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Retrieved n.d., from .
Americans for Tax Reform
(n.d.). Letter of Opposition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Club for Growth
(n.d.). AP article in oppostion. Retrieved n.d., from .
Duke Energy
(n.d.). Duke Energy Press Release, October 24, 2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Manufacturers
(n.d.). Oppose S 2191. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Mining Association
(n.d.). Letter of Opposition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Nuclear Information and Resource Service
(n.d.). Press Release. Retrieved n.d., from .
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
(n.d.). No "Energy Security" Under S. 2191. Retrieved n.d., from .
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(n.d.). Opposition statement on website. 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$10$4,750
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$33,000
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$5,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$45,900
Max BaucusDMT$18,450$181,825
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$116,029
Bob BennettRUT$0$18,500
Joe BidenDDE$5,210$16,134
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,201$148,065
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$108,950
Barbara BoxerDCA$182,981$32,250
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,410$22,075
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$23,450
Jim BunningRKY$0$91,916
Richard BurrRNC$2,300$158,958
Robert ByrdDWV$250$45,750
Maria CantwellDWA$45,075$48,975
Ben CardinDMD$43,151$89,500
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$45,210
Bob CaseyDPA$62,563$9,550
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$136,900
Hillary ClintonDNY$138,000$142,402
Tom CoburnROK$0$41,738
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$17,600
Norm ColemanRMN$7,100$243,450
Susan M. CollinsRME$19,350$39,199
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$56,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$77,119
John CornynRTX$0$126,303
Larry CraigRID$0$25,500
Mike CrapoRID$500$30,725
Jim DeMintRSC$2,300$225,368
Chris DoddDCT$0$15,496
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$65,751
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$120,600
Byron DorganDND$1,250$85,500
Dick DurbinDIL$24,210$41,175
John EnsignRNV$0$37,650
Mike EnziRWY$0$27,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$42,093$23,714
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$34,350$85,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$133,114
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,000$147,800
Judd GreggRNH$4,000$34,000
Chuck HagelRNE$0$9,450
Tom HarkinDIA$14,796$16,736
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$58,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,733$83,575
Jim InhofeROK$0$119,400
Dan InouyeDHI$2,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$38,333
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$72,150
Ted KennedyDMA$10,620$29,350
John F. KerryDMA$5,120$6,470
Amy KlobucharDMN$62,800$39,700
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,100$140,664
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,416$151,613
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$43,200
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,900$2,000
Carl LevinDMI$22,145$72,204
Joe LiebermanICT$47,250$187,800
Blanche LincolnDAR$300$99,799
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$36,000
Dick LugarRIN$6,950$67,811
Mel MartinezRFL$11,250$78,954
John McCainRAZ$9,950$7,300
Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$5,550
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$161,900
Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,260$80,050
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,250$69,600
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$131,554
Patty MurrayDWA$72,499$46,950
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$126,300
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$72,345$39,300
Barack ObamaDIL$138,077$19,500
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$56,525
John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,960$16,000
Harry ReidDNV$38,248$32,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$27,800
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$29,600$76,800
Ken SalazarDCO$174,263$107,722
Bernie SandersIVT$34,470$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$35,298$29,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$60,850
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,300$26,200
Gordon SmithROR$13,795$109,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$9,400$18,750
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$117,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$25,810$72,600
Ted StevensRAK$1,000$41,700
John SununuRNH$0$35,400
Jon TesterDMT$112,577$7,750
John ThuneRSD$0$95,977
David VitterRLA$8,400$91,065
George VoinovichROH$0$216,900
John WarnerRVA$0$7,000
Jim WebbDVA$44,950$18,300
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$38,260$14,250
Ron WydenDOR$4,500$4,875

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$4,750
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$33,000
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$5,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$45,900
Max BaucusDMT$18,450$181,825
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$116,029
Bob BennettRUT$0$18,500
Joe BidenDDE$5,210$16,134
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,201$148,065
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$108,950
Barbara BoxerDCA$182,981$32,250
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,410$22,075
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$23,450
Jim BunningRKY$0$91,916
Richard BurrRNC$2,300$158,958
Robert ByrdDWV$250$45,750
Maria CantwellDWA$45,075$48,975
Ben CardinDMD$43,151$89,500
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$45,210
Bob CaseyDPA$62,563$9,550
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$136,900
Hillary ClintonDNY$138,000$142,402
Tom CoburnROK$0$41,738
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$17,600
Norm ColemanRMN$7,100$243,450
Susan M. CollinsRME$19,350$39,199
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$56,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$77,119
John CornynRTX$0$126,303
Larry CraigRID$0$25,500
Mike CrapoRID$500$30,725
Jim DeMintRSC$2,300$225,368
Chris DoddDCT$0$15,496
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$65,751
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$120,600
Byron DorganDND$1,250$85,500
Dick DurbinDIL$24,210$41,175
John EnsignRNV$0$37,650
Mike EnziRWY$0$27,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$42,093$23,714
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$34,350$85,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$133,114
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,000$147,800
Judd GreggRNH$4,000$34,000
Chuck HagelRNE$0$9,450
Tom HarkinDIA$14,796$16,736
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$58,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,733$83,575
Jim InhofeROK$0$119,400
Dan InouyeDHI$2,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$38,333
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$72,150
Ted KennedyDMA$10,620$29,350
John F. KerryDMA$5,120$6,470
Amy KlobucharDMN$62,800$39,700
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,100$140,664
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,416$151,613
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$43,200
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,900$2,000
Carl LevinDMI$22,145$72,204
Joe LiebermanICT$47,250$187,800
Blanche LincolnDAR$300$99,799
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$36,000
Dick LugarRIN$6,950$67,811
Mel MartinezRFL$11,250$78,954
John McCainRAZ$9,950$7,300
Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$5,550
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$161,900
Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,260$80,050
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,250$69,600
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$131,554
Patty MurrayDWA$72,499$46,950
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$126,300
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$72,345$39,300
Barack ObamaDIL$138,077$19,500
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$56,525
John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,960$16,000
Harry ReidDNV$38,248$32,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$27,800
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$29,600$76,800
Ken SalazarDCO$174,263$107,722
Bernie SandersIVT$34,470$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$35,298$29,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$60,850
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,300$26,200
Gordon SmithROR$13,795$109,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$9,400$18,750
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$117,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$25,810$72,600
Ted StevensRAK$1,000$41,700
John SununuRNH$0$35,400
Jon TesterDMT$112,577$7,750
John ThuneRSD$0$95,977
David VitterRLA$8,400$91,065
George VoinovichROH$0$216,900
John WarnerRVA$0$7,000
Jim WebbDVA$44,950$18,300
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$38,260$14,250
Ron WydenDOR$4,500$4,875

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$1,937,099

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Gas & Electric Utilities$4,315,062
Manufacturing$601,474
Mining$536,640
Small business associations$320,818
Chambers of commerce$314,238
Air transport$276,723
Fiscal & tax policy$94,544
Pro-business associations$93,519
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