S. 2766 - Clean Boating Act of 2008

Water pollution. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to address certain discharges incidental to the normal operation of a recreational vessel. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on July 22, 2008.

Clean Boating Act of 2008

S. 2766 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to address certain discharges incidental to the normal operation of a recreational vessel. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to address certain discharges incidental to the normal operation of a recreational vessel.
Other Titles
  • Clean Boating Act of 2008
  • Clean Boating Act of 2008
  • Clean Boating Act of 2008
  • Clean Boating Act of 2008
  • Clean Boating Act of 2008
Sponsor
Bill Nelson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Water pollution
  • Administrative procedure
  • Boats and boating
  • Coast guard
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental protection
  • Executive departments
  • Law
  • Licenses
  • Marine engines
  • Marine pollution
  • Marine resources
  • Sports
  • Standards
  • Transportation
  • Water pollution control
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/13/2008
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate7/22/2008
Passed House7/22/2008
Signed by President7/29/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.7/22/2008PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.7/22/2008PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/13/2008
3/13/2008Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Put on a legislative calendar5/21/2008Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
6/23/2008Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer without amendment. With written report No. 110-398. Additional views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar6/23/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 832.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/22/2008Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
7/22/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President7/22/2008Cleared for White House.
7/22/2008Received in the House.
7/22/2008Held at the desk.
7/22/2008Mr. Oberstar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
7/22/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
7/22/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2766.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/22/2008On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Presented to President7/25/2008Presented to President.
Signed7/29/2008Signed by President.
Enacted7/29/2008Became Public Law No: 110-288.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$256,680
$471,184
$16,848
$744,712
$0
8 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Clean Boating Act of 2008: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

8 organizations supported this bill

American Sportfishing Association
(n.d.). American Sportfishing Association Policy Alert – Clean Boating Act. Retrieved n.d., from .
BlueRibbon Coalition
(n.d.). VOTE SCHEDULED ON CLEAN BOATING ACT OF 2008. Retrieved n.d., from .
Boat Owners Association of the United States
(n.d.). BoatUS Government Affairs. Retrieved n.d., from .
Boatblue
(n.d.). Act Now to Protect Boating. Retrieved n.d., from .
Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council
(n.d.). Clean Boating Act Introduced. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Marine Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). Senate Committee Passes Clean Boating Act of 2008. Retrieved n.d., from .
Us Sailing
(n.d.). Court Ruling Poses Threat to Sailors. Retrieved n.d., from .
Usa Water Ski
(n.d.). Support Needed For Clean Boating Act. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, 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
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,500$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$4,500$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$11,000$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$500$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,500$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$20,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$55,050$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$4,500$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$10,050$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,500$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$1,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$3,250$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$14,250$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$7,650$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$6,000$0Yes
John CornynRTX$1,500$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$17,500$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$4,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$18,600$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$5,000$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$400$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,250$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$5,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$4,000$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$2,500$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$16,000$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$11,250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,450$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$3,000$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$2,530$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$300$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$4,000$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$6,500$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$9,500$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,500$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$2,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,148$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$9,000$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$1,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,500$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$14,250$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$13,000$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,478$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$79,550$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$21,750$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$3,250$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$2,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,000$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$11,500$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$1,000$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,606$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$17,600$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$34,950$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$4,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$9,000$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$100,300$0Yes
John SununuRNH$5,250$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$1,250$0Yes
David VitterRLA$19,250$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$2,500$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$7,250$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,300$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,500$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$4,500$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$11,000$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$500$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,500$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$20,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$55,050$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$4,500$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$10,050$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,500$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$1,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$3,250$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$14,250$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$7,650$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$6,000$0Yes
John CornynRTX$1,500$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$17,500$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$4,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$18,600$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$5,000$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$400$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,250$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$5,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$4,000$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$2,500$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$16,000$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$11,250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,450$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$3,000$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$2,530$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$300$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$4,000$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$6,500$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$9,500$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,500$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$2,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,148$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$9,000$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$1,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,500$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$14,250$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$13,000$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,478$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$79,550$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$21,750$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$3,250$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$2,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,000$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$11,500$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$1,000$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,606$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$17,600$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$34,950$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$4,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$9,000$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$100,300$0Yes
John SununuRNH$5,250$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$1,250$0Yes
David VitterRLA$19,250$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$2,500$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$7,250$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,300$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Fishing$471,184
Pleasure boats$256,680
Recreational transport$16,848

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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