S. 2844 - Beach Protection 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 modify provisions relating to beach monitoring, 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.

Beach Protection Act of 2008

S. 2844 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modify provisions relating to beach monitoring, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modify provisions relating to beach monitoring, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Beach Protection Act of 2008
  • Beach Protection Act of 2008
Sponsor
Frank R. Lautenberg
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Water pollution
  • Authorization
  • Beaches
  • Budgets
  • Congress
  • Congressional investigations
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Data banks
  • Environmental assessment
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Federal aid to water pollution control
  • Government information
  • Government publicity
  • Governmental investigations
  • Marine pollution
  • Marine resources
  • Standards
  • Technology
  • Water quality
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Major Actions
Introduced4/10/2008
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/10/2008
4/10/2008Read 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 with amendments favorably.
7/10/2008Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with amendments. With written report No. 110-414. Additional views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar7/10/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 871.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Environmental policy, which…

supported this bill

Environmental policy$1,940,399
$1,940,399

3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Beach Protection Act of 2008

3 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for the Great Lakes
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Natural Resources Defense Council
(n.d.). Press Release. Retrieved n.d., from .
Surfrider Foundation
(n.d.). Action Alert. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from Environmental policy 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$10$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$18,450$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$5,210$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,201$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$182,981$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,410$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$2,300$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$45,075$0
Ben CardinDMD$43,151$0
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$0
Bob CaseyDPA$62,563$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$138,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$0
Norm ColemanRMN$7,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$19,350$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$500$0
Jim DeMintRSC$2,300$0
Chris DoddDCT$0$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
Byron DorganDND$1,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$24,210$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$42,093$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$34,350$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$4,000$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$14,796$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,733$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$0
Ted KennedyDMA$10,620$0
John F. KerryDMA$5,120$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$62,800$0
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,100$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,416$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,900$0
Carl LevinDMI$22,145$0
Joe LiebermanICT$47,250$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$300$0
Dick LugarRIN$6,950$0
Mel MartinezRFL$11,250$0
John McCainRAZ$9,950$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,260$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,250$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$72,499$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$72,345$0
Barack ObamaDIL$138,077$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,960$0
Harry ReidDNV$38,248$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$29,600$0
Ken SalazarDCO$174,263$0
Bernie SandersIVT$34,470$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$35,298$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,300$0
Gordon SmithROR$13,795$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$9,400$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$25,810$0
Ted StevensRAK$1,000$0
John SununuRNH$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$112,577$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
David VitterRLA$8,400$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$44,950$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$38,260$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$3,300$0
Ron WydenDOR$4,500$0

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

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$1,940,399

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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