S. 331 - A Bill to Provide Grants from Moneys Collected from Violations of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program to Be Used to Expand Infrastructure Necessary to Increase the Availability of Alternative Fuels.

Energy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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A bill to provide grants from moneys collected from violations of the corporate average fuel economy program to be used to expand infrastructure necessary to increase the availability of alternative fuels. (by CRS) 
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A Bill to Provide Grants from Moneys Collected from Violations of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program to Be Used to Expand Infrastructure Necessary to Increase the Availability of Alternative Fuels.

S. 331 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to provide grants from moneys collected from violations of the corporate average fuel economy program to be used to expand infrastructure necessary to increase the availability of alternative fuels. (by CRS)
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A bill to provide grants from moneys collected from violations of the corporate average fuel economy program to be used to expand infrastructure necessary to increase the availability of alternative fuels.
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    Sponsor
    John Thune
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Energy
    • Alcohol as fuel
    • Alternative energy sources
    • Automobile industry
    • Biomass energy
    • Budgets
    • Business
    • Coal
    • Electric vehicles
    • Energy conservation
    • Fines (Penalties)
    • Fuel cells
    • Fuel consumption
    • Government trust funds
    • Hydrogen
    • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure (Economics)
    • Law
    • Liquefied petroleum gas
    • Methanol
    • Natural gas
    • Natural gas vehicles
    • Petroleum industry
    • Service stations
    • Solar energy
    • Subsidies
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    Major Actions
    Introduced1/18/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/18/2007
    1/18/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S756-757)
    1/18/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Bill to Provide Grants from Moneys Collected from Violations of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program to Be Used to Expand Infrastructure Necessary to Increase the Availability of Alternative Fuels.

    7 organizations supported this bill

    American Soybean Association
    Ford Motor Company
    General Motors
    National Biodiesel Board
    National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition
    Petroleum Marketers Association of America
    Walmart

    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 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$3,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$64,600$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$141,336$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$42,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$62,000$0
    Joe BidenDDE$6,250$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$43,512$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$125,632$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$6,050$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$23,085$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$53,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$51,716$0
    Richard BurrRNC$123,350$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$22,750$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,750$0
    Ben CardinDMD$16,450$0
    Tom CarperDDE$69,710$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$35,750$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$156,650$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$67,900$0
    Tom CoburnROK$37,650$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$27,500$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$315,855$0
    Susan CollinsRME$61,200$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$67,800$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$109,165$0
    John CornynRTX$229,490$0
    Larry CraigRID$8,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$38,500$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$112,750$0
    Chris DoddDCT$25,400$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$98,651$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$73,900$0
    Byron DorganDND$39,100$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$41,550$0
    John EnsignRNV$58,800$0
    Mike EnziRWY$36,550$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$7,650$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$19,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,234$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$86,050$0
    Judd GreggRNH$35,000$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$12,600$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$43,925$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$82,600$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$110,608$0
    Jim InhofeROK$165,600$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$18,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,724$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$52,364$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$16,850$0
    John KerryDMA$4,030$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$44,309$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$117,100$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$93,000$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$9,600$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$5,250$0
    Carl LevinDMI$154,699$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$68,200$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$135,815$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$52,350$0
    Dick LugarRIN$52,700$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$101,750$0
    John McCainRAZ$5,750$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$32,450$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$212,650$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,050$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$31,250$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$79,100$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$24,800$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$87,750$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$42,150$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$25,500$0
    Mark PryorDAR$99,200$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$73,350$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$152,700$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$18,600$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$48,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$31,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$32,000$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$40,250$0
    Gordon SmithROR$104,101$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$19,400$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$132,950$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$100,950$0
    Ted StevensRAK$31,550$0
    John SununuRNH$55,520$0
    Jon TesterDMT$12,450$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$60,800$0
    John ThuneRSD$81,582$0
    David VitterRLA$104,600$0
    George VoinovichROH$134,808$0
    John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$18,306$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$4,100$0
    Ron WydenDOR$6,750$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$64,600$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$141,336$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$42,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$62,000$0
    Joe BidenDDE$6,250$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$43,512$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$125,632$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$6,050$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$23,085$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$53,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$51,716$0
    Richard BurrRNC$123,350$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$22,750$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,750$0
    Ben CardinDMD$16,450$0
    Tom CarperDDE$69,710$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$35,750$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$156,650$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$67,900$0
    Tom CoburnROK$37,650$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$27,500$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$315,855$0
    Susan CollinsRME$61,200$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$67,800$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$109,165$0
    John CornynRTX$229,490$0
    Larry CraigRID$8,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$38,500$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$112,750$0
    Chris DoddDCT$25,400$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$98,651$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$73,900$0
    Byron DorganDND$39,100$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$41,550$0
    John EnsignRNV$58,800$0
    Mike EnziRWY$36,550$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$7,650$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$19,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,234$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$86,050$0
    Judd GreggRNH$35,000$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$12,600$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$43,925$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$82,600$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$110,608$0
    Jim InhofeROK$165,600$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$18,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,724$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$52,364$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$16,850$0
    John KerryDMA$4,030$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$44,309$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$117,100$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$93,000$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$9,600$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$5,250$0
    Carl LevinDMI$154,699$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$68,200$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$135,815$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$52,350$0
    Dick LugarRIN$52,700$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$101,750$0
    John McCainRAZ$5,750$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$32,450$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$212,650$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,050$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$31,250$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$79,100$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$24,800$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$87,750$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$42,150$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$25,500$0
    Mark PryorDAR$99,200$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$73,350$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$152,700$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$18,600$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$48,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$31,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$32,000$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$40,250$0
    Gordon SmithROR$104,101$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$19,400$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$132,950$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$100,950$0
    Ted StevensRAK$31,550$0
    John SununuRNH$55,520$0
    Jon TesterDMT$12,450$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$60,800$0
    John ThuneRSD$81,582$0
    David VitterRLA$104,600$0
    George VoinovichROH$134,808$0
    John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$18,306$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$4,100$0
    Ron WydenDOR$6,750$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Department, variety & convenience stores$1,939,571
    Petroleum refining & marketing$1,562,310
    Auto manufacturers$1,185,107
    Energy production & distribution$960,181
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$403,458

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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