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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Title
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.
Other Titles
    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
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/18/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

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

    1. January - February 2003 For $51,810 Against $0
    2. March - April 2003 For $207,250 Against $0
    3. May - June 2003 For $249,816 Against $0
    4. July - August 2003 For $68,500 Against $0
    5. September - October 2003 For $110,100 Against $0
    6. November - December 2003 For $87,150 Against $0
    7. January - February 2004 For $103,993 Against $0
    8. March - April 2004 For $189,432 Against $0
    9. May - June 2004 For $212,624 Against $0
    10. July - August 2004 For $174,838 Against $0
    11. September - October 2004 For $392,615 Against $0
    12. November - December 2004 For $86,583 Against $0
    13. January - February 2005 For $72,410 Against $0
    14. March - April 2005 For $164,300 Against $0
    15. May - June 2005 For $111,550 Against $0
    16. July - August 2005 For $70,850 Against $0
    17. September - October 2005 For $144,360 Against $0
    18. November - December 2005 For $134,430 Against $0
    19. January - February 2006 For $71,916 Against $0
    20. March - April 2006 For $188,850 Against $0
    21. May - June 2006 For $154,300 Against $0
    22. July - August 2006 For $246,156 Against $0
    23. September - October 2006 For $309,335 Against $0
    24. November - December 2006 For $105,500 Against $0
    25. January - February 2007 For $180,760 Against $0
    26. March - April 2007 For $268,336 Against $0
    27. May - June 2007 For $303,071 Against $0
    28. July - August 2007 For $260,655 Against $0
    29. September - October 2007 For $244,821 Against $0
    30. November - December 2007 For $192,450 Against $0
    31. January - February 2008 For $101,101 Against $0
    32. March - April 2008 For $201,634 Against $0
    33. May - June 2008 For $221,312 Against $0
    34. July - August 2008 For $150,801 Against $0
    35. September - October 2008 For $367,830 Against $0
    36. November - December 2008 For $101,950 Against $0

    Votes

      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$64,950$0
      Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$134,336$0
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$37,850$0
      Bob BennettRUT$61,000$0
      Joe BidenDDE$9,450$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$45,816$0
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$137,132$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$8,750$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$19,085$0
      Sam BrownbackRKS$55,500$0
      Jim BunningRKY$45,216$0
      Richard BurrRNC$117,800$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$23,400$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$24,100$0
      Ben CardinDMD$19,450$0
      Tom CarperDDE$68,790$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$38,050$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$145,300$0
      Hillary ClintonDNY$91,550$0
      Tom CoburnROK$41,700$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$22,250$0
      Norm ColemanRMN$333,455$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$65,250$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$69,450$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$104,965$0
      John CornynRTX$249,590$0
      Larry CraigRID$7,500$0
      Mike CrapoRID$38,000$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$105,250$0
      Chris DoddDCT$25,400$0
      Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$113,311$0
      Pete DomeniciRNM$79,400$0
      Byron DorganDND$36,100$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$38,050$0
      John EnsignRNV$51,500$0
      Mike EnziRWY$33,050$0
      Russ FeingoldDWI$9,150$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$19,500$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,434$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$94,050$0
      Judd GreggRNH$32,000$0
      Chuck HagelRNE$8,900$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$41,675$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$85,800$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$132,358$0
      Jim InhofeROK$166,350$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$24,000$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,724$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$47,266$0
      Ted KennedyDMA$17,850$0
      John F. KerryDMA$6,200$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$51,109$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$116,850$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$94,000$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$11,900$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$6,250$0
      Carl LevinDMI$139,549$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$127,050$0
      Blanche LincolnDAR$120,619$0
      Chester Trent LottRMS$48,250$0
      Dick LugarRIN$58,097$0
      Mel MartinezRFL$106,250$0
      John McCainRAZ$5,250$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$29,000$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$224,600$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$55,550$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$30,250$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$90,300$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$29,900$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$88,780$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$45,650$0
      Barack ObamaDIL$27,750$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$110,700$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,250$0
      Harry ReidDNV$73,100$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$153,650$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,100$0
      Ken SalazarDCO$52,050$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$4,200$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$29,500$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$36,500$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$44,750$0
      Gordon SmithROR$104,901$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$19,400$0
      Arlen SpecterDPA$134,550$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$100,900$0
      Ted StevensRAK$46,550$0
      John SununuRNH$72,820$0
      Jon TesterDMT$13,950$0
      Craig ThomasRWY$60,800$0
      John ThuneRSD$100,232$0
      David VitterRLA$102,450$0
      George VoinovichROH$128,973$0
      John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
      Jim WebbDVA$18,756$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$5,100$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$64,950$0
      Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$134,336$0
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$37,850$0
      Bob BennettRUT$61,000$0
      Joe BidenDDE$9,450$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$45,816$0
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$137,132$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$8,750$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$19,085$0
      Sam BrownbackRKS$55,500$0
      Jim BunningRKY$45,216$0
      Richard BurrRNC$117,800$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$23,400$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$24,100$0
      Ben CardinDMD$19,450$0
      Tom CarperDDE$68,790$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$38,050$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$145,300$0
      Hillary ClintonDNY$91,550$0
      Tom CoburnROK$41,700$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$22,250$0
      Norm ColemanRMN$333,455$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$65,250$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$69,450$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$104,965$0
      John CornynRTX$249,590$0
      Larry CraigRID$7,500$0
      Mike CrapoRID$38,000$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$105,250$0
      Chris DoddDCT$25,400$0
      Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$113,311$0
      Pete DomeniciRNM$79,400$0
      Byron DorganDND$36,100$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$38,050$0
      John EnsignRNV$51,500$0
      Mike EnziRWY$33,050$0
      Russ FeingoldDWI$9,150$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$19,500$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,434$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$94,050$0
      Judd GreggRNH$32,000$0
      Chuck HagelRNE$8,900$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$41,675$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$85,800$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$132,358$0
      Jim InhofeROK$166,350$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$24,000$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,724$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$47,266$0
      Ted KennedyDMA$17,850$0
      John F. KerryDMA$6,200$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$51,109$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$116,850$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$94,000$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$11,900$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$6,250$0
      Carl LevinDMI$139,549$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$127,050$0
      Blanche LincolnDAR$120,619$0
      Chester Trent LottRMS$48,250$0
      Dick LugarRIN$58,097$0
      Mel MartinezRFL$106,250$0
      John McCainRAZ$5,250$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$29,000$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$224,600$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$55,550$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$30,250$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$90,300$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$29,900$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$88,780$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$45,650$0
      Barack ObamaDIL$27,750$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$110,700$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,250$0
      Harry ReidDNV$73,100$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$153,650$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,100$0
      Ken SalazarDCO$52,050$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$4,200$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$29,500$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$36,500$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$44,750$0
      Gordon SmithROR$104,901$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$19,400$0
      Arlen SpecterDPA$134,550$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$100,900$0
      Ted StevensRAK$46,550$0
      John SununuRNH$72,820$0
      Jon TesterDMT$13,950$0
      Craig ThomasRWY$60,800$0
      John ThuneRSD$100,232$0
      David VitterRLA$102,450$0
      George VoinovichROH$128,973$0
      John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
      Jim WebbDVA$18,756$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$5,100$0
      Ron WydenDOR$6,750$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Department, variety & convenience stores$2,048,984
      Petroleum refining & marketing$1,740,339
      Auto manufacturers$1,124,537
      Energy production & distribution$973,274
      Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$416,255

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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