Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 110th Congress.

S. 506 - High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2007

Environmental protection. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve efficiency in the Federal Government through the use of high-performance green buildings, 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.

High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2007

S. 506 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to improve efficiency in the Federal Government through the use of high-performance green buildings, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve efficiency in the Federal Government through the use of high-performance green buildings, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2007
  • High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2007
Sponsor
Frank R. Lautenberg
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Academic performance
  • Administrative procedure
  • Air conditioning
  • Air pollution
  • Auditing
  • Bicycles
  • Budgets
  • Building construction
  • Child health
  • Child safety
  • Children
  • Commuting
  • Congress
  • Congressional investigations
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Cost accounting
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Emergency management
  • Energy
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy efficiency
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental assessment
  • Environmental health
  • Executive departments
  • Executive reorganization
  • Federal advisory bodies
  • Federal budgets
  • Federal employees
  • Federal installations
  • Federal office buildings
  • Finance
  • General Services Administration
  • Government employees
  • Government information
  • Government procurement
  • Government publicity
  • Green products
  • Hazardous substances
  • Heating
  • Indoor air pollution
  • Internet
  • Labor productivity
  • Landscape architecture
  • Law
  • Lighting
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Mass rapid transit
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Natural resources
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • Pest control
  • Planning-programming-budgeting
  • Public contracts
  • Recycling of waste products
  • Research and development
  • School buildings
  • School health programs
  • School personnel
  • Science policy
  • Solid wastes
  • Standards
  • Student transportation
  • Students
  • Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Transportation
  • Walking
  • Waste reduction
  • Water conservation
  • Water resources
  • Web sites
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/06/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/06/2007
2/06/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
2/06/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1644-1645)
Put on a legislative calendar6/06/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/12/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 110-241.
Put on a legislative calendar12/12/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 533.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

10 times as much
$431,089
$1,008,340
$1,659,421
$3,098,850
$298,969
$298,969

opposed this bill

4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2007

4 organizations supported this bill

American Public Health Association
(n.d.). X. Inter-Section and Policy Updates. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
(n.d.). Letter to Sen. Lautenberg in Support of S.506, the High-Performance Green Buildings Act . Retrieved n.d., from .
Healthy Schools Network, Inc.
(n.d.). Healthy Schools Network, Inc Invited Testimony. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Education Association
(n.d.). Letter to Senator Frank Lautenberg. Retrieved n.d., from .

1 organization opposed this bill

National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association
(n.d.). The Monthly Washington Briefing for NLBMDA's Advocacy Team. 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$30,316$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$16,350$1,000
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$49,950$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$44,550$0
Bob BennettRUT$4,200$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,000$1,250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$26,600$560
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$10,749$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$41,225$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$48,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,500$0
Jim BunningRKY$4,800$2,000
Richard BurrRNC$12,430$6,809
Robert ByrdDWV$22,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$37,850$0
Ben CardinDMD$60,200$0
Tom CarperDDE$21,280$2,000
Bob CaseyDPA$65,875$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$21,950$5,100
Hillary ClintonDNY$101,646$6,000
Tom CoburnROK$2,550$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$8,200$0
Norm ColemanRMN$24,650$14,200
Susan M. CollinsRME$4,000$2,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$40,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$18,750$1,450
John CornynRTX$74,062$7,000
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$750$0
Jim DeMintRSC$28,250$1,500
Chris DoddDCT$43,750$9,000
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$19,750$15,620
Pete DomeniciRNM$5,350$0
Byron DorganDND$33,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$49,750$0
John EnsignRNV$10,318$2,000
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$37,322$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,350$2,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$35,709$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$19,650$1,000
Judd GreggRNH$9,150$0
Chuck HagelRNE$600$0
Tom HarkinDIA$35,100$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$16,850$7,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$35,750$800
Jim InhofeROK$9,100$1,750
Dan InouyeDHI$47,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,700$15,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$24,500$0
Ted KennedyDMA$43,100$0
John F. KerryDMA$22,700$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$32,850$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$15,850$16,350
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$77,343$1,500
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$46,850$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$34,200$0
Joe LiebermanICT$19,450$21,000
Blanche LincolnDAR$33,850$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$10,980$0
Dick LugarRIN$18,325$2,800
Mel MartinezRFL$21,000$3,000
John McCainRAZ$5,000$2,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$42,750$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$48,175$10,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$293,632$28,500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$33,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,550$4,000
Patty MurrayDWA$86,300$250
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$21,500$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$43,050$0
Barack ObamaDIL$44,350$500
Mark L. PryorDAR$25,582$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,340$0
Harry ReidDNV$54,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$30,300$0
Ken SalazarDCO$45,418$0
Bernie SandersIVT$40,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$25,050$21,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$42,975$4,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$73,150$1,000
Gordon SmithROR$13,300$23,050
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$90,950$12,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$36,750$0
Ted StevensRAK$13,900$0
John SununuRNH$27,550$3,300
Jon TesterDMT$30,400$0
Craig ThomasRWY$6,750$0
John ThuneRSD$28,990$7,250
David VitterRLA$53,450$2,500
George VoinovichROH$17,118$15,830
John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$27,790$1,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$17,000$7,600

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$30,316$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$16,350$1,000
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$49,950$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$44,550$0
Bob BennettRUT$4,200$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,000$1,250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$26,600$560
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$10,749$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$41,225$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$48,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,500$0
Jim BunningRKY$4,800$2,000
Richard BurrRNC$12,430$6,809
Robert ByrdDWV$22,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$37,850$0
Ben CardinDMD$60,200$0
Tom CarperDDE$21,280$2,000
Bob CaseyDPA$65,875$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$21,950$5,100
Hillary ClintonDNY$101,646$6,000
Tom CoburnROK$2,550$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$8,200$0
Norm ColemanRMN$24,650$14,200
Susan M. CollinsRME$4,000$2,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$40,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$18,750$1,450
John CornynRTX$74,062$7,000
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$750$0
Jim DeMintRSC$28,250$1,500
Chris DoddDCT$43,750$9,000
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$19,750$15,620
Pete DomeniciRNM$5,350$0
Byron DorganDND$33,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$49,750$0
John EnsignRNV$10,318$2,000
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$37,322$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,350$2,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$35,709$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$19,650$1,000
Judd GreggRNH$9,150$0
Chuck HagelRNE$600$0
Tom HarkinDIA$35,100$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$16,850$7,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$35,750$800
Jim InhofeROK$9,100$1,750
Dan InouyeDHI$47,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,700$15,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$24,500$0
Ted KennedyDMA$43,100$0
John F. KerryDMA$22,700$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$32,850$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$15,850$16,350
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$77,343$1,500
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$46,850$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$34,200$0
Joe LiebermanICT$19,450$21,000
Blanche LincolnDAR$33,850$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$10,980$0
Dick LugarRIN$18,325$2,800
Mel MartinezRFL$21,000$3,000
John McCainRAZ$5,000$2,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$42,750$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$48,175$10,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$293,632$28,500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$33,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,550$4,000
Patty MurrayDWA$86,300$250
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$21,500$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$43,050$0
Barack ObamaDIL$44,350$500
Mark L. PryorDAR$25,582$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,340$0
Harry ReidDNV$54,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$30,300$0
Ken SalazarDCO$45,418$0
Bernie SandersIVT$40,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$25,050$21,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$42,975$4,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$73,150$1,000
Gordon SmithROR$13,300$23,050
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$90,950$12,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$36,750$0
Ted StevensRAK$13,900$0
John SununuRNH$27,550$3,300
Jon TesterDMT$30,400$0
Craig ThomasRWY$6,750$0
John ThuneRSD$28,990$7,250
David VitterRLA$53,450$2,500
George VoinovichROH$17,118$15,830
John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$27,790$1,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$17,000$7,600

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Engineers - type unknown$1,659,421
Teachers unions$1,008,340
Health & welfare policy$431,089

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Building materials$298,969
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