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…

12 times as much
$515,981
$985,365
$1,567,693
$3,069,039
$256,699
$256,699

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$33,316$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,800$1,000
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$62,549$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$47,050$0
Bob BennettRUT$4,200$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,000$1,250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$24,600$560
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$8,749$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$48,043$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$45,750$250
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,500$0
Jim BunningRKY$4,900$2,000
Richard BurrRNC$11,930$6,809
Robert ByrdDWV$21,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$33,250$0
Ben CardinDMD$59,950$0
Tom CarperDDE$21,780$2,000
Bob CaseyDPA$69,225$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$18,950$12,000
Hillary ClintonDNY$97,510$6,000
Tom CoburnROK$2,200$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$7,200$0
Norm ColemanRMN$39,350$9,200
Susan M. CollinsRME$6,800$2,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$41,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$15,550$1,250
John CornynRTX$85,412$5,000
Larry CraigRID$1,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$750$0
Jim DeMintRSC$27,550$1,500
Chris DoddDCT$44,250$13,200
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$21,250$7,050
Pete DomeniciRNM$4,650$2,300
Byron DorganDND$33,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$52,325$0
John EnsignRNV$12,068$1,000
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$32,022$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$25,850$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$33,600$1,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$29,150$1,000
Judd GreggRNH$7,450$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$35,350$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$17,600$4,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$30,750$800
Jim InhofeROK$7,700$1,250
Dan InouyeDHI$43,550$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$26,000$5,300
Tim JohnsonDSD$31,500$0
Ted KennedyDMA$39,600$0
John F. KerryDMA$27,050$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$32,350$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,450$16,350
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$67,910$1,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$45,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$32,000$0
Joe LiebermanICT$19,450$28,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$35,850$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$9,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$18,575$2,800
Mel MartinezRFL$23,000$0
John McCainRAZ$4,500$2,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$37,650$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$50,550$8,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$306,557$28,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$34,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,550$5,000
Patty MurrayDWA$77,750$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$37,600$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$44,050$0
Barack ObamaDIL$39,450$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$25,082$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,540$0
Harry ReidDNV$52,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$31,800$0
Ken SalazarDCO$46,460$0
Bernie SandersIVT$38,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$25,050$21,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$37,825$2,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$58,750$1,000
Gordon SmithROR$18,750$9,600
Olympia SnoweRME$11,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$83,463$9,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$38,950$0
Ted StevensRAK$7,250$0
John SununuRNH$29,050$0
Jon TesterDMT$15,800$0
Craig ThomasRWY$7,000$0
John ThuneRSD$20,990$5,750
David VitterRLA$45,700$7,400
George VoinovichROH$14,018$11,580
John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$24,290$1,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$19,050$4,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$33,316$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,800$1,000
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$62,549$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$47,050$0
Bob BennettRUT$4,200$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,000$1,250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$24,600$560
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$8,749$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$48,043$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$45,750$250
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,500$0
Jim BunningRKY$4,900$2,000
Richard BurrRNC$11,930$6,809
Robert ByrdDWV$21,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$33,250$0
Ben CardinDMD$59,950$0
Tom CarperDDE$21,780$2,000
Bob CaseyDPA$69,225$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$18,950$12,000
Hillary ClintonDNY$97,510$6,000
Tom CoburnROK$2,200$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$7,200$0
Norm ColemanRMN$39,350$9,200
Susan M. CollinsRME$6,800$2,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$41,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$15,550$1,250
John CornynRTX$85,412$5,000
Larry CraigRID$1,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$750$0
Jim DeMintRSC$27,550$1,500
Chris DoddDCT$44,250$13,200
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$21,250$7,050
Pete DomeniciRNM$4,650$2,300
Byron DorganDND$33,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$52,325$0
John EnsignRNV$12,068$1,000
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$32,022$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$25,850$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$33,600$1,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$29,150$1,000
Judd GreggRNH$7,450$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$35,350$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$17,600$4,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$30,750$800
Jim InhofeROK$7,700$1,250
Dan InouyeDHI$43,550$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$26,000$5,300
Tim JohnsonDSD$31,500$0
Ted KennedyDMA$39,600$0
John F. KerryDMA$27,050$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$32,350$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,450$16,350
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$67,910$1,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$45,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$32,000$0
Joe LiebermanICT$19,450$28,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$35,850$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$9,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$18,575$2,800
Mel MartinezRFL$23,000$0
John McCainRAZ$4,500$2,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$37,650$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$50,550$8,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$306,557$28,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$34,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,550$5,000
Patty MurrayDWA$77,750$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$37,600$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$44,050$0
Barack ObamaDIL$39,450$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$25,082$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,540$0
Harry ReidDNV$52,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$31,800$0
Ken SalazarDCO$46,460$0
Bernie SandersIVT$38,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$25,050$21,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$37,825$2,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$58,750$1,000
Gordon SmithROR$18,750$9,600
Olympia SnoweRME$11,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$83,463$9,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$38,950$0
Ted StevensRAK$7,250$0
John SununuRNH$29,050$0
Jon TesterDMT$15,800$0
Craig ThomasRWY$7,000$0
John ThuneRSD$20,990$5,750
David VitterRLA$45,700$7,400
George VoinovichROH$14,018$11,580
John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$24,290$1,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$19,050$4,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Engineers - type unknown$1,567,693
Teachers unions$985,365
Health & welfare policy$515,981

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Building materials$256,699
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