S. 742 - Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007

Hazardous substances. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
This bill amends the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the health risks posed by asbestos-containing products. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on October 3, 2007 
Amendments:
2 proposed amendments. 2 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on October 4, 2007.

Other Votes:

Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007

S. 742 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill amends the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the health risks posed by asbestos-containing products. (by CRS)
Learn More
At OpenCongress
Title
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the health risks posed by asbestos-containing products, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007
  • Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007
  • Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007
  • An act to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the health risks posed by asbestos-containing materials and products having asbestos-containing material, and for other purposes.
Sponsor
Patty Murray
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Hazardous substances
  • Administrative procedure
  • Armed forces
  • Asbestos
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Consumer education
  • Consumers
  • Data banks
  • Defense policy
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental research
  • Executive departments
  • Federal aid to health facilities
  • Federal aid to research
  • Fibers
  • Government information
  • Government publicity
  • Governmental investigations
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Health education
  • Health information systems
  • Import restrictions
  • Labeling
  • Labor
  • Law
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung diseases
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Medical care
  • Medical centers
  • Medical research
  • Medical screening
  • Medical tests
  • Medicine
  • Military medicine
  • Minerals
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Pain
  • Preventive medicine
  • Product safety
  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Research centers
  • Research grants
  • Science policy
  • Solid wastes
  • Technology
  • Tissue banks
  • Trade
  • Veterans
  • Veterans' hospitals
  • Veterans' medical care
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/01/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (2 proposed)
Passed Senate10/04/2007
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.10/04/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3257 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.10/04/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3258 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.10/04/2007PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/01/2007
3/01/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Put on a legislative calendar7/31/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
8/02/2007Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar8/02/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 321.
10/03/2007By Senator Boxer from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 110-189.
10/04/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
10/04/2007The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/04/2007Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
10/04/2007Amendment SA 3257 proposed by Senator Murray.
select this voteVote10/04/2007Amendment SA 3257 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
10/04/2007Amendment SA 3258 proposed by Senator Murray.
select this voteVote10/04/2007Amendment SA 3258 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
10/05/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/05/2007Received in the House.
10/05/2007Held at the desk.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 3257Murray, Patty [D-WA]October 4, 2007Passed by voice vote on October 3, 2007.

Of a perfecting nature.

Show amendment details

select this voteS. Amdt. 3258Murray, Patty [D-WA]October 4, 2007Passed by voice vote on October 3, 2007.

To amend the title.

Show amendment details

Total contributions given to Senators from Health & welfare policy, which…

supported this bill

Health & welfare policy$515,981
$515,981

11 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.

11 organizations supported this bill

AFL-CIO
undersigned organizations (2007). Statement of Support for the Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007. Retrieved February 29, 2012, from .
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization
(n.d.). ADAO Applauds Unanimous Passage of Senator Patty Murray’s Ban Asbestos in America Act. Retrieved n.d., from .
Environmental Information Association
Finishing Contractors Association
(n.d.). Legislative Watch. Retrieved n.d., from .
Healthy Child Healthy World
(n.d.). Action Alert! Learn about and support this legislation to ban asbestos in America!. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Ban Asbestos Secretariat
Lincoln County Asbestos Victims
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
(n.d.). Important Update re S. 742. Retrieved n.d., from .
New York Committee For Occupational Safety And Health
Pacific Heart Lung And Blood Institute
White Lung Association

0 organizations opposed this bill

Need proof?

View citations of support and opposition

Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Health & welfare 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
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,050$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$36,249$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,193$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,250$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$10,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,250$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$7,250$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,000$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$3,000$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$25,510$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$13,200$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$4,300$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$9,875$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,700$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,600$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$19,750$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$9,800$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$13,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$16,650$0Yes
John KerryDMA$5,100$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$4,500$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$2,400$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$16,300$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$18,600$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$16,300$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$500$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$4,800$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$650$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$11,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$14,292$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$10,500$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$30,613$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,750$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,600$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

Add Data Filters:

Legislator Filters
Legislator Filters
Show All
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$24,110$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,100$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$8,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$62,499$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$13,716$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$1,500$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$12,960$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$17,001$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$16,049$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$219,849$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$98,610$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$500$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$17,500$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$28,800$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$41,500$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$167,815$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$57,901$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$3,300$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$92,163$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$43,600$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$199,320$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$2,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$16,500$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$53,600$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$43,400$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$21,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$20,750$0Yes
John CornynRTX$19,300$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$5,000$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$21,550$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$22,850$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$18,701$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$9,150$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$14,750$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$35,785$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$11,300$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$55,308$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$57,450$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,000$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$29,550$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$4,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$8,300$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$26,846$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$20,600$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$12,733$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$13,500$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$10,050$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$36,750$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$24,750$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$39,870$0Yes
John KerryDMA$36,620$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$75,250$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$15,225$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$7,066$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$40,403$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$12,700$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$34,145$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$39,900$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$24,600$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$8,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$9,700$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$41,800$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$10,850$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$67,160$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$46,450$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$163,760$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$11,150$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,750$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$108,199$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$65,905$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$130,192$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$1,750$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,210$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$53,998$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,800$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$72,300$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$154,055$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$58,720$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$69,753$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,300$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$19,550$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$32,732$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$15,650$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$69,063$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$57,660$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$7,600$0Yes
John SununuRNH$22,200$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$121,927$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$29,800$0Yes
David VitterRLA$27,400$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$19,050$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$51,190$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$49,310$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$12,750$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$1,974,709
Special trade contractors$1,022,939
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Labor Unions$241,400

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Loading…
Date Range of Contributions
Enter a custom date range