S. 838 - United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act

Israel, renewable energy, alternative energy - Energy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
This bill establishes a grant program for joint research and development projects between the US and Israel in the fields of alternative energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. The text of this bill was included as an amendment in the larger energy bill in December 07 and has become law. (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.

United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act

S. 838 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Keywords
Israel, renewable energy, alternative energy
Summary
This bill establishes a grant program for joint research and development projects between the US and Israel in the fields of alternative energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. The text of this bill was included as an amendment in the larger energy bill in December 07 and has become law. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to authorize funding for eligible joint ventures between United States and Israeli businesses and academic persons, to establish the International Energy Advisory Board, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act
  • United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act
Sponsor
Gordon Smith
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Commercialization
  • Department of Energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy research
  • Executive departments
  • Federal advisory bodies
  • Federal aid to research
  • Foreign policy
  • International affairs
  • International cooperation
  • International cooperation in science
  • Israel
  • Joint ventures
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Research and development
  • Research grants
  • Revolving funds
  • Science policy
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Major Actions
Introduced3/12/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/12/2007
3/12/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3001-3002)
3/12/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
5/22/2007Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 110-112.
Put on a legislative calendar7/25/2007Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
9/17/2007Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Bingaman with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 110-176.
Put on a legislative calendar9/17/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 374.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Pro-Israel, which…

supported this bill

Pro-Israel$13,159,611
$13,159,611

2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act

2 organizations supported this bill

American Israel Public Affairs Committee
(n.d.). AIPAC. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Jewish Congress
(n.d.). American Jewish Congress. Retrieved n.d., from .

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 Pro-Israel 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
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$54,100$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$129,550$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$144,900$0
Bob BennettRUT$124,250$0
Joe BidenDDE$47,200$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$34,600$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$61,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$226,636$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$94,050$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$118,950$0
Jim BunningRKY$96,750$0
Richard BurrRNC$29,100$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$162,598$0
Ben CardinDMD$472,672$0
Tom CarperDDE$66,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$110,700$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$144,650$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$469,643$0
Tom CoburnROK$8,950$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$446,044$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$138,518$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$158,660$0
Bob CorkerRTN$47,170$0
John CornynRTX$111,000$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$49,877$0
Jim DeMintRSC$43,150$0
Chris DoddDCT$140,250$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$51,380$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$8,300$0
Byron DorganDND$78,140$0
Dick DurbinDIL$377,462$0
John EnsignRNV$60,950$0
Mike EnziRWY$31,600$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$153,147$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$149,216$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$84,515$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$92,950$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$86,480$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$13,250$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$64,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$122,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,500$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$105,215$0
Ted KennedyDMA$71,550$0
John F. KerryDMA$69,330$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$92,082$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$321,358$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$289,609$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$264,061$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$366,378$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,210,666$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$88,299$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$38,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$69,560$0
Mel MartinezRFL$124,000$0
John McCainRAZ$82,965$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$79,251$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$415,710$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,185$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$191,825$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$93,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$193,503$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$133,363$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$324,691$0
Barack ObamaDIL$259,235$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$138,250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$112,340$0
Harry ReidDNV$113,450$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$116,900$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$123,807$0
Ken SalazarDCO$93,500$0
Bernie SandersIVT$12,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$159,100$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$100,350$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$93,150$0
Gordon SmithROR$174,775$0
Olympia SnoweRME$46,800$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$448,247$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$392,603$0
Ted StevensRAK$77,900$0
John SununuRNH$33,550$0
Jon TesterDMT$24,624$0
Craig ThomasRWY$33,500$0
John ThuneRSD$29,650$0
David VitterRLA$74,950$0
George VoinovichROH$77,400$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$163,621$0
Ron WydenDOR$212,550$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$54,100$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$129,550$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$144,900$0
Bob BennettRUT$124,250$0
Joe BidenDDE$47,200$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$34,600$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$61,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$226,636$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$94,050$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$118,950$0
Jim BunningRKY$96,750$0
Richard BurrRNC$29,100$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$162,598$0
Ben CardinDMD$472,672$0
Tom CarperDDE$66,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$110,700$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$144,650$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$469,643$0
Tom CoburnROK$8,950$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$446,044$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$138,518$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$158,660$0
Bob CorkerRTN$47,170$0
John CornynRTX$111,000$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$49,877$0
Jim DeMintRSC$43,150$0
Chris DoddDCT$140,250$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$51,380$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$8,300$0
Byron DorganDND$78,140$0
Dick DurbinDIL$377,462$0
John EnsignRNV$60,950$0
Mike EnziRWY$31,600$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$153,147$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$149,216$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$84,515$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$92,950$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$86,480$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$13,250$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$64,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$122,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,500$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$105,215$0
Ted KennedyDMA$71,550$0
John F. KerryDMA$69,330$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$92,082$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$321,358$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$289,609$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$264,061$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$366,378$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,210,666$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$88,299$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$38,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$69,560$0
Mel MartinezRFL$124,000$0
John McCainRAZ$82,965$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$79,251$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$415,710$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,185$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$191,825$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$93,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$193,503$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$133,363$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$324,691$0
Barack ObamaDIL$259,235$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$138,250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$112,340$0
Harry ReidDNV$113,450$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$116,900$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$123,807$0
Ken SalazarDCO$93,500$0
Bernie SandersIVT$12,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$159,100$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$100,350$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$93,150$0
Gordon SmithROR$174,775$0
Olympia SnoweRME$46,800$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$448,247$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$392,603$0
Ted StevensRAK$77,900$0
John SununuRNH$33,550$0
Jon TesterDMT$24,624$0
Craig ThomasRWY$33,500$0
John ThuneRSD$29,650$0
David VitterRLA$74,950$0
George VoinovichROH$77,400$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$163,621$0
Ron WydenDOR$212,550$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Pro-Israel$13,159,611

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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