H.R. 146 - Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

Public lands and natural resources. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
12 proposed amendments. 3 accepted. 5 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on March 19, 2009.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 77 voted NO: 20
2 voted present/not voting

Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

H.R. 146 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996 to establish a battlefield acquisition grant program for the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act
  • Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act
  • Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
  • Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act
  • Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program Act
  • Craig Thomas Snake Headwaters Legacy Act of 2008
  • Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2009
  • FOARAM Act
  • Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009
  • NOAA Undersea Research Program Act of 2009
  • Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act
  • Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act
  • San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act
  • Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
  • Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act
  • Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program Act
  • Craig Thomas Snake Headwaters Legacy Act of 2008
  • Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2009
  • FOARAM Act
  • Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009
  • NOAA Undersea Research Program Act of 2009
  • Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act
  • Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act
  • San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act
  • A bill to establish a battlefield acquisition grant program for the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and for other purposes.
  • An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
Sponsor
Rush Holt
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Public lands and natural resources
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Air quality
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Art, artists, authorship
  • Aviation and airports
  • California
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Climate change
  • Colorado
  • Commemorative events and holidays
  • Conflicts and wars
  • Congressional oversight
  • Connecticut
  • Dams and canals
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of the Interior
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Ecology
  • Economic development
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Endangered and threatened species
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Europe
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Fires
  • Fishes
  • Floods and storm protection
  • Florida
  • Forests
  • General public lands matters
  • Georgia
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government investigations
  • Government liability
  • Government trust funds
  • Great Lakes
  • Hawaii
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Historical and cultural resources
  • Horticulture and plants
  • Idaho
  • Indian lands and resources rights
  • Infrastructure development
  • Kentucky
  • Labor-management relations
  • Lakes and rivers
  • Land transfers
  • Land use and conservation
  • Latin America
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Livestock
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Mammals
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Medical research
  • Mexico
  • Michigan
  • Military history
  • Mississippi
  • Mississippi River
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Motor vehicles
  • Museums, exhibitions, cultural centers
  • Navigation, waterways, harbors
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York State
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oil and gas
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Panama
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Pipelines
  • Pollution liability
  • Presidents and presidential powers
  • Railroads
  • Research administration and funding
  • Rhode Island
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • U.S. history
  • United Kingdom
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virgin Islands
  • Virginia
  • Washington State
  • Water quality
  • Water resources funding
  • Water use and supply
  • Watersheds
  • West Virginia
  • Wetlands
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
  • Wisconsin
  • Women's rights
  • Worker safety and health
  • Wyoming
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/06/2009
Referred to Committee
Amendments (12 proposed)
Passed House3/03/2009
Passed Senate3/19/2009
Signed by President3/30/2009
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 146 Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act - Under Suspension of the Rules3/03/2009This bill PASSED the House
394 voted YES 13 voted NO 24 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 1463/16/2009This motion PASSED the Senate
73 voted YES 21 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 680)3/18/2009This amendment PASSED the Senate
79 voted YES 19 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 679)3/18/2009This amendment PASSED the Senate
65 voted YES 33 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 675)3/18/2009This amendment PASSED the Senate
63 voted YES 35 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 682 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.3/19/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 684 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.3/19/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 686 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.3/19/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 677)3/19/2009This amendment PASSED the Senate
58 voted YES 39 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 683)3/19/2009This amendment PASSED the Senate
70 voted YES 27 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 146 as Amended3/19/2009This bill PASSED the Senate
77 voted YES 20 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Concur in Senate Amendments: H.R. 146 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 20093/25/2009This motion PASSED the House
285 voted YES 140 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/06/2009
1/06/2009Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2/04/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands.
3/02/2009Mr. Holt moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
3/02/2009Considered under suspension of the rules.
3/02/2009DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 146.
3/02/2009At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Holt objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
3/03/2009Considered as unfinished business.
3/03/2009The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage3/03/2009On Passage - House - H.R. 146 Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act - Under Suspension of the Rules
3/04/2009Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar3/05/2009Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 27.
3/12/2009Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
3/12/2009Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
3/16/2009Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote3/16/2009Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 146
3/17/2009Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
3/17/2009Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
3/17/2009Measure laid before Senate by motion.
3/17/2009Amendment SA 675 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 684.
3/17/2009Amendment SA 679 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 684.
3/17/2009Amendment SA 680 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 684.
3/17/2009Amendment SA 684 proposed by Senator Bingaman.
3/18/2009Considered by Senate.
3/18/2009Considered by Senate.
3/18/2009Amendment SA 677 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 684.
3/18/2009Considered by Senate.
3/18/2009Considered by Senate.
3/18/2009Amendment SA 682 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 684.
3/18/2009Amendment SA 683 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 684.
3/18/2009Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote3/18/2009On the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 680)
select this voteVote3/18/2009On the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 679)
select this voteVote3/18/2009On the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 675)
3/19/2009Considered by Senate.
3/19/2009Considered by Senate.
3/19/2009Message on Senate action sent to the House.
3/19/2009Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote3/19/2009Amendment SA 682 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
3/19/2009Considered by Senate.
3/19/2009Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote3/19/2009Amendment SA 684 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
3/19/2009Amendment SA 686 proposed by Senator Bingaman.
select this voteVote3/19/2009Amendment SA 686 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
select this voteVote3/19/2009On the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 677)
select this voteVote3/19/2009On the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 683)
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage3/19/2009On Passage - Senate - H.R. 146 as Amended
Presented to President3/25/2009Cleared for White House.
3/25/2009Mr. Rahall moved that the House agree to the Senate amendments.
3/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 280, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Rahall motion to agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 146.
3/25/2009The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
select this voteVote3/25/2009On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendments: H.R. 146 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
Presented to President3/30/2009Presented to President.
Signed3/30/2009Signed by President.
Enacted3/30/2009Became Public Law No: 111-11.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 675Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Failed by roll call vote on March 17, 2009.

To prohibit the use of eminent domain and to ensure that no American has their property forcibly taken from them by authorities granted under this Act.

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S. Amdt. 676Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Offered on March 16, 2009.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 677Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Failed by roll call vote on March 18, 2009.

To require Federal agencies to determine on an annual basis the quantity of land that is owned by each Federal agency and the cost to taxpayers of the ownership of the land.

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S. Amdt. 678Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Offered on March 16, 2009.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 679Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Failed by roll call vote on March 17, 2009.

To provide for the future energy needs of the United States and eliminate restrictions on the development of renewable energy.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 680Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Failed by roll call vote on March 17, 2009.

To ensure that the general public has full access to our national parks and to promote the health and safety of all visitors and employees of the National Park Service.

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S. Amdt. 681Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Offered on March 16, 2009.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 682Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Passed by voice vote on March 18, 2009.

To protect scientists and visitors to federal lands from unfair penalties for collecting insignificant rocks.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 683Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]March 17, 2009Failed by roll call vote on March 18, 2009.

To prohibit funding for congressional earmarks for wasteful and parochial pork projects.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 684Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]March 17, 2009Passed by voice vote on March 18, 2009.

In the nature of a substitute.

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S. Amdt. 685Brownback, Samuel [R-KS]March 18, 2009Offered on March 17, 2009.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 686Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]March 19, 2009Passed by voice vote on March 18, 2009.

To amend the title of the bill.

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Average contributions given to Senators from Christian Conservative, which…

opposed this bill

Christian Conservative [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
$36
YES$36
18 times as much
$663
NO$663
29 Organizations Supported and 50 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009: On Passage - Senate - H.R. 146 as Amended

29 organizations supported this bill

Agua Linda Farm
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Alphagraphics
Center for Desert Archaeology (n.d.). Endorsements for the Proposed Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Center for Desert Archaeology.
Anza Trail Coalition Of Arizona
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Arizona Archaeological And Historical Society
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Arizona Archaeological Council
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Arizona Historical Society
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Arizona State Museum
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Arizona-sonora Desert Museum
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Callaghan Vineyards
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Center For Desert Archaeology
Center for Desert Archaeology (n.d.). Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area. Retrieved February 13, 2009, from Center for Desert Archaeology.
Charron Vineyards
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Empire Ranch Foundation
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Empire Ranch Llc
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Farmers Investment Company
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Forever Yong Farm
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Friends Of The Santa Cruz River
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
La Chamba Livestock
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
National Association of Home Builders
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Nature Conservancy
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Patagonia Area Business Association
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Santa Cruz Tourism Council
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Call to action: help designate a Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area! . Retrieved February 13, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Sonoita Vineyards
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Tubac Center For The Arts
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Tubac Historical Society
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Tucson Audubon Society
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Tucson Presidio Trust For Historic Preservation
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Westwordvision
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.
Zz Cattle Corporation
Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (n.d.). Local Support for a Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Area. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance.

50 organizations opposed this bill

60 Plus Association
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Alabama Policy Institute
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Association of Small Property Owners
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Civil Rights Union
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Conservative Union
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Family Association
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Highway Users Alliance
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Land Foundation
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Land Rights Association
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Policy Center
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Property Coalition
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Shareholders Association
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Americans for Limited Government
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Citizens For Responsible Zoning
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Congress of Racial Equality
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Council for National Policy
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Ethan Allen Institute
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Family Research Council
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Formation Capital Corporation
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Free Enterprise Action Fund
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
FreedomWorks
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Grassroot Institute Of Hawaii
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Gun Owners of America
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Maryland Taxpayers Association
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
National Grange
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
National Legal and Policy Center
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
National Tax Limitation Committee
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
National Taxpayers Union
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Oregonians In Action
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Partnership For The West
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
People For The Usa Grange #835
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
People For The West-tucson
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Pioneer Institute
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Project 21
Ridenour, David et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Property Rights Alliance
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Property Rights Foundation Of America
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Public Advocate of the United States
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Public Lands For The People
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Range Magazine
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
RightMarch.com
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Taxpayers For Accountable Government
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Tertium Quids
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
U.s. Hunting Today
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Upper Mid-klamath Watershed Council
undersigned organizations (2007, September 4). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Virginia Bear Hunters Association
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Virginia Land Rights Coalition
undersigned organizations (2007, September 4). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.
Virginians For Property Rights
Ridenour, David & et al. (2007, September 0). Coalition Letter Detailing Risks of National Heritage Area Designation. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from www.nationalcenter.org.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Christian Conservative interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$1,000No
Jim BunningRKY$0$0No
Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$4,900No
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$1,500No
Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$100No
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
Jim InhofeROK$0$1,500No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$1,000No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Not Voting
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Not Voting
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$100No
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0No
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$3,150No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0No
Mark UdallDCO$0$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0No
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$2,800Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$63,190$106,988Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$129,594$458,423Yes
John BarrassoRWY$65,566$182,435Yes
Max BaucusDMT$206,265$886,995Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$100,800$464,477Yes
Mark BegichDAK$138,735$217,462Yes
Michael BennetDCO$222,695$823,685Yes
Bob BennettRUT$19,000$445,846Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$67,846$268,682Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$18,100$58,550Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$894,598$810,968Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$155,546$437,544Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$7,100$21,010No
Jim BunningRKY$21,315$91,750No
Richard BurrRNC$205,869$700,599No
Roland BurrisDIL$1,500$500Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$34,940$148,220Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$325,675$755,350Yes
Ben CardinDMD$111,800$523,685Yes
Tom CarperDDE$50,759$347,376Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$238,089$751,764Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$211,735$1,120,727No
Tom CoburnROK$43,600$331,226No
William Thad CochranRMS$42,224$139,050Yes
Susan CollinsRME$138,053$725,195Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$85,791$367,867Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$350,523$928,337Yes
John CornynRTX$427,411$1,208,667No
Mike CrapoRID$49,858$462,321Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$60,337$728,343No
Chris DoddDCT$158,300$965,429Yes
Byron DorganDND$61,000$361,584Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$151,612$692,212Yes
John EnsignRNV$107,348$369,519No
Mike EnziRWY$29,419$214,492Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$92,020$204,841Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$302,019$421,115Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$389,211$1,599,727Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$137,863$384,281No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$96,050$526,899No
Judd GreggRNH$4,800$30,550Yes
Kay HaganDNC$167,771$200,794Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$213,407$583,114Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$71,502$564,229Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$58,636$430,766No
Jim InhofeROK$60,744$403,408No
Dan InouyeDHI$58,199$382,600Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$81,200$406,761No
Mike JohannsRNE$212,665$214,150No
Tim JohnsonDSD$65,000$399,062Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$130,500$361,462Not Voting
John KerryDMA$144,754$397,322Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$237,427$400,780Not Voting
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$236,852$994,109No
Mary LandrieuDLA$175,891$631,916Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$124,770$593,784Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$82,150$347,550Yes
Carl LevinDMI$137,300$224,486Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$341,851$1,404,550Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$187,916$933,416Yes
Dick LugarRIN$60,500$175,624Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$48,150$223,069Yes
John McCainRAZ$197,514$612,081No
Claire McCaskillDMO$563,678$404,257Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$497,555$1,817,835No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$241,153$912,348Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$143,349$298,457Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$74,579$327,788Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,650$385,705Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$400,955$864,019Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$131,682$507,407Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$218,427$678,207Yes
Mark PryorDAR$83,288$379,939Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$66,350$390,699Yes
Harry ReidDNV$542,849$1,618,958Yes
Jim RischRID$45,697$299,699Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$288,468$499,499Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$88,820$306,363Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$59,835$78,505Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$235,925$1,807,791Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$136,544$331,145No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$180,698$377,329Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$42,750$596,505Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$24,636$308,492Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$276,108$839,081Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$242,661$602,496Yes
Jon TesterDMT$153,913$253,343Yes
John ThuneRSD$150,162$844,058No
Mark UdallDCO$301,806$542,713Yes
Tom UdallDNM$265,689$426,357Yes
David VitterRLA$168,626$663,926No
George VoinovichROH$19,650$177,550Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$240,262$939,356Yes
Jim WebbDVA$126,375$284,927Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$118,554$528,339Yes
Roger WickerRMS$157,250$501,411Yes
Ron WydenDOR$97,320$406,852Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
General commerce$8,503,738
Environmental policy$2,857,591
Advertising & public relations services$2,142,323
Livestock$1,571,188
Non-profit foundations$1,458,648
Wine & distilled spirits manufacturing$1,269,060
Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$761,638
Commercial printing & typesetting$520,855
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$418,982
Builders associations$260,875
Lodging & tourism$197,000

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Lobbyists & Public Relations$22,224,115
Security brokers & investment companies$17,365,406
Republican/Conservative$5,504,945
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,007,607
Environmental policy$2,857,591
Livestock$1,571,188
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,152,022
Pro-Guns$463,926
Small business associations$323,862
Transportation$185,113
Hunting & wildlife$94,884
Fiscal & tax policy$33,150
Christian Conservative$16,050
Militias & Anti-Government Groups$0
Pro-resource development groups$0
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