S. 1036 - Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009

Transportation and public works. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish national purposes and goals for Federal surface transportation activities and programs and create a national surface transportation plan. (by CRS) 
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Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009

S. 1036 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish national purposes and goals for Federal surface transportation activities and programs and create a national surface transportation plan. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish national purposes and goals for Federal surface transportation activities and programs and create a national surface transportation plan.
Other Titles
  • Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009
Sponsor
John D. Rockefeller, IV
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Air quality
  • Economic development
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Infrastructure development
  • Land use and conservation
  • Performance measurement
  • Roads and highways
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/14/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/14/2009
    5/14/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Chambers of commerce, which…

    opposed this bill

    Chambers of commerce$211,629
    $211,629

    64 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009

    64 organizations supported this bill

    1Sky
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Action Committee for Transit
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Alliance to Save Energy
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Amalgamated Transit Union
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    America 2050
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Highway Users Alliance
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    American Planning Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Public Health Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Public Transportation Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    American Shortline and Regional Railroad Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    American Trucking Associations
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Amtrak
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Association for Commuter Transportation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Association for Public Transportation, Inc.
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Association of American Railroads
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    BNSF Railway
    Rose, Matt (2009, September 11). What Should A National Freight Policy Do And How Should It Be Funded?. National Journal. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
    Building America's Future
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Center for Neighborhood Technology
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    CEOs for Cities
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Citizens for Reliable & Safe Highways
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Climate Solutions
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Coastal Connect
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Congress for the New Urbanism
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Conservation Law Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environment America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental and Energy Study Institute
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental Defense Fund
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental Law & Policy Center
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental Working Group
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Free Congress Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Friends Committee on National Legislation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Friends of the Earth
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Housing Preservation Project
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    League of American Bicyclists
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    League of Conservation Voters
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Livable Communities Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    LOCUS: Reponsible Real Estate Developers and Investors
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Association of Railroad Passengers
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    National Audubon Society
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    National Retail Federation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Wildlife Federation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Railway Supply Institute
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Reconnecting America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Retail Industry Leaders Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Seabridge USA
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Sierra Business Council
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Sierra Club
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Smart Growth America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Southern Environmental Law Center
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    States For Passenger Rail Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Surface Transportation Policy Partnership
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    The Transit Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    TransForm
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Transportation for America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Truck Safety Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    U.S. PIRG
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Waterfront Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Chambers of commerce 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
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$250
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$3,500
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$0$2,500
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Bob BennettRUT$0$2,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$250
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$14,350
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$4,250
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$6,445
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$1,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$250
    Ben CardinDMD$0$500
    Tom CarperDDE$0$8,600
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,000
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$6,000
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$5,700
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$250
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$5,750
    John CornynRTX$0$7,000
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$5,000
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0
    Byron DorganDND$0$1,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$2,250
    John EnsignRNV$0$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$9,634
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,000
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$1,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,250
    Jim InhofeROK$0$250
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$200
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,000
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$7,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$5,500
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$750
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$3,800
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$1,000
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$250
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$2,250
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,750
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$8,400
    Dick LugarRIN$0$1,500
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$7,750
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$3,750
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$550
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$500
    Harry ReidDNV$0$3,900
    Jim RischRID$0$5,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$450
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,750
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$4,500
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$250
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$7,150
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$4,250
    Jon TesterDMT$0$500
    John ThuneRSD$0$7,200
    Mark UdallDCO$0$1,250
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$9,000
    George VoinovichROH$0$1,500
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,550
    Jim WebbDVA$0$1,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$750
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$6,000
    Ron WydenDOR$0$500

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$88,260$250
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$247,353$3,500
    John BarrassoRWY$73,050$0
    Max BaucusDMT$394,311$2,500
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$139,950$0
    Mark BegichDAK$211,086$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$453,171$0
    Bob BennettRUT$67,100$2,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$92,184$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$54,529$250
    Barbara BoxerDCA$591,612$14,350
    Sherrod BrownDOH$205,150$4,250
    Sam BrownbackRKS$15,041$0
    Jim BunningRKY$24,750$0
    Richard BurrRNC$253,489$6,445
    Roland BurrisDIL$3,250$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$50,650$1,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$309,693$250
    Ben CardinDMD$272,891$500
    Tom CarperDDE$221,600$8,600
    Bob CaseyDPA$356,151$1,000
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$899,494$6,000
    Tom CoburnROK$173,743$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$89,247$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$340,483$5,700
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$164,897$250
    Bob CorkerRTN$560,957$5,750
    John CornynRTX$857,672$7,000
    Mike CrapoRID$98,407$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$612,969$5,000
    Chris DoddDCT$147,796$0
    Byron DorganDND$75,250$1,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$307,310$2,250
    John EnsignRNV$264,425$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$60,750$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$145,383$500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$291,550$1,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$403,359$500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$226,695$9,634
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$243,386$1,000
    Judd GreggRNH$8,800$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$140,997$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$130,955$1,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$191,566$1,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$440,059$1,250
    Jim InhofeROK$285,235$250
    Dan InouyeDHI$244,250$200
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$373,809$4,000
    Mike JohannsRNE$214,246$7,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$135,250$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$93,720$5,500
    John F. KerryDMA$305,020$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$229,548$750
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$747,775$3,800
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$353,774$1,000
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$495,945$250
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$59,200$0
    Carl LevinDMI$175,895$2,250
    Joe LiebermanICT$647,900$1,750
    Blanche LincolnDAR$348,853$8,400
    Dick LugarRIN$46,400$1,500
    Mel MartinezRFL$201,575$0
    John McCainRAZ$434,423$7,750
    Claire McCaskillDMO$245,610$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,117,546$8,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$538,300$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$206,845$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$146,100$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$207,844$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$452,327$500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$231,950$3,750
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$500,306$550
    Mark L. PryorDAR$231,849$750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$104,260$500
    Harry ReidDNV$670,758$3,900
    Jim RischRID$261,658$5,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$301,369$450
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$215,749$1,750
    Bernie SandersIVT$60,550$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$570,450$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$233,270$4,500
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$229,694$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$156,300$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$199,588$250
    Arlen SpecterDPA$368,100$7,150
    Debbie StabenowDMI$159,819$4,250
    Jon TesterDMT$170,127$500
    John ThuneRSD$556,142$7,200
    Mark UdallDCO$527,108$1,250
    Tom UdallDNM$266,729$0
    David VitterRLA$682,762$9,000
    George VoinovichROH$138,275$1,500
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$409,477$1,550
    Jim WebbDVA$127,590$1,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$136,909$750
    Roger F. WickerRMS$322,855$6,000
    Ron WydenDOR$264,840$500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Real Estate developers & subdividers$9,309,409
    Republican/Conservative$5,504,945
    Railroads$3,242,698
    Environmental policy$2,857,591
    Trucking companies & services$1,561,032
    Sea freight & passenger services$1,293,118
    Transportation unions$872,700
    Retail trade$866,677
    Sea transport$429,175
    Health & welfare policy$414,550
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$299,375
    Chambers of commerce$211,629
    Manufacturing$194,540
    Transportation$185,113
    Manufacturers of railroad equipment$146,733
    Railroad services$113,850
    Pro-business associations$72,563
    Public official (elected or appointed)$24,001
    Railroad transportation$12,125
    Consumer groups$6,100
    Bicycles & other non-motorized recreational transp$1,000

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Chambers of commerce$211,629
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