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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There have been no votes on this bill.

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 Retail trade, which…

    opposed this bill

    Retail trade$878,177
    $878,177

    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
    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.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Retail trade interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$4,250
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$1,500
    John BarrassoRWY$0$4,000
    Max BaucusDMT$0$18,500
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$2,100
    Mark BegichDAK$0$4,412
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$5,250
    Bob BennettRUT$0$12,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,600
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$13,730
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$10,750
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$250
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$1,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$14,600
    Ben CardinDMD$0$5,500
    Tom CarperDDE$0$7,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$7,700
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$23,750
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$4,500
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$21,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$6,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$35,850
    John CornynRTX$0$14,350
    Mike CrapoRID$0$12,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$3,000
    Chris DoddDCT$0$15,000
    Byron DorganDND$0$2,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$13,800
    John EnsignRNV$0$7,000
    Mike EnziRWY$0$15,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$3,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$8,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$14,250
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$17,500
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$3,500
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$1,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$13,400
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$14,000
    Jim InhofeROK$0$14,610
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$8,200
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$17,800
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$4,500
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$3,000
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$6,700
    John F. KerryDMA$0$12,220
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$82,950
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$12,050
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$17,250
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$3,500
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,000
    Carl LevinDMI$0$2,250
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$30,000
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$22,000
    Dick LugarRIN$0$6,000
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$3,500
    John McCainRAZ$0$3,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,600
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$26,700
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$23,350
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$1,500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$1,750
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$20,650
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$11,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$18,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$16,750
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$5,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$1,000
    Harry ReidDNV$0$24,700
    Jim RischRID$0$2,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$13,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$15,800
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$8,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$6,200
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$855
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$3,500
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$5,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$500
    Jon TesterDMT$0$650
    John ThuneRSD$0$6,200
    Mark UdallDCO$0$2,300
    Tom UdallDNM$0$2,500
    David VitterRLA$0$11,000
    George VoinovichROH$0$3,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$11,000
    Jim WebbDVA$0$400
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$2,250
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$9,250
    Ron WydenDOR$0$4,800

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$110,460$4,250
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$228,920$1,500
    John BarrassoRWY$61,300$4,000
    Max BaucusDMT$366,961$18,500
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$185,050$2,100
    Mark BegichDAK$226,852$4,412
    Michael F. BennetDCO$503,421$5,250
    Bob BennettRUT$83,322$12,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$94,684$1,600
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$62,750$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$632,102$13,730
    Sherrod BrownDOH$236,125$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$6,041$0
    Jim BunningRKY$28,800$0
    Richard BurrRNC$272,558$10,750
    Roland BurrisDIL$2,500$250
    Robert ByrdDWV$51,850$1,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$251,352$14,600
    Ben CardinDMD$363,141$5,500
    Tom CarperDDE$210,490$7,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$417,270$7,700
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$770,993$23,750
    Tom CoburnROK$137,393$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$89,747$4,500
    Susan M. CollinsRME$260,399$21,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$171,247$6,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$513,928$35,850
    John CornynRTX$635,815$14,350
    Mike CrapoRID$87,157$12,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$523,119$3,000
    Chris DoddDCT$249,396$15,000
    Byron DorganDND$119,800$2,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$369,760$13,800
    John EnsignRNV$215,335$7,000
    Mike EnziRWY$48,500$15,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$161,503$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$361,471$3,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$426,909$8,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$248,237$14,250
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$203,929$17,500
    Judd GreggRNH$9,800$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$192,426$3,500
    Tom HarkinDIA$153,305$1,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$179,750$13,400
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$311,063$14,000
    Jim InhofeROK$175,725$14,610
    Dan InouyeDHI$255,250$8,200
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$372,259$17,800
    Mike JohannsRNE$182,346$4,500
    Tim JohnsonDSD$143,350$3,000
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$136,345$6,700
    John F. KerryDMA$236,950$12,220
    Amy KlobucharDMN$201,548$82,950
    Herb KohlDWI$40$0
    Jon KylRAZ$764,640$12,050
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$341,327$17,250
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$572,895$3,500
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$54,350$3,000
    Carl LevinDMI$202,745$2,250
    Joe LiebermanICT$765,050$30,000
    Blanche LincolnDAR$366,893$22,000
    Dick LugarRIN$66,800$6,000
    Mel MartinezRFL$161,125$3,500
    John McCainRAZ$404,393$3,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$303,578$1,600
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$882,671$26,700
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$649,600$23,350
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$227,619$1,500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$151,050$1,750
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$161,094$20,650
    Patty MurrayDWA$463,127$11,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$256,500$18,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$633,956$16,750
    Mark L. PryorDAR$249,549$5,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$107,760$1,000
    Harry ReidDNV$699,304$24,700
    Jim RischRID$227,955$2,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$234,029$13,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$204,699$15,800
    Bernie SandersIVT$61,400$200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$599,150$8,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$226,320$6,200
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$254,751$855
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$172,275$3,500
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$186,788$5,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$376,050$700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$220,745$500
    Jon TesterDMT$194,925$650
    John ThuneRSD$459,728$6,200
    Mark UdallDCO$554,838$2,300
    Tom UdallDNM$276,345$2,500
    David VitterRLA$655,621$11,000
    George VoinovichROH$106,295$3,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$443,617$11,000
    Jim WebbDVA$179,100$400
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$155,891$2,250
    Roger F. WickerRMS$307,555$9,250
    Ron WydenDOR$297,790$4,800

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Real Estate developers & subdividers$11,836,419
    Railroads$3,302,079
    Republican/Conservative$3,063,761
    Environmental policy$2,853,637
    Trucking companies & services$1,643,252
    Sea freight & passenger services$1,477,424
    Transportation unions$914,200
    Retail trade$878,177
    Health & welfare policy$351,847
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$341,510
    Sea transport$315,775
    Manufacturing$297,589
    Chambers of commerce$222,314
    Transportation$208,088
    Public official (elected or appointed)$179,321
    Manufacturers of railroad equipment$149,083
    Railroad services$132,200
    Pro-business associations$85,613
    Railroad transportation$37,025
    Consumer groups$10,500
    Bicycles & other non-motorized recreational transp$1,000

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Retail trade$878,177
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